Power - Energy Efficiency

Sustainable strategies for data centers

Andy Baxter, PE, Page principal and director of MEP engineering discussed three trends related to... » more

Grumman/Butkus Associates 2016 hospital benchmarking survey released

This report about hospitals and health care facilities examines electricity, fossil fuel,... » more

Sammamish Community and Aquatic Center makes a splash

In the spring of 2016, the Sammamish Community and Aquatic Center opened to large crowds of active... » more

Engineering flexible office buildings: sustainable buildings/energy efficiency

Office buildings need to have the ability to accommodate myriad types of businesses and activities... » more

Engineering flexible office buildings

Office buildings need to have the ability to accommodate myriad types of businesses and activities... » more

Working by daylight: How circadian lighting increases productivity

Low access to daylight can be detrimental to our health. Eye strain, exhaustion, and weakening... » more

Balancing energy efficiency and aesthetics at Wilshire Grand

The success of the Wilshire Grand high-rise was driven by the entire design team working together... » more

Electrical, power systems in educational facilities

Respondents to the 2016 Electrical and Power study share details about these systems in educational... » more

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Your questions answered: Backup, standby, and emergency power in mission critical facilities

Speakers at the Feb. 16 Critical power: Backup, standby, and emergency power in mission critical facilities webcast addressed questions not covered during the live event. » more

HVAC webcast: Hospitals and health care facilities

The HVAC system in a hospital must be based on high design standards. Register for this March 16, 2017, webcast to learn more.

Webcast: Understanding Generator Set Rating Definitions

This presentation on March 2, 2017, is designed to educate consulting specifying engineers regarding the various factors that influence a generator set’s ratings, and how familiarity with these factors can contribute to more...

Webcast: Critical power: Backup, standby, and emergency power in mission critical facilities

Register for this webcast on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017. When utility power is interrupted, standby power system failure is not an option for mission critical facilities. Mission critical facilities, such as hospitals, data centers,...

Webcast: How to Read a Pump Curve

This webinar on Jan. 24, 2017, will teach you to read the pump curve, to know what information is there, and understand how it is formatted.

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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