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Generation November 3, 2022

Your questions answered: What to consider when designing a paralleling power system

When designing a paralleling power system, electrical engineers need to consider many aspects including transfer switches, grounding and protection

By Hassan Obeid
Generation September 14, 2022

Five more reasons generators fail when you need them the most

Here are five additional reasons why generators fail

By John Yoon
Generation August 15, 2022

Project Profile: Northwest Suburban Municipal Joint Action Water Agency Backup Generator Project

This MEP project had several challenges including coordination of the pre-procurement of the diesel engine generators and paralleling switchgear as well as modifications.

By CDM Smith
Generation July 20, 2022

Hospital emergency power supply systems

Generators and emergency power systems are essential to enabling hospitals and health care facilities to effectively serve their communities

By Philip E. Mackey
Generation July 11, 2022

Webcast: Understanding HVO fuel in gensets

Attend this webcast on August 17, 2022, to learn about Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO) fuel and its environmental impact on the traditional diesel-powered generator system.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Generation June 11, 2022

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer content: June 3-9, 2022

The most-viewed content from the past week covered emergency generators, HVAC systems, K-12 school changes and building electrification.

By Chris Vavra
Generation May 31, 2022

Five reasons emergency generators fail when you need them

Here are five common reasons why generators fail

By John Yoon
Courtesy: CannonDesign
Generation March 1, 2022

Consulting-Specifying Engineer most-viewed articles, February 2022

Read the best articles in February 2022 including: Health care generators, electrical power quality, switch time duration, lighting controls and more.

By Chris Vavra
Specifying generator set paralleling controls
Generation February 25, 2022

Your questions answered: Specifying generator set paralleling controls

In this additional Q&A, learn how to parallel generators for emergency power systems, along with their fundamental control features

By Hassan Obeid
Generation December 2, 2021

Understand the distinctions of generators for health care

Generator systems designed for health care occupancies have a unique set of requirements

By James Lessard