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Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: January 1-7, 2021

Read the best articles from the past week. NFPA 70-2020 changes, BAS integration, VRF system design, electrical grounding and bonding and Product of the Year winners.

By Chris Vavra January 8, 2021
Courtesy: Johnston, LLC

Consulting-Specifying Engineer‘s top 5 articles online over the past week covered NFPA 70-2020 changes, BAS integration, VRF system design, electrical grounding and bonding and Product of the Year winners. Were you out last week? Catch up with a link to each article below.

1. Understanding the changes to NFPA 70-2020 New requirements of the 2020 edition of the National Electrical Code will affect facility design.

2. Integrating a BAS into design Building systems should be high-performing, integrated and accessible — and the building automation system is the key to achieving these goals.

3. Four steps for designing a VRF system Variable refrigerant flow offers an alternate HVAC solution.

4. Electrical grounding and bonding per NECUnderstanding correct grounding and bonding design and construction is crucial for proper electrical system operation and personnel safety.

5. 2020 Product of the Year winners Consulting-Specifying Engineer reveals the MVP, gold, silver and bronze award recipients for the 2020 Product of the Year program.


Chris Vavra
Author Bio: Chris Vavra is the web content manager for CFE Media.