Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles, March 30 to April 5

Were you out last week? Miss something? Here are Consulting-Specifying Engineer’s five most-clicked articles from last week, March 30 to April 5, including articles about HVAC commissioning, arc flash protection techniques, integrating a high-performance building, NFPA 92, and supplying power for electric fire pumps.

04/07/2014


1. Commissioning solves operational issues, saves energy

In this HVAC commissioning project, the engineering team saved money and energy at an existing telecom equipment building.

2. Criteria for selecting arc flash protection techniques, Part 1

Engineers must be aware of the causes of arc flash incidents and relevant safety standards before determining the best arc flash mitigation method for a particular facility.

3. Integrating a high-performance building

This case study shows how design teams can integrate building envelope with HVAC, lighting, and shading.

4. NFPA 92 defines design, testing of smoke control systems

NFPA 92: Standard for Smoke Control Systems provides fire protection engineers with guidance for the design and testing of smoke control systems.

5. Supplying power for electric fire pumps

Power is a key element in ensuring a fire pump works in an emergency situation. This article touches on relevant fire codes and offers best practices to illustrate proper design of power for fire pumps.

The list was developed using CFE Media's web analytics for stories viewed on csemeag.com, March 30 to April 5, for articles published within the last two months.

- Jessica DuBois-Maahs, associate content manager, CFE Media, jdmaahs@cfemedia.com.



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