Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles, April 20-26

Were you out last week? Miss something? Here are the Consulting-Specifying Engineer ’s five most-clicked articles from last week, April 20-26, including articles about arc flash protection, electric fire pumps, lighting controls, and data center generators.

04/28/2014


1. Criteria for selecting arc flash protection techniques, Part 1

Engineers must be aware of the causes of arc flash incidents and relevant safety standards before determining the best arc flash mitigation method for a particular facility.

2. Supplying power for electric fire pumps

Power is a key element in ensuring a fire pump works in an emergency situation. This article touches on relevant fire codes and offers best practices to illustrate proper design of power for fire pumps.

3. Save energy by integrating lighting controls, HVAC systems

Integrating lighting controls and HVAC systems is complex, and can offer significant energy savings in a high-performance building.

4. Generator ratings and the implications for data centers

Understanding how generator ratings are determined is quite simple, but there is a long list of variables to consider. This reviews the fundamentals of generator ratings and a recent industry discussion about specific ratings for generators in data centers.

5. Criteria for selecting arc flash protection techniques, Part 2

Conducting an arc flash study to identify hazards and proper PPE and tools is critical in reducing the risk of arc flash incidents.

The list was developed using CFE Media's web analytics for stories viewed on csemeag.com, April 20-26, for articles published within the last two months.

- Jessica DuBois-Maahs, associate content manager, CFE Media, jdmaahs@cfemedia.com.



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