Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer stories, Jan. 26-Feb. 1, 2014

Were you out last week? Miss something? Here are Consulting-Specifying Engineer's five most clicked articles from last week, Jan. 26-Feb. 1, 2014, including articles about ASHRAE 90.1-2013, GFCI’s, laboratory ventilation systems, Schneider Electric and Invensys, and NFPA 20.


1. What’s new in ASHRAE 90.1-2013

Nearly 150 addenda were proposed for ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2013.

2. UL’s new GFCI classes

Ground fault circuit interrupters (GFCIs) are available in three new classes, which electrical engineers should become familiar with.

3. Designing laboratory ventilation systems

Proper ventilation in labs is required to promote and maintain safety and protection to life and property.

4. Schneider Electric poised to “change the industrial landscape” after Invensys acquisition

Now that the Invensys acquisition deal is complete, Schneider Electric will combine the two firms’ unique discrete and process industrial portfolios, positioning it as a global market leader.

5. NFPA 20: Changes to the standard on fire pumps

Regardless of whether the 2013 edition of NFPA 20 will be applicable to your next project, fire protection engineers need to be aware of the changes to the standard.

The list was developed using CFE Media's web analytics for stories viewed on during the week of Jan. 26-Feb. 1, 2014.

- Jessica DuBois-Maahs, Jordan Schultz, associate content managers, CFE Media,,

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