Building Types - Educational

CityLab profiles Malcolm X College teaching hospital

Malcolm X College has invested in new architecture and high-tech simulation space to prepare its... » more

Dual technology wall switch occupancy sensor

The DW-311 is an occupancy sensor designed to provide building and energy code compliant occupancy... » more

Effective design approaches for academic teaching laboratories

Communication strategies help everyone involved understand the goals of the project while creating... » more

Fire, life safety in educational facilities

Respondents to the Consulting-Specifying Engineer 2016 Fire and Life Safety Study identified 5... » more

Management system for HVAC equipment

Intelligent Equipment is designed as a factory-installed option to Trailblazer chillers to help... » more

Exploring the high demands for higher education facilities: HVAC

The design process for higher education facilities has its own set of challenges and requirements.... » more

Exploring the high demands for higher education facilities: sustainable buildings/energy efficiency

The design process for higher education facilities has its own set of challenges and requirements.... » more

Apex Friendship Middle School October Update

The site is being cleared and prepped for the building pad.  » more

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Webcast: Critical power: Backup, standby, and emergency power in mission critical facilities

Register for this webcast on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017. When utility power is interrupted, standby power system failure is not an option for mission critical facilities. Mission critical facilities, such as hospitals, data centers,...

Webcast: How to Read a Pump Curve

This webinar on Jan. 24, 2017, will teach you to read the pump curve, to know what information is there, and understand how it is formatted.

Your questions answered: Advancing electrical design in building information modeling

Responses to questions from the webcast on Nov. 15, 2016, provided an overview of the challenges BIM creates for today’s consulting engineers and introduce a new solution that saves both time and space. » more

Your questions answered: Critical power: Circuit protection

Questions not answered at the Nov. 3, 2016, circuit protection webcast are addressed here.  » more

Your questions answered: Understanding the new generation of medium-voltage switchgear

Webcast presentation on October 18, 2016, by Joe Richard, U.S. launch manager, Schneider Electric, participated in the question and answer session. » more

Newswatch: Data Centers

This specialty newsletter focuses on data centers and mission critical facilities, including electrical/power, HVAC, fire suppression, and other engineering topics.

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CityLab profiles Malcolm X College teaching hospital

Malcolm X College has invested in new architecture and high-tech... » more

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Videos

Video: Fly drone with thermographic camera to evaluate...

Glumac's drone pilot recently flew over the Edith... » more

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Poll of the Week

When engineering systems in colleges and universities, what's your biggest challenge? Select one.
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Newswatch: Hospitals

This focused newsletter covers hospitals and health care facilities, including codes and standards, electrical/power, HVAC, fire and life safety, and other engineering topics.

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