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What's new in ASHRAE 90.1-2013
What's new in ASHRAE 90.1-2013

Nearly 150 addenda were proposed for ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2013.Read More

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UL's new GFCI classes
UL's new GFCI classes

Ground fault circuit interrupters (GFCIs) are available in three new classes, which electrical engineers should become familiar with.Read More

Commissioning buildings, systems using ASHRAE Standard 202
Commissioning buildings, systems using ASHRAE Standard 202

ASHRAE Standard 202-2013 was recently released, which offers guidance on the building commissioning process.Read More

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Smart Grid Standard 201P status check
Smart Grid Standard 201P status check

ASHRAE and NEMA have jointly sponsored Standard 201P: Facility Smart Grid Information Model. Here’s a look at where the standard is today. Read More

ASHRAE publishes revised standard on ventilation in health care facilities
ASHRAE publishes revised standard on ventilation in health care facilities

ASHRAE Standard 170 has been updated to include updates, changes, and clarifications dealing with humidity, ducted returns, recirculating rooms units, and duct lining.Read More

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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

Soft and hard metric conversions
Soft and hard metric conversions

"Soft metric" is not a mix of imperial and metric measurements, and the Dept. of Defense does not... Read More

Specifying for sustainability: Reference standards
Specifying for sustainability: Reference standards

Every engineer needs a benchmark. In specifying, that's a reference standard.Read More

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