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Fire protection pumps: Updates to NFPA 20
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Significant changes to the 2013 edition of NFPA 20: Standard for the Installation of Stationary Pumps for Fire Protection include a requirement for an alternate flow measurement means for flow... Read More

Achieving daylighting credits for LEED
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Learn the steps to achieve points for the U.S. Green Building Council LEED EQc8.1: Daylight and Views – Daylight credit. Read More

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Green power roundtable: Exploring green impacts of electrical distribution systems
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Energy efficiency is a buzzword for building owners and engineers' clients. Demand for distributed generation (DG) and renewable energy sources, such as wind and solar, is growing rapidly. Here, a... Read More

Engineering systems in manufacturing, industrial buildings
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Manufacturing and industrial facilities have some unusual engineering requirements, especially air handling, power needs, and fire/life safety systems.Read More

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Hard and soft metric: It's actually ‘conversion’ and ‘substitution’
Hard and soft metric: It's actually ‘conversion’ and ‘substitution’

After discussing "hard" and "soft" metric conversions in a previous blog post, I found that there... Read More

Specifying lighting controls: Part 2
Specifying lighting controls: Part 2

When specifying a lighting control system, reviewing the four types of lighting control discussed... Read More

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

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