Consulting-Specifying Engineer Webcast
CSE Webcasts

Consulting-Specifying Engineer Webcasts help you obtain educational information on specific topics and learn about the latest industry trends. Plus, you have the option to earn AIA CES approved learning units at no charge on participating events!

Webcasts this week:

Plumbing webcast: Pathogen Control by Design
Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015, at 11 a.m. PT/1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET
Attendees qualify for a Certificate of Completion

Key discussion points are:

  • Case studies of Legionnaires' disease outbreaks
  • Legionella guidelines and standards including ASHRAE 188
  • Pathogens identification
  • Design factors that impact pathogen control

Key objectives:

  • Demonstrates the importance of plumbing design to enhance water quality
  • Identify the causes of Legionella and how to prevent it
  • Improve industry awareness of water quality
  • Interpret ASHRAE 188 and its impact on plumbing design


  • Tim Keane, Legionella Risk Management Inc.
  • Jason McKinnon, Viega Director of Technical Services and Training

Sponsored by: Viega

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Critical Power: Circuit protection in health care facilities
Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015, at 11 a.m. PT/1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET
1 AIA CES accredited LU|HSW available for attendees

Learning objectives:

  • Explain the applicable codes and standards: NFPA 70: National Electrical Code, Article 517; NFPA 99: Health Care Facilities Code; and NFPA 110: Standard for Emergency and Standby Power Systems.
  • Analyze and compare the differences between the equipment, critical branch, and life safety branches of the emergency power supply system (EPSS) from both code and standard of design standpoints.
  • Assess the types of equipment associated with each branch of the emergency system.
  • Outline the coordination, overcurrent, short-circuit, and ground-fault protection issues for health care facilities.


  • Danna Jensen, PE, LEED AP BD+C, Vice President, WSP + ccrd, Dallas
  • Dwayne G. Miller, PE, RCDD, CEO, JBA Consulting Engineers, Las Vegas

Sponsored by: ASCO, Eaton

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Other Upcoming Webcasts:

Improving the design process for selective coordination applications
Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015, at 11 a.m. PT/1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET
Attendees qualify for a Certificate of Completion

Learning objectives:

  • Define selective coordination and benefits
  • Explain the process of reaching a solution
  • Compare outcomes of inefficient solutions
  • Make use of a new tool that significantly enhances the design process


  • Dan Neeser, Field Application Engineer, Bussmann Division, Eaton, Ellisville, MO
    IEEE (Senior Member) with Industrial and Commercial Power Systems (I&CPS), NEMA, NFPA (committee member for NEC CMP-13 and NFPA 79), UL (508/60947, 508A, and 508C/61800-5- 1) and IAEI activities.
  • Scott Koelzer, PE LEED BD&C, Chief Electrical Engineer, M.E. Group
  • Erik Barnes, Marketing Manager, Bussmann Division, Eaton, Ellisville, MO

Sponsored by: Eaton

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