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Fire protection changes in schools
Fire protection changes in schools

Changes in codes and in society’s expectations for school safety have driven increased fire protection and security requirements for colleges, universities, and K-12 schools.Read More

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Displacement ventilation best practices
Displacement ventilation best practices

Displacement ventilation (DV) is a low-velocity, non-turbulent cooling system for commercial buildings that is not always fully understood. Learn when and where these DV systems can be best used.Read More

Integration: HVAC fans and smoke control
Integration: HVAC fans and smoke control

Fire, life safety, and HVAC systems must be integrated by the engineer to achieve reliability in smoke control systems. This includes mechanical equipment, physical barriers, or a combination of both.Read More

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Your questions answered: Retrofitting HVAC systems in existing buildings
Your questions answered: Retrofitting HVAC systems in existing buildings

While the mechanical engineering team has much more control over how HVAC systems are designed and how they fit into the facility for new construction, retrofitting HVAC systems to accommodate... Read More

Designing, enhancing office buildings
Designing, enhancing office buildings

Office buildings might seem like relatively simple structures, but engineers with experience in the field know differently. Words of advice from several professionals show how to make such... Read More

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Digital Edition
Did you know a digital version of the magazine is released every month? It is easily viewed from your desktop or tablet device. The October issue of Consulting-Specifying Engineer includes stories on fire and life safety in schools and emergency and standby power in hospitals.
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Critical power: Circuit protection in health care facilities
Designing electrical systems for health care facilities—especially hospitals—is more demanding than for conventional buildings because the stakes are so high. Therefore, circuit protection requirements are necessarily more stringent. Health care and hospital electrical system design is regulated by various codes and recommendations that are often confusing. The requirements are full of information on both the normal and emergency power system branches.

Thursday, November 12, 2015, at 11 a.m. PT /1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

1 AIA CES registered LU|HSW available for attendees

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Ascendant, a conventional cooling active desiccant dehumidification system, delivers and controls... Read More

Selective coordination designer tool
Selective coordination designer tool

The Selective Coordination Designer v1.0 for consultants and application engineers helps simplify... Read More

Wireless building controls system
Wireless building controls system

Trane Air-Fi is a reliable, flexible wireless system that frees building owners and managers from... Read More

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