Power - Codes and Standards

Mitigating arc flash hazards

Designers must account for several special constraints when mitigating arc flash hazards.  » 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

Developing a circuit schedule

Circuit protection, as defined by NFPA 70: National Electrical Code, can be interpreted in many... » 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

The art of designing sports, entertainment, and specialty structures: Codes and standards

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

How to predict electrical equipment failures

Electrical engineers can provide many services to help facility managers predict electrical... » more

Understanding overcurrent protection

Electrical engineers can use this guide to understand NFPA 70: National Electrical Code... » more

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  • The Aug. 17, 2017, “Lighting: Designing lighting systems with LEDs” webcast presenters addressed questions not covered during the live event.

Webcast: Electric motor basics

Rotation is an essential part in the act of pumping thus making the motor an essential component of any pump. The purpose of the electric motor is to create this rotation by converting electrical energy into mechanical energy....

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

Electrical engineers must consider many factors when designing power generation systems, as outlined in this Sept. 21 webcast. Safety, maintainability, code compliance, and economics play crucial roles in determining the topology...

Webcast: AC Drives: Efficient Motor Controller For Optimal Energy Consumption

Electrical energy demand will continue to rise with population growth, and the best way for meeting the demand is to bridge the gap between energy supply and energy consumption by eliminating inefficiencies in MDS with the use of...

The Aug. 17, 2017, “Lighting: Designing lighting systems with LEDs” webcast presenters addressed questions not covered during the live event.

Your questions answered: Lighting: Designing lighting systems with LEDs

The Aug. 17, 2017, “Lighting: Designing lighting systems with LEDs” webcast presenters addressed questions not covered during the live event. » more

Webcast: Fire and life safety: Specifying fire detection and notification systems

Fire detection and notification systems are specified for the safety of the building’s occupants in the event of a fire. Fire and life safety systems need to be specified, installed, commissioned, and maintained, depending on...

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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