Tuesday, March 27, 2018
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Critical power: hospitals and data centers
Critical power: hospitals and data centers

Electrical engineers must consider many factors when designing backup, standby, and emergency power systems. Specific requirements for emergency power vary based on the mission critical facility, such as a hospital or data center. Read More

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How to design electrical rooms
How to design electrical rooms

Electrical engineers should coordinate with mechanical engineers, architects, structural engineers, and others involved in the design of electrical rooms.Read More

The sustainability case for timber structures in building design
The sustainability case for timber structures in building design

Timber is a sustainable, and realistically attainable, material with which to build modern workspaces. Read More

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Designing efficient office buildings with visual appeal
Designing efficient office buildings with visual appeal

Office buildings can be highly complex, with complicated features and advanced technology. Experienced engineers share advice on how to handle these structures and identify trends impacting such... Read More

Implementing NFPA 101 in hospitals
Implementing NFPA 101 in hospitals

NFPA 101: Life Safety Code is a reference used for strategies to protect people based on building construction, protection, and occupancy features that minimize the effects of fire and related... Read More

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Digital Edition
Did you know a digital version of the magazine is released every month? It is easily viewed from your desktop or tablet device. The March issue of Consulting-Specifying Engineer includes stories on fire protection system integration, specifying air handling units, and emergency illumination.
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Upcoming Webcast: Generator Set Sizing & Specification
In this webcast, presenter Nicholas Paolo will compare various starting methods including across the line start and soft start solutions. Load sequencing, also known as load steps, will be investigated and discussed. Intermittent loads, such as air conditioners and compressors, will be reviewed and considered, including the implications when specifying generator sets. #MTUpower.
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Thursday, April 12, 2018, at 11 a.m. PT/1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET. Click here to register.
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2018 MEP Giants
Is your engineering firm among the top in the nation? The MEP Giants program lists the top 100 mechanical, electrical, plumbing (MEP), and fire protection engineering firms in the United States. Nominations for the 2018 MEP Giants program are now open!

Completed submissions are due April 6, 2018.
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Electrical enclosures
Electrical enclosures

The SE 8 line of stand-alone enclosurescombines the interior space efficiency of modular designs... Read More

Molded case circuit breakers
Molded case circuit breakers

3VA molded case circuit breakers are a flexible, efficient and safe system that complies both with... Read More

Low-voltage ac drives
Low-voltage ac drives

GE’s AF-7-series low-voltage ac drives provide the versatility and functionality desired for a wide... Read More

Power distribution blocks
Power distribution blocks

Weidmuller W-Series power distribution blocks' single bus modules have the ability to manage... Read More

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