Top Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, March 2012
The most visited articles at www.csemag.com during March 2012 include changes in the NEC, how to save water in commercial buildings, LEED changes, analyzing the lifecycle of HVAC systems, and active high-speed switching mitigating arc flash.
March 2012's leading Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles include:
Kenneth Lovorn explains and highlights changes made to the NEC code in 2011 and how they affect engineers.
Mark Spigarelli outlines 10 ways engineers can save water across both mechanical and plumbing systems within commercial buildings.
Edna Lorenz and James K. Vallort explain how performance accountability and design integration are key elements of the likely changes to the LEED standards for credits.
Michael Divinnie and James Stacy write about how innovative solutions, operator training, and safe work practices are being used to address arcing-fault hazards in medium-voltage switchgear.
Cole Roberts, Andrew Rhodes, and Alexander Hespe write about how performing a series of cost analyses when designing HVAC systems is an economically justifiable method for selecting the appropriate design solution.