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Protecting our schools
Protecting our schools

Schools require fire detection and suppression, mass notification systems (MNS), and emergency communication systems (ECS) to protect occupants. Because many schools are becoming multi-use buildings with theaters, computer rooms, and flexible classroom spaces, the fire protection engineer's job has become more...Read More

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Emergency and standby power in hospitals
Emergency and standby power in hospitals

Consulting engineers who specify emergency power equipment understand that installations for hospitals are required to comply with NFPA 110 in conjunction with NFPA 70. System designers must... Read More

2015 Commissioning Giants
2015 Commissioning Giants

Commissioning professionals (CxPs) can be defined as technical analysts, bloodhounds, and diagnosticians working to connect ideas and project teams to future buildings and systems. The Building... Read More

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Navien Adds NPE-150S to Water Heater Series
Navien introduces the new size NPE-150S condensing tankless water heater. Heating capacity: 18,000-120,000 BTU/H; production: 5.3 GPM @ 45 degree temperature rise, ideal for smaller applications. All the same features as other NPE-S sizes. Learn more.
Online education: Smart building automation systems
Online education: Smart building automation systems

BAS and building your future: Register for educational online courses about smart buildings. Read More

Designing, enhancing office buildings
Designing, enhancing office buildings

Office buildings might seem like relatively simple structures, but engineers with experience in the field know differently. Words of advice from several professionals show how to make such... 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 October issue of Consulting-Specifying Engineer includes stories on fire and life safety in schools and emergency and standby power in hospitals.
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Firetrace International is the leading manufacturer of automatic fire detection and Total Flooding fire suppression systems for high value and/or mission critical machinery and equipment. Firetrace systems have listings and approvals from 20 international agencies. Learn more.
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WEBCAST: Improving the design process for selective coordination applications

Selective coordination can be challenging to achieve in electrical distribution systems, and the resulting solution may be oversized and expensive. It is not unusual for engineers to spend countless hours researching various solution options, only to yield unsatisfactory results. Attendees will learn a new approach that provides significantly greater visibility to possible solutions, resulting in more desirable system solutions.

Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015, at 11 a.m. PT /1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

Sponsor: Eaton/Bussmann
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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

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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