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Assessing replacement of electrical systems

Replacement of electrical systems is a study of economics and risk. Factors including age, safety,... » more

Optimizing facility operations with cogeneration systems

Applied Medical Resources optimized operations by integrating cogeneration equipment into its... » more

Maximizing a manufacturer’s combined heat and power plant

A Midwestern manufacturing facility opted for a hybrid combined-cycle steam turbine generator... » more

Diesel industrial generator

The diesel industrial generators from the KD Series are designed with high technology regulation... » more

Exploring the high demands for higher education facilities: electrical/lighting/power

The design process for higher education facilities has its own set of challenges and requirements.... » more

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, September 26 to October 2: Biomass case study, NFPA 75, 2016 MEP Giants, more

Articles about a biomass case study, applying NFPA 75 in data centers, 2016 MEP Giants, the 2016... » more

2016 Product of the Year winners

Consulting-Specifying Engineer readers have cast their votes for the 2016 Product of the Year; read...

Arup Thoughts: How should we design for a networked world?

With data collected about our online activities comes enormous insight and influence over human... » more

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Your questions answered: Advancing electrical design in building information modeling

Responses to questions from the webcast on Nov. 15, 2016, provided an overview of the challenges BIM creates for today’s consulting engineers and introduce a new solution that saves both time and space. » more

Your questions answered: Critical power: Circuit protection

Questions not answered at the Nov. 3, 2016, circuit protection webcast are addressed here.  » more

Your questions answered: Understanding the new generation of medium-voltage switchgear

Webcast presentation on October 18, 2016, by Joe Richard, U.S. launch manager, Schneider Electric, participated in the question and answer session. » more

Your questions answered: Fire/life safety: Notification systems

NFPA 72 defines how fire notification systems should be designed and installed. Here is additional information from the Oct. 13, 2016, webcast on Fire/life safety: Notification systems.  » more

Webcast: Innovation and the New Generation of Medium Voltage Switchgear

The electrical industry is seeing a number of trends affecting power network design including workforce shifts, capital and operational expenditure sensitivity, equipment space issues, and the ever increasing importance of both...

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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When engineering systems in colleges and universities, what's your biggest challenge? Select one.
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