Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, November 13-19: VFDs and harmonic mitigation, plumbing system requirements, designing medical buildings, and more

VFDs and harmonic mitigation, plumbing system requirements, designing medical buildings, unanswered questions from electrical hazards webcast, and building efficient colleges were Consulting-Specifying Engineer's five most clicked articles from last week, November 13-19. Were you out last week? You can catch up here.

11/20/2017


Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, November 13-19Consulting-Specifying Engineer's top 5 most read articles online, for November 13-19 covered VFDs and harmonic mitigation, plumbing system requirements, designing medical buildings, unanswered questions from electrical hazards webcast, and building efficient colleges. Link to each article below.

1.Back to basics: VFDs and harmonic mitigation

2.Eight steps to determine plumbing system requirements

In nonresidential buildings, engineers should pay close attention to local codes, the Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC), and International Plumbing Code (IPC) when sizing water supply piping systems.

3.How to design medical buildings

Hospitals and healthcare buildings have become very sophisticated. Coordination among all parties, special attention to codes and standards, and a focus on patient comfort have each become highly important to engineers.

4.Your questions answered: An NFPA 70B and 70E Overview: Eliminate the Risk of Electrical Hazards and Avoid Expensive Shutdowns

The Oct. 25, 2017, “An NFPA 70B and 70E Overview: Eliminate the Risk of Electrical Hazards and Avoid Expensive Shutdowns” webcast presenter addressed questions not covered during the live event.

5.Building efficient colleges and universities: HVAC and sustainable buildings/energy efficiency

Colleges and universities face a long list of challenges, as do the engineers tasked to help construct and modify the facilities at these institutions. Here, experienced professionals share their knowledge regarding HVAC and sustainable buildings/energy efficiency.

This list was developed using CFE Media's web analytics for stories viewed on www.csemag.com, November 13-19, for articles published within the last two months.

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



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