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Resilient Utility Infrastructure – Part 1: Planning and Design

by Matt Woo, P.E., RCDD, LEED AP BD+C and Steve Grayson, P.E., LEED AP This article is part of Wood Harbinger’s newsletter series. Resiliency in the built environment, simply put, is the ability to recover from difficult conditions that have compromised essential utility/infrastructure services. That could mean recovering from a power outage, an earthquake, a […]

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Hey the Lights are Out… Kinda: Single-Phasing Partial Power Outages

By Shaun May, E.I.T. Have you ever experienced a power outage where some, but not all, of your lights turned off, flickered, or dimmed? Perhaps your computer shut down but your refrigerator remained on? Did you check your electrical panel and find no breakers tripped (huh?)? The Wood Harbinger offices experienced this the other day.

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