Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles, October 12-18: Complying with NFPA 110, minimizing arc flash hazards, ensuring power quality, more

Articles about complying with NFPA 110, minimizing arc flash hazards, ensuring power quality, selective coordination in health care buildings, and building systems integration best practices were Consulting-Specifying Engineer’s five most clicked articles from last week, October 12-18. Were you out last week? Miss something? You can catch up here.
By Ksenia Avrakhova October 19, 2015

Consulting-Specifying Engineer Top 5 most read articles online, for Oct. 12-18, covered complying with NFPA 110, minimizing arc flash hazards, ensuring power quality, selective coordination in health care buildings, and building systems integration best practices. Link to each article below.

1. Complying with NFPA 110 in mission critical facilities

Design engineers must consider the implications of combining emergency, legally required, and optional standby systems to ensure code compliance, maintainability, and economics.

2. Minimizing arc flash hazards

Rely on codes and standards to develop a robust arc flash mitigation plan.

3. Ensuring power quality in mission critical facilities

Many industrial, commercial, and service businesses are sensitive to power quality problems because they affect a company’s ability to compete in a global economy.

4. Your questions answered: Selective coordination in health care buildings

The unique constraints of health care facility electrical distribution systems require engineers to be diligent when designing these systems. The presenters from the Sept. 24 webcast offer additional guidance.

5. Building systems integration best practices

Building automation systems (BAS) allow for state-of-the-art systems integration in nonresidential buildings.

The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on csemag.com, October 12-18, for articles published within the last two months.

– Ksenia Avrakhova, production coordinator, CFE Media, ksia94@gmail.com.

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