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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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    Products
    Aspirating smoke detector
    Aspirating smoke detector

    Honeywell's Xtralis VESDA-E VEP smoke detector offers improved detection performance and touch... Read More

    Fire protection detection tubing
    Fire protection detection tubing

    Firetrace International has just been granted the LPCB (Loss Prevention Certification Board)... Read More

    Notification devices for fire safety
    Notification devices for fire safety

    System Sensor's L-Series AV notification devices reduce power consumption by up to 35%.Read More

    2017 Product of the Year Finalists: Vote for this year's best products
    2017 Product of the Year Finalists: Vote for this year's best products

    Who will win gold in 2017? Consulting-Specifying Engineer announces the finalists for this year's... Read More

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    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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