Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, October 24-30: Preventing arc flash, IT room protection requirements, 2016 Commissioning Giants, more

Articles about preventing arc flash, IT room protection requirements, 2016 Commissioning Giants, fire notification systems, and 2016 Product of the Year winners were Consulting-Specifying Engineer's five most clicked articles from last week, October 24-30. Were you out last week? You can catch up here.

10/31/2016


Consulting-Specifying Engineer's Top 5 most read articles online, for October 24-30, covered preventing arc flash, IT room protection requirements, 2016 Commissioning Giants, fire notification systems, and 2016 Product of the Year winners. Link to each article below.

1. Preventing arc flash in mission critical facilities

To address arc flash problems, we turn to codes and standards. NEC 240.87 is an important leap in arc flash safety for the electrical industry, along with NFPA 70E and IEEE 1584: IEEE Guide for Performing Arc Flash Hazard Calculations.

2. Demystifying IT room protection requirements

Information technology (IT) equipment area/room designs must balance the needs for security, cooling, and fire protection.

3. 2016 Commissioning Giants

Building commissioning providers are closely tracking the business, market, and technical trends that are influencing—and, in some cases, reshaping—their profession. At the top of the list are priorities that affect practical business decisions, both near-term and in the future.

4. Your questions answered: Fire/life safety: Notification systems

NFPA 72 defines how fire notification systems should be designed and installed. Here is additional information from the Oct. 13, 2016, webcast on Fire/life safety: Notification systems. 

5. 2016 Product of the Year winners

Consulting-Specifying Engineer readers have cast their votes for the 2016 Product of the Year; read about the winners.

This list was developed using CFE Media's web analytics for stories viewed on www.csemag.com, October 24-30, for articles published within the last two months. 

 

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

bwebb@cfemedia.com



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