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Case study: Frankfurt International Airport

Case study: Frankfurt International Airport

Frankfurt International Airport in Germany is an example of the benefits of intelligent dynamic... » more

Improving wayfinding in complex environments: The case for dynamic signage

Improving wayfinding in complex environments: The case for dynamic signage

The increasing sophistication of automated building systems has allowed for opportunities in the... » more

Examining government, state, municipal, federal, and military facilities: Fire and life safety

Examining government, state, municipal, federal, and military facilities: Fire and life safety

Government and military projects are among the toughest challenges an engineer can face. Demanding... » more

Emergency lighting: What’s required, and how it’s designed

Emergency lighting: What’s required, and how it’s designed

Emergency lighting is required in all nonresidential buildings. There are numerous versions of... » more

Connectivity creates safer facilities

Connectivity creates safer facilities

NFPA 72 updates focused on audio/visual signaling for mass notification and emergency communication... » more

Evaluating high-rise wood construction

Evaluating high-rise wood construction

Advances in technology have allowed designers to challenge the status quo, think outside the box,... » more

Q&A with Stephen DiGiovanni, chairman of AdHoc Committee on Tall Wood Buildings

Q&A with Stephen DiGiovanni, chairman of AdHoc Committee on Tall Wood Buildings

Stephen DiGiovanni, PE, chair of the International Code Council (ICC) Ad Hoc Committee for Tall... » more

How to deal with a coincident storm surge and rainfall in a community

How to deal with a coincident storm surge and rainfall in a community

Having boots on the ground or developing a mathematical model to simulate the flood event can help... » more

Safety in construction: Prevention through design

Safety in construction: Prevention through design

Building information modeling (BIM)-assisted prevention through design is the concept of mitigating... » more

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, Jun. 25 to Jul. 1

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, Jun. 25 to Jul. 1

Parallel generator design, NFPA 99-2012 requirements, millennials in the workforce,... » more

Large capacity blower coil

Large capacity blower coil

Daikin's PreciseLine is designed to affordably condition air up to 5000 cfm by precisely matching a...

Understanding the fire safety requirements in NFPA 99-2012

Understanding the fire safety requirements in NFPA 99-2012

Learning the fire and life safety requirements of NFPA 99 as they relate to hospitals and health... » more

2018 Fire and Life Safety Study: Five fire, life safety industry findings

2018 Fire and Life Safety Study: Five fire, life safety industry findings

Respondents to the Consulting-Specifying Engineer 2018 Fire & Life Safety Study identified five... » more

Case study: Frankfurt International Airport Improving wayfinding in complex environments: The case for dynamic signage Examining government, state, municipal, federal, and military facilities: Fire and life safety Emergency lighting: What’s required, and how it’s designed Connectivity creates safer facilities Evaluating high-rise wood construction Q&A with Stephen DiGiovanni, chairman of AdHoc Committee on Tall Wood Buildings How to deal with a coincident storm surge and rainfall in a community Safety in construction: Prevention through design Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, Jun. 25 to Jul. 1 Large capacity blower coil Understanding the fire safety requirements in NFPA 99-2012 2018 Fire and Life Safety Study: Five fire, life safety industry findings

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