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Archive for December, 2016

Press Release

Denver Office Expands with Senior Mechanical Engineer

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects, is pleased to announce that Scott Nance, PE, has joined the firm as a Senior Mechanical Engineer in the Denver office. Nance is an experienced Mechanical Engineer with over 15 years of experience in a variety of markets including […]

Press Release

CADD Drafter Joins Sarasota Office

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects, is pleased to announce that Chaser Hassell will be joining the firm in Sarasota as a CADD Drafter. Hassell has experience in electrical work, and he earned his Autodesk Professional certificate from Manatee Technical Institute in Bradenton, Florida, in […]

Press Release

Civil Engineer Joins Nashville Office

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects, is pleased to announce that Luke Williams, PE, has joined the firm in Nashville as a Civil Engineer. “From our very first conversation, Luke struck me as an individual,” said Andrew Johnson, Regional Operations Leader. “His personality and technical […]

Industry Article

How to Apply NFPA 110-2016

Consulting engineers who specify emergency power equipment understand that installations for mission critical facilities, such as hospitals and data centers, are required to comply with NFPA 110: Standard for Emergency and Standby Power Systems in conjunction with NFPA 70: National Electrical Codes. The article by Tom Divine, PE, LEED AP, “How to Apply NFPA 110-2016”, […]

Blog Post

Compliance News: Revisiting the Three-Year Four-Hour EPSS Load Test Requirements from NFPA 110-2010

Now that CMS has adopted the 2012 Life Safety Code™ and 2012 Health Care Facilities Code, CMS is surveying for compliance with NFPA 110-2010.  NFPA 110-2010 has very specific requirements for the 3-year 4-hour EPSS load test, and many hospitals may not be complying with those requirements. From NFPA 101-2012® Life Safety Code® [referencing NFPA […]