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Incorporating shade control in lighting design strategy
Incorporating shade control in lighting design strategy

Automated, integrated lighting and shade control can make buildings more efficient and occupants more productive. Read More

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Designing efficient, effective boilers
Designing efficient, effective boilers

Several codes and standards regulate boiler specification, plus energy efficiency and efficacy of these boiler systems.Read More

Specifying for sustainability: Reference standards
Specifying for sustainability: Reference standards

Every engineer needs a benchmark. In specifying, that's a reference standard.Read More

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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

Integrating power monitoring systems
Integrating power monitoring systems

After determining the power load profile of a commercial building, engineers need to ensure the system is monitored and integrated with the building's other engineered systems. Here a group of... Read More

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Seismic expansion joint for fire sprinkler systems
Seismic expansion joint for fire sprinkler systems

The Fireloop quake-ready expansion loop is FM approved, UL listed, and meets all NFPA 13 guidelines... Read More

Fire rated floor boxes
Fire rated floor boxes

Legrand's Evolution Series Floor Box has a 3-hour rating and boxes are available in 6-, 8-, and... Read More

MOPD coils for high-pressure CO2 systems
MOPD coils for high-pressure CO2 systems

The MOPD BJ and BX coils are designed for use with AKVH electronic expansion valves in... Read More

Fire smoke curtains
Fire smoke curtains

Colt's fire curtains can be used in areas where visibility is not a concern and feature a fabric... Read More

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