Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, March 6 to 12: NFPA 101 for mission critical facilities, pump curve reading, fire alarm systems testing, generator set rating definitions, and more.

Articles about NFPA 101 for mission critical facilities, pump curve reading, fire alarm systems testing, generator set rating definitions, and integrated design solutions for energy efficiency were Consulting-Specifying Engineer's five most clicked articles from last week, March 6 to 12. Were you out last week? You can catch up here.

03/13/2017


Consulting-Specifying Engineer's top 5 most read articles online, for March 6 to 12, covered NFPA 101 for mission critical facilities, pump curve reading, fire alarm systems testing, generator set rating definitions, and integrated design solutions for energy efficiency. Link to each article below.Consulting-Specifying Engineer's top 5 most read articles online, for March 6 to 12, covered NFPA 101 for mission critical facilities, pump curve reading, fire alarm systems testing, generator set rating definitions, and integrated design solutions for energy efficiency. Link to each article below.

1. Understanding NFPA 101 for mission critical facilities
NFPA 101: Life Safety Code 2015 is a reference used for strategies to protect people based on building construction, protection, and occupancy features that minimize the effects of fire and other related hazards. It is the only document that covers life safety for new and existing structures. It is vital to understand the electrical/power systems in mission critical facilities and best practices.

2. Your questions answered: How to Read a Pump Curve

Jim Swetye, senior technical trainer at Grundfos Pumps Corp. in Ohio, tackled unanswered questions from the Jan. 24, 2017, webcast on how to read a pump curve.

3. Integrating commissioning, testing for fire alarm systems

System coordination includes commissioning and integrated testing of fire alarm systems using NFPA 3 and NFPA 4 as guidance.

4. Your questions answered: Understanding Generator Set Rating Definitions
Nicholas Paolo, PE, regional sales engineer at MTU Onsite Energy tackled unanswered questions from the March 2, 2017, webcast on understanding generator set rating definitions.

5. Integrated design solutions to improve energy efficiency
To resolve the issue of improving efficiency while making projects more cost-effective, disciplines must work together toward integrated design solutions.
  
This list was developed using CFE Media's web analytics for stories viewed on www.csemag.com, March 6 to 12, for articles published within the last two months. Joy Chang, digital project manager, CFE Media, jchang@cfemedia.com.



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