Building Types - Data Centers

The development of ASHRAE 90.4: Energy Standard for Data Centers

ASHRAE 90.4 is a new energy standard for data centers that calls for meeting minimum efficiency... » more

ASHRAE’s new energy standard for data centers 

ASHRAE Standard 90.4 is a flexible, performance-based energy standard that goes beyond current... » more

10 aspects to consider for data center clients

There are 10 common aspects to consider in the analysis of mechanical, electrical, and plumbing... » more

Case study: Clean agent system design at a data center

A project involving total-flooding clean agent protection of a mission critical data center... » more

Analyzing data centers: codes and standards

Data is the lifeblood of any business or organization—which makes a data center a facility’s... » more

Analyzing data centers: automation and controls

Data is the lifeblood of any business or organization—which makes a data center a facility’s... » more

Analyzing data centers: fire/life safety and HVAC

Data is the lifeblood of any business or organization—which makes a data center a facility’s... » 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...

Newswatch: Data Centers

This specialty newsletter focuses on data centers and mission critical facilities, including electrical/power, HVAC, fire suppression, and other engineering topics.

Cannon Design Blog

Malcolm X College is a strategic response to the rapid evolution of healthcare in American and specifically Chicago. Courtesy: CannonDesign

CityLab profiles Malcolm X College teaching hospital

Malcolm X College has invested in new architecture and high-tech... » more

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Videos

Video: Tracking Standards Developments and Best...

A review of key updates to ASHRAE 189.1, followed...

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Newswatch: Hospitals

This focused newsletter covers hospitals and health care facilities, including codes and standards, electrical/power, HVAC, fire and life safety, and other engineering topics.

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