Consulting-Specifying Engineer most-viewed content, November 2022

Read the best content in November 2022 including: Automation and controls helping HVAC systems, BAS audits, switchgears and more.

By Chris Vavra December 1, 2022
Figure 1: BACnet device profiles. Courtesy: SmithGroup

Consulting-Specifying Engineer‘s top 10 online in November 2022 posted over the last three months covered automation and controls helping HVAC systems, BAS audits, switchgears and more. Catch up with a link to each article below.

1. How building automation, controls help HVAC systemsLearn how buildings can become smarter using building automation systems and building controls.

2. Five ways to prepare for an audit of a BAS –Understand the process of auditing an existing BAS.

3. Sponsored video: Switchgear or switchboards? – Which electrical option is more appropriate?

4. Design-build: No longer an “alternative”? – Firms that are proficient in design-build understand the importance of establishing partnerships that address the specific skill sets required for each particular project, along with the capacity to perform the work in the required timeframe.

5. Health care building design model shifts for fire, life safetyAs hospitals and health care facilities evolve, the fire and life safety systems within them must change.

6. Health care building electrical, lighting design model shiftsAs hospitals and health care facilities evolve, the lighting, power and electrical systems within them must change.

7. Health care building design model shifts how HVAC is handledAs hospitals and health care facilities evolve, the HVAC systems within them must update to meet air quality and HVAC needs.

8. Your questions answered: Pairing VRF with applied HVAC solutions – In this Q&A, learn how Linear Expansion Valve (LEV) Kits help pair VRF with applied HVAC solutions for more flexibility to meet a building’s specific load, airflow, and application requirements.

9. Commissioning: Bridging the gap between construction and operations – Learn the basics of maximizing operating efficiency after building completion

10. Five more reasons generators fail when you need them the most – Here are five additional reasons why generators fail.


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