Thursday, December 18, 2014
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Building safe, effective health care facilities
Building safe, effective health care facilities

It’s hard to think of an engineering project with higher standards than a hospital or health care facility—successfully designed and installed systems can literally be a matter of life and death. Here, engineers with experience in the field offer advice on how to deliver such projects with a clean bill of health.Read More

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Flexible, sustainable electrical systems
Flexible, sustainable electrical systems

Current building codes and standards allow designers to build flexibility into the electrical system. Read More

Security essentials for BAS
Security essentials for BAS

Engineers should understand the three-legged stool of cybersecurity for building automation systems.Read More

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Designing smoke control systems
Designing smoke control systems

A smoke control system should be designed by a fire protection engineer who can tailor the system to the characteristics of the building and its occupants. Read More

Commissioning lighting systems
Commissioning lighting systems

The complexity of lighting design has made commissioning of lighting controls an essential part of projects. Commissioning for the most part is voluntary; however, if an owner is contemplating U.S.... Read More

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HVAC and Building Automation Systems Study: Seven key findings
In October 2014, Consulting-Specifying Engineer surveyed its audience members responsible for decisions related to the design of HVAC and/or building automation systems (BAS) products and services within their firms. Survey respondents identified seven important high-level findings impacting the HVAC and BAS industries.
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Insulation couplings
Insulation couplings

Klo-Shure Insulation Couplings for metric-sized polypropylene pipe systems.Read More

Water quality, efficiency software system
Water quality, efficiency software system

Symphony water quality and efficiency software system uses an open protocol software platform for... Read More

Axial fan for evaporator, condenser applications
Axial fan for evaporator, condenser applications

ebm-papst's W1G200 axial fan with bus communication can be used to circulate air in either... Read More

Expanded boiler/water heater line
Expanded boiler/water heater line

MagnaTherm boiler/volume water heater line includes 1.6, 2, 2.5, 3, 3.5, and 4 million Btuh sizes.Read More

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