White Papers for Electrical Construction and Maintenance

  • Worst Case Leakage Current TestingBy

    Leakage current testing is the measurement of electrical “leakage current” that results from powering an electrical appliance via mains or dc power. Leakage current is the unwanted or unintended flow of electrical current that presents an electrical hazard such as shock or burn.
  • Monitoring Bulk Solids InventoryBy

    Bulk Solids Inventory exists in a wide range of industries including agriculture, grain processing, feed production, plastic processing, concrete production and many more. Reliable monitoring of these inventories and efficient management of the corresponding data requires a choice...
  • Lighting Technologies, Principle, and MeasurementBy

    The proper measurement of light is a precise and complex science. The first step in correctly measuring light is to understand the basics: Color-Rendering Properties, Color Temperature, Light Distribution, Total Luminous Flux and Mura. This white paper provides a brief explanation of each...
  • Selecting a Pressure WasherBy

    When choosing a pressure washer, your application will play a major factor in choosing the correct type you need.
  • Utilizing Load Bank Solutions to Optimize Data Center CommissioningBy

    This paper explores how data center operators who properly leverage load bank technology during data-center commissioning can validate electrical and mechanical infrastructure performance, isolate and correct issues before production, qualify for LEED certification, accelerate...
  • Energy Savings in the Data Center Starts with Power MonitoringBy

    Increased compute requirements means more power consumption. In order to efficiently leverage all of the data that companies now collect about every aspect of their business, increasingly powerful and dense computer systems (such as blades and high-density rack systems, as well as switch and UPS...
  • Equipment Center vs. Conventional BuildingBy

    Equipment centers are designed to provide protection from a variety of environmental conditions and contain industrial primary and secondary cooling systems for handling anticipated internal and external heat loads. They are designed and manufactured in accordance with a number of rigorous...
  • Submetering for LEED v3 and Other Commercial and Public-Sector Energy InitiativesBy

    Engineering firms are discovering the value of submeters for accurate metering of electrical usage (kWh) and demand (kW) for tenant cost allocation and billing, energy management, load shedding and verifying compliance with LEED, green Globes, Energy Star and other private and public-sector...
  • CIR Electric Wins Renovation Project Bid with ConEst Estimating SoftwareBy

    There’s no foolproof way to eliminate the competition, but there are a few way to hedge your bets. For CIR Electrical, IntelliBid Estimating Software has been the difference in winning jobs.