Electrical Systems December 14, 2018

Data center co-location electrical system design

Co-location data centers lease space for IT equipment, power, cooling, and bandwidth. In addition to being cost-efficient, one of the most important obligations of the co-location owner is to provide continuous high-quality electrical power.

By Kenneth Kutsmeda, PE, LEED AP, Jacobs, Philadelphia
Business of Engineering December 10, 2018

A tax on boots

Do you need new steel-toed boots for the jobsite or the manufacturing floor? How much will they cost?

By Amara Rozgus
Fire, Life Safety December 13, 2018

Case study: Medical center notification system update

This example will share the fire alarm notification system design approach and construction challenges and resulting solutions at a medical center.

By Richard A. Vedvik, PE, IMEG Corp., Rock Island, Ill.
Events and Awards December 3, 2018

2019 40 Under 40 nominations open

The 2019 40 Under 40 program is now open for nominations. Submit your nomination by Friday, Jan. 25, 2019.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
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Building Types December 17, 2018

Ask an Engineering Expert: What trends do you see in the design of hotels and resorts?

In this installment of our Ask an Engineering Expert series, Cameron Collins, Principal at RTM Engineering Consultants, answers the question: What trends do you see in the design of hotels and resorts?

By RTM Associates
Electrical, Power December 17, 2018

2018 Electrical & Power Study

Six electrical, power system survey findings

By Amanda Pelliccione
Labs, Research December 14, 2018

Designing safe laboratories and research facilities

Engineers working on laboratory and research projects are tasked with balancing state-of-the-art systems, budgetary concerns, occupant safety, sustainable performance, and other factors.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Lighting December 14, 2018

One-piece die cast housing site luminaire

The low-profile housing of the luminaire is scalable in three proportional sizes and a full suite of lumen packages, IES distributions and color temperature options.

Lighting December 14, 2018

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, December 7-13

Reasons lighting controls commissioning goes bad, a tax on boots, 2019 40 Under 40 nominations, NFPA 110-2016 design considerations, and simple steps to address cybersecurity concerns in your building automation system were Consulting-Specifying Engineer's five most clicked articles from last week, Dec. 7-13. Were you out last week? You can catch up here.

By McKenzie Burns
Business of Engineering December 14, 2018

Weekly merger, acquisition, deal update: December 14

This week Morrissey Goodale reported one deal in the U.S. and six international deals involving companies from Australia, the United Kingdom, Finland, and Canada.

By Morrissey Goodale
Fire, Life Safety December 13, 2018

How to design fire alarm notification systems

This mass notification and emergency communication system design discussion is holistic and includes all associated coordination requirements.

By Richard A. Vedvik, PE, IMEG Corp., Rock Island, Ill.