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Balancing passive, active fire protection
Balancing passive, active fire protection

The International Building Code and NFPA standards provide guidance on passive and active fire protection systems.Read More

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NFPA 72-2016 proposed changes
NFPA 72-2016 proposed changes

NFPA 72: National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code technical committees have been busy reviewing and preparing revisions to the 2013 edition of the code that will ultimately be published in the 2016... Read More

MEP Giants continue to diversify
MEP Giants continue to diversify

The 2014 MEP Giants revenue has remained flat, while firms continue to diversify the services they offer and the building types they work in. Read More

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Energy codes and lighting in smart buildings
Energy codes and lighting in smart buildings

Successful lighting design in smart buildings can be achieved in many ways.Read More

NEBB building systems technical commissioning procedural standard updated
NEBB building systems technical commissioning procedural standard updated

NEBB has released the updated Procedural Standard for Whole Building Systems Technical Commissioning for New Construction.Read More

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Specifying lighting controls: Part 1
Specifying lighting controls: Part 1

Part 1 looks at four common types of lighting controls: panelboards, dimming controls, addressable... Read More

Closed and open specifications
Closed and open specifications

What exactly are they, and how should engineers specify products or systems with the four different... Read More

Listed, labeled, and defined in the National Electrical Code
Listed, labeled, and defined in the National Electrical Code

What exactly does "listed and labeled as defined in NFPA 70" mean?Read More

The proper amount of specificity
The proper amount of specificity

What is the appropriate level of detail for a specification?Read More

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