Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, March 12-18
Consulting-Specifying Engineer’s top 5 most read articles online for March 12-18 covered Overlooked ASHRAE 90.1 requirements, implementing NFPA 101 in hospitals, critical power unanswered questions, Lean principles of design-build, and BIM considerations. Link to each article below.
As energy efficiency is a growing concern, understanding ASHRAE 90.1 requirements for energy-efficient buildings is vital.
NFPA 101: Life Safety Code is a reference used for strategies to protect people based on building construction, protection, and occupancy features that minimize the effects of fire and related hazards. It is the only document that covers life safety in both new and existing structures.
The Feb. 22, 2018, “Critical power: Motors, variable frequency drives (VFDs), and variable speed drives” webcast presenters addressed questions not covered during the live event.
To be able to apply Lean concepts on a project, it’s imperative to have a holistic view of the five Lean principles and how they directly correlate to design-build best practices.
Construction projects can benefit significantly by leveraging BIM, but there are a few areas to take into consideration that, when applied, can help your next project reach its full BIM potential.
This list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on www.csemag.com, March 12-18, for articles published within the last two months.
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