Top Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, April 2011
April 2011’s leading Consulting-Specifying Engineer online stories include:
Firestopping electrical systems – Timothy E. Kuhlman, PE, at CH2M Hill discusses the benefits of incorporating firestoppping into an electrical engineer’s design of a power system.
ASHRAE publishes new guideline for indoor environments – ASHRAE Guideline 10-2011 has been published to facilitate improved indoor environments by taking air quality, thermal conditions, lighting, and acoustics into consideration for low-energy buildings.
Designing laboratory controls – Examples of university research labs detail unique building automation and HVAC control requirements.
How to select the right motor starter – Andre Perra provides a guide to selecting the right motor starter for a commercial building project.
Improving lab design – In this month’s MEP Roundtable, we asked four experienced engineers to discuss how well-designed systems impact the success of laboratory facilities.