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Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, July 18-24: NFPA 99, medium-voltage electrical systems, 40 Under 40, more

Articles about NFPA 99, medium-voltage electrical systems, 40 Under 40, putting COPS into context,... » more

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, July 11-17: 40 Under 40, combined heat and power systems, backup power systems, more

Articles about 40 Under 40, combined heat and power systems, backup power systems, NFPA 99, and... » more

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, July 4-10: 40 Under 40, noise and vibration control, combined heat and power systems, more

Articles about 40 Under 40, noise and vibration control, combined heat and power systems, NFPA 99,... » more

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, June 27 to July 3: NFPA 99, 40 Under 40, fire protection for IDF and MDF rooms, more

Articles about NFPA 99, 40 Under 40, fire protection for IDF, MDF rooms, noise and vibration... » more

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, June 20-26: 40 Under 40, Product of the Year, inverter duty, more

Articles about 40 Under 40, 2016 Product of the Year finalists, inverter duty, HVAC: cooling... » more

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

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Webcast: Keep your cool while keeping your facilities cool

The conditions within a plant have an impact on productivity, work quality and safety, and ensuring those working conditions are every bit as important as other factors on the plant floor. Register for this July 26 event to learn...

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: Critical power: Backup power systems

Design engineers have many factors to consider when designing a backup system for a facility. Additional insights from the June 30, 2016, webcast are provided. » more

Critical power webcast: Backup power systems

Design engineers have many factors to consider when designing a backup system for a facility. Safety, maintainability, code compliance, and economics play crucial roles in determining the topology of a backup system for a...

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

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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Insights on Power Blog

Critical power webcast: Selective coordination

Selective coordination is a means of localizing...

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Poll of the Week

When engineering systems in mixed-use buildings (such as retail and residential in the same building), what's your biggest challenge? Select one.
Automation and controls
Codes and standards
Electrical and power
Energy efficiency, sustainability
Fire and life safety
HVAC
Lighting, lighting controls


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