Consulting-Specifying Engineer most-viewed articles, January 2022

Read the best articles in January 2022 including: Fire pump design, BAS replacements, health care generators, lighting codes and more.

By Chris Vavra February 1, 2022
Courtesy: WSP USA

Consulting-Specifying Engineer‘s top 10 articles online in January 2022 posted over the last three months covered fire pump design, BAS replacements, health care generators, lighting codes and more. Catch up with a link to each article below.

1. Fire pump systems design and coordination Learn about the details of fire pump design and interdisciplinary coordination throughout the design process.

2. Five steps to BAS replacementsReplacement of building automation systems can follow the process and precision of medical surgery.

3. Understand the distinctions of generators for health care – Generator systems designed for health care occupancies have a unique set of requirements.

4. Thinking about emergency lighting code compliance – Emergency lighting control takes on many different forms and consulting engineers need to know the required codes and standards as well as the strategies to take to find the best possible solutions.

5. How are hospitals being designed to meet codes and standards? – Hospitals and health care facility codes and standards are changing and their engineered systems must transform with them.

6. Expert Interview: the benefits of on-site electric vehicle charging stations – Glumac’s Scott Clemons breaks down the environmental and financial benefits of owning on-site electric vehicle charging stations and why they offer unique opportunities for those who purchase them.

7. 2021 Product of the Year winnersConsulting-Specifying Engineer reveals the MVP, gold, silver and bronze award recipients for the 2021 Product of the Year program.

8. How to use sequence of operations for lighting controlsSequence operations provides a clear, concise and client-friendly method of communicating lighting design intent.

9. Your questions answered: Meeting power quality needs Several questions about power quality and harmonics are answered here.

10. Ten things to know about the 2021 Michigan energy code based on the ASHRAE 90.1-2019 standard Learn about the code changes for 2022.

Author Bio: Chris Vavra is web content manager for CFE Media and Technology.