Chris Vavra

Chris Vavra is senior editor for WTWH Media LLC.

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Commissioning April 12, 2024

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer content, April 5-11, 2024

Top 5 articles this week covered topics including translating Baby Boomer language for younger workers, 2024 POY nominations, EV service equipment design and more. Miss something? You can catch up here.

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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
Electrical and Power March 15, 2024

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.

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Air Quality February 2, 2024

Consulting-Specifying Engineer most-viewed content, January 2024

Read the best content in January 2024 including: Indoor air quality, engineering salary survey findings and single-phase heat pumps.

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Air Quality February 2, 2024

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer content, January 26 to February 1, 2024

Top articles from this week covered topics including indoor air quality, decarbonization and health care facilities.

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Building Automation and Controls January 25, 2024

How AI can improve building automation system implementation

Artificial intelligence (AI) can make building automation systems (BAS) more efficient and improve energy use and knowledge.

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Building Integration System January 24, 2024

Why decarbonization, ESG initiatives are a bigger priority for building owners

Decarbonization and ESG initiatives are a major focus for building owners and their tenants, but getting them access to the right data remains a hurdle.

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Building Automation and Controls October 16, 2023

Honeywell Connect Recap: Using digital technologies to improve building intelligence, sustainability

Digital technologies can help building owners and managers get a more comprehensive look at emissions, power generated and more in real-time.

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Figure 1: This image includes the medium-voltage circuit breaker with a protective relay. Courtesy: National Field Services
Fire and Life Safety October 13, 2023

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer content, October 6-12, 2023

The top 5 articles of the past week covered mitigating arc flash hazards, low-GWP refrigerants and fire sprinkler design.

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HVAC/R and Mechanical October 3, 2023

Low-GWP refrigerants becoming major priority for companies

Low global warming potential (GWP) refrigerants are growing in priority as companies look to become more efficient, economical and sustainable.

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Power Generation October 3, 2023

Building efficiency, quality remain major priorities for consulting engineers

Consulting engineers are working on reducing carbon emissions and improve energy efficiency with better sustainability and quality measures.

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