Power - Energy Efficiency

Important updates to water efficiency standards for plumbing fixtures

In an effort to promote conservation of water in residences and businesses, the U.S. Environmental... » more

Data centers’ intricate design

Data centers are important structures that hold vital information for businesses, schools, public... » more

Siemens introduces digital services for energy

Experts say that the digital universe will double in size every two years and that by 2020 will... » more

2016 Product of the Year Finalists: Vote for this year's best products

Who will win gold in 2016? Consulting-Specifying Engineer announces the finalists for the 12th... » more

Low-maintenance humidification system

The DriSteem low-maintenance humidification system combines two DriSteem products-the Vapormist... » more

Hybrid humidifier

The DL Series is a hybrid humidifier that intelligently combines two adiabatic methods. » more

Desiccant dehumidification system

Ascendant, a conventional cooling active desiccant dehumidification system, delivers and controls... » more

Air-cooled chillers

Trane Sintesis air-cooled chillers provide energy efficiency and refrigerant choices to help... » more

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Webcast: What is Inverter Duty Anyway?

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. With technological improvements to variable frequency drives...

Your questions answered: How to Size a Centrifugal Pump Driver

Kevin Anderson, senior technical training specialist at Grundfos Pumps Corp. in Olathe, Kan., tackled unanswered questions from the April 12, 2016, webcast on sizing centrifugal pump drivers. » more

Critical power webcast: Backup power systems

Design engineers have many factors to consider when designing a backup system for a facility. Safety, maintainability, code compliance, and economics play crucial roles in determining the topology of a backup system for a...

Webcast: How to size a pump driver

Register for this April 12 event to learn that proper sizing of the horsepower rating of an electric motor or other driver is absolutely critical to the proper functioning of a pumping system.

HVAC webcast: Cooling systems

Providing cooling comfort and energy efficiency in nonresidential buildings is an ongoing challenge for mechanical engineers. Register for this May 12 webcast to learn more.

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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Insights on Power Blog

Critical power webcast: Selective coordination

Selective coordination is a means of localizing...

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Poll of the Week

When engineering systems in high-performance campus buildings, such as schools or hospitals, what is the most difficult challenge you face? Select one.
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