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Integration: HVAC fans and smoke control
Integration: HVAC fans and smoke control

Fire, life safety, and HVAC systems must be integrated by the engineer to achieve reliability in smoke control systems. This includes mechanical equipment, physical barriers, or a combination of both.Read More

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Fire and life safety in data centers
Fire and life safety in data centers

The Consulting-Specifying Engineer 2015 Fire and Life Safety Study indicated that 46% of engineers specify, design, or make product selections for data centers. Read More

Fire protection changes in schools
Fire protection changes in schools

Changes in codes and in society’s expectations for school safety have driven increased fire protection and security requirements for colleges, universities, and K-12 schools.Read More

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Health care facility includes complex smoke-control system
Health care facility includes complex smoke-control system

The atrium size and the building code enforced during design required a large amount of outdoor air (OA) to be correctly supplied to the atrium at multiple levels to satisfy the smoke-exhaust... Read More

Taking BIM to the next level
Taking BIM to the next level

Electrical engineers are being pushed toward using BIM.Read More

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Digital Edition
Did you know a digital version of the magazine is released every month? It is easily viewed from your desktop or tablet device. The November issue of Consulting-Specifying Engineer includes stories on a salary survey and automation and controls for HVAC systems.
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Consulting-Specifying Engineer offers you the opportunity to view webcasts on-demand for valuable information and AIA CES approved Learning Units on participating webcasts. View recent webcasts on topics such as “Retrofitting HVAC systems in existing buildings” and “Critical power: Circuit protection in health care facilities.” Learn more.
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Consulting-Specifying Engineer 2015 Lighting and Lighting Controls Study
Respondents to the Consulting-Specifying Engineer 2015 Lighting and Lighting Controls Study identified seven high-level findings on topics such as:

  • Lighting technologies

  • Writing specifications

  • Current challenges

  • Payback periods

  • Total annual revenue

  • Future challenges

  • Design factors

  • Access the full 2015 Lighting and Lighting Controls Study to view additional key trends and findings.
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    Fire protection gasket
    Fire protection gasket

    Self-adhesive fire protection gaskets from EMKA are suited to IP sealing of enclosure and cabinet... Read More

    Pharmaceutical floor system
    Pharmaceutical floor system

    Sikafloor from Sika is an integrated floor and wall system developed for pharmaceutical facilities.Read More

    LED notification appliance series
    LED notification appliance series

    Mircom’s 400 series of LED notification appliances uses advanced LED technology to provide power... Read More

    Nitrogen generator series for fire protection sprinkler system
    Nitrogen generator series for fire protection sprinkler system

    Potter’s IntelliGen series of nitrogen generators are designed to generate on-site, 98%+ purity... Read More

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