Building Types - Specialty Buildings

The costs and risks of damper-based controls in kitchen ventilation

Engineers must think in terms of total safety and optimal energy efficiency when designing kitchen... » more

Project profile: Improving switchgear inspections at London's Stansted Airport

In this project profile, Lonsdon Stansted Airport Engineering Team performed an existing building... » more

Power management system enhances emergency response

Case study: A super-tall building in the Middle East. » 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

Fan controls don't measure up

The fan controls at an airport terminal had never been reviewed, and needed to be updated with... » more

Specifying fire, life safety systems for new, existing office buildings

Office buildings might seem like simple structures from the outside, but engineers engaged in such... » more

Case study: Art center HVAC upgrade design

This example shows how upgrades were made to a deficient HVAC system in a step-by-step process. » more

Incorporate lighting controls with BAS to save energy

Incorporating daylighting and lighting controls with a building automation system can result in... » more

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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.

Critical power webcast: Generators and generator system design

When designing generator systems, consulting engineers must ensure that the generators and the building electrical systems that they support are appropriate for the specific application. Attend this 1-hour webcast to learn 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.

Cannon Design Blog

Abrupt impacts of climate change: Anticipating...

The study from the National Academy of Sciences, "Abrupt Impacts of... » more

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Videos

Video: Business management for decision makers

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

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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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