Fire, Life Safety

Consulting-Specifying Engineer most-viewed articles, June 2021

Read the best articles in June 2021 including: Active and passive fire protection systems, HVAC specifying in warehouses, wireless lighting systems and more.

By Chris Vavra July 1, 2021
Courtesy: Simpson Gumpertz & Heger

Consulting-Specifying Engineer‘s top 10 articles online in June 2021 posted over the last three months covered active and passive fire protection systems, HVAC specifying in warehouses, wireless lighting systems and more. Catch up with a link to each article below.

1. Choosing active and passive fire protection systems – A combination of active and passive fire protection systems is needed to address the factor of human behavior in the built environment.

2. Specifying HVAC systems in manufacturing, warehouse buildings – Warehouse, manufacturing and logistics facilities need engineering experts to specify various HVAC and plumbing systems.

3. What to know about wireless lighting systems – As more lighting devices, systems and services become connected wirelessly, so have lighting control systems, offering flexibility and scalability.

4. Your questions answered: Power for emergency fire/life safety systems Questions not answered during the live webcast are answered here; learn more about emergency, standby and backup power for fire and life safety systems.

5. Strategies to improve chiller plant performance, efficiencyLearn how to design chilled water systems that meet the thermal comfort demands and achieve operational and energy efficiencies.

6. Specifying electrical systems in manufacturing, warehouse buildings Warehouse, manufacturing and logistics facilities need engineering experts to specify various electrical and power systems.

7. Your questions answered: Evaluating and selecting generator set fuel sources – Learn about the applications of and building code considerations for specifying generator fuel sources.

8. How to choose and use modeling software – Consulting engineers should evaluate how to select and use the right modeling software tools for a building design project.

9. How to design data center fire, life safety systems – An expert panel provides engineering and design tips for fire and life safety systems in this Q&A.

10. How to design standby power systems to withstand storms – Facility owners and design professionals must consider protection from severe weather events when designing standby power systems.


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