Power - Energy Efficiency

Arup Thoughts: We have a duty of care to the planet

As an engineer, I think I have a duty to address the challenge of climate change in my work. If I... » more

Video: Exploring ASHRAE 90.4P, Energy Standard for Data Centers & Telecommunications

This standard applies to new data centers and telecommunications buildings, new additions, and... » more

Motors, drives, and HVAC efficiency

Engineers must understand how the components in the HVAC systems they design use power and how they... » more

Video: Using Big Data Analysis as part of the Commissioning Process

The analysis of large volumes of historical data can be used to improve building performance. » more

Video: TAB & Commissioning Working Together: Verifying Control Systems

Test and balance professionals and commissioning authorities can work as a team to perform... » more

Arup Thoughts: Why we need zero-carbon projects now

Ultimately, tackling climate change is about limiting the amount of carbon we dig out of the... » more

Video: The Hive: The Future of Smart Building Technologies

The Hive was the world’s first ISO 50001-certified building and has leveraged smart technologies to... » more

Arup Thoughts: How does behaviour really affect energy use?

Despite advances in building design, reducing energy use still relies on how occupants behave. Yet... » more

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Fire/life safety webcast: Detection, notification, and suppression

Both active and passive fire protection systems are specified to ensure the safety and well-being of building occupants in case of a fire. As in most industries, the safety of people comes first and property protection is...

Webcast: Understand the Benefits of a Fixed Vacuum Circuit Breaker Versus a Withdrawable Breaker

Electrical engineers must understand the exacting specifications when designing switchgear. This webcast focuses on medium-voltage switchgear in withdrawable applications compared to medium-voltage switchgear in fixed/removable...

Webcast: Vertical turbine NPSH

Net positive suction head (NPSH) is a key factor for plumbing engineers when specifying vertical turbine pumps. Learn the challenges of and solutions to NPSH issues.

Critical power webcast: Electrical systems and data center efficiency

When it comes to data center electrical efficiency, all sources of energy use in the facility must be considered. Register for this Feb. 18, 2016, webcast to learn more.

Webcast: Optimizing variable flow pumping control modes for energy savings

Learn about control modes in variable speed pumps to maximize energy savings in hydronic systems.

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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