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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
Electrical, Power July 23, 2020

Executive Brand Video Series — Learn How Thought Leaders at Eaton are Responding to COVID-19

Brian Brickhouse, President, Americas, Electrical Sector, Eaton, discusses how they are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic

By Brian Brickhouse
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Hospitals June 19, 2020

Basics of NFPA 99 changes for hospital design

How engineers should navigate the changes to the 2018 edition of NFPA 99

By Tom Divine, PE, LEED AP
Top row: Leonard Belliveau Jr., Jason R. Gerke, George D. Halkias. Bottow row: Joshua Meinig, Doug Sandridge. Courtesy: Jensen Hughes, GRAEF, Stantec, CDM Smith, RTM Engineering
Electrical, Power May 26, 2020

Warehouse, manufacturing facilities go high-tech: Electrical and power

Warehouse, manufacturing and logistics buildings are more than simple boxy structures used to make products and store them before they move onto their next destination. Electrical, power and lighting systems add another layer of complexity

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Electrical, Power May 21, 2020

Designing power systems in mission critical environments

Learn about the choices and criteria for the planning and design of mission critical facility switchgear, transformers and UPS

By Brian Rener, PE, LEED AP; and Brandon Stanley, PE, LEED AP BD+C
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Electrical, Power May 13, 2020

Your questions answered: Power quality: How to mitigate harmonics

Understand the causes, code requirements for compliance and mitigation techniques for harmonics in these additional responses

By Remi Bolduc
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Electrical April 28, 2020

Electrical modeling tools essential for complex facilities

As electrical power systems grow more complex, electrical distribution system modeling and analyses for safe and reliable operations becomes vital

By Zia Salami and Beth Charis-Molling
Courtesy: Amara Rozgus, CFE Media and Technology
Emergency, Standby, Backup March 4, 2020

Your questions answered: How to specify backup, standby and emergency power in mission critical facilities

Additional information from the Feb. 27, 2020, webcast was provided by the presenters

By Bart Hogge, PE, ATD, LEED AP; Danna Jensen, PE, LEED AP BD+C
Figure 1: A vertical inline fire pump is equipped with a flowmeter bypass and a low suction throttling valve. Courtesy: Dewberry
Fire, Life Safety March 2, 2020

Consulting-Specifying Engineer most-viewed articles, February 2020

Read the best articles in February 2020 including: NEC changes, building automation advances, electrical design for smoke control systems, cooling coil condensate, lighting commissioning and more.

By Chris Vavra