As an engineer, I think I have a duty to address the challenge of climate change in my work. If I don’t, then how can I ... read more
The Consulting-Specifying Engineer 2015 Electrical and Power Study indicates that 63% of respondents specify, design, or... read more
When engineering systems in data centers, what is the most difficult engineering challenge you face? Take the poll.
This standard applies to new data centers and telecommunications buildings, new additions, and modifications.
The first day on the job will set the tone for success.
Both active and passive fire protection systems are specified to ensure the safety and well-being of building occupants in case of a fire. As in most industries, the safety of people comes first and property protection is...
Electrical engineers must understand the exacting specifications when designing switchgear. This webcast focuses on medium-voltage switchgear in withdrawable applications compared to medium-voltage switchgear in fixed/removable...
DFD, FD, and FSD series fire and combination fire/smoke dampers are approved for installation in horizontal, nonconcrete, fire-rated barriers and can be specified for use in UL floor/ceiling design I503.
NFPA 101: Life Safety Code dictates a great deal for all building types, including egress, features of fire protection, sprinkler systems, alarms, emergency lighting, smoke barriers, and special hazard protection.
An update of ASHRAE Standard 90.1 looks at building envelope, HVAC, plumbing, lighting, and elevators and escalators. The bulk of the article will focus on the 2013 edition, with a look at 2016 addenda that are already approved.
Engineering mechanical, electrical, plumbing (MEP), and fire protection systems in colleges and universities requires designers to look toward the future of postsecondary education, and consider all aspects of a building and its...