Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, October 2-8: ASHRAE, boiler selection, designing power systems in high-performance buildings, and more.

ASHRAE, boiler selection, designing power systems in high-performance buildings, MEP Giants, and Harmonics and VFDs were Consulting-Specifying Engineer's five most clicked articles from last week, October 2-8. Were you out last week? You can catch up here.

10/09/2017


Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, October 2-8Consulting-Specifying Engineer's top 5 most read articles online, for October 2-8, covered ASHRAE, boiler selection, designing power systems in high-performance buildings, MEP Giants, and Harmonics and VFDs. Link to each article below.

1. Four strategies for implementing ASHRAE 62.1 in HVAC systems

There’s room in ASHRAE 62.1 to improve energy efficiency in a commercial ventilation system.

2. Back to basics: Boiler selection

Boiler codes and design standards provide the basic guidelines for boiler application, design, construction, and operations.

3. Designing backup, standby, and emergency power in high-performance buildings

Electrical engineers must consider many factors when designing backup, standby, and emergency power systems. Safety, maintainability, code compliance, and economics play crucial roles in determining the topology of an emergency system for a critical facility. Specific requirements for emergency power vary based on building occupancy type, facility use, and critical function.

4. MEP Giants revenue increases, along with staffing concerns

The 2017 MEP Giants gross revenue increased as compared with last year, likely due to company mergers and larger and more varied projects. MEP/FP design revenue also increased.

5. Your questions answered: Harmonics and VFDs

Questions not answered during the Sept. 12 webcast are addressed here.

This list was developed using CFE Media's web analytics for stories viewed on www.csemag.com, October 2-8, for articles published within the last two months.

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



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