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Electrical, Power September 29, 2020

Basics of industrial, manufacturing facility design: Electrical, power and lighting

Industrial and manufacturing facilities have specialty electrical and lighting needs engineers must include in new or retrofit projects

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Courtesy: Christine Pongratz, Arup
Fire, Life Safety September 28, 2020

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: September 21-27, 2020

Read the best articles from the past week. Fire safety, arc flash mitigation, government building design, integrated buildings and the COVID-19 pandemic and better building ventilation.

By Chris Vavra
Courtesy: CDM Smith
Electrical September 24, 2020

Why is ground fault protection needed?

Electrical system ground fault protection is vital to ensure the safety of personnel and equipment and to reliably maintain systems based on the loads they serve

By Will McGugan and Lilly Vang
Courtesy: Metro CD Engineering
Electrical September 23, 2020

Case study: Calculating motor OCPD

Learn how to determine the combined overcurrent protection device for a motor

By Michael Chow, PE, CxA, LEED AP BD+C
Courtesy: Metro CD Engineering
Electrical September 23, 2020

Fundamentals of motor circuit protection

Motor circuit protection involves understanding the National Electrical Code and equipment nameplate information

By Michael Chow, PE, CxA, LEED AP BD+C
Sustainability September 9, 2020

How microgrids are a sustainable solution for extreme weather environments

Microgrids help make customers more resilient before, during, and after the wildfire season and can help optimize assets and reduce power interruptions.

By Roxanne Fong
Courtesy: Eaton
Electrical August 27, 2020

Your questions answered: Learn how to leverage intelligent circuit protection

Several additional questions have been answered from the Aug. 18, 2020, webcast “Learn how to leverage intelligent circuit protection”

By Manny Alexander
During a recent visit to the Wind Technology Testing Center in Charlestown, Massachusetts, we had the opportunity to see a variety of tests being performed on these wind turbines. At over 100 meters long, the newest blades (typically three per tower) are longer than a football field. Courtesy: Dewberry
Energy Efficiency August 11, 2020

Offshore wind benefits for companies, investors

Offshore wind (OSW) power generation is gaining momentum in the U.S. and could gain some serious traction as its benefits become more fully realized.

By Peter Garvey
Courtesy: ESD
Electrical, Power July 31, 2020

Best practices for designing electrical, power and lighting in government buildings

Learn how to specify electrical, power and lighting systems for government and military buildings

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Courtesy: Schneider Electric
Electrical, Power July 28, 2020

Your questions answered: Power event analysis in mission critical facilities

Ram Kaushik from Schneider Electric replied to questions from “Power event analysis in mission critical facilities,” originally broadcast on July 23, 2020.

By Ram Kaushik