Electrical, Lighting - Energy Efficiency

Are you ready for LEED v4?

Revisions to LEED required engineers to learn the new v4 rating system.  » more

How to use LEED v4 for lighting controls

Lighting requirements in LEED v4 have become more holistic, with a greater emphasis on improving... » more

The basics of arc flash mitigation

Electrical engineers must understand the codes, standards, and design requirements when engineering... » more

Next-generation Dialog lighting control unit

Douglas Lighting Controls introduces next-generation lighting control unit for centralized or... » more

Prefabricated wiring systems for lighting and power

Atkore International’s ACS/Uni-Fab offers prefabricated wiring systems for residential, commercial,... » more

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Dewberry: High Point Regional Health Facilities building expansion

Electrical, power; energy, sustainability; fire, life safety; HVAC, mechanical; lighting; plumbing,... » more

University of Nebraska Medical Center - Fred + Pamela Buffett Cancer Center construction. Courtesy: HDR; Dan Schwalm, photographer

HDR: Fred and Pamela Buffett Cancer Center

Automation, controls; commissioning, retro-commissioning; electrical, power; energy,... » more

Courtesy: Dewberry; Dave Huh, photographer Exterior of the hospital. Courtesy: exp; Harlan Hambright, photographer University of Nebraska Medical Center - Fred + Pamela Buffett Cancer Center construction. Courtesy: HDR; Dan Schwalm, photographer

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Webcast: Fire and life safety: Specifying fire detection and notification systems

Fire detection and notification systems are specified for the safety of the building’s occupants in the event of a fire. Fire and life safety systems need to be specified, installed, commissioned, and maintained, depending on...

Webcast: Harmonics and Variable Frequency Drives: VFD, THD and IEEE

This session explores the truth about voltage harmonics, and its impact upon critical processes. On Sept. 12, the presenter will explore the sources of harmonics, IEEE 519 recommendations for harmonics distortion and how to...

Webcast: Design and installation considerations for generator sets

Smart buildings are becoming more common and are complicating today’s spec. Further complicating the modern spec is the lack of a coherent approach around making often disparate systems interoperate and last into an unknown...

Webcast: Lighting: Designing lighting systems with LEDs

Building owners are becoming more aware of and interested in using light-emitting diode (LED) systems for their lighting systems because of their energy efficiency and long lifespan. Good lighting enhances building design,...

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...

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...

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Electrical Solutions Newsletter

Provides regular updates for electrical engineers and others responsible for electrical power in commercial buildings.

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