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

Electrical engineers must consider many factors when designing backup, standby, and emergency power systems. Safety, maintainability, code compliance, and economics play crucial roles in determining the topology of an emergency system for a critical facility. Specific requirements for emergency power vary based on...Read More

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LEED v4 updates and impacts on lighting controls
LEED v4 updates and impacts on lighting controls

LEED v4 has adopted ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2010, which includes a number of mandatory lighting controls requirements. Read More

Strategies for electrical labeling and documentation
Strategies for electrical labeling and documentation

Electrical equipment must be correctly labeled and documented. Follow these strategies to achieve enhanced safety and documentation.Read More

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NFPA 20: Changes to the fire pump standard
NFPA 20: Changes to the fire pump standard

Regardless of whether the 2016 edition of NFPA 20 will be applicable to the next nonresidential building project, fire protection engineers need to be aware of recent changes to the standard. Read More

Six steps for designing ground heat exchangers
Six steps for designing ground heat exchangers

Designing ground-coupled heat pump (GCHP) HVAC systems requires careful consideration of system configuration and the ability to clearly navigate the design paths within the owner’s budget. A GCHP... Read More

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Did you know a digital version of the magazine is released every month? It is easily viewed from your desktop or tablet device. The December issue of Consulting-Specifying Engineer includes stories on illumination strategies and 2017 NEC changes.
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End-pipe joining technology for carbon steel HVAC systems
End-pipe joining technology for carbon steel HVAC systems

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Architectural lighting controller for multi-use space
Architectural lighting controller for multi-use space

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