Power - Emerg, Standby, Backup

The complexities of industrial, manufacturing, and warehouse facilities: electrical/lighting/power

Warehouses and factories are more than simply bare-bones buildings for companies to keep equipment.... » more

Your questions answered: Design and installation considerations for generator sets

Responses to questions not answered during the Sept. 13 webcast are answered here.  » more

Designing backup, standby, and emergency power in high-performance buildings

Electrical engineers must consider many factors when designing backup, standby, and emergency power... » more

The art of designing sports, entertainment, and specialty structures: Electrical, power, and lighting

Entertainment venues are big businesses—and big on complexity, with a host of complex systems and... » more

Webcast: Critical power: Power generation systems in high-performance buildings

Electrical engineers must consider many factors when designing power generation systems, as...

Paralleling generator systems—part three: installation considerations

When designing generator systems, electrical engineers must ensure that the generators and the... » more

2017 Product of the Year Finalists: Vote for this year's best products

Who will win gold in 2017? Consulting-Specifying Engineer announces the finalists for this year's... » more

Diesel generator set

Rated at 1,750 kW, 60 Hz for standby applications, the Cat 3512C diesel generator set features an... » more

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Your questions answered: Benefits of powerful embedded metering at the source of consumption

The Oct. 5, 2017, “Benefits of powerful embedded metering at the source of consumption” webcast presenters addressed questions not covered during the live event. » more

Your questions answered: Electric motor basics

The Sept. 27, 2017, “Electric motor basics” webcast presenter addressed questions not covered during the live event. » more

Your questions answered: AC Drives: Efficient Motor Controller for Optimal Energy Consumption

The Sept. 28, 2017, “AC Drives: Efficient Motor Controller for Optimal Energy Consumption” webcast presenter addressed questions not covered during the live event. » more

Webcast: A NFPA 70B and 70E Overview: Eliminate the Risk of Electrical Hazards and Avoid Expensive Shutdowns

This Oct. 25 session will focus on the importance of electrical safety and maintenance programs, OSHA requirements and definitions for CFRs 1910.147 & 303 and 305 and guidance of NFPA 70E and 70B standards on electrical safety...

Your questions answered: Critical power: Power generation systems in high-performance buildings

The Sept. 21, 2017, “Critical power: Power generation systems in high-performance buildings” 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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Critical power webcast: Selective coordination

Selective coordination is a means of localizing...

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