Thursday, April 14, 2016
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Emergency egress and illumination systems
Emergency egress and illumination systems

Understanding the basic characteristics of emergency egress and illumination systems provides engineers with the knowledge to optimize lifecycle and emergency evacuation performance.Read More

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Following selective coordination best practices
Following selective coordination best practices

Design engineers must coordinate electrical systems so that the protective device closest to the fault opens first, and quickly enough, to prevent the upstream devices from tripping.Read More

Water management in commercial buildings—thinking differently
Water management in commercial buildings—thinking differently

Throughout the world, there is increased pressure to track and conserve water in nonresidential buildings. This article reviews the current water management options, such as using greywater and... Read More

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Training Simulator Responds Like Actual Switchgear
Training Simulators allow Russelectric customers to train on the automatic (and manual) operation of their equipment in the safety and comfort of an office setting...without affecting the actual equipment. Watch video!
Designing generator systems
Designing generator systems

When designing generator systems, such as engine-driven generator sets, design engineers must ensure that the generator selection, sizing, and the design of electrical systems are appropriate for the... Read More

Commissioning and the technology evolution
Commissioning and the technology evolution

With smarter application and availability of technology to achieve and drive longer-term performance results, commissioning providers (CxPs) are finding themselves at the forefront to learn, coach,... 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 pump power system design and water management in commercial buildings.
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Electrical Design for Motors with Instructor Ken Lovorn
Learn all of the skills necessary to design branch circuits for motors. This course will cover single and three phase induction motors, elevator motors, fire pumps, and refrigeration motors. Not only will you learn over current and short circuit protection, you will also learn the National Electrical Code (NEC) criteria for sizing conduit and wire for these motors. Register today!
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2016 Fire and Life Safety Study: Seven key findings
Respondents to the Consulting-Specifying Engineer 2016 Fire and Life Safety Study identified seven high-level findings impacting the fire and life safety industry:

  • Building structures

  • Systems specified

  • Systems value

  • Challenges

  • Disciplines

  • Design factors

  • Experience


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    LED series for commercial and industrial applications
    LED series for commercial and industrial applications

    The HyLite LED Intigo series from ARVA features efficient illumination of up to 145 LPW in three... Read More

    Direct drive mixed flow inline fan
    Direct drive mixed flow inline fan

    Greenheck’s model EQD direct drive mixed flow inline fan features an energy-saving Vari-Green motor... Read More

    Outdoor lighting series for commercial applications
    Outdoor lighting series for commercial applications

    Hubbell Lighting’s GeoPak family has been expanded to offer two housing sizes in the trapezoid,... Read More

    Nitrogen generator series for fire protection sprinkler system
    Nitrogen generator series for fire protection sprinkler system

    Potter’s IntelliGen series of nitrogen generators are designed to generate on-site, 98%+ purity... Read More

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    Upcoming webcast: Critical Power: Backup power systems
    On Thursday, June 30, 2016, presenters Tom Divine and Douglas Lacy will explain how design engineers have many factors to consider when designing a backup system for a facility. Safety, maintainability, code compliance, and economics play crucial roles in determining the topology of a backup system for a critical facility. Learn more.