Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, November 30-December 6
Consulting-Specifying Engineer’s top 5 most read articles online for Nov. 30-Dec. 6 covered finding purpose in a job, reasons lighting controls commissioning goes bad, the 2018 salary survey, exploring requirements for fire pump retrofits, and NFPA 110-2016 design considerations. Were you out last week? You can catch up here. Link to each article below.
- Finding purpose in a job – What keeps an employee happy? It turns out it’s not just money.
- 10 reasons lighting controls commissioning goes bad – To ensure complex systems function as intended, a formal commissioning process needs to be established.
- Salaries fall slightly, job outlook remains high – Job satisfaction is high, and employees are generally positive. Compare your salary and compare structure to find out where you stand against others in your field.
- Exploring the requirements for fire pump retrofits – Identifying the impacts of retrofitting a fire pump into existing buildings and being code-compliant are challenging when working with existing buildings.
- NFPA 110-2016: Design considerations – This articles discusses design requirements for NFPA 110 (2016) and how it applies to emergency and standby power systems in mission critical facilities. It also reviews other relevant codes, such as NEC (2017), NFPA 99 (2018), and IBC (2015), and discusses how they complement NFPA 110.