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Integration: HVAC fans and smoke control
Integration: HVAC fans and smoke control

Fire, life safety, and HVAC systems must be integrated by the engineer to achieve reliability in smoke control systems. This includes mechanical equipment, physical barriers, or a combination of both.Read More

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Fire and life safety in data centers
Fire and life safety in data centers

The Consulting-Specifying Engineer 2015 Fire and Life Safety Study indicated that 46% of engineers specify, design, or make product selections for data centers. Read More

Fire protection changes in schools
Fire protection changes in schools

Changes in codes and in society’s expectations for school safety have driven increased fire protection and security requirements for colleges, universities, and K-12 schools.Read More

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Health care facility includes complex smoke-control system
Health care facility includes complex smoke-control system

The atrium size and the building code enforced during design required a large amount of outdoor air (OA) to be correctly supplied to the atrium at multiple levels to satisfy the smoke-exhaust... Read More

Taking BIM to the next level
Taking BIM to the next level

Electrical engineers are being pushed toward using BIM.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 November issue of Consulting-Specifying Engineer includes stories on a salary survey and automation and controls for HVAC systems.
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Consulting-Specifying Engineer 2015 Lighting and Lighting Controls Study
Respondents to the Consulting-Specifying Engineer 2015 Lighting and Lighting Controls Study identified seven high-level findings on topics such as:

  • Lighting technologies

  • Writing specifications

  • Current challenges

  • Payback periods

  • Total annual revenue

  • Future challenges

  • Design factors

  • Access the full 2015 Lighting and Lighting Controls Study to view additional key trends and findings.
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    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

    Colored explosion-proof signal light with an audible horn
    Colored explosion-proof signal light with an audible horn

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    Clean agent total flooding system
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