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Integration: Building automation and fire alarms
Integration: Building automation and fire alarms

The building automation system can control all aspects of a building or campus, including its fire alarm system. This outlines best practices for integrating a fire alarm into a BAS.Read More

BIM for plumbing design
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The use of BIM in plumbing projects creates deeper project knowledge, delivers a more robust product, and can reduce total project costs. Read More

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Tips and tricks for commissioning, balancing buildings
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Building commissioning is one of the most important (and complex) types of projects an engineer can be tasked with. This overview provides insights for commissioning building systems.Read More

Send in the engineering troops
Send in the engineering troops

Military facilities present an army of challenges—exacting codes and regulations, stepped-up security issues, and budgetary concerns. Here, engineers who’ve earned their stripes on such projects... Read More

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Fire and Life Safety: Notification and emergency communication systems
Every facility has inherent and unique risks, which introduce emergency communication design challenges. Understanding emergency communication system design, installation, and maintenance criteria requires engineers to be familiar with the applicable codes and standards, primarily NFPA 72: National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code. Whether designing to provide emergency communication for fire or mass notification emergencies, NFPA 72 can be used as a tool to enhance the design, installation, and reliability of fire alarm systems used for emergency communications.

Tuesday, September 24, 2013, at 11 a.m. PT /1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET 1 AIA CES accredited LU available for attendees

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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

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PEM11000-KIT and PEM11002-KIT are demonstration kits can be used to study and learn about the... Read More

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