Electrical, Lighting - Codes and Standards

When and how to design parallel generators

When and how to design parallel generators

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

How to design a grounded power supply system

How to design a grounded power supply system

Transformerless uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems operate ungrounded during power transfer... » more

What you need to know about the local AHJ’s role in the design process

What you need to know about the local AHJ’s role in the design process

Ensure a code-compliant electrical design by involving the authority having jurisdiction early.  » more

Understanding the fire safety requirements in NFPA 99-2012

Understanding the fire safety requirements in NFPA 99-2012

Learning the fire and life safety requirements of NFPA 99 as they relate to hospitals and health... » more

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, Jun. 4-10

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, Jun. 4-10

Performance-based design, millennials in the workforce, complex hotels, resorts, and casinos, and... » more

Exploring complex hotels, resorts, and casinos: Codes and standards

Exploring complex hotels, resorts, and casinos: Codes and standards

Casinos and resorts are designed for fun and relaxation, but with such projects becoming... » more

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, May 7-13

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, May 7-13

Meeting NEC 240.87, lighting controls, efficient data centers, and building AEC firm value were... » more

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, April 23-29

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, April 23-29

Critical power, designing electrical rooms, NFPA 101 in hospitals, generator specification... » more

Designing efficient data centers: Codes and standards

Designing efficient data centers: Codes and standards

In today’s digital age, businesses rely on running an efficient, reliable, and secure operation,... » more

Designing efficient data centers: Electrical/lighting/power

Designing efficient data centers: Electrical/lighting/power

In today’s digital age, businesses rely on running an efficient, reliable, and secure operation,... » more

Lighting controls: Know the updates, changes

Lighting controls: Know the updates, changes

There has been a move away from traditional lighting controls approaches, which have only... » more

Webcast: Critical power: Transformers, uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), and switchgear

Webcast: Critical power: Transformers, uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), and switchgear

Electrical systems consume energy in the form of losses. Electrical system efficiency strives to...

Best practices for emergency lighting

Best practices for emergency lighting

Explore how to implement safe, code-compliant, and cost-effective emergency lighting systems. » more

When and how to design parallel generators How to design a grounded power supply system What you need to know about the local AHJ’s role in the design process Understanding the fire safety requirements in NFPA 99-2012 Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, Jun. 4-10 Exploring complex hotels, resorts, and casinos: Codes and standards Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, May 7-13 Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, April 23-29 Designing efficient data centers: Codes and standards Designing efficient data centers: Electrical/lighting/power Lighting controls: Know the updates, changes Webcast: Critical power: Transformers, uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), and switchgear Best practices for emergency lighting

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