Emergency, Standby, Backup

Emergency, Standby, Backup March 15, 2016

Following selective coordination best practices

Design engineers must coordinate electrical systems so that the protective device closest to the fault opens first, and quickly enough, to prevent the upstream devices from tripping.

By Eduard Pacuku, PE, Jacobs, Philadelphia
Emergency, Standby, Backup June 22, 2015

Design generator rooms for optimum performance

Mechanical engineers should design generator set rooms so that the electrical system meets the design goals set by the owner and electrical engineer.

By Michael Streich and Saahil Tumber, PE, HBDP, LEED AP
Emergency, Standby, Backup April 6, 2015

Consulting-Specifying Engineer 2015 Product of the Year finalists: Emergency, on-site, standby power

Read about the eight finalists in the Emergency, On-site, and Standby Power category for the Consulting-Specifying Engineer 2015 Product of the Year program.

By Amanda Pelliccione
Emergency, Standby, Backup March 26, 2015

Power supply systems

Siemens compact and modular Sitop PSU8600 is a power supply system.

By Siemens
Emergency, Standby, Backup November 14, 2014

Reconditioning backup batteries—the right way

Proper backup battery reconditioning methods lead to increased reliability, performance, and savings.

By Jennifer Eirich, EnerSys, Reading, Pa.
Emergency, Standby, Backup November 3, 2014

Project profile: Data center with eNotify system

Cleveland State University's new data center incorporates automatic monitoring system, eNotify, to prevent system downtime.

By Eaton
Emergency, Standby, Backup October 27, 2014

Casino selects backup power system

A 4-MW standby power system backs up life safety equipment, gaming, and security loads for an entertainment venue in the Arizona desert.

By Cummins Power Generation, Minneapolis
Emergency, Standby, Backup June 6, 2014

Specifying engineers tasked to spec out electrical counterfeiting

Several strategies give specifying engineers the opportunity to contribute in the fight against electrical counterfeiting by ensuring authentic components are designated and installed.

By Tom Grace, Eaton
Emergency, Standby, Backup March 11, 2014

Data center tier classifications

Tier classifications have been established to address several issues within data centers.

By Kenneth Kutsmeda, PE, LEED AP, Jacobs Engineering-KlingStubbins, Philadelphia
Emergency, Standby, Backup January 10, 2014

UPS service revenues predicted to grow to $3.1 billion in 2014 despite sluggish hardware sales

Revenues from uninterruptible power supply (UPS) services in 2014 are forecast to grow by an estimated 7.7% over 2013, increasing from $2,894 million to $3,117 million, according to IHS Inc.

By IHS Inc.