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How to apply NFPA 110-2016
How to apply NFPA 110-2016

Consulting engineers who specify emergency power equipment understand that installations for mission critical facilities, such as hospitals and data centers, are required to comply with NFPA 110: Standard for Emergency and Standby Power Systems in conjunction with NFPA 70: National Electrical Code. Read More

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Previewing NEC 2017 changes
Previewing NEC 2017 changes

The current version of NFPA 70: National Electrical Code (NEC) is the 2014 edition. Though this version has not been adopted in all jurisdictions, this article reviews a project that is being... Read More

Battling the complexity of designing government facilities
Battling the complexity of designing government facilities

The government can be a tough customer, and the projects that state, municipal, federal, and military entities approach engineers about are highly complex. Here, engineers with experience tackling... Read More

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The 2017 40 Under 40 nominations are now open!
The Consulting-Specifying Engineer 40 Under 40 program honors the 40 most talented young professionals supporting the building engineering community and recognizes their accomplishments. We want to shape the future of young engineers, and will do so by recognizing and encouraging them. Click here to nominate.
Fire, life safety in educational facilities
Fire, life safety in educational facilities

Respondents to the Consulting-Specifying Engineer 2016 Fire and Life Safety Study identified 5 findings as they relate to K-12/college/university projects.Read More

Design, maintain, test batteries in mission critical facilities
Design, maintain, test batteries in mission critical facilities

Engineering design, maintenance, and testing of batteries in mission critical facilities is imperative for proper operation and safety. 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 December issue of Consulting-Specifying Engineer includes stories on evaluating the economics of HVAC systems and modular data centers.
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Critical power: Backup, standby, and emergency power in mission critical facilities
Presenters Kenneth Kutsmeda and Scott Kesler will explain how when utility power is interrupted, standby power system failure is not an option for mission critical facilities. Mission critical facilities, such as hospitals, data centers, and other highly critical buildings, must remain operational. Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 11 a.m. PT/1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET
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ELECTRICAL DESIGN FOR MOTORS
Learn all of the skills necessary to design branch circuits for motors. This course covers 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. Learn little known design tips to reduce installation costs, while still staying within all the NEC criteria for the design of these branch circuits.
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Hydraulic control valve family
Hydraulic control valve family

The Series 800Y Hydraulic Control Valve Family is designed for fire protection applications in... Read More

Ground fault equipment protection line
Ground fault equipment protection line

The line of UL ground fault equipment protection (GFEP) devices are designed for solutions to help... Read More

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

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