Fire, Life Safety - Emerg, Standby, Backup

How to design electrical rooms

Electrical engineers should coordinate with mechanical engineers, architects, structural engineers,... » more

Case study: Planning electrical rooms with the future in mind

New construction and renovations at Froedtert Hospital required careful consideration of the... » more

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, Feb. 12-18

Overlooked ASHRAE requirements, designing backup power systems, changes to NEC, simplifying... » more

Designing efficient office buildings with visual appeal: Electrical/lighting/power

Office buildings can be highly complex, with complicated features and advanced technology regarding... » more

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, Jan. 15-21

Campus emergency power case study, arc flash mitigation and solar power, backup power systems for... » more

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, Jan. 8-14

Designing emergency power systems, solar arc flash mitigation, laboratory and research facility... » more

Case study: Centralizing campus emergency power

Duke University studied emergency power aesthetics, noise, emissions, and maintenance costs. The... » more

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

Backup power design for a high-performance building is required, and offers many benefits. » more

Case study: Graton Casino and Resort

Backup power design for a high-performance building is required, and offers many benefits.  » more

Energy generation: using various power sources

Despite (or as a result of) the economic downturn, the use of renewable energy options have grown... » more

Dissecting NEC’s recent changes

Changes in and additions to the 2017 edition of NFPA 70: National Electrical Code (NEC) have an... » more

Case study: Hospital central utility plant

A hospital needed a replacement central utility plant that complied with current codes.  » more

Case study: Hospital generator upgrade

A hospital needed to upgrade emergency power equipment with a new generator while maintaining some... » more

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