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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
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
Commissioning January 29, 2019

Video: How is Energy Resiliency Dependent Upon Commissioning?

This presentation will convey the importance and dependence of facility Cx/EBCx as a critical, if not the most important aspect, of energy resiliency.

By CxEnergy
Codes and Standards January 11, 2019

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, January 4-10

The top 10 articles of 2018; understanding the changes to NFPA 70-2017; salary survey results; emergency, standby, and backup generator questions answered; and designing power systems for co-location data centers were Consulting-Specifying Engineer's five most clicked articles from last week, Jan. 4-10. Were you out last week? You can catch up here.

By McKenzie Burns
Business of Engineering January 2, 2019

Top 10 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles of 2018

Look back on the top 10 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles of 2018 as determined by audience members.

By McKenzie Burns
Codes and Standards December 28, 2018

Understanding the changes to NFPA 70-2017

NFPA 70-2017: The National Electrical Code (NEC) has many requirements that apply to designing electrical systems for health care facilities. It’s vital to understand the changes in the 2017 edition in order to stay code-compliant.

By Firas (Ross) Alkhayri, PE, CEM; AECOM, Columbus, Ohio
The top three building types for which respondents specify, design, or make product selections are office buildings, industrial/manufacturing facilities/warehouses, and hospitals/health care facilities. Source: Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Electrical, Power December 17, 2018

2018 Electrical & Power Study

Six electrical, power system survey findings

By Amanda Pelliccione