Codes and Standards - Energy Efficiency

Achieving compliance with ASHRAE 90.1

ASHRAE Standard 90.1: Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings is one of... » more

The science behind laboratory and research facility projects: automation and controls and codes and standards

Engineers need to consider many factors for a lab or research facility so it can perform as needed.... » more

The science behind laboratory and research facility projects: HVAC and sustainability/energy efficiency

Engineers need to consider many factors including HVAC and sustainability/energy efficiency for a... » more

Energy generation: using various power sources

Despite (or as a result of) the economic downturn, the use of renewable energy options have grown... » more

Video: Energy Efficiency Incentives in an Era of Political Uncertainty

An update on how you can still leverage current incentives as well as expired programs.

Video: Energy Performance in the new LEED Normal

A review of how energy modeling and renewable energy analysis guided the TD Bank's prototype...

How energy codes affect lighting design

Engineers have many resources when designing energy-efficient lighting in nonresidential buildings.... » more

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Webcast: How to Specify Electrical Components in Hazardous Locations

Electrical engineers should learn to reduce design time by specifying components in hazardous systems.

Your questions answered: Electrical systems: Designing electrical rooms

Unanswered questions from the Nov. 16, 2017, webcast on designing electrical rooms are addressed by the presenters. » more

Webcast: Cybersecurity in Integrated Buildings

Cyberattacks are actions that target computers and network systems designed to disrupt the normal operations of the system. These actions can be initiated locally (from within the physical facility) or remotely (from outside)....

Your questions answered: An NFPA 70B and 70E Overview: Eliminate the Risk of Electrical Hazards and Avoid Expensive Shutdowns

The Oct. 25, 2017, “An NFPA 70B and 70E Overview: Eliminate the Risk of Electrical Hazards and Avoid Expensive Shutdowns” webcast presenter addressed questions not covered during the live event. » more

Webcast: HVAC: Should you specify an oil-free compressor?

Oil-free compressors can be specified in several air conditioning applications. Learn to engineer these systems for demanding air-cooled systems.

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Understanding Specifications, Codes and Standards

Engineers generally don't get very involved in politics, but that needs to change. Engineering is changing from a profession that enjoys legal protection to a profession that enjoys legal protection and also needs to comply with the law in a manner that i

Have you ever thought about how federal legislation...

Engineers generally don't get very involved in politics, but that... » more

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Video: Effective Building Automation Controls...

An examination of the design and construction...

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Provides regular updates on codes and standards for mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection engineers, including ASHRAE, NFPA, NEC, ANSI, and a host of other national codes.

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