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Replacing an EPSS at a hospital 

A health care facility requires an emergency power supply system (EPSS). Its replacement must be... » more

ASHRAE’s new energy standard for data centers 

ASHRAE Standard 90.4 is a flexible, performance-based energy standard that goes beyond current... » more

Integration: electrical and HVAC systems

Integration of electrical and HVAC systems requires both careful design and integrated controls. ... » more

Transformers: Ensuring efficient electrical system design

The best approach for design efficiency is to minimize the number of transformers that are... » more

Your questions answered: Electrical: Data and communications cabling and pathways

The June 22, 2017, “Electrical: Data and communications cabling and pathways” webcast presenters... » more

Managing emergency power in mixed occupancy health care facilities

A growing trend within the health care industry is the use of mixed occupancies in a single... » more

High expectations for high-performance buildings: electrical, lighting, power

High-performance buildings are intricate, complex projects that require attention—qualified, expert... » more

Your facility is mission critical: Resiliency, electrical commissioning

Efficient electrical design directly contributes to resiliency and sustainability. Without it, the... » more

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Webcast: Relays: They’re not just for medium-voltage anymore

This webcast on July 13, 2017, will cover a quick review of the most popular relay functions being employed today and what factors are present in the marketplace today that are driving applications at the low-voltage level. We...

Your questions answered: Electrical: Data and communications cabling and pathways

The June 22, 2017, “Electrical: Data and communications cabling and pathways” webcast presenters addressed questions not covered during the live event. » more

Lighting webcast: Designing lighting systems with LEDs

Register for this event on Aug. 17, 2017, to understand the basics of LED lighting systems and which building types are best suited for them.

Your questions answered: Combined heat and power

The May 31, 2017, webcast focused on cogeneration principles including combined heat and power (CHP) and combined cooling, heat, and power (CCHP). Unanswered questions were answered in after the live event.  » more

Webcast: HVAC: How to select, specify, and use pressure-independent control valves

On June 29, learn how to select, specify, and use pressure-independent control valves (PICVs) to improve indoor comfort and save energy simply and affordably for your clients.

2013 Electrical & Power Study

This 2013 study was conducted by Consulting-Specifying Engineer in April and May to evaluate customer awareness, usage of, and preference for suppliers of various types of electrical and power products and systems.

Collaborating Against Counterfeit Electrical Products

Specifying engineers tasked to spec out electrical...

Several strategies give specifying engineers the opportunity to... » more

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2012 Lighting Research Study

2015 Electrical and Power Study: Seven key findings...

Respondents to the Consulting-Specifying Engineer... » more

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Poll of the Week

At what level are you involved in specifying Internet of Things (IoT) products and systems?
Very high level, it is part of my regular specifications
High level, though not in every project
High level, though only for certain clients or projects
Low level, it is rarely requested in specifications
Low level, clients know little or nothing about it
What is Internet of Things (IoT)?


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