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Power Systems September 28, 2018

Power-generation systems in high-performance buildings

Electrical engineers must consider many factors when designing power-generation systems. Safety, maintainability, efficiency, code compliance, and economics play crucial roles in determining the topology of a power-generation system. Specific requirements for power vary based on building occupancy type, facility use, and critical function.

By Tom Divine, PE, LEED AP
Generation September 28, 2018

Case study: Hospital generator noise attenuated

Four outdoor diesel generators were designed for a hospital, and sound levels were better than expected.

By Tom Divine, PE, LEED AP, Smith Seckman Reid, Houston
Power September 25, 2018

Specifying paralleled generation systems

Learn about important factors related to specifying onsite generation systems, focusing on paralleled generators.

By Joseph Thornam, PE; and Stanley Worchester, PE
Generation September 25, 2018

Case study: University of Wyoming energy plant upgrade

The normal and standby power system at the University of Wyoming’s central energy plant was upgraded.

By Joseph Thornam, PE;Stanley Worcester, PE, Stanley Consultants, Centennial, Colo.
Generation September 13, 2018

Congratulations 2018 Product of the Year winners

Consulting-Specifying Engineer readers have cast their votes for the 2018 Product of the Year; read about the winners.

By Amanda Pelliccione, Research Director
Generation August 28, 2018

CxEnergy 2019 Issues Call for Abstracts

Event’s Popular Technical Program is Industry Leader in Commissioning & Energy Management Continuing Education

By CxEnergy
Generation August 15, 2018

Selectively coordinated overcurrent protection for power systems

When designing a safe and reliable power distribution system, it is imperative to consider life safety and equipment protection.

By Marius Popescu, PE; Ali Ashur, PE; and Michael Stevens
Business of Engineering August 9, 2018

Jordan & Skala Engineers: PGA Tour Headquarters

Automation, controls; commissioning, retro-commissioning; electrical, power; energy, sustainability; fire, life safety; HVAC, mechanical; lighting; plumbing, piping; and LEED certification

By Jordan & Skala Engineers
Generation August 9, 2018

McKinstry: Washington State University Everett

Automation, controls; electrical, power; energy, sustainability; fire, life safety; HVAC, mechanical; lighting; plumbing, piping; educational facility; and new construction

By McKinstry
Hospitals August 9, 2018

Sindoni Consulting & Management Services Inc.: Kaiser Permanente San Diego Central Medical Center

Commissioning, retro-commissioning; HVAC; health care facility; and new construction

By Sindoni Consulting & Management Services Inc.