Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles, October 19-25: emergency and standby power, 2015 Commissioning Giants, smart building automation systems, more

Articles about emergency and standby power, 2015 Commissioning Giants, smart building automation systems, getting equipment SCCR code requirements right, and economics of lighting systems were Consulting-Specifying Engineer’s five most clicked articles from last week, October 19-25. Were you out last week? Miss something? You can catch up here.

10/26/2015


Consulting-Specifying Engineer Top 5 most read articles online, for Oct. 19-25, covered emergency and standby power, 2015 Commissioning Giants, smart building automation systems, getting equipment SCCR code requirements right, and economics of lighting systems. Link to each article below.

1. Emergency and Standby power in hospitals

Consulting engineers who specify emergency power equipment understand that installations for hospitals are required to comply with NFPA 110 in conjunction with NFPA 70. System designers must interpret the requirements of these standards, ensure their designs follow them, and educate their clients about how the standard affects their operations.

2. 2015 Commissioning Giants

Commissioning professionals (CxPs) can be defined as technical analysts, bloodhounds, and diagnosticians working to connect ideas and project teams to future buildings and systems. The Building Commissioning Association (BCA) surveyed commissioning professionals who are "giants" in their field due to their advocacy in educational and industry support on behalf their profession.

3. Online education: Smart building automation systems

BAS and building your future: Register for educational online courses about smart buildings.

4. Getting equipment SCCR code requirements right

Complying with the latest NEC and OSHA requirements will improve equipment protection, electrical safety, and power reliability.

5. Economics of lighting systems

Codes and standards, energy efficiency, lighting controls, and plug loads all play into specifying lighting and lighting controls in nonresidential buildings.

The list was developed using CFE Media's web analytics for stories viewed on csemag.com, October 19-25, for articles published within the last two months.

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



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