Words of Wits & Wisdom with Sandra Scanlon…

Why did you choose your profession? Process of elimination – I shadowed an architect and didn’t like it; I took mechanical and civil engineering classes and didn’t like them; and I was good at math, programming and electrical engineering classes, …
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WORDS of WITS & WISDOM….

WORDS of WITS & WISDOM with JASON MILLER Why did you choose your profession? “It was unique. At the time the University of Maryland at College Park was one of two schools that offered an accredited degree in Fire Protection Engineering.” …
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Fire Protection, What Does it Mean?

by Jason Miller The building and construction industry commonly uses the term fire protection to describe the design and installation of wet pipe sprinkler systems. However, fire protection encompasses a much broader range of systems and elements within a building. …
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Talk Nerdy to Me!

by Keith Jones If you know the below terms…..you might be a Life Safety Enginerd.  If you do not, BCER can guide and assist you, this is what we do. Ambulatory Care Facility: Buildings or portions thereof used to provide …
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Are Our Buildings Getting Safer?

by Molly Miracle Here are some facts and statistics about fire safety in the United States over the past few decades. Sprinkler initiatives, new building codes, and other advances in infrastructure have caused a general downward trend in property damage …
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Words of Wits & Wisdom with Keith Jones

KEITH JONES, P.E., LEED AP What do you want to tell your building Owners? Pre-planning and involvement of stake-holders from the very start will pay off greatly. What surprises you every day? The things people do to each other. What …
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Statistically Speaking – April 2017

Statistically Speaking The Data of the Internet Compiled by Amy Hoepfner Estimated number of web pages in existence in April 2017:  4.52 billion[1] Amount of annual retail sales contributed to by the internet:  $2.2 trillion[2] Percentage of United States population …
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Talk Nerdy to Me! April 2017

Trends in Data Center Design – A Technology Perspective By John Thompson Listed below are some of the technological trends that are impacting current data center design practices, particularly as they relate to cabling and cable management infrastructure, as well …
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