Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, August 1-7: future of professional engineers, NFPA 72, electrical and HVAC systems, more
Articles about future of professional engineers, NFPA 72, electrical and HVAC systems, facility water use, and medium-voltage electrical systems are Consulting-Specifying Engineer's five most clicked articles from last week, August 1-7. Were you out last week? Miss something? You can catch up here.
Consulting-Specifying Engineer’s Top 5 most read articles online, for Aug. 1-7 covered future of professional engineers, NFPA 72, electrical and HVAC systems, facility water use, and medium-voltage electrical systems. Link to each article below.
1. The future of professional engineers: training and mentoring
Young engineers are an important resource for firms-recruiting, training, and retaining fresh talent is important for a company’s future success. Here, engineers with experience in attracting and developing new talent share advice to help their professional development while increasing their value to the company. Engineering firms have a number of different training programs, formal, and informal mentoring programs for new talent.
2. Define NFPA 72-2016 changes
NFPA 72: National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code has undergone a lot of updates. Here’s a look at the 2016 edition.
3. Integration: electrical and HVAC systems
System integration of electrical and HVAC systems provides a smart building solution, where the systems are coordinated to allow opportunities to lower costs and achieve greater energy efficiencies.
4. Tracking and conserving facility water use
Plumbing and mechanical engineers are frequently being tasked with doing everything they can to conserve water in commercial buildings.
5. Designing medium-voltage electrical systems
Engineers should know how nominal system voltages were established, what constitutes a medium-voltage electrical system, and what range of systems are considered appropriate for medium voltage.
The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on csemag.com, August 1-7, for articles published within the last two months.
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