Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles July 19-25

Read the best articles from the past week. Generators as an alternative power supply, implementing NFPA 99-2018, electrical and power study results, five design concepts for laboratory success and best practices for fire alarm notification design.

By McKenzie Burns July 26, 2019

Consulting-Specifying Engineer‘s top 5 most read articles online for July 19-25 covered generators as an alternative power supply, implementing NFPA 99-2018, electrical and power study results, five design concepts for laboratory success and best practices for fire alarm notification design. Were you out last week? Catch up with a link to each article below.

1. Generators function as a reliable alternative power supply – When designing standby power systems for facilities such as data centers, hospitals, pumping stations, generation or processing plants, engineers should make informed decisions regarding proper generator size and operation methods to protect critical loads.

2. 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.

3. Electrical & Power StudyElectrical, power systems in industrial projects

4. Five design concepts for teaching laboratory successIn a teaching laboratory, each new day can feel like its own unpredictable experiment, but it doesn’t have to be that way.

5. Best practices for fire alarm notification design – As the functions and goals of fire alarm notification systems expand, the system layout must be effectively designed to provide a variety of vital signals.


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