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Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, June 13-19: Smoke control, Product of the Year, 40 Under 40, more

Articles about Smoke control, 2016 Product of the Year finalists, 40 Under 40, medium-voltage... » more

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, June 6-12: Health care buildings, Product of the Year, smoke control design, more

Articles about stand-alone health care buildings, 2016 Product of the Year finalists, smoke control... » more

Stand-alone health care buildings: Electrical, power, lighting

Stand-alone medical buildings and specialized treatment facilities are engineering challenges, and... » more

Arup Thoughts: Smarter electricity in developing nations

It is revealing that rich nations have progressed slowly in the implementation of smart electricity... » more

Arup Thoughts: Robots can boost efficiency

New robots will revolutionize the construction industry.  » more

Data centers’ intricate design: Electrical and power systems

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

Enhancing the learning experience in K-12 schools: Electrical and power systems

K-12 schools are among the most important projects engineers can tackle. Professionals with... » more

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Lighting webcast: LED specifications

Building owners are becoming more aware of and interested in selecting LEDs because of their energy efficiency and long lifespan. Register for this education session on July 28 to learn more about specifying LEDs.

Your questions answered: Designing for Minimum Flow With VFD Operation

Jim Swetye, senior technical trainer at Grundfos Pumps Corp. in Ohio tackled unanswered questions from the June 14, 2016, webcast on minimum flow considerations when using variable frequency drives (VFDs). » more

Webcast: Designing for Minimum Flow with VFD Operation

When we enter the world of variable speed pumping, we must remember that all centrifugal pumps have some minimum allowable speed and flow rates. Register for this webcast on Tuesday, June 14, 2016.

Your questions answered: What is inverter duty anyway?

Questions not addressed during the May 24 webcast “What is Inverter Duty Anyway?” are answered here.  » more

Webcast: What is Inverter Duty Anyway?

Register for this webcast on May 24, 2016. 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.

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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