Electrical and Power

A typical Level 3 direct current fast charging charger found along the New York State Thruway, rated for 350 kW power delivery. It is a dual dispenser charger to accommodate two different connector types. Courtesy: CDM Smith
Electrical and Power March 6, 2024

Ways to electrify a fleet using EV charging stations

Electrification of vehicle fleets commonly requires electric vehicle supply equipment upgrades

By Michelle Stark, PE, and Danny DeGennaro, EIT
Figure 3: Exterior diesel generator with base-mounted fuel tank. Courtesy: Design Group Facility Solutions
Electrical and Power March 4, 2024

Consulting-Specifying Engineer most-viewed content, February 2024

Read the best content from February 2024 including: standby power requirements, trend analysis in HVAC and ASHRAE 62.1

By Anna Steingruber
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Electrical and Power February 28, 2024

Your questions answered: How to design for selective coordination in mission critical systems

Experts Josh Fluecke and Radames Cocco expand more upon mission critical power systems

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Figure 3: Exterior diesel generator with base-mounted fuel tank. Courtesy: Design Group Facility Solutions
Electrical and Power January 31, 2024

Do you know the vital requirements for standby power?

The ability to provide power to a building or load when utility power is lost can be a critical need for a facility to support vital operations or building and occupant safety

By Erika L. Bolger
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Electrical and Power January 30, 2024

Snap in wire technology provides secure electrical connections

Weidmuller, a digital transformation product and solutions company, presented their SNAP IN technology at AHR Expo.

By Tyler Wall
Figure 1: This image shows a motor control center (left), switches (front) and switchgear (right) in an electrical room for a wastewater facility located on the West Coast. Courtesy: CDM Smith
Electrical and Power January 12, 2024

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer content, January 5-11, 2024

Top articles from this past week covered topics including low-voltage power conductors, arc flash safety and our annual salary survey

By Anna Steingruber
Figure 1: This image shows a motor control center (left), switches (front) and switchgear (right) in an electrical room for a wastewater facility located on the West Coast. Courtesy: CDM Smith
Electrical and Power January 5, 2024

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer content, December 29-January 4, 2024

Top articles from this past week covered topics including low-voltage power conductors, decentralized DHW and hydronic heating systems

By Anna Steingruber
Electrical and Power January 3, 2024

Your questions answered: How to design power control system modernization projects

When renewing power control systems, understanding how it is specified reduces disruption to the electrical system. Review responses to several questions from this webcast

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Figure 1: This image shows a motor control center (left), switches (front) and switchgear (right) in an electrical room for a wastewater facility located on the West Coast. Courtesy: CDM Smith
Electrical and Power January 2, 2024

Consulting-Specifying Engineer most-viewed content, December 2023

Read the best content in December 2023 including: low-voltage power conductors, air handling redundancy and HVAC balancing reports

By Anna Steingruber
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Electrical and Power December 19, 2023

VTW: Electrical systems and rooms considerations

It's necessary to understand the types of general interior spaces that factor into new building design

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer