System integration testing ensures that interfaces between systems are functioning properly, such as verifying proper function of the complete HVAC system as it goes from normal power to emergency and back. NFPA requirements for smoke control testing are another example of integrated system testing.
A fundamental objective of any biosafety program is the containment of potentially harmful biological agents. The term "containment" is used in describing safe methods, facilities and equipment for managing infectious materials in the laboratory environment where they are being handled or maintained
Discover how the commissioning process is applied to building envelopes using the exterior enclosure technical requirements of NIBS Guideline 3-2006 in conjunction with ASHRAE Guideline 0-2005. This introduction will review fundamentals of building enclosure design and offer insight into commissioni
This presentation will discuss the California Commissioning Collaborative’s guideline for verifying savings in EBCx projects, which informs commissioning service providers on how to design such an M&V program, including the approach, data requirements, calculation methodology, and integration into e
Craig Sieben is founder and CEO of Sieben Energy Associates. He is a leading expert on energy efficiency and has been a pioneer in the rapidly growing field of professional energy management for over two decades. He speaks often on what he calls the “second Saudi Arabia” waiting to be tapped in Amer
Integrating machine and motion control saves time and money in machine design, according to Dan Throne, Bosch Rexroth industry sector manager for food packaging and printing industries. See a 2:33 minute video.
CFE Media’s Jim Langhenry sat down with OPUS Dean of Engineering Dr. Robert Bishop to discuss the current state of engineering education at Marquette University. Dr. Bishop and Langhenry discussed the importance of the new engineering facility and how it will be used, the definition of discovery lea
Control Engineering Content Manager Peter Welander talks with Yaskawa's Manager of Marketing Communications Neil Koepke about the benefits of using variable frequency drives. While Welander visited the Americas headquarters for Yaskawa in Waukegan, Illinois, Koepke showed three different types o
At the 2010 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago, Baldor Electric talks with Group Publisher Jim Langhenry about the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 and what the new motor efficiency requirements mean to the end user.
Patrick Lynch, Project Manager and Editor with Consulting-Specifying Engineer magazine sits down with National Sales Manager Mike Madden from Gamewell-FCI to discuss life safety technologies, NFPA code changes, and the evolving life safety marketplace.
Gaylon Richardson presents on system integration testing, which ensures that interfaces between systems are functioning properly, such as verifying proper function of the complete HVAC system as it goes from normal power to emergency and back.