Emergency, Standby, Backup
Read the best articles from the past week. 40 Under 40 winners, modeling electrical systems, optimizing water usage, power for fire/life safety systems and HVAC changes.
Facility owners and design professionals must consider protection from severe weather events when designing standby power systems
How two standby power systems weathered a hurricane in 2004
An expert panel provides engineering and design tips for electrical, power and lighting systems in this Q&A
Engineers also need to be mindful of the construction process, and ensure equipment replacement is coordinated, temporary power strategies are identified and phasing concepts are developed.
Safety, budget, flexibility and flexibility are key factors when designing laboratory and research space
The 2020 edition of the National Electrical Code added changes to improve resiliency electrical system design
Several questions about low- and medium-voltage electrical systems were left unanswered; read answers to these questions here
A water treatment plant required an electrical distribution system upgrade
The 2019 edition of NFPA 110: Standard for Emergency and Standby Power Systems includes a variety of revisions and updates that clarify design