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Interpreting NFPA 72
Interpreting NFPA 72

Engineers must understand how NFPA 72-2013 can be specified into commercial buildings. While the 2010 edition is just being put into practice in many jurisdictions, the changes to the 2013 code should be noted.Read More

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Learning objective: Designing K-12 schools
Learning objective: Designing K-12 schools

In K-12 schools, technological advancements, code requirements, and other demands placed on engineers are consistently increasing, while limitations like budget restraints remain a challenge.Read More

Integration: BIM design
Integration: BIM design

Building information modeling (BIM) is used frequently when working across multiple disciplines, including mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection engineering, and also with other... Read More

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Register for the premier event in fire and life safety in Chicago, June 22-25, 2015. Learn about products. Meet experts. Choose sessions. Earn CEUs.
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Is an international assignment right for you?
Is an international assignment right for you?

Consider these 5 questions if you’d like to work abroad. Read More

Key political trends in green building
Key political trends in green building

Green building continues as a major push, with net-zero energy buildings at the forefront.Read More

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Electrical Systems: Arc Flash Reduction and NEC 240.87 Requirements
Arc flash hazards is a dangerous condition associated with the possible release of energy caused by an electric arc. These incidents can cause severe injury including burns, and each year impact the lives and safety of thousands of people. As awareness of arc flash hazards grows, electrical industry standards and regulations continue to evolve.

Now that the 2014 edition of NFPA 70: National Electrical Code (NEC) has been published, this will take a look at what’s new in the requirement in Section 240.87: Arc Energy Reduction. This session will focus on the requirements and intent of the code change to ensure arc flash safety in the electrical industry.

Wednesday, May 6, 2015,
at 11 a.m. PT /1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET
Sponsor: Schneider Electric
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Analog sensor control box with built-in data logging
Analog sensor control box with built-in data logging

SmartBOX1 is a general purpose, PLC-based, dual analog input sensor instrumentation control box... Read More

High-frequency modular battery chargers
High-frequency modular battery chargers

NexSys+ high-frequency modular battery chargers are suited for automated guided vehicle... Read More

Anti-bacterial line of plugs and connectors
Anti-bacterial line of plugs and connectors

SteriGuard plugs and connectors feature anti-bacterial line of plugs, connectors, and cord sets. Read More

Radar demonstration kits
Radar demonstration kits

PEM11000-KIT and PEM11002-KIT are demonstration kits can be used to study and learn about the... Read More

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2015 Product of the Year Finalists
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