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Designing a winning sports venue
Designing a winning sports venue

Sports and entertainment arenas are more than just seats and a playing field; they are highly complex structures bringing in thousands of fans—and millions of dollars—every year. Engineers with experience in the field share advice on putting together a strong game plan and ending up a champion.Read More

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Criteria for selecting arc flash protection techniques, Part 2
Criteria for selecting arc flash protection techniques, Part 2

Conducting an arc flash study to identify hazards and proper PPE and tools is critical in reducing the risk of arc flash incidents.Read More

Executive coaching isn’t just for the C-suite
Executive coaching isn’t just for the C-suite

How coaching can support career goals at all levels.Read More

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From simple to sophisticated, Siemens offers a complete fire products and systems portfolio that can be tailored to meet a building’s unique needs. Learn more.
Lodging, office buildings lead commercial building sector
Lodging, office buildings lead commercial building sector

Reed Construction Data’s U.S. chief economist Bernard Markstein answers one-on-one questions about the commercial building construction forecast.Read More

BIM turns back the clock
BIM turns back the clock

BIM has turned back the clock on the design process by putting the design professional into a virtual construction site.Read More

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The annual NFPA Conference & Expo is the one place where every facet of the fire & life safety industry comes together and for NFPA members to plan an active role in the code development process.
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Product of the Year Voting Open
Consulting-Specifying Engineer's Product of the Year (POY) contest is the premier award for new products in the HVAC, fire/life safety, electrical, and plumbing systems engineering markets. The annual reader-choice program was created to provide Consulting-Specifying Engineer's readers with information about the top new product in their fields.
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Commercial LED downlight fixture
Commercial LED downlight fixture

The LBSLEDA fixture is designed for settings where plenum height is challenging or where fire codes... Read More

Specialty faucets for health care applications
Specialty faucets for health care applications

The M•Dura faucet series have added faucets that are specifically designed for health care... Read More

Meter reporting software
Meter reporting software

SEL-5630 meter reporting software vsualizes site-wide historical data to monitor energy efficiency... Read More

LED adjustable wall packs and bullet flood lights
LED adjustable wall packs and bullet flood lights

The DesignLights Consortium-qualified LED Small and Large Adjustable Wall Packs offer energy... Read More

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2014 Fire & Life Safety Study
More than 350 engineers from various job functions related to fire and life safety systems responded to Consulting-Specifying Engineer’s 2014 Fire and Life Safety study. The research tracks the use of fire and life safety products and systems and provides a snapshot of the engineering community’s outlook on such systems. Sponsored by: Siemens.
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