Fire, Life Safety

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: June 11-17, 2021

Read the best articles from the past week. Fire protection systems, power for fire/life safety systems, modeling electrical systems, specifying HVAC systems and designing standby power systems.

By Chris Vavra June 18, 2021
Courtesy: Simpson Gumpertz & Heger

Consulting-Specifying Engineer‘s top 5 articles online over the past week covered fire protection systems, power for fire/life safety systems, modeling electrical systems, specifying HVAC systems and designing standby power systems. Were you out last week? Catch up with a link to each article below.

1. Choosing active and passive fire protection systemsA combination of active and passive fire protection systems is needed to address the factor of human behavior in the built environment.

2. Your questions answered: Power for emergency fire/life safety systems Questions not answered during the live webcast are answered here; learn more about emergency, standby and backup power for fire and life safety systems.

3. Picking software to model electrical systems – As electrical power and lighting systems become more complex, modeling for safe and reliable electrical operations becomes increasingly important.

4. Specifying HVAC systems in manufacturing, warehouse buildingsWarehouse, manufacturing and logistics facilities need engineering experts to specify various HVAC and plumbing systems.

5. How to design standby power systems to withstand stormsFacility owners and design professionals must consider protection from severe weather events when designing standby power systems.


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