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Know when, where to specify a clean agent system
Know when, where to specify a clean agent system

Fire protection engineers should use NPFA 2001 to direct the specification of clean agent fire extinguishing systems, which are typically used in mission critical facilities. Read More

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Engineering on an international scale
Engineering on an international scale

Working on projects clear across the globe may introduce more obstacles to overcome than mere distance and language barriers—each locale comes with its own codes, climate conditions, and unique... Read More

LED specifications
LED specifications

Building owners are requesting LEDs because of their energy efficiency and long lifespan. Review the basics of LEDs, explain the key aspects of specifying LEDs, and examine lifecycle cost... Read More

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What are the impacts of NFPA 72-2016?
What are the impacts of NFPA 72-2016?

Although the revision process is not yet complete for NFPA 72-2016, this highlights some of the more significant changes that may be included in the 2016 edition.Read More

Meeting regulatory requirements via wireless lighting controls
Meeting regulatory requirements via wireless lighting controls

Wireless lighting controls bring a decisive change to the marketplace.Read More

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Fire/life safety: Detection and notification systems
Presenters Raymond Grill and David Lowrey will discuss at 1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET on Aug. 27 how fire detection systems—including fire, smoke, heat, linear, and intelligent—are required at varying levels in nonresidential buildings. They will also explain how fire protection engineers must know which products and systems will best support the owner’s needs and authority having jurisdiction’s (AHJ) requirements.
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MEP Giants
2015 MEP Giants announced
Consulting-Specifying Engineer announces the 2015 MEP Giants. The 100 engineering firms distinguished by this award are recognized in the August 2015 issue, online at www.csemag.com/giants, and at a dinner and networking awards event in Chicago in September.

The MEP Giants program, sponsored by Eaton, lists the top mechanical, electrical, plumbing (MEP), and fire protection engineering firms in the United States. The in-depth analysis of these firms reveals industry insights, and how the engineering industry has changed over the past few years.
Read about the winners.
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Tankless water heater series
Tankless water heater series

Navien’s tankless NPE-150S water heater series can be used to cascade where a bit more domestic hot... Read More

Multifeature packaged paralleling system
Multifeature packaged paralleling system

ASCO series 300 transfer switch-based paralleling system delivers high-power capabilities to... Read More

Inductive proximity sensors
Inductive proximity sensors

Carlo Gavazzi’s ICB series inductive proximity sensors enable a broader range of applications by... Read More

UPS system for data centers
UPS system for data centers

Eaton’s Xpert 9395 UPS offers up to 10% more power within the same footprint in data centers. Read More

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