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Engineering on an international scale
Engineering on an international scale

Working on projects clear across the globe may introduce more obstacles to overcome than mere distance and language barriers—each locale comes with its own codes, climate conditions, and unique characteristics. Read More

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Certified amending motions on NFPA 72
Certified amending motions on NFPA 72

Several motions on NFPA 72 were discussed at the NFPA meeting in June. Read More

Arup Thoughts: How can we prepare for multi-hazards?
Arup Thoughts: How can we prepare for multi-hazards?

Are engineers and designers doing enough to limit the impacts of natural and man-made disasters? Could a better instant response to hazard scenarios reduce casualties?Read More

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Case study: Zero-net energy transit center
Case study: Zero-net energy transit center

The John W. Olver Transit Center zero-net energy (ZNE) project is a high-performance building designed with reduced energy loads, passive design strategies, maximized efficiency of mechanical and... Read More

Conserving, tracking commercial buildings’ water use
Conserving, tracking commercial buildings’ water use

The immediate interest in a building’s energy efficiency typically focuses on heating and cooling systems, and with conserving nonrenewable resources like power and gas. Throughout the world,... Read More

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WEBCAST: Fire/life safety: Detection and notification systems
Fire detection systems—including fire, smoke, heat, linear, and intelligent—are required at varying levels in nonresidential buildings. Based on the building type, the occupants, and codes and standards, fire protection engineers must know which products and systems will best support the owner’s needs and authority having jurisdiction’s (AHJ) requirements.

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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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