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 20, 2023

Weekly merger and acquisition update: January 20, 2023

By Morrissey Goodale
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