Exam for Continuing Education Units 1.5 learning units (0.15 CEUs)

Topic: Expert Guidance on Standby and Emergency Power Systems

Date: May 26, 2011


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This webcast presents two experts on the design of standby and emergency power systems in a special 90-minute event that will be conducted in two parts.


Part one will provide a detailed examination of large UPS technologies based on testing that also helps engineers balance traditional requirements of reliability and availability with energy efficiency and other sustainability concerns. Part two will provide a detailed discussion of the differences between standby and emergency power systems, and how to meet real requirements without incurring unnecessary and costly design errors and equipment purchases.

  • Part 1: Large UPS Systems: Performance, Reliability, and Efficiency

    • Speaker: Dennis P. DeCoster, Executive Principal at Mission Critical West, Inc. 

  • Part 2: Optional Standby vs. Emergency Power Systems: The alarming and costly differences

    • Speaker: Tom Montgomery PE, Director of Las Vegas and Wyoming Operations, Henderson Engineers, Inc.


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