Top Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, October 2011

Most visited articles at during October 2011 included the state of commissioning, lighting controls, electrical design for HVAC, NFPA13 for high-rises, and RCx.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer staff November 4, 2011

October 2011’s leading Consulting-Specifying Engineer online stories include:

The state of commissioning – Ray Bert details how commissioning providers are optimistic about the steadily approaching new year, while looking at existing buildings to help drive future business.

Focus on: Lighting controls and codes – ASHRAE 90.1-2010 is targeting a 30% energy savings goal: are you up to date?

Electrical design for HVAC systems – In this September Consulting-Specifying Engineer feature, Article 430 of the National Electrical Code is demystified.

Make sense of retro-commissioning – Goals and objectives for the retro-commissioning process are explained.

Applying NFPA13 in high-rise buildings – Michael Dillion discusses fire standpipes and sprinkler systems in modern high-rises.