Codes and Standards

Codes and Standards August 12, 2022

Manufacturing and industrial building codes and standards trends

Several new and retrofit manufacturing building projects show trends in codes and standards changing

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Codes and Standards June 17, 2022

Codes and standards drive trends, changes in data center design

Several codes and standards are pushing the engineered systems in data centers in different directions

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Codes & Standards: Electrical, Power November 14, 2022

Health care building electrical, lighting design model shifts

As hospitals and health care facilities evolve, the lighting, power and electrical systems within them must change

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Codes & Standards: Fire, Life Safety November 21, 2022

Back to basics: Fire pump electrical design guide

This quick reference offers a guide for fire pump electrical design

By Rachel Stencel
Courtesy: Peter Basso Associates
Codes & Standards: HVAC April 23, 2021

Using louvers to prevent snow intake

Learn ways to minimize the amount of snow brought into the building via outdoor air louvers

By Brian M. Runde
Figure 2: Final programming included warm lighting at 3,000 K to start the day, high light level at 5,000 K from 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. and a gradual return to 3,000 K from 7 to 9 p.m. Courtesy: Affiliated Engineers Inc.
Codes & Standards: Lighting November 18, 2022

Designing lighting system controls with the user in mind

With a heightened awareness of the physiological effects of light, tunable lighting systems are being developed with the intent to foster healthy circadian cycles.

By Lauri Tredinnick, LC, IALD, LEED AP, Pivotal Lighting Design, Chicago