Building Types - Office Buildings

Pedestrian walkway gets lighting upgrade

A pedestrian area uses primarily LEDs to light the way between two Chicago buildings.  » more

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles, July 7-13: Commissioning, industrial buildings, electrical systems, more

Articles about commissioning electrical and power systems, engineering manufacturing and industrial... » more

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles, June 30 to July 6: Smoke control testing, glazing systems, resume building, more

Articles about smoke control system testing, glazing systems, 10 things to include on your resume,... » more

Integrating lighting design, building envelope

In this Q&A, the importance of total building integration—including lighting design—is discussed.... » more

Project profile: Office building expansion

An addition to a customer training facility and employee office building included mechanical,... » more

Project Profile: Energy-efficient technical office center

The Bridgestone Americas Technical Center is 265,000 sq ft of laboratory and office space. A... » more

Consulting-Specifying Engineer 2014 Fire & Life Safety Study: Seven trends that matter to engineers

According to the data in this report, fire protection engineers are specifying systems into several... » more

Lodging, office buildings lead commercial building sector

Reed Construction Data’s U.S. chief economist Bernard Markstein answers one-on-one questions about... » more

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Critical power webcast: Transfer switches in switchgear

When an interruption of electrical power occurs, an automatic transfer switch shifts loads between utility and generator power. During these transitions, transfer switch timing and sequence is critical to ensure proper system...

Webcast: How will you meet new code requirements for arc reduction?

Arc flash incidents occur all too often and impact many lives; the remnants of the event may last forever. To address the problem in the industry we turn to codes and standards. Register for this webcast event to learn more.

Electrical systems webcast: Designing electrical rooms

Electrical rooms provide safe and secure spaces for the operation and maintenance of electrical equipment. While electrical equipment types and ratings can have significant impacts on electrical room requirements, distributing...

Critical Power Webcast: NFPA 110: Standard for Emergency and Standby Power Systems

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...

Webcast: HVAC for Data Centers

When developing data center energy-use estimations, engineers must account for all sources of energy use in the facility. Attend this 1-hour webcast to learn about HVAC in data centers.

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Toledo courthouse receives 2014 GSA Design Award

The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) awarded the U.S.... » more

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Video: Business management for decision makers

What do engineering managers need to create... » more

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When engineering systems in mixed-use buildings (such as retail/residential), what is the most difficult issue you face? Select one.
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