Codes and Standards - Fire, Life Safety

The complexities of industrial, manufacturing, and warehouse facilities: fire/life safety

Warehouses and factories are more than simply bare-bones buildings for companies to keep equipment.... » more

The complexities of industrial, manufacturing, and warehouse facilities: codes and standards

Warehouses and factories are more than simply bare-bones buildings for companies to keep equipment.... » more

Proposed changes to the IBC: 2021 edition

Proposals in the 2021 edition of the International Building Code facilitates sustainable... » more

Mitigating arc flash hazards

Designers must account for several special constraints when mitigating arc flash hazards.  » more

Proactively addressing population health while improving access to care

The Golisano Center for Community Health at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center (NFMMC) is... » more

The art of designing sports, entertainment, and specialty structures: Codes and standards

Entertainment venues are big businesses—and big on complexity, with a host of complex systems and... » more

The art of designing sports, entertainment, and specialty structures: Fire and life safety

Entertainment venues are big businesses—and big on complexity, with a host of complex systems and... » more

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Your questions answered: Benefits of powerful embedded metering at the source of consumption

The Oct. 5, 2017, “Benefits of powerful embedded metering at the source of consumption” webcast presenters addressed questions not covered during the live event. » more

Your questions answered: Electric motor basics

The Sept. 27, 2017, “Electric motor basics” webcast presenter addressed questions not covered during the live event. » more

Your questions answered: AC Drives: Efficient Motor Controller for Optimal Energy Consumption

The Sept. 28, 2017, “AC Drives: Efficient Motor Controller for Optimal Energy Consumption” webcast presenter addressed questions not covered during the live event. » more

Webcast: A NFPA 70B and 70E Overview: Eliminate the Risk of Electrical Hazards and Avoid Expensive Shutdowns

This Oct. 25 session will focus on the importance of electrical safety and maintenance programs, OSHA requirements and definitions for CFRs 1910.147 & 303 and 305 and guidance of NFPA 70E and 70B standards on electrical safety...

Your questions answered: Critical power: Power generation systems in high-performance buildings

The Sept. 21, 2017, “Critical power: Power generation systems in high-performance buildings” webcast presenters addressed questions not covered during the live event. » more

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Understanding Specifications, Codes and Standards

Engineers generally don't get very involved in politics, but that needs to change. Engineering is changing from a profession that enjoys legal protection to a profession that enjoys legal protection and also needs to comply with the law in a manner that i

Have you ever thought about how federal legislation...

Engineers generally don't get very involved in politics, but that... » more

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Video: Measurement and Verification of Heat for...

A review of typical system configurations,...

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Provides regular updates on codes and standards for mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection engineers, including ASHRAE, NFPA, NEC, ANSI, and a host of other national codes.

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