Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, Feb. 12-18

Overlooked ASHRAE requirements, designing backup power systems, changes to NEC, simplifying lighting code compliance, and storage battery requirements were Consulting-Specifying Engineer's five most clicked articles from last week, January February 12-18. Were you out last week? You can catch up here.
By Sierra Grayson, CFE Media February 19, 2018

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, February 12-18Consulting-Specifying Engineer’s top 5 most read articles online for February 12-18 covered overlooked ASHRAE requirements, designing backup power systems, changes to NEC, simplifying lighting code compliance, and storage battery requirements. Link to each article below.

1. Top ten overlooked ASHRAE 90.1-2013 requirements

As energy efficiency is a growing concern, understanding ASHRAE 90.1 requirements for energy-efficient buildings is vital.

2. Designing backup, standby, and emergency power for high-performance buildings

Backup power design for a high-performance building is required, and offers many benefits.

3. Dissecting NEC’s recent changes

Changes in and additions to the 2017 edition of NFPA 70: National Electrical Code (NEC) have an impact on commercial and industrial facilities.

4. How to simplify code compliance for lighting projects

Asking key questions will ease the process of complying with required energy codes.

5. Storage battery requirements

The International Fire Code (IFC) and NFPA 1: Fire Code need to be considered when specifying stationary storage battery systems to ensure public safety.

This list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on www.csemag.com, February 12-18, for articles published within the last two months.

Sierra Grayson, Production Coordinator, CFE Media, sgrayson@cfemedia.com.