Consulting-Specifying Engineer and Pure Power feature web exclusive project profiles on topics including: transfer switches and switchgear, office buildings, hospitals, selective coordination, data centers, generators, schools, and uniterruptible power supply systems.
Schools (K-12 and college/university)
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Project profile: Colocation provider adding high-efficiency UPS units
Hurricane Electric achieves 99% efficiency and saves on utility costs with new UPS units and energy-saving system.
Project profile: Data center with eNotify system
Cleveland State University’s new data center incorporates automatic monitoring system, eNotify, to prevent system downtime.
Selective coordination in elevators
Selective coordination in elevators is required when more than one elevator is supplied by a common feeder.
Selective coordination studies for mission critical environments
Isolating an electrical fault condition to the smallest area possible is essential in providing the most reliable electrical distribution system with maximum uptime for your facility.
Project profile: High-capacity cabling for neonatal intensive care unit
The unit integrates decentralized nursing, relying on wireless handsets for exchange of data among physicians, nurses, and researchers, with communication available 24/7.
Project profile: Hospital UPS systems meet residential noise codes
The hospital’s extreme proximity to an apartment complex requires the UPS system to meet the city’s residential noise code and seismic regulations.
Project profile: Chiller retrofit at office building
A prepackaged chiller retrofit cuts energy costs by 30%, reduces required maintenance, and extends operating life at Duke Realty Corp.’s 19-story office building in Clayton, Mo.
Project profile: VRF systems installation at century-old bank
VRF technology saves 41% on energy costs within first year of installation for century-old building.
Transfer switches and switchgear
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Project profile: Airport water filtration systems installation
New water filtration systems minimize manual cleaning and cooling tower downtime.
Plumbing, piping, and pumping
Project profile: High school MEP system installation
Newly installed MEP systems at the Waterbury Career Academy aim at generating significant energy savings as the energy model was designed to exceed ASHRAE 90.1-2007 by 63.4%.
Project profile: Satellite chiller plant on campus
As part of Florida International University’s Campus Master Planning, the new satellite chiller plant facility has an ultimate capacity of 7,500 tons of cooling capacity, supplements the university’s existing chilled water…