Top Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, August 2011
August 2011’s leading Consulting-Specifying Engineer online stories include:
Know the newest lighting code – Justin Schultz and Michael Chow explain the new ANSI/ASHRAE/IESNA 90.1-2010 lighting and lighting control changes.
Achieving net zero with geothermal systems – In order to meet the most stringent definition of a net zero building, a building must have net zero energy and water usage, and waste production; geothermal systems are one way to meet those requirements.
Using chiller plants in humid zones – In this article, using chiller plants in humid zones is discussed; including an example of dual chiller plants achieving energy efficiency for a federal office building in Washington, D.C.
MEP Giants Project Profiles – As part of the 2011 program, MEP Giants submitted project profiles detailing the variety of projects across the globe, with 50 of the 100 responding, there’s quite a lot to see.
Smart hospital engineering – In Consulting-Specifying Engineer August, expert engineers offered advice on engineering hospital systems intelligently, from HVAC to fire/life safety.