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Read the best content from February 2024 including: standby power requirements, trend analysis in HVAC and ASHRAE 62.1

By Anna Steingruber March 4, 2024
Figure 3: Exterior diesel generator with base-mounted fuel tank. Courtesy: Design Group Facility Solutions

Read the best content from February 2024 including: standby power requirements, trend analysis in HVAC and ASHRAE 62.1

1. Do you know the vital requirements for standby power?

The ability to provide power to a building or load when utility power is lost can be a critical need for a facility to support vital operations or building and occupant safety

2.Learn how to do a trend analysis in HVAC systems

This primer helps professionals to understand trend data and to apply usage for energy management and troubleshooting of HVAC systems

3. Use ASHRAE 62.1 to enhance design of ventilation systems

Mechanical engineers should understand ASHRAE Standard 62.1 and how to apply it

4. Engineer HVAC systems with ASHRAE 241 in mind

ASHRAE 241 instructs mechanical engineers about how keep infectious aerosols minimized

5. What to know about NFPA 72, which defines notification systems

NFPA 72-2022 outlines design and installation requirements for fire signaling and alarms

6. Dive into the details of the latest engineering salary survey

Respondents to the 2022 salary study were paid better and mostly satisfied with their jobs

7. How AI can improve building automation system implementation

Artificial intelligence (AI) can make building automation systems (BAS) more efficient and improve energy use and knowledge

8. 2023 NFPA 20 Report Analysis: Insights for fire protection

In 2023, Consulting-Specifying Engineer did a study to update you on NFPA 20

9. Nine engineering firms leading in firm acquisition

Morrissey Goodale reports on nine of the top engineering firms leading industry consolidation in the AE industry.

10. Special Q&A on NFPA 72, fire alarms and more

This Q&A covers fire rating, strobe placement and designated work areas


Author Bio: Associate editor, CFE Media and Technology