Electrical

Electrical October 1, 2019

Your questions answered: Circuit protection in electrical/power systems

Questions left unanswered during the Sept. 19, 2019, critical power webcast are answered here

By Danna Jensen, PE, LEED AP BD+C, Certus; and Rick Reyburn, PE, NV5
Electrical September 27, 2019

Enhancing efficiency in industrial and manufacturing facilities: Electrical, power and lighting

From high-tech automation to energy-saving lighting and HVAC systems, there is more than meets the eye when it comes to warehouses and factories

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Each component in an industrial control panel must be properly applied for safe and reliable operation. The requirements for each component are unique and often misunderstood. Courtesy: Eaton’s Bussmann Division
Electrical September 27, 2019

Safety tips on SCCR for industrial control panels, industrial machinery

How to determine short-circuit current rating (SCCR) and avoid misapplications. When the industrial control panel or industrial machinery does not have an adequate SCCR for the available short-circuit (fault) current, an electrical hazard exists.

By John Kovacik, Dan Neeser, Christy Rosati and Joe Pavia
Electrical September 26, 2019

California Air Resources Board: Southern California consolidation project

Most advanced vehicle testing in the world. Largest zero net energy lab building in the USA.

By Affiliated Engineers
Electrical September 18, 2019

Houston Methodist Hospital: Walter Tower

Inserting a 21-story replacement tower without disrupting the rest of the campus.

By Affiliated Engineers
Electrical August 22, 2019

Safe electrical system design 

Safety is a top priority in a building’s electrical system design

By Danna Jensen, PE, LEED AP BD+C, Certus, Carrollton, Texas
Electrical August 22, 2019

A valuable lesson for safe electrical design

A charred screwdriver is a reminder that electrical systems must be properly designed and installed

By Danna Jensen, PE, LEED AP BD+C, Certus, Carrollton, Texas
Electrical August 22, 2019

Case study: Hospital electrical system design allows for expansion

A new hospital is in need of a state-of-the-art, safe electrical distribution system built to last 50 years.

By Danna Jensen, PE, LEED AP BD+C, Certus, Carrollton, Texas
Electrical August 13, 2019

Your questions answered: How to design electrical systems to reduce arc flash incident energy

During the Aug. 6, 2019, webcast, several questions were asked; here are the questions left unanswered during the live event

Electrical August 13, 2019

2019 MEP Giants announced

The 2019 Consulting-Specifying Engineer MEP Giants have been announced

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer