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Applying combined heat and power systems
Applying combined heat and power systems

Cogeneration systems, often referred to as combined heat and power (CHP) systems, generate both electricity and thermal energy. As they become more common in the United States, engineers must understand the nuances and design strategies for successful application. Read More

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High-performance medical and educational building design
High-performance medical and educational building design

The design of high-performance medical and educational projects are challenging and need to meet specific standards, codes, and trends. Read More

Noise and vibration control in building design
Noise and vibration control in building design

The acoustical environment in a building—good or bad—is the result of design. For optimal occupant comfort and facility functionality, attention to noise and vibration issues should be included early... Read More

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NFPA 99: A fire and life safety perspective
NFPA 99: A fire and life safety perspective

NFPA 99: Health Care Facilities Code (2015 edition) covers a broad range of criteria for health care facilities. This portion focuses on fire, explosion prevention, and life safety.Read More

Putting COPS into context
Putting COPS into context

NFPA 70: National Electrical Code Article 708: Critical Operations Power Systems (COPS) introduced electrical standards for facilities that support critical functions in response to vulnerabilities... Read More

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Digital Edition
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Did you know a digital version of the magazine is released every month? It is easily viewed from your desktop or tablet device. The June issue of Consulting-Specifying Engineer includes stories on controling noise and vibration in building design and applying combined heat and power systems.
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2016 Fire and Life Safety Study: Seven key findings
Respondents to the Consulting-Specifying Engineer 2016 Fire and Life Safety Study identified seven high-level findings impacting the fire and life safety industry. Sponsored by: Siemens.
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Lighting: LED specifications
Building owners are becoming more aware of and interested in selecting LEDs because of their energy efficiency and long lifespan. Good lighting enhances building design, conserves energy, and increases productivity, safety, security, and personal comfort. According to several government sources, up to 40% of the total energy used in commercial buildings is used for artificial lighting. The various codes and standards that dictate their design must be considered as LEDs are specified.

Thursday, July 28, 2016, at 11 a.m. PT/1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

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Symbol library specification document
Symbol library specification document

QA Graphics' BAS Symbol Library v5 specification provides the user with clear, concise provisions... 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

Bypass controller for HVAC applications
Bypass controller for HVAC applications

Mitsubishi Electric's PowerGate H Series HVAC controllers feature both manual and automatic bypass... Read More

Lift drive designed for elevators
Lift drive designed for elevators

Developed specifically for elevators to provide reliable and excellent ride comfort, the LD-302 VLT... Read More

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