Power - Energy Efficiency

Keeping efficiency real

While some may scoff at environmental change, there isn’t a big downside to becoming—and making... » more

Video: Energy Performance in the new LEED Normal

A review of how energy modeling and renewable energy analysis guided the TD Bank's prototype...

Evaluating modular data center design for supercomputing facilities

The modular approach in designing a data center for supercomputers is based on the computing... » more

Insight into solar tracker industry

With regards to the regional frame of reference and the contribution of leading behemoths toward... » more

How to design medical buildings: Sustainability and energy efficiency

Hospitals and health care buildings have become very sophisticated. Coordination among all parties,... » more

Performing PV system feasibility studies correctly

Learn how to conduct a feasibility study before specifying a solar photovoltaic (PV) system for a... » more

Building efficient colleges and universities: HVAC and sustainable buildings/energy efficiency

Colleges and universities face a long list of challenges, as do the engineers tasked to help... » more

New thinking about building performance energy metrics

A performance metric that considers a true measure of the building’s success as it relates to its... » more

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Your questions answered: Electrical systems: Designing electrical rooms

Unanswered questions from the Nov. 16, 2017, webcast on designing electrical rooms are addressed by the presenters. » more

Webcast: Cybersecurity in Integrated Buildings

Cyberattacks are actions that target computers and network systems designed to disrupt the normal operations of the system. These actions can be initiated locally (from within the physical facility) or remotely (from outside)....

Your questions answered: An NFPA 70B and 70E Overview: Eliminate the Risk of Electrical Hazards and Avoid Expensive Shutdowns

The Oct. 25, 2017, “An NFPA 70B and 70E Overview: Eliminate the Risk of Electrical Hazards and Avoid Expensive Shutdowns” webcast presenter addressed questions not covered during the live event. » more

Webcast: HVAC: Should you specify an oil-free compressor?

Oil-free compressors can be specified in several air conditioning applications. Learn to engineer these systems for demanding air-cooled systems.

Your questions answered: Fire and life safety: Specifying fire detection and notification systems

The Oct. 26, 2017, “Fire and life safety: Specifying fire detection and notification systems” webcast presenters addressed questions not covered during the live event. » more

2013 Electrical & Power Study

This 2013 study was conducted by Consulting-Specifying Engineer in April and May to evaluate customer awareness, usage of, and preference for suppliers of various types of electrical and power products and systems.

Cut the Copper Blog

Still more on ‘cutting the copper’

One evening, an easy method to scale back on the amount of copper we... » more

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Insights on Power Blog

Critical power webcast: Selective coordination

Selective coordination is a means of localizing...

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