Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles, July 21-27: Smoke control systems, female engineers, NFPA 99-2012, more

Articles about smoke control system testing, top five things female engineers should know, NFPA 99-2012 changes, power for fire pumps, and lowering energy use in buildings were Consulting-Specifying Engineer’s five most clicked articles from last week, July 21-27. Were you out last week? Miss something. You can catch up here.

07/28/2014


1. Smoke control system testing

Special inspectors must know how to test and commission fire systems, sprinklers, dampers, and alarms. A discussion of relevant codes and standards is included.

2. Top five things female engineers should know

Female engineers, take this career advice to heart.

3. Know the intent, changes of NFPA 99-2012

NFPA 99: Health Care Facilities Code was completely overhauled and rewritten from the 2005 edition to the 2012 edition and was changed from a “standard” to a ”code.”

4. Power for fire pumps

Power is a key element in ensuring a fire pump works in an emergency situation.

5. Lowering energy use, elevating building performance

Net-zero energy buildings can be achieved with smart building design. Here are tips on how to design a high-performance building.

The list was developed using CFE Media's web analytics for stories viewed on csemag.com, July 21-27, for articles published within the last two months.

- Chris Vavra, content specialist, CFE Media, cvavra@cfemedia.com.



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