Top Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, April 2011

Most visited articles at during April 2011 included technical articles about firestopping electrical systems, new ASHRAE guidelines for indoor environments, laboratory controls, motor starter selection, and laboratory design.


April 2011’s leading Consulting-Specifying Engineer online stories include:

Firestopping electrical systems - Timothy E. Kuhlman, PE, at CH2M Hill discusses the benefits of incorporating firestoppping into an electrical engineer’s design of a power system.

ASHRAE publishes new guideline for indoor environments - ASHRAE Guideline 10-2011 has been published to facilitate improved indoor environments by taking air quality, thermal conditions, lighting, and acoustics into consideration for low-energy buildings.

Designing laboratory controls - Examples of university research labs detail unique building automation and HVAC control requirements.

How to select the right motor starter - Andre Perra provides a guide to selecting the right motor starter for a commercial building project.

Improving lab design - In this month’s MEP Roundtable, we asked four experienced engineers to discuss how well-designed systems impact the success of laboratory facilities.

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