Codes and Standards - HVAC

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

Articles about commissioning electrical and power systems, eco mode in UPS systems, dc power... » more

How to engineer manufacturing, industrial buildings: Codes and standards

Manufacturing and industrial facilities can be particularly complex projects, involving large... » more

How to engineer manufacturing, industrial buildings: HVAC

Manufacturing and industrial facilities can be particularly complex projects, involving large... » more

ASHRAE’s BAS guideline published, open for public review

Guidance on performance monitoring is featured in a newly published guideline from ASHRAE. » more

NFPA 99: Health care facilities code overview

Here’s a basic overview of the 2012 edition of NFPA 99, along with a review of the information... » more

Know the intent, changes of NFPA 99-2012

NFPA 99: Health Care Facilities Code was completely overhauled and rewritten from the 2005 edition... » more

The proper amount of specificity

What is the appropriate level of detail for a specification? » more

High standards for labs, research buildings: Codes and standards

Laboratory and research facilities are high-performance buildings, often with complex systems and... » 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

Listed, labeled, and defined in the National...

What exactly does "listed and labeled as defined in NFPA 70" mean? » more

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When engineering systems in mixed-use buildings (such as retail/residential), what is the most difficult issue you face? Select one.
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