Automation, Controls January 13, 2023

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Content: January 6-12, 2023

The most viewed content from the past week covered building automation, generators, Commissioning Giants, NFPA 13 and more.

By Tyler Wall
Codes & Standards: Fire, Life Safety January 23, 2023

Assembly occupancy fires that wrote NFPA 101

Learn about some of the historic fires that helped formulate NFPA 101: Life Safety Code

By April Musser
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Electrical November 11, 2022

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Content: November 4- November 10, 2022

The most viewed content from the past week covered switchgear, construction, ESG, EV charging, and more.

By Tyler Wall
Figure 2: Basic piping diagram for a typical chilled water/condenser water system. Courtesy: Certus Consulting Engineers
HVAC January 20, 2023

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Content: January 13-19, 2023

The most viewed content from the past week covered building automation, generators, Commissioning Giants, NFPA 13 and more.

By Christina Miller
Commissioning January 27, 2023

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Content: January 20-26, 2023

By Christina Miller
Motors and Drives January 17, 2023

Specifying low-voltage variable frequency drives

By Joshua Hunter, PE, CDM Smith, Orlando, Florida
Energy Efficiency January 6, 2023

Offices change to accommodate sustainability goals

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Codes & Standards: Fire, Life Safety January 9, 2023

NFPA 13 performance-based design solutions

By Hannah Murray
Figure 4: Two relocated 4,160-V, 600-kW diesel generators in a remodeled space that was planned for three 1,000-kW generators. Courtesy: IMEG Corp.
Hospitals January 27, 2023

Case study: Patient bed tower addition

By Richard Vedvik, PE, IMEG Corp., Rock Island, Illinois
Figure 2: Final programming included warm lighting at 3,000 K to start the day, high light level at 5,000 K from 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. and a gradual return to 3,000 K from 7 to 9 p.m. Courtesy: Affiliated Engineers Inc.
Codes & Standards: Lighting November 18, 2022

Designing lighting system controls with the user in mind

By Lauri Tredinnick, LC, IALD, LEED AP, Pivotal Lighting Design, Chicago
Figure 2: Image of fuel polishing system installed on an existing fuel oil system for improved reliability of relocated generators. Courtesy: IMEG Corp.
Generation January 25, 2023

Existing generators: Extending service life strategies and reuse case studies

By Richard A. Vedvik, PE