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ASHRAE 62.1: A review of key requirements and concepts
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ASHRAE Standard 62.1: Ventilation for Acceptable Indoor Air Quality is the most commonly referenced standard to quantify acceptable conditions and appropriate HVAC system design.Read More

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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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Critical Power: Circuit Protection In Health Care Facilities
Health care facilities and hospitals have more stringent circuit protection requirements than conventional building electrical systems. Because of the unique constraints of health care facility electrical systems, design engineers must ensure these demanding requirements are met. Engineers must understand and apply circuit protection best practices especially when designing electrical systems in health care facilities.

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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

Specifying for sustainability: performance specifying
Specifying for sustainability: performance specifying

One of the cores of LEED v4 or any sustainable design standard is specifying performance. Here's... Read More

Specifying for green building: Part 1
Specifying for green building: Part 1

How do you structure specifications to properly specify building performance that is compliant with... Read More

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