Consulting-Specifying Engineer most-viewed content, September 2022

Read the best content in August 2022 including: generators, MEP Giants, power distribution and more.

By Tyler Wall October 3, 2022
Courtesy: CFE Media

Consulting-Specifying Engineer‘s top 10 online in September 2022 posted over the last three months covered generators, MEP Giants, power distribution and more. Catch up with a link to each article below.

1. Designing generator docking station installations – Adding a generator docking station to a new or existing facility is a useful solution which requires careful planning to ensure a successful and safe installation.

2. Consulting-Specifying Engineer Announces the 2022 MEP Giants – The 2022 MEP Giants have been announced, highlighting the top 100 engineering firms in the industry.

4. Humidity and building envelope failures – Specialized expertise is needed when designing and maintaining an enclosure for an indoor spa, pool or steam room to avoid the negative effects of condensation, such as mold growth, rotting wood, flaking paint or rust and damage to exterior building envelope elements.

5. Regulating HVAC with VRF systems – Variable refrigerant flow systems have a lot to offer as an alternative HVAC system.

6. Exploring sustainable grocery refrigeration systems – The grocery industry has seen an unprecedented demand for online shopping.

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

8. Synergy between prefabrication and advanced design tools – Prefabrication and BIM have altered not only how we think about the stages of design, but also the process in which buildings are constructed by bringing a large part of the construction process into a factory environment.

9. The basics of transformers, UPS and switchgear – On continual basis, it is imperative for engineers to learn about vital electrical equipment like transformers, switchgear and UPS systems when performing design, installation or maintenance activities.

10. Electrical distribution systems: Fuses versus circuit breakers – How does an electrical engineer decide between fuses and circuit breakers? The answer: It depends.

Author Bio: Tyler Wall is an associate editor for CFE Media and Technology