Tuesday, October 27, 2015
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Protecting our schools
Protecting our schools

Schools require fire detection and suppression, mass notification systems (MNS), and emergency communication systems (ECS) to protect occupants. Because many schools are becoming multi-use buildings with theaters, computer rooms, and flexible classroom spaces, the fire protection engineer's job has become more...Read More

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Emergency and standby power in hospitals
Emergency and standby power in hospitals

Consulting engineers who specify emergency power equipment understand that installations for hospitals are required to comply with NFPA 110 in conjunction with NFPA 70. System designers must... Read More

2015 Commissioning Giants
2015 Commissioning Giants

Commissioning professionals (CxPs) can be defined as technical analysts, bloodhounds, and diagnosticians working to connect ideas and project teams to future buildings and systems. The Building... Read More

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Navien Adds NPE-150S to Water Heater Series
Navien introduces the new size NPE-150S condensing tankless water heater. Heating capacity: 18,000-120,000 BTU/H; production: 5.3 GPM @ 45 degree temperature rise, ideal for smaller applications. All the same features as other NPE-S sizes. Learn more.
Designing, enhancing office buildings
Designing, enhancing office buildings

Office buildings might seem like relatively simple structures, but engineers with experience in the field know differently. Words of advice from several professionals show how to make such... 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 October issue of Consulting-Specifying Engineer includes stories on fire and life safety in schools and emergency and standby power in hospitals.
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Firetrace International is the leading manufacturer of automatic fire detection and Total Flooding fire suppression systems for high value and/or mission critical machinery and equipment. Firetrace systems have listings and approvals from 20 international agencies. Learn more.
Upcoming Webcast
WEBCAST: Improving the design process for selective coordination applications

Selective coordination can be challenging to achieve in electrical distribution systems, and the resulting solution may be oversized and expensive. It is not unusual for engineers to spend countless hours researching various solution options, only to yield unsatisfactory results. Attendees will learn a new approach that provides significantly greater visibility to possible solutions, resulting in more desirable system solutions.

Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015, at 11 a.m. PT /1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

Sponsor: Eaton/Bussmann
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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

Addressable control panel for fire suppression systems
Addressable control panel for fire suppression systems

Johnson Controls' AUTOPULSE Z-20 addressable control panel features templates designed to simplify... Read More

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2015 Product of the Year winners
Winners of the 11th annual Consulting-Specifying Engineer Product of the Year awards included mobile applications that allow engineers to perform tasks wirelessly, a magnetic bearing water-cooled chiller, and an all-in-one variable frequency drive that combines induction and permanent magnet motors. Read about the winners.