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How to design medical buildings: Codes and standards

Hospitals and health care buildings have become very sophisticated. Coordination among all parties,... » more

Building efficient colleges and universities: automation and controls and codes and standards

Colleges and universities face a long list of challenges, as do the engineers tasked to help... » more

Eight steps to determine plumbing system requirements

In nonresidential buildings, engineers should pay close attention to local codes, the Uniform... » more

Integrating plumbing into the overall design

Having a qualified, knowledgeable plumbing engineer involved in early planning will help select the... » 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

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 Coastal Carolina University Student Housing project involved 333,100 sq ft of facility, accommodating a total of 1,270 beds in a series of stand-alone buildings. Courtesy: RMF Engineering

Tips to design multifamily and mixed-use buildings: Codes and standards

Multifamily dwellings and mixed-use buildings are becoming more prevalent. Learn about codes and... » more

The Coastal Carolina University Student Housing project involved 333,100 sq ft of facility, accommodating a total of 1,270 beds in a series of stand-alone buildings. Courtesy: RMF Engineering

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Webcast: Cybersecurity in Integrated Buildings

Cyberattacks are actions that target computers and network systems designed to disrupt the normal operations of the system. These actions can be initiated locally (from within the physical facility) or remotely (from outside)....

Your questions answered: An NFPA 70B and 70E Overview: Eliminate the Risk of Electrical Hazards and Avoid Expensive Shutdowns

The Oct. 25, 2017, “An NFPA 70B and 70E Overview: Eliminate the Risk of Electrical Hazards and Avoid Expensive Shutdowns” webcast presenter addressed questions not covered during the live event. » more

Webcast: HVAC: Should you specify an oil-free compressor?

Oil-free compressors can be specified in several air conditioning applications. Learn to engineer these systems for demanding air-cooled systems.

Your questions answered: Fire and life safety: Specifying fire detection and notification systems

The Oct. 26, 2017, “Fire and life safety: Specifying fire detection and notification systems” webcast presenters addressed questions not covered during the live event. » more

Webcast: Electrical systems: Designing electrical rooms

Electrical rooms provide safe and secure spaces for the operation and maintenance of electrical equipment. Register for this webcast on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, to learn 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: GSA Project Nets $48 Million Savings

A review of how an energy performance contract...

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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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