Most of the articles in this column have focused on how to find what type of power quality demons are lurking in your power system. However, the other aspect of PQ is how to get rid of them. Otherwise, it is sort of like a doctor who only diagnoses your illness, but can't offer any treatment.
Spreadsheet software is made for crunching numbers, but database programs are made for crunching data, and they do it better. Consider the following reasons why a database is a good platform for electrical estimating systems.