Fire Alarm System Design

Fire Alarm System Design

Fire alarm systems consist of a variety of different pieces of technology that work in conjunction to notify people – both occupants within the facility, as well as fireman and police – when a potential fire has broken out inside the premises. Normally a fire alarm...

What is NICET?

What is NICET?

Engineer technicians who are looking to gain a certificate in particular engineering technologies will have to gain that certificate from a recognized organization. NICET – the National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies – is a well-respected organization which grants various engineering certificates. NICET was established...

How to Insulate Your Attic with Fiberglass Batts – DIY Project

Insulate Your Attic With Fiberglass Batts When it comes to insulating your attic, there are really only two types of insulation worth considering fiberglass batts or blown-in insulation. Blown-in insulation consists of bags of fiberglass or cellulose that are chopped up and blown-in to the attic...

Hiring a mechanical design engineer? Look for these 4 things…

What Makes a Good Mechanical HVAC Design Engineer? Mechanical HVAC design engineers are professionals who specialize in creating, modifying and updating heating and cooling systems within both commercial and residential buildings. These engineers are heating, ventilation and air conditioning specialists – hence the title ‘HVAC’. In...

Title 24 Performance or Prescriptive? California Building Energy Code

Title 24: Performance vs. Prescriptive Approach to Compliance Title 24 of the Building Standards Code in California is an energy efficiency standard which is used to make sure that buildings are efficient with their energy use. It is used not only for the design and construction...