Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: January 29 to February 4, 2021
Read the best articles from the past week. Building automation systems, choosing between an ECM and VFD, COVID-19 vaccine storage, NEC changes and COVID-19 mitigation for HVAC systems.
Consulting-Specifying Engineer‘s top 5 articles online over the past week covered building automation systems, choosing between an ECM and VFD, COVID-19 vaccine storage, NEC changes and COVID-19 mitigation for HVAC systems. Were you out last week? Catch up with a link to each article below.
1. Identify cost, scope of a BAS – Finding the budget to implement a building automation system often proves challenging. Learn to compare scope against the cybersecurity requirements.
2. How to choose between an ECM and a VFD – While each has its place in HVAC applications, electronically commutated motors and variable frequency drives have important differences in simplicity, flexibility, cost and other factors.
3. Ultra-low temperature storage considerations for COVID-19 vaccines – There are many challenges companies need to consider when it comes to ultra-low temperature storage considerations when it comes to safely storing vaccines.
4. Electrical grounding and bonding per NEC – Understanding correct grounding and bonding design and construction is crucial for proper electrical system operation and personnel safety.
5. Effective COVID-19 mitigation for HVAC systems – There are many technologies available for HVAC systems to combat the spread of COVID-19, but not all systems apply to all building types.