Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer content, March 8-14, 2024

Top Consulting-Specifying Engineer content this week covered topics including: EV charging stations, compartmentation and fire safety, NFPA 99 medical gas storage and more.

By Chris Vavra March 15, 2024
A typical Level 3 direct current fast charging charger found along the New York State Thruway, rated for 350 kW power delivery. It is a dual dispenser charger to accommodate two different connector types. Courtesy: CDM Smith

Top Consulting-Specifying Engineer content this week covered topics including: EV charging stations, compartmentation and fire safety, NFPA 99 medical gas storage and more. Miss something? You can catch up here. Links to each article below.

1. Ways to electrify a fleet using EV charging stations

Electrification of vehicle fleets commonly requires electric vehicle supply equipment upgrades.

2. Understanding compartmentation as a passive fire safety technique

NFPA 101 outlines compartmentation requirements that are important to prevent the spread of fire and smoke. It is necessary to understand the correct terminology and intent of the requirements to identify when inspections should be completed.

3. Back to basics: Medical gas storage under NFPA 99

This covers the basics of medical gas storage and the requirements for health care spaces detailed in NFPA 99.

4. Learn how to do a trend analysis in HVAC systems

This primer helps professionals to understand trend data and to apply usage for energy management and troubleshooting of HVAC systems.

5. Ep. 14 Brandon Reynolds and Eric Graettinger discuss how businesses are using EV

EV charging stations have quickly become a top consideration for engineers, so it’s important to understand the challenges these technologies present and what owners might want from them. Brandon Reynolds and Eric Gaettinger of Peter Basso Associates discuss how certain businesses are implementing electric vehicles and what issues they might face as they move toward the new technology.


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