Electrical, Lighting - Energy Efficiency

Connecting renewable energy systems

Electrical engineers have several items to consider when interconnecting renewable energy... » more

Weekly merger, acquisition, deal update: February 5

This week Morrissey Goodale reported five deals in the United States and one international deal... » more

Arup Thoughts: We have a duty of care to the planet

As an engineer, I think I have a duty to address the challenge of climate change in my work. If I... » more

Integrated chilled beam system

Ventus Lux is an integrated chilled beam system that offers compact ductwork and air handling... » more

Specifying electrical, power systems for office buildings

The Consulting-Specifying Engineer 2015 Electrical and Power Study indicates that 63% of... » more

Video: Exploring ASHRAE 90.4P, Energy Standard for Data Centers & Telecommunications

This standard applies to new data centers and telecommunications buildings, new additions, and... » more

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Fire/life safety webcast: Detection, notification, and suppression

Both active and passive fire protection systems are specified to ensure the safety and well-being of building occupants in case of a fire. As in most industries, the safety of people comes first and property protection is...

Webcast: Understand the Benefits of a Fixed Vacuum Circuit Breaker Versus a Withdrawable Breaker

Electrical engineers must understand the exacting specifications when designing switchgear. This webcast focuses on medium-voltage switchgear in withdrawable applications compared to medium-voltage switchgear in fixed/removable...

Webcast: Vertical turbine NPSH

Net positive suction head (NPSH) is a key factor for plumbing engineers when specifying vertical turbine pumps. Learn the challenges of and solutions to NPSH issues.

Critical power webcast: Electrical systems and data center efficiency

When it comes to data center electrical efficiency, all sources of energy use in the facility must be considered. Register for this Feb. 18, 2016, webcast to learn more.

Webcast: Optimizing variable flow pumping control modes for energy savings

Learn about control modes in variable speed pumps to maximize energy savings in hydronic systems.

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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