Fire and life safety engineers have never been more important as they design today’s schools. The ability to communicate also ranks highly among consultants. Here’s a look at how to enhance both of these skills.
Eaton Cooper’s power series Pad-mounted Source Transfer switchgear system is designed for facilities that require highly dependable power, such as health care, data center, and other mission critical applications.
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Engineers have many resources when designing energy-efficient lighting in nonresidential buildings. Lighting designers do not have to sacrifice quality or reduce lighting levels just to meet energy codes.
Office buildings might seem like relatively simple structures, but engineers with experience in the field know differently. Energy efficiency and sustainability improve occupancy rates and the overall performance of the building.