Codes and Standards

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: August 16-August 22

Read the best articles from the past week. ASHRAE's data center energy standard anniversary, starting designs for a smart building, how to use IgCC and Standard 189.1, implementing NFPA 99-2018 and the 2019 MEP Giants.
By McKenzie Burns August 23, 2019

Consulting-Specifying Engineer‘s top 5 most read articles online for Aug. 16-Aug. 22 covered ASHRAE’s data center energy standard anniversary, starting designs for a smart building, how to use IgCC and Standard 189.1, implementing NFPA 99-2018 and the 2019 MEP Giants. Were you out last week? Catch up with a link to each article below.

1. ASHRAE’s energy standard for data centers turns three – When specifying to meet ASHRAE Standard 90.4, examine the lessons learned to evaluate a path forward.

2. How to get started designing a smart building – What is a smart building, and how can engineers design integrated building systems?

3. How to use IgCC and Standard 189.1 – The 2018 edition of the International Green Construction Code unifies several energy-efficiency and green building codes and standards.

4. How to implement NFPA 99-2018 – The 2018 edition of NFPA 99: Health Care Facilities Code covers a broad range of criteria for health care facilities. Mechanical, electrical and fire protection engineers need details about the changes to each relative portion of the code.

5. 2019 MEP Giants announced – The 2019 Consulting-Specifying Engineer MEP Giants have been announced


McKenzie Burns
Author Bio: Production Coordinator, CFE Media