Building Types - Data Centers

Understanding NFPA 101 for mission critical facilities

NFPA 101: Life Safety Code 2015 is a reference used for strategies to protect people based on... » more

Storage battery requirements

The International Fire Code (IFC) and NFPA 1: Fire Code need to be considered when specifying... » more

Webcast: Understanding Generator Set Rating Definitions

This presentation on March 2, 2017, is designed to educate consulting specifying engineers...

Five steps to success with ASHRAE 90.1

ASHRAE Standard 90.1: Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings is one of... » more

Arup Thoughts: Data manipulation means better design

Once data is seen as malleable and versatile, data sets can be combined to generate a more detailed... » more

How advancing standards and equipment can improve building energy performance

This article is Part 1 of a two-part series on part-load efficiency. Increased emphasis on... » more

Webcast: Critical power: Backup, standby, and emergency power in mission critical facilities

Register for this webcast on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017. When utility power is interrupted, standby...

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HVAC webcast: Hospitals and health care facilities

The HVAC system in a hospital must be based on high design standards. Register for this March 16, 2017, webcast to learn more.

Webcast: Understanding Generator Set Rating Definitions

This presentation on March 2, 2017, is designed to educate consulting specifying engineers regarding the various factors that influence a generator set’s ratings, and how familiarity with these factors can contribute to more...

Webcast: Critical power: Backup, standby, and emergency power in mission critical facilities

Register for this webcast on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017. When utility power is interrupted, standby power system failure is not an option for mission critical facilities. Mission critical facilities, such as hospitals, data centers,...

Webcast: How to Read a Pump Curve

This webinar on Jan. 24, 2017, will teach you to read the pump curve, to know what information is there, and understand how it is formatted.

Your questions answered: Advancing electrical design in building information modeling

Responses to questions from the webcast on Nov. 15, 2016, provided an overview of the challenges BIM creates for today’s consulting engineers and introduce a new solution that saves both time and space. » more

Newswatch: Data Centers

This specialty newsletter focuses on data centers and mission critical facilities, including electrical/power, HVAC, fire suppression, and other engineering topics.

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CityLab profiles Malcolm X College teaching hospital

Malcolm X College has invested in new architecture and high-tech... » more

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Video: Fly drone with thermographic camera to evaluate...

Glumac's drone pilot recently flew over the Edith... » more

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Newswatch: Hospitals

This focused newsletter covers hospitals and health care facilities, including codes and standards, electrical/power, HVAC, fire and life safety, and other engineering topics.

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