Codes and Standards - Lighting

Engineering flexible office buildings: electrical/lighting/power and fire/life safety

Office buildings need to have the ability to accommodate myriad types of businesses and activities... » more

Engineering flexible office buildings: automation and controls/codes and standards

Office buildings need to have the ability to accommodate myriad types of businesses and activities... » more

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

Battling the complexity of designing government facilities: automation and controls, codes and standards

The government can be a tough customer, and the projects that state, municipal, federal, and... » more

Battling the complexity of designing government facilities: Electrical/lighting/power and fire/life safety

The government can be a tough customer, and the projects that state, municipal, federal, and... » more

Energy codes and lighting

Lighting designers have many resources when designing energy-efficient lighting in nonresidential... » more

Operating on medical and hospital projects: codes and standards

Engineers tasked with working on hospital and medical campuses find themselves tackling unique... » more

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Your questions answered: Backup, standby, and emergency power in mission critical facilities

Speakers at the Feb. 16 Critical power: Backup, standby, and emergency power in mission critical facilities webcast addressed questions not covered during the live event. » more

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.

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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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Videos

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

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

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