Power - Energy Efficiency

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: Sustainability

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

First LEED Platinum-certified Montessori School in Illinois

In partnership with Chiaravalle Montessori School and Bulley & Andrews, CannonDesign is pleased to... » more

Arup Thoughts: Modelling the economy—7see and low-carbon scenarios

Today, 86% of the power generated in the U.K. is derived from burning fossil fuels, so meeting the... » more

BIM for universities: Three reasons to use it

Using building information modeling for effective and efficient project delivery is not a new idea.... » more

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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.

Your questions answered: Designing for Minimum Flow With VFD Operation

Jim Swetye, senior technical trainer at Grundfos Pumps Corp. in Ohio tackled unanswered questions from the June 14, 2016, webcast on minimum flow considerations when using variable frequency drives (VFDs). » more

Webcast: Designing for Minimum Flow with VFD Operation

When we enter the world of variable speed pumping, we must remember that all centrifugal pumps have some minimum allowable speed and flow rates. Register for this webcast on Tuesday, June 14, 2016.

Your questions answered: What is inverter duty anyway?

Questions not addressed during the May 24 webcast “What is Inverter Duty Anyway?” are answered here.  » more

Webcast: What is Inverter Duty Anyway?

Register for this webcast on May 24, 2016. With the ever increasing use of variable speed drives for pump systems, the question of what specifically is an “Inverter Duty” motor still remains unclear to many.

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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