Emergency, Standby, Backup

Power November 21, 2019

Your questions answered: Critical power: Designing power systems for resiliency in mission critical facilities

Questions not answered during the Nov. 12, 2029, webcast are answered here

By Tom Divine , PE, LEED AP
Electrical November 19, 2019

Ask an expert: Hospitals, health care facilities: Electrical and lighting systems

Health care facility designers are expected to keep pace with increasingly complex, advanced engineered systems and features

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Electrical, Power November 15, 2019

NFPA 110-2019 concepts and changes

Understand NFPA 110 and its relation to emergency power supplies

By John Yoon, PE, LEED AP ID+C; McGuire Engineers Inc., Chicago
Power November 7, 2019

Understanding gas engine emissions in standby power applications

Air quality regulations have a major impact on the choice of engine generator sets for standby electric power and gas engines can be a more advantageous choice than traditional diesel technology

By Diane Clifford, Caterpillar Energy Solutions, Lafayette, Indiana
Electrical, Power October 1, 2019

Your questions answered: Circuit protection in electrical/power systems

Questions left unanswered during the Sept. 19, 2019, critical power webcast are answered here

By Danna Jensen, PE, LEED AP BD+C, Certus; and Rick Reyburn, PE, NV5
Tom Divine, PE
Business of Engineering August 1, 2019

Tom Divine joins the Consulting-Specifying Engineer editorial advisory board

Tom Divine, PE, has joined the editorial advisory board in his new role as a senior electrical engineer at Johnston, LLC

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Power June 4, 2019

Mobile diesel generator set

The XQP30 provides easy-to-use EMCP 4.2B digital controls along with either Clipsal or CE sockets, allowing the power to be easily distributed across the work site.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Data Centers May 20, 2019

Future-proofing data centres: designing Russia’s largest data hall – IXcellerate Moscow One

A reliable infrastructure network, high internet penetration rates and connectivity along with comparatively lower power costs are making Russia a go-to location for data centres.

By Arup
MIT researchers’ modified flash storage drives hold promise to cut in half the energy and physical space required to store and manage user data in power-hungry data centers. Courtesy: Chris Vavra, CFE Media
Data Centers April 3, 2019

Researchers develop architecture to reduce data center energy and space constraints

MIT researchers have developer a flash-storage system designed to cut the energy and physical space required to store and manage data in data centers by half.

By Rob Matheson
Electrical, Power March 28, 2019

Designing high-tech K-12 schools: Electrical, power and lighting

The technology at play in today’s K-12 schools is evolving rapidly—inside the classrooms, and in the various systems behind the scenes. Engineers handling such projects, whether the work is on new facilities or retrofits, have their work cut out for them, especially when it comes to electrical, power and lighting.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer