Power - Emerg, Standby, Backup

A local landmark for world-class care

Growing ICU volumes and high bed use reaching capacity rates in the existing ICU, surgical suites,... » more

NFPA 110: Standard for Emergency and Standby Power Systems

Consulting engineers who specify emergency power equipment understand that installations for... » more

Critical power webcast: Backup power systems

Design engineers have many factors to consider when designing a backup system for a facility....

Mobile diesel generator

Cat XQ60 mobile diesel generator set is rated at 60 kVA for prime operation and meets Tier 4 Final... » more

The nine major steps of designing generator fuel systems

Understand the requirements and challenges to navigate the design of a genset fuel oil system. » more

Critical Power: Backup power systems

Standby and emergency power systems provide power to ensure that life safety systems and critical... » more

Six electrical, power findings identify changes, struggles

Respondents to the Consulting-Specifying Engineer 2016 Electrical and Power Study identified six... » more

Stand-alone health care buildings: Electrical, power, lighting

Stand-alone medical buildings and specialized treatment facilities are engineering challenges, and... » more

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Critical power webcast: Hospital electrical systems

Register for this webcast on Thursday, Sept. 15, to learn more about specifying electrical distribution systems in hospitals. For example, engineers must account for the facility’s size, flexibility needs, medical equipment and...

Webcast: Next-generation lighting: the emergence of PoE for lighting and controls

Using Power over Ethernet (PoE) not only cuts installation and commissioning costs, but—more importantly—opens the door to endless building integration options that build upon the idea of intelligent or high-performance...

Your questions answered: LED lighting specifications

Additional information from the July 28 Lighting: LED specifications webcast includes details about color shift, American Medical Association recommendations, and lighting controls. Presenters Haley Darst and Richard Vedvik... » more

Webcast: Keep your cool while keeping your facilities cool

The conditions within a plant have an impact on productivity, work quality and safety, and ensuring those working conditions are every bit as important as other factors on the plant floor. Register for this July 26 event to learn...

Lighting webcast: LED specifications

Building owners are becoming more aware of and interested in selecting LEDs because of their energy efficiency and long lifespan. Register for this education session on July 28 to learn more about specifying LEDs.

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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