Electrical Systems

Consulting-Specifying Engineer most-viewed articles, May 2021

Read the best articles in May 2021 including: NFPA 101, electrical system software, NFPA 72-2022, effective COVID-19 mitigation, NFPA 72-2022 and more.

By Chris Vavra June 1, 2021
Courtesy: CDM Smith

Consulting-Specifying Engineer‘s top 10 articles online in May 2021 posted over the last three months covered NFPA 101, electrical system software, NFPA 72-2022, effective COVID-19 mitigation, NFPA 72-2022 and how HVAC and BAS have changed. Catch up with a link to each article below.

1. 2021 40 Under 40 award winners announced – The 2021 40 Under 40 award winners are models of achievement.

2. Picking software to model electrical systems – As electrical power and lighting systems become more complex, modeling for safe and reliable electrical operations becomes increasingly important.

3. What to look for in NFPA 72-2022 This article is a look at some of the significant changes that may be included in the 2022 edition of NFPA 72.

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. How HVAC, BAS have changed during COVID-19In this proprietary research study, respondents provided information on a variety of HVAC and BAS topics, plus details about how COVID-19 has affected their work.

6. Five applications of computation fluid dynamics motion in three dimensions Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) can be used retrofitting, estimating hydraulic losses, optimizing flow distribution and more.

7. The obstacles and opportunities of mass timber construction in the United States The opportunity to reduce carbon emissions within the building sector is great news for design professionals who specialize in mass timber construction, but it comes with challenges.

8. Developing a SCADA master plan frameworkThe best application of the supervisory control and data acquisition system’s components ensure the continuity of a water and wastewater plant’s operational success.

9. Effective COVID-19 mitigation for HVAC systems There are many technologies available for HVAC systems to combat the spread of COVID-19, but not all systems apply to all building types.

10. How remote working helps people share knowledge, experiencesWorking remotely is forcing people to collaborate and coming up with more innovation solutions in new ways, which can inspire and build confidence in a team.


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