News at a Glance: News Briefs and Events

Advanced Energy Design Guide; NFPA codes in Maine; upcoming events


• ASHRAE and its partnering organizations are making available for free the “Advanced Energy Design Guide” series. Electronic versions of the newest book in the series, “Advanced Energy Design Guides for K-12 School Buildings,” as well as the existing guides on small office and small retail buildings are available for free download at .

• Maine adopted the latest edition of several NFPA fire and life safety codes, including the following: NFPA 1, Uniform Fire Code; NFPA 13, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems; NFPA 72, National Fire Alarm Code; and NFPA 101, Life Safety Code.


• March 3%%MDASSML%%6: AMCA Intl. Spring Meetings and Engineering Conference, The Orleans Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas

• March 10%%MDASSML%%13: American Society for Healthcare Engineering Intl. Conference and Exhibition on Health Facility Planning, Design and Construction, Gaylord Palms Hotel and Convention Center, Orlando, Fla.

• April 22%%MDASSML%%24: National Conference on Building Commissioning (NCBC), Marriott Newport Beach Resort and Spa, Newport Beach, Calif.

Consulting-Specifying Engineer's Product of the Year (POY) contest is the premier award for new products in the HVAC, fire, electrical, and...
Consulting-Specifying Engineer magazine is dedicated to encouraging and recognizing the most talented young individuals...
The MEP Giants program lists the top mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection engineering firms in the United States.
Exploring fire pumps and systems; Lighting energy codes; Salary survey; Changes to NFPA 20
How to use IPD; 2017 Commissioning Giants; CFDs and harmonic mitigation; Eight steps to determine plumbing system requirements
2017 MEP Giants; Mergers and acquisitions report; ASHRAE 62.1; LEED v4 updates and tips; Understanding overcurrent protection
Power system design for high-performance buildings; mitigating arc flash hazards
Transformers; Electrical system design; Selecting and sizing transformers; Grounded and ungrounded system design, Paralleling generator systems
Commissioning electrical systems; Designing emergency and standby generator systems; VFDs in high-performance buildings
As brand protection manager for Eaton’s Electrical Sector, Tom Grace oversees counterfeit awareness...
Amara Rozgus is chief editor and content manager of Consulting-Specifier Engineer magazine.
IEEE power industry experts bring their combined experience in the electrical power industry...
Michael Heinsdorf, P.E., LEED AP, CDT is an Engineering Specification Writer at ARCOM MasterSpec.
Automation Engineer; Wood Group
System Integrator; Cross Integrated Systems Group
Fire & Life Safety Engineer; Technip USA Inc.
This course focuses on climate analysis, appropriateness of cooling system selection, and combining cooling systems.
This course will help identify and reveal electrical hazards and identify the solutions to implementing and maintaining a safe work environment.
This course explains how maintaining power and communication systems through emergency power-generation systems is critical.
click me