Electrical, Lighting - Electrical Systems

A practical approach to BIM/VDC workflow

BIM and VDC have become industry buzzwords that have many different meanings, depending upon who... » more

Webcast: What is Inverter Duty Anyway?

Register for this webcast on May 24, 2016. With the ever increasing use of variable speed drives...

Transfer and bypass/isolation switches

Bypass/isolation switches are available in load-break or no-load-break bypass. » more

Generator demand-response programs may disappear

The EPA is changing the rules for demand-response programs; electrical engineers should be aware of... » more

Data centers’ intricate design: Electrical and power systems

Data centers are important structures that hold vital information for businesses, schools, public... » more

Data centers’ intricate design

Data centers are important structures that hold vital information for businesses, schools, public... » more

Safe installation of electrically powered fire pumps

Electrically powered fire pumps must meet many strict codes, such as those set by FM, IRI, NEC, and... » more

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Webcast: What is Inverter Duty Anyway?

Register for this webcast on May 24, 2016. With the ever increasing use of variable speed drives for pump systems, the question of what specifically is an “Inverter Duty” motor still remains unclear to many.

Webcast: What is Inverter Duty Anyway?

With the ever increasing use of variable speed drives for pump systems, the question of what specifically is an “Inverter Duty” motor still remains unclear to many. With technological improvements to variable frequency drives...

Your questions answered: How to Size a Centrifugal Pump Driver

Kevin Anderson, senior technical training specialist at Grundfos Pumps Corp. in Olathe, Kan., tackled unanswered questions from the April 12, 2016, webcast on sizing centrifugal pump drivers. » more

Critical power webcast: Backup power systems

Design engineers have many factors to consider when designing a backup system for a facility. Safety, maintainability, code compliance, and economics play crucial roles in determining the topology of a backup system for a...

Webcast: How to size a pump driver

Register for this April 12 event to learn that proper sizing of the horsepower rating of an electric motor or other driver is absolutely critical to the proper functioning of a pumping system.

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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In what way is your firm most challenged by working with younger engineers? Select one.
Poor communication skills
Lack of initial training or education
Not enough new hires
No mentoring program
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Retaining good employees
Work ethic
Not enough real-world experience
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