Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, Jul. 2-8
Consulting-Specifying Engineer’s top 5 most read articles online for Jul. 2-8 covered energy-performance goals, parallel generator design, chilled-water systems, exploring mixed-use, retail, and restaurant facilities, and lighting system integration. Link to each article below.
Building owners are enforcing various standards on projects regarding energy codes and their effect on heating and cooling system selection.
When designing generator systems, electrical engineers must ensure that generators and the building electrical systems that they support are appropriate for the specific application. Whether providing standby power for health care facilities or prime power for processing plants, engineers must make decisions regarding generator sizing and whether generators should be paralleled.
Chilled-water system design often focuses on the proper initial operation of the system. However, understanding—and planning for—changes that occur as the system ages is critical to designing a chilled-water system that will operate properly for years to come.
Consumers increasingly want a great experience and a good value when they’re dining out or shopping—and that desire is reflected in the demands of engineers assigned to design retail, restaurant, and mixed-use projects.
Meeting lighting system requirements in a health care facility is a challenge because of the myriad codes and standards required to ensure safety.
This list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on www.csemag.com, to Jul. 2-8, for articles published within the last two months.
Chris Vavra, production editor, CFE Media, firstname.lastname@example.org.