Tuesday, April 26, 2016
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How to design safe, reliable fire pump power service
How to design safe, reliable fire pump power service

The codes that govern the power supply to the fire pump, as well as conversations with the local authority having jurisdiction, determine the best solution for a building’s fire pump power system design.Read More

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Enhancing the learning experience in K-12 schools
Enhancing the learning experience in K-12 schools

K-12 schools are among the most important projects engineers can tackle. Professionals with expertise in mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection, lighting, and commissioning offer design... Read More

Finding passion in your work
Finding passion in your work

Time for a gut check: Are you passionate about what you do?Read More

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Smoke and Fire Curtains
Bilco’s full line of hidden automatic smoke and fire curtains activate in case of fire to create a physical barrier to smoke and heat movement, allowing for safe building evacuation while helping fire-fighting efforts. Learn more.
Designing generator systems
Designing generator systems

When designing generator systems, such as engine-driven generator sets, design engineers must ensure that the generator selection, sizing, and the design of electrical systems are appropriate for the... Read More

A comprehensive look at the intelligent building
A comprehensive look at the intelligent building

Technology is changing what’s possible for buildings. With the advent of smart building technology, heating, cooling, electrical, lighting, fire/life safety, and other systems need monitoring and... Read More

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2016 Product of the Year
Who will win gold in 2016? Consulting-Specifying Engineer announces the finalists for this year's 12th annual Product of the Year competition, and readers will have the final word.
Cast your votes online here.
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Electrical Design for Motors with Instructor Ken Lovorn
Learn all of the skills necessary to design branch circuits for motors. This course will cover single and three phase induction motors, elevator motors, fire pumps, and refrigeration motors. Not only will you learn over current and short circuit protection, you will also learn the National Electrical Code (NEC) criteria for sizing conduit and wire for these motors. Register today!
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2016 Fire and Life Safety Study: Seven key findings
Respondents to the Consulting-Specifying Engineer 2016 Fire and Life Safety Study identified seven high-level findings impacting the fire and life safety industry:

  • Building structures

  • Systems specified

  • Systems value

  • Challenges

  • Disciplines

  • Design factors

  • Experience

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    Coupling braided hose
    Coupling braided hose

    Victaulic's Series AH2-CC Braided Hose allows for an easier bend, simpler installation, and better... Read More

    Pendent sprinklers for warehouse and storage applications
    Pendent sprinklers for warehouse and storage applications

    Model ESFR-25 is an early suppression fast response (ESFR) pendent sprinkler with a K-factor of... Read More

    Colored explosion-proof signal light with an audible horn
    Colored explosion-proof signal light with an audible horn

    EPL-TL-1X10W-C-PA LED signal light is a Class 1 Division 1 and Class 2 Division 1 LED signal light... Read More

    Clean agent total flooding system
    Clean agent total flooding system

    E4 engineered clean agent total flooding system is FM aproved and offers 500 psi 3M Novec 1230... Read More

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    Critical Power: Backup power systems webcast
    Design engineers have many factors to consider when designing a backup system for a facility. Safety, maintainability, code compliance, and economics play crucial roles in determining the topology of a backup system for a critical facility.
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