Fire, Life Safety November 15, 2012

NFPA 20: Changes to the standard on fire pumps

Regardless of whether the 2013 edition of NFPA 20 will be applicable to your next project, fire protection engineers need to be aware of the changes to the standard.

By Milosh Puchovsky, PE, FSFPE, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, Mass
Boilers, Chillers February 15, 2019

Specifying high-temperature hot-water boilers and systems

Mechanical engineers must understand and meet various national and local codes when specifying high-temperature hot-water boilers and associated systems.

By Matthew Jantz, PE, SmithGroup, Washington, D.C.
Webcasts February 5, 2019

Critical power webcast: Combined heat and power systems

Join Consulting-Specifying Engineer on March 7, 2019, at 2 p.m. for a critical power webcast focused on cogeneration systems.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Commissioning February 19, 2019

Video: Decommissioning: What You Need to Know in the Absence of Standards

This case study investigates the exterior and interior of a school, identifying risks and findings with over 10 hazardous material categories that will help engineers create a more ideal demolition.

By Cx Energy
Sustainability February 13, 2019

Designing flexible, complex office buildings: Sustainable buildings/energy efficiency

Mixed-use office buildings demand a great deal of expertise, flexibility, and complex technology, making them more challenging than one might expect. Engineers with experience handling office buildings share advice and a glimpse into the future regarding sustainability and energy efficiency.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
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Business of Engineering February 20, 2019

How to write compelling engineering job descriptions

When it comes to finding qualified candidates for a job, it all starts with a job description that draws people to your position. Below are the top five ways to attract the best talent in the industry.

By Evan McDowell, Austin Nichols Technical Search, Kansas City, Mo.
HVAC February 20, 2019

Fume exhaust fan

The Mega-Stack option offers extended discharge from 10 to 15 feet in overall stack discharge height, making it ideal for low flow applications requiring higher plume rise.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Project Management February 18, 2019

Design-build project delivery: takeaways from DBIA

Learn the top 5 trends to keep an eye on in the design-build community, according to experts at Henderson Engineers.

By Kevin Lewis
Business of Engineering February 15, 2019

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, February 8-14

The top strategies to deal with turbulent times in the engineering industry, designing power systems for high-performance buildings, LED lighting and control system design considerations, designing fire alarm notification systems, and USP 797 and USP 800 compliance were Consulting-Specifying Engineer's five most clicked articles from last week, Feb. 8-14. Were you out last week? You can catch up here.

By McKenzie Burns
Business of Engineering February 15, 2019

Weekly merger, acquisition, deal update: February 15

This week Morrissey Goodale reported four deals in the U.S. and one international deal involving companies from Germany and the United Kingdom.

By Morrissey Goodale
Fire, Life Safety February 15, 2019

Addressable damper controller

With the ADC105 connected to a SIMPLEX fire alarm system, it allows continuous monitoring and alarm capability if something should go wrong.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Fire, Life Safety February 14, 2019

Case Study: Health care facility design and being code-compliant

It’s vital for consulting engineers to not only identify the applicable codes and standards but also know the building and owner’s needs.

By William E. Koffel, PE, FSFPE, Koffel Associates, Columbia, Md.