MNS, ECS
MNS, ECS July 19, 2019

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles July 12-18

Read the best articles from the past week. Considerations for electrical testing and commissioning, sprinkler installations and obstructions, best practices for fire alarm notification design, integrating direct digital controls and technologies to watch in fire & life safety.

By McKenzie Burns
MNS, ECS July 12, 2019

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles July 5-11

Read the best articles from the past week. Electrical systems design to commissioning, resiliency and climate change, sprinkler installations and obstructions, best practices for fire alarm notification design and the 2019 lighting and lighting controls study.

By McKenzie Burns
MNS, ECS July 12, 2019

Three technologies to watch in fire, life safety

While some of these systems have been available for some time, they are not yet readily accepted by fire and life safety experts

By Joshua D. Greene, PE, Simpson Gumpertz & Heger, Waltham, Massachusetts
MNS, ECS June 27, 2019

Retail, restaurant and mixed-use facilities: Fire, life safety

What are the trickiest aspects of retail, restaurant and mixed-use projects and what trends lie ahead? Read on for solid advice from experienced professionals.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
MNS, ECS June 21, 2019

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, June 14 to June 20

Read the best articles from the past week. Engineers and building professionals clicked on: smoke control approaches in high-rise buildings, 2019 Product of the Year Finalists, sprinkler installation and obstructions, electrical system design and commissioning and the new norm of energy efficiency.

By McKenzie Burns
MNS, ECS June 19, 2019

World-class biomedical neuroscience research facility

The Porter Neuroscience Research Center co-locates researchers from nine NIH Institutes in an innovative setting, launching an initiative to increase the pace of discovery in all areas of neuroscience in a sustained effort to understand the human brain.

By Affiliated Engineers
MNS, ECS June 17, 2019

Fire & Life Safety Study

Increased demand for fire, life safety systems

By Amanda Pelliccione
MNS, ECS June 14, 2019

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, June 7 to June 13

Read the best articles from the past week. Engineers and building professionals clicked on: electrical system design and commissioning, sprinkler installations and obstructions, 2019 Product of the Year finalists, understanding GFCI nuisances and arc flash hazards.

By McKenzie Burns
MNS, ECS May 31, 2019

Common smoke control approaches in high-rise buildings

A fire protection engineer’s approaches to smoke control in high-rise buildings may focus on the rationale behind such approaches — with consideration of the benefits, costs and potential pitfalls.

By Nathan B. Wittasek, PE, CFEI, LEED AP, Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc., Los Angeles
MNS, ECS May 28, 2019

Planning multifamily dwellings: Fire and life safety

Fire and life safety systems are of utmost importance in multifamily dwellings.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer