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.
Nearly 150 addenda were proposed for ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2013.
Ground fault circuit interrupters (GFCIs) are available in three new classes, which electrical engineers should become familiar with.
Proper ventilation in labs is required to promote and maintain safety and protection to life and property.
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.
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 www.csemag.com during the week of Jan. 26-Feb. 1, 2014.
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Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
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