Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, Jan. 8-14

Designing emergency power systems, solar arc flash mitigation, laboratory and research facility projects, 2017 HVAC study, and data center design were Consulting-Specifying Engineer's five most clicked articles from last week, January 8-14. Were you out last week? You can catch up here.

01/15/2018


Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, January 8-14Consulting-Specifying Engineer's top 5 most read articles online for January 8-14 covered Designing emergency power systems, solar arc flash mitigation, laboratory and research facility projects, 2017 HVAC study, and data center design. Link to each article below.

1.Designing backup, standby, and emergency power for high-performance buildings

Backup power design for a high-performance building is required, and offers many benefits.

2.Designing for arc flash mitigation in solar photovoltaic systems

Rising solar capacity comes with rising risk. The challenge is mitigating that risk.

3.The science behind laboratory and research facility projects: HVAC and sustainability/energy efficiency

Engineers need to consider many factors including HVAC and sustainability/energy efficiency for a lab or research facility so it can perform as needed. Engineers with experience on such facilities offer advice on how to pass the test.

4.2017 HVAC, building automation systems study

Here are five HVAC and BAS findings as they relate to educational facility projects.

5.Data center design considerations

This article provides guidelines on distribution systems’ levels of redundancy, the correct generator rating to use, and whether solar power can be used in a data center.

This list was developed using CFE Media's web analytics for stories viewed on www.csemag.com, January 8-14, for articles published within the last two months.

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



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