Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, November 21-27: drop-out ceilings beneath fire sprinklers, operating on medical and hospital projects, professional salaries, more

Articles about specifying drop-out ceilings beneath fire sprinklers, operating on medical and hospital projects, professional salaries, evaluating BIM, and analyzing nontraditional HVAC systems were Consulting-Specifying Engineer's five most clicked articles from last week, November 21-27. Were you out last week? You can catch up here.

11/28/2016


Consulting-Specifying Engineer's Top 5 most read articles online, for November 21-27, covered specifying drop-out ceilings beneath fire sprinklers, operating on medical and hospital projects, professional salaries, evaluating BIM, and analyzing nontraditional HVAC systems. Link to each article below.

1. Specifying drop-out ceilings beneath fire sprinklers

Fire protection engineers can specify ceilings beneath fire sprinklers, as identified in NFPA 13.

2. Operating on medical and hospital projects: codes and standards

Engineers tasked with working on hospital and medical campuses find themselves tackling unique challenges: evolving technology, increased specialization, and maintaining operations while under construction. Here, professionals with experience on such facilities share advice on how to finish projects following codes and standards and report a clean bill of health.

3. How does your salary stack up?

Consulting engineers share information about compensation, accreditation, age, retirement goals, and business development via a national salary survey.

4. Evaluating the other side of BIM

Complete building information management offers a real-time guide to strategic decision making and insight into all areas of the business.

5. Analyzing nontraditional HVAC systems

Incorporating set thermal comfort criteria provides many benefits while increasing the use of high-performance HVAC systems for energy reduction.


-Brana Webb, production coordinator, CFE Media, bwebb@cfemedia.com.



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