Power - Automation, Controls

6 CFD post-processing tips to improve visualization productivity and quality

Post-processing computational fluid dynamics (CFD) data is a vital step in presenting the results... » more

How to design medical buildings: HVAC and automation systems

Hospitals and health care buildings have become very sophisticated. Coordination among all parties,... » more

How to design medical buildings: Electrical, lighting, and power

Hospitals and health care buildings have become very sophisticated. Coordination among all parties,... » more

MIT Media Lab unveils autonomous construction platform

An autonomous robot under development at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) could... » more

Controls Verification + Test & Balance = A Smoother Commissioning Process

A review of how complete verification of control configurations and sequences by the test and...

Building efficient colleges and universities: automation and controls and codes and standards

Colleges and universities face a long list of challenges, as do the engineers tasked to help... » more

Video: Maintaining Temperature & Humidity in Critical Zones

A review of the points of difference between the standard designs of humidity and temperature...

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Webcast: Cybersecurity in Integrated Buildings

Cyberattacks are actions that target computers and network systems designed to disrupt the normal operations of the system. These actions can be initiated locally (from within the physical facility) or remotely (from outside)....

Your questions answered: An NFPA 70B and 70E Overview: Eliminate the Risk of Electrical Hazards and Avoid Expensive Shutdowns

The Oct. 25, 2017, “An NFPA 70B and 70E Overview: Eliminate the Risk of Electrical Hazards and Avoid Expensive Shutdowns” webcast presenter addressed questions not covered during the live event. » more

Webcast: HVAC: Should you specify an oil-free compressor?

Oil-free compressors can be specified in several air conditioning applications. Learn to engineer these systems for demanding air-cooled systems.

Your questions answered: Fire and life safety: Specifying fire detection and notification systems

The Oct. 26, 2017, “Fire and life safety: Specifying fire detection and notification systems” webcast presenters addressed questions not covered during the live event. » more

Webcast: Electrical systems: Designing electrical rooms

Electrical rooms provide safe and secure spaces for the operation and maintenance of electrical equipment. Register for this webcast on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, to learn more.

2013 Electrical & Power Study

This 2013 study was conducted by Consulting-Specifying Engineer in April and May to evaluate customer awareness, usage of, and preference for suppliers of various types of electrical and power products and systems.

Cut the Copper Blog

Still more on ‘cutting the copper’

One evening, an easy method to scale back on the amount of copper we... » more

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Critical power webcast: Selective coordination

Selective coordination is a means of localizing...

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