Campus Power Outage Database Updated to August 1st.

From discussions undertaken during twice-yearly Education & Healthcare Facilities Committee meetings during both 2015 IAS Annual meetings and I&CPS Conferences several decisions were made and re-affirmed during face-to-face meetings at conferences since: Only forced outages recorded. Updates on the status of the database will be discussed during the standing bi-weekly teleconferences. Access to the database… Read more

NESC 2022 Development Calendar

Ω A workspace for developing comments on proposed revisions to the National Electrical Safety Code Preprint is linked below: 2022 Edition of the National Electrical Safety Code / Education & Healthcare Facilities Committee Comments are due March 1, 2020 and processed according to the schedule linked below:  

Energy Conservation Standards for Small Electric Motors / Comments Due June 29th

The Energy Policy and Conservation Act of 1975, as amended, prescribes energy conservation standards for various consumer products and certain commercial and industrial equipment, including small electric motors. EPCA also requires the Secretary of Energy to periodically determine whether more-stringent, amended standards would be technologically feasible and cost effective, and would result in significant conservation… Read more

Model Process for Addressing Ethical Concerns During System Design / Comments Due June 5th

  IEEE P7000 The standard establishes a process model by which engineers and technologists can address ethical consideration throughout the various stages of system initiation, analysis and design. Expected process requirements include management and engineering view of new IT product development, computer ethics and IT system design, value-sensitive design, and, stakeholder involvement in ethical IT… Read more

Evolving Statement on COVID-19 Preparedness & Response

Ω Thought leaders in the education facility electrotechnologies (power and information and communication technology) have been convening online to prepare recommendations to US school districts, colleges and universities over the past several days.  All of us are fairly busy with other work but want to contribute relevant information for education facility industry leaders.  We have… Read more