electrical

Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing Engineering from EVstudio

by evstudio December 14, 2018

Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing Engineering for your project, designed to meet the stringent requirements of energy and water conservation The Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing Engineering Department of EVstudio provides design services and consultation for our own project teams as well as outside project owners, contractors, […]

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Project Spotlight: DU Centennial Halls & Towers

by Macy Andre December 14, 2017
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Throwback Thursday- Higher Ed Renovation Designing a space for a specific demographic can pose unique challenges. DU Centennial Halls & Towers were meant to be a place for young minds to thrive, and throughout time the design of these spaces needed an update. While the […]

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Electrical Panel Locations- A guide for placement

by Kelly Hannegan August 24, 2017

Electrical Panel Locations Often during the schematic design process, the question comes up from time to time regarding acceptable locations for electrical panels.  The National Electrical Code has a few restrictions on where electrical panels may be located as follows: NEC 110.26 requires electrical equipment […]

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Understanding Xcel Design Requirements for Transformer Rooms

by Dean Dalvit January 29, 2017
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There are several design requirements that must be met in order to provide a transformer room within the building for your project. First, the fire ratings of the walls and ceiling must be a three hour assembly. Ventilation must be provided as well as street […]

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Take Pictures of Your Construction Project – Save Time Later

by Sean O'Hara April 23, 2014

People take pictures during construction to show their family, to ask the builder questions and to document the process. One of the biggest reasons to take pictures during construction is to have a record of hidden conditions. Prior to enclosing your framing, electrical and mechanical […]

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How Can We Put More Stars in the Sky?

by EVstudio AEP October 26, 2013
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I came across an interesting article in an e-mail blast from USGBC recently.  The focus was to give a glimpse of cityscapes at night if those cities went dark.  While this is unrealistic, we do have some control over how much of the sky we […]

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