Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, December 11-17: NFPA 110 and NEC requirements, hospital utility plant case study, data center design, and more.

NFPA 110 and NEC requirements, hospital utility plant case study, data center design, PV feasibility studies, and integrating fire alarms and HVAC systems were Consulting-Specifying Engineer's five most clicked articles from last week, December 11-17. Were you out last week? You can catch up here.

12/18/2017


Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, December 11-17Consulting-Specifying Engineer's top 5 most read articles online, for December 11-17 covered performing NFPA 110 and NEC requirements, hospital utility plant case study, data center design, PV feasibility studies, and integrating fire alarms and HVAC systems. Link to each article below.

1. Satisfying NFPA 110 and NEC requirements

Consulting engineers who specify emergency power equipment should identify when installations are required to comply with NFPA 110 in conjunction with other codes. This collection of case studies provides examples of recent projects that had various challenges associated with these requirements.

2. Case study: Hospital central utility plant

A hospital needed a replacement central utility plant that complied with current codes.

3. Evaluating modular data center design for supercomputing facilities

The modular approach in designing a data center for supercomputers is based on the computing technology. Therefore, an inside-out approach is needed when analyzing different design strategies.

4. Performing PV system feasibility studies correctly

Solar PV interconnection agreements can drive up the cost of solar installations.

5. How to properly integrate fire alarm systems and HVAC systems

Organizing the coordination with the engineering team is key to a successful system integration project.

This list was developed using CFE Media's web analytics for stories viewed on www.csemag.com, December 11-17, for articles published within the last two months.

Sierra Grayson, Production Coordinator, CFE Media, sgrayson@cfemedia.com.



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