Codes and Standards

Codes and Standards February 10, 2023

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Content: February 3-9, 2023

The most viewed content from the past week covered codes and standards, upgrading storage, performance-based design solutions and medical gas storage

By Christina Miller
Buildings with large atriums must meet specific fire and smoke control codes and standards: Courtesy: Amara Rozgus, CFE Media and Technology
Codes and Standards February 1, 2023

Codes, standards that are important to consulting engineers

MEP engineers must design engineered building systems based on several codes and standards

By Amara Rozgus
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Codes and Standards January 31, 2023

Back to basics: Medical gas storage under NFPA 99

This covers the basics of medical gas storage and the requirements for health care spaces detailed in NFPA 99

By Nick Walters and Hailey Stewart-Hofer
Codes and Standards January 13, 2023

Offices codes and standards change, accommodating new work styles

To appeal to various clients and work styles, office building codes and standards are shifting

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Codes and Standards November 10, 2022

Codes, standards cause health care building design model to shift

As hospitals and health care codes and standards evolve, the designs and technologies must change.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
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 and Standards May 27, 2022

How NFPA changes its codes and standards

NFPA updates codes and standards on a regular basis, typically every three years

By Jarron Gass
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Codes and Standards March 31, 2022

Consulting-Specifying Engineer most-viewed codes and standards articles in 2022

Read the best articles about codes and standards including NFPA 72-2022, emergency lighting, lighting code compliance, hospital design and more.

By Chris Vavra
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Codes and Standards March 9, 2022

Why updated building codes have cities seeing green

State and local governments are leading the way as major metropolitan areas adopt green building criteria as policy to mitigate the built environment’s impact on climate change.

By Ryann Menges