Codes and Standards - HVAC

Save energy by integrating lighting controls, HVAC systems

Integrating lighting controls and HVAC systems is complex, and can offer significant energy savings... » more

Hospital integrates lighting, HVAC to accomplish goals

Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas recently completed integrating a BAS with a... » more

Indirect cooling technologies

Indirect evaporative cooling allows for space cooling without the addition of moisture. The cooled... » more

Resources for boiler codes and standards

Know the codes, standards, and resources when working on boilers and boiler system design. » more

Designing efficient, effective boilers

Several codes and standards regulate boiler specification, plus energy efficiency and efficacy of... » more

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles, March 23-29

Were you out last week? Miss something? Here are the Consulting-Specifying Engineer ’s five... » more

Commissioning solves operational issues, saves energy

In this HVAC commissioning project, the engineering team saved money and energy at an existing... » more

Engineering in K-12 schools: HVAC systems

Engineers offer practical advice and best practices on how to design HVAC systems and improve... » more

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Critical power webcast: Transfer switches in switchgear

When an interruption of electrical power occurs, an automatic transfer switch shifts loads between utility and generator power. During these transitions, transfer switch timing and sequence is critical to ensure proper system...

Webcast: How will you meet new code requirements for arc reduction?

Arc flash incidents occur all too often and impact many lives; the remnants of the event may last forever. To address the problem in the industry we turn to codes and standards. Register for this webcast event to learn more.

Electrical systems webcast: Designing electrical rooms

Electrical rooms provide safe and secure spaces for the operation and maintenance of electrical equipment. While electrical equipment types and ratings can have significant impacts on electrical room requirements, distributing...

Critical Power Webcast: NFPA 110: Standard for Emergency and Standby Power Systems

Consulting engineers who specify emergency power equipment understand that installations for mission critical facilities, such as hospitals and data centers, are required to comply with NFPA 110: Standard for Emergency and...

Webcast: HVAC for Data Centers

When developing data center energy-use estimations, engineers must account for all sources of energy use in the facility. Attend this 1-hour webcast to learn about HVAC in data centers.

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Understanding Specifications, Codes and Standards

Soft and hard metric conversions

"Soft metric" is not a mix of imperial and metric measurements, and... » more

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Video: Business management for decision makers

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