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  • Open Hand Manufacturing, Inc., a wood processing company, recently dedicated a 68-kW solar electrical system at its manufacturing facility in Oakland, Calif. The system will generate more than 80% of the factory's electricity needs.

  • ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 55-2004, Thermal Environmental Conditions for Human Occupancy , recently published, contains new information on compliance for commonly designed space and a new adaptive method for naturally ventilated spaces in certain climates.

  • Following a successful joint project, polymer processing company REHAU, and AMVIC, an insulated concrete form supplier, recently announced a strategic alliance to meet the growing demand for sustainable building methods.

  • Tivoli, LLC, a Santa Ana, Calif.-based lighting system manufacturer, has filed a complaint for trademark infringement and unfair competition against Decor-Max, LLC and Efficient-Tec International, LLC, alleging that the two defendants intentionally infringed Tivoli's registered trademarks in advertising by using the names "Tivoliled" and "Tivoliflexed."

Consulting-Specifying Engineer's Product of the Year (POY) contest is the premier award for new products in the HVAC, fire, electrical, and...
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The MEP Giants program lists the top mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection engineering firms in the United States.
Exploring fire pumps and systems; Lighting energy codes; Salary survey; Changes to NFPA 20
How to use IPD; 2017 Commissioning Giants; CFDs and harmonic mitigation; Eight steps to determine plumbing system requirements
2017 MEP Giants; Mergers and acquisitions report; ASHRAE 62.1; LEED v4 updates and tips; Understanding overcurrent protection
Power system design for high-performance buildings; mitigating arc flash hazards
Transformers; Electrical system design; Selecting and sizing transformers; Grounded and ungrounded system design, Paralleling generator systems
Commissioning electrical systems; Designing emergency and standby generator systems; VFDs in high-performance buildings
As brand protection manager for Eaton’s Electrical Sector, Tom Grace oversees counterfeit awareness...
Amara Rozgus is chief editor and content manager of Consulting-Specifier Engineer magazine.
IEEE power industry experts bring their combined experience in the electrical power industry...
Michael Heinsdorf, P.E., LEED AP, CDT is an Engineering Specification Writer at ARCOM MasterSpec.
Automation Engineer; Wood Group
System Integrator; Cross Integrated Systems Group
Fire & Life Safety Engineer; Technip USA Inc.
This course focuses on climate analysis, appropriateness of cooling system selection, and combining cooling systems.
This course will help identify and reveal electrical hazards and identify the solutions to implementing and maintaining a safe work environment.
This course explains how maintaining power and communication systems through emergency power-generation systems is critical.
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