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2015 Commissioning Giants
2015 Commissioning Giants

Commissioning professionals (CxPs) can be defined as technical analysts, bloodhounds, and diagnosticians working to connect ideas and project teams to future buildings and systems. The Building Commissioning Association (BCA) surveyed commissioning professionals who are “giants” in their field due to their advocacy in...Read More

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Emergency and standby power in hospitals
Emergency and standby power in hospitals

Consulting engineers who specify emergency power equipment understand that installations for hospitals are required to comply with NFPA 110 in conjunction with NFPA 70. System designers must... Read More

Online education: Smart building automation systems
Online education: Smart building automation systems

BAS and building your future: Register for educational online courses about smart buildings. Read More

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Getting equipment SCCR code requirements right
Getting equipment SCCR code requirements right

Complying with the latest NEC and OSHA requirements will improve equipment protection, electrical safety, and power reliability. Read More

Economics of lighting systems
Economics of lighting systems

Codes and standards, energy efficiency, lighting controls, and plug loads all play into specifying lighting and lighting controls in nonresidential buildings. 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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WEBCAST: 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

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