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Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: October 22-28, 2021

Read the best articles from the past week. Commissioning giants, life safety requirements, automated fault detection diagnostics, BIM and COVID-19, and UV light benefits

By Chris Vavra October 29, 2021
Courtesy: Henderson Engineers

Consulting-Specifying Engineer‘s top 5 articles online over the past week covered commissioning giants, life safety requirements, automated fault detection diagnostics, BIM and COVID-19, and UV light benefits. Were you out last week? Catch up with a link to each article below.

1. 2021 Commissioning Giants The 2021 Commissioning Giants data reports on the top 25 firms.

2. New life safety requirements for business occupanciesThese changes will impact both Hospital and Critical Access Hospital standards.

3. Engineering with automated fault detection and diagnosticsBuilding engineers and commissioning professionals can use automated fault detection and diagnostics, which has been more commonly used to save building energy and facilitate predictive maintenance.

4. Using BIM in a pandemicEngineers were already using BIM, but COVID-19 shifted them to a building software-based digital design hub.

5. UV light is effective, safe deterrent against COVID-19 in public placesA specific ultraviolet (UV) wavelength was found to be effective in killing the COVID-19 virus as well as other respiratory viruses while still being safe for public use.


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