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  • In “Coolest kid on the block,” Julio Alvear, LEED AP, associate, Syska Hennessy Group, New York, discusses ground source heating pump systems, which he says now rival standard electric centrifugal chiller and boiler machines in energy efficiency For the full story, go to the Green Buildings community at .

  • “Peeling the onion: How to design with codes and standards,” is the first in a series of columns by Larry Wilson, P.E., senior vice president, Environmental Systems Design, Chicago. Wilson offers suggestions on how to unraveling all the codes and standards and apply them to a successful design. Go to the Codes/Standards community at .

  • Healthy savings for a major pharmaceutical distribution center were the result of an energy initiative. The company was able to shave nearly $40,000—or 18%—annually from its utility costs due to upgrades to their HVAC control and correction of poor power factor. Not bad for a patient showing no symptoms. For the complete case study, go to the Electrical community at .

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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
Integrating electrical and HVAC for energy efficiency; Mixed-use buildings; ASHRAE 90.4; Wireless fire alarms assessment and challenges
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
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IEEE power industry experts bring their combined experience in the electrical power industry...
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