Codes and Standards - HVAC

Driving motor efficiency

Motor-driven equipment accounts for a large percentage of the electricity consumed in the... » more

The demands of mixed-use facilities: codes and standards

Mixed-use facilities require engineers to handle several complex components. Here, engineers with... » more

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, Aug. 29 - Sept. 5: MEP Giants revenue shifts, HVAC, transformer inrush current, more

Articles about MEP Giants revenue shifts, HVAC, transformer inrush current, LED for retrofit... » more

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, August 22-28: transformer inrush current, LED for retrofit projects, top MEP considerations, more

Articles about transformer inrush current, LED for retrofit projects, top MEP considerations, NFPA... » more

Facing the challenges of mixed-use buildings: HVAC

Fulfilling the demands of a mixed-use facility can be challenging, considering the structure’s... » more

Facing the challenges of mixed-use buildings: codes and standards

Fulfilling the demands of a mixed-use facility can be challenging, considering the structure’s... » more

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, August 15-21: HVAC, MEP Giants revenue shifts, LED lighting specifications, more

Articles about HVAC, MEP Giants revenue shifts, LED lighting specifications, efficient data... » more

HVAC codes and standards: cooling and energy efficiency

Codes and standards dictate the design of HVAC systems; however, there are ways to improve the... » more

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Your questions answered: Critical power: hospital electrical systems

The Sept. 15, 2016, “Critical Power: Backup power systems” webcast presenters addressed questions not covered during the live event. » more

Webcast: Fire/life safety: Notification systems

Active fire protection and life safety systems are specified to ensure the safety and well-being of building occupants in case of a fire or other emergency. As in most industries, the safety of people comes first and property...

Critical power webcast: Hospital electrical systems

Register for this webcast on Thursday, Sept. 15, to learn more about specifying electrical distribution systems in hospitals. For example, engineers must account for the facility’s size, flexibility needs, medical equipment and...

Webcast: Next-generation lighting: the emergence of PoE for lighting and controls

Using Power over Ethernet (PoE) not only cuts installation and commissioning costs, but—more importantly—opens the door to endless building integration options that build upon the idea of intelligent or high-performance...

Your questions answered: LED lighting specifications

Additional information from the July 28 Lighting: LED specifications webcast includes details about color shift, American Medical Association recommendations, and lighting controls. Presenters Haley Darst and Richard Vedvik... » more

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Understanding Specifications, Codes and Standards

Have you ever thought about how federal legislation...

Engineers generally don't get very involved in politics, but that... » more

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Video: Commissioning in the Real World: A Case Study

A recent commissioning project at the HP... » more

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