Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles, January 18-24: defining NFPA 37, what engineering firms can expect in 2016, reviewing and analyzing NEC 2014 changes, more

Articles about defining NFPA 37, what engineering firms can expect in 2016, reviewing and analyzing NEC 2014 changes, integrating renewable power systems, and using warm water for data center cooling were Consulting-Specifying Engineer’s five most clicked articles from last week, January 18-24. Were you out last week? Miss something? You can catch up here.

01/25/2016


Consulting-Specifying Engineer Top 5 most read articles online, for Jan. 18-24, covered defining NFPA 37, what engineering firms can expect in 2016, reviewing and analyzing NEC 2014 changes, integrating renewable power systems, and using warm water for data center cooling. Link to each article below.

1. Defining NFPA 37

NFPA 37 outlines the minimum fire safety requirements for the installation and operation of permanently installed engines including stationary, engine-driven equipment.

2. What engineering firms can expect in 2016

Looking back at 2015 offers many opportunities for engineering firms in 2016. Here are eight trends we think you should be keeping an eye on and the messages to take away for your business.

3. Reviewing, analyzing NEC 2014 changes

Changes in and additions to the NFPA 70: National Electrical Code (NEC) have a significant impact on commercial and industrial facilities.

4. Integrating renewable power systems into a net zero energy building

Engineers should consider several factors to integrate renewable technologies into electrical systems. Key codes/standards drive the design of renewable power systems. Best practices for achieving net zero energy are illustrated.

5. Using warm water for data center cooling

There are many ways to cool a data center. Engineers should explore the various cooling options and apply the solution that's appropriate for the application.

The list was developed using CFE Media's web analytics for stories viewed on csemag.com, January 18-24, for articles published within the last two months.

- Ksenia Avrakhova, production coordinator, CFE Media, ksia94@gmail.com.



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