Top Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, December 2011

The most visited articles at www.csemag.com during December 2011 included articles on natural ventilation, standby power, the Smart Grid, and many others.

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December 2011's leading Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles include:

Natural ventilation: Who, what, when, where, why, and how

Erin McConahey tells you what you need to know when considering natural ventilation or a mixed-mode scheme, specifically with regard to the use of climate data in the evaluation of natural conditioning potential by season and climate zone.

engineering educationUnderstanding Standby Power System Grounding

David Chesley details how to properly apply power system grounding out in the field, minimizing potential hazards and injuries.

Engineering standby power systems

Standby systems design requires focusing on electrical protection to ensure safe, reliable operation and the physical protection of standby system equipment and distribution from natural catastrophes and vandalism. Read this article by Dwayne G. Miller.

Proactively preparing for the Smart Grid

Author H. Jay Enck describes how the ability to measure and benchmark building performance is an integral component of Smart Grid technologies; building owners that implement data collection systems now will be better positioned for Smart Grid adoption down the road.

Confirm UL Approval on Gensets

Roody Yates explains why generator sets need to be Underwriters Laboratories (UL) 2200 listed and why this is crucial.

The State of Engineering Education

Gust Gianos explains how future engineering students are going to be different from those in the past and what impact that will have on the engineering field as a whole.



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