September 2013: Show Issue: Washington, D.C.

 

It seems like just yesterday that the NFPA Standards Council issued the 2011 National Electrical...

The average commercial building electric bill often features a consumption and demand component. The consumption...

The Alameda County Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee's Zero Net Training Facility in San Leandro, Calif., opened in June.

Producing as much energy as you use is the definition of a net-zero energy building...

The phrase “disruptive forces” is not commonly heard (or desired) in conversations about electric utilities,...

It may be part of human nature that, in times of great annoyance, or simply...

Electric vehicles (EVs) are becoming less of a novelty—though a Chevrolet Volt or Nissan Leaf...

Acuity Brands' Aera recessed luminaires have three control functions to manage the white ambient light independently.

While light makes sight, lighting shapes perception, particularly in regard to color in the things...

Genie GR-20 Runabout has a working height of 24 feet and a lift capacity of 350 lbs.

Most commercial and industrial projects have electrical work that must be done above floor or...


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In the third test, the cover blew open.,
| September 2013
Edward Murphy is famous for his law that states: “Anything that can go wrong will go wrong.” When performing an arc flash study, Murphy’s Law becomes very important if assumpt

Figure 1: Monthly plot of active power of one phase, Figure 2: Voltage versus current trend plot during a weekend period
| September 2013
When reviewing data from your power monitoring system, the 30,000-foot approach is a typical starting point. 


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| September 2013
There is more to sizing a conductor than just selecting a conductor from Table 310.15(B)(16) (formerly Table 310.16) in the National Electrical Code (NEC).

, Electric power system planners expect growth in demand response and energy-efficiency programs to reduce peak power demand by up to 5 percent over the next 10 years.
| September 2013
The average commercial building electric bill often features a consumption and demand component.

The Alameda County Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee's Zero Net Training Facility in San Leandro, Calif., opened in June., Early morning light enters through into the lobby and first floor of NREL's Research Support Facility (RSF) in Golden, Colo. The paneling is made from recycled beetle kill wood., Each modular workstation in the open-plan RSF uses a maximum of 65 watts., Walgreens is scheduled to open a net-zero energy store this fall in Evanston, Ill., The LightLouver Daylighting System units redirect sunlight deep into the office space to provide ambient lighting.
| September 2013
Producing as much energy as you use is the definition of a net-zero energy building (NZEB).

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