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Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Content: April 7-13, 2023
The most viewed content from the past week covered arc energy, lighting efficiency, emergency lighting and more.
Arc energy reduction requirements for low-voltage equipment
The 2014 edition of the National Electrical Code created requirements for arc energy reduction for overcurrent protective devices 1,200 A or greater
Your questions answered: Designing to mitigate arc flash problems
Electrical engineers must understand the codes, standards and design requirements when engineering a facility’s electrical power system distributions for arc flash mitigation
Arc Flash Studies: Why and when do I need them?
Henderson Engineers outlines the purpose of an arc flash study
Your questions answered: How to Design for Reduced Incident Energy Exposure
To avoid arc flash incidents, electrical engineers must understand the codes, standards and design requirements when designing for arc flash mitigation. Read this Q&A for more information.
Case study: Water treatment electrical safety features
Electrical safety is paramount at this Virginia water treatment plant
Safety in the design, maintenance of electrical power systems
Safety is the key component of all electrical power systems and must be included in the design — and maintained through the electrical system’s life
Webcast: Designing to mitigate arc flash problems
Attend this webcast on September 27, 2022, to learn design techniques, including pros and cons that will reduce arc flash incident energy.
A guide to energy code compliance in lighting systems
Architecture, engineering and construction professionals must apply emerging technologies to satisfy the rigorous demands of energy codes while meeting their clients’ operational goals and budgetary constraints
Your questions answered with Zia Salami: Arc flash mitigation design
During this arc flash mitigation webcast, a variety of questions were raised; read answers to those items not covered during the live event
Circuit coordination: reliability, personnel safety or both?
As electrical power systems become more complex, system coordination and protection of a facility becomes increasingly important for safe and reliable operation
Your questions answered: When and how to specify arc flash protection relays
Electrical engineers can learn about hardware considerations, signaling and zone selection for higher performance arc flash mitigation systems
Your questions answered: Arc flash mitigation
Reducing arc flash to electrical personnel is an evolutionary process. Learn more in this Q&A
Arc flash hazards: How to provide a safe work environment
Safety is the top priority in any work environment, and there is growing concern and increased discussion around the topic of arc flash hazards.
IEEE 1584 -2018 changes offer a robust upgrade
Comprehensive standard review impacts arc flash analysis.
Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, November 22-November 29
The 2018 salary survey, your questions answered: critical power arc flash mitigation, ways to use drones in building design and construction maintenance, power generation in high performance buildings, and NFPA 110-2016 design considerations were Consulting-Specifying Engineer's five most clicked articles from last week, Nov. 22-Nov. 29. Were you out last week? You can catch up here.
Using arc flash studies to enhance safety
Consider the steps in arc flash calculations to ensure worker safety.
Your questions answered: Critical power: Arc flash mitigation
The Sept. 20, 2018, “Critical power: Arc flash mitigation” webcast presenters addressed questions not covered during the live event.