Power - Automation, Controls

Video: Effective Building Automation Controls Integration

An examination of the design and construction phase design review.

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, December 25-31: NEC changes, data center design, 2017 HVAC study, and more.

NEC changes, data center design, 2017 HVAC study, developing lighting solutions, and creating... » more

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

Backup power design for a high-performance building is required, and offers many benefits. » more

Case study: Graton Casino and Resort

Backup power design for a high-performance building is required, and offers many benefits.  » more

The science behind laboratory and research facility projects: automation and controls and codes and standards

Engineers need to consider many factors for a lab or research facility so it can perform as needed.... » more

Energy generation: using various power sources

Despite (or as a result of) the economic downturn, the use of renewable energy options have grown... » more

How to establish long-term client engagement

Analytics tools and data analysis allows for successful, long-term client engagement. » more

Developing successful lighting solutions

Successful lighting projects take many shapes, but there are core traits that make them shine... » more

Case Studies

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Webcasts

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Webcast: How to Specify Electrical Components in Hazardous Locations

Electrical engineers should learn to reduce design time by specifying components in hazardous systems.

Your questions answered: Electrical systems: Designing electrical rooms

Unanswered questions from the Nov. 16, 2017, webcast on designing electrical rooms are addressed by the presenters. » more

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.

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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Pure Power Newsletter

Provides regular updates for electrical engineers and others involved in the power industry, including power distribution, UPS, power generation, reliability, and a variety of other topics.

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