Building Types - Specialty Buildings

Process simulation and its benefits

Philip Lyman, PhD—director of process simulation at CRB—discusses how a process model, at the right... » more

Designing flexibility into small space renovations

Every renovation project comes with its own unique set of challenges, and there is never a... » more

Rethinking water at Hassalo on Eighth

The Lloyd District—a low-residential, high-commercial neighborhood anchored by one of the... » more

Air humidifier market size

The air humidifier market size was more than $850 million in 2015 and is anticipated to grow at... » more

Research note: Latin American fire equipment market offers growing opportunities in automotive, hospitality, and transportation industries.

Many manufacturers are moving their production facilities out of the United States and across the... » more

Facing the challenges of mixed-use buildings

Fulfilling the demands of a mixed-use facility can be challenging, considering the structure’s... » more

Design and assessment of daylit spaces—the best way to use daylighting metrics

The end goal of daylighting is often better defined than the path to success. Correctly applying... » more

Professional Engineering Consultants PA: Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport

Automation, controls; electrical, power; HVAC, mechanical; lighting; energy, sustainability;... » more

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Your questions answered: Critical power: hospital electrical systems

The Sept. 15, 2016, “Critical Power: Backup power systems” webcast presenters addressed questions not covered during the live event. » more

Webcast: Fire/life safety: Notification systems

Active fire protection and life safety systems are specified to ensure the safety and well-being of building occupants in case of a fire or other emergency. As in most industries, the safety of people comes first and property...

Critical power webcast: Hospital electrical systems

Register for this webcast on Thursday, Sept. 15, to learn more about specifying electrical distribution systems in hospitals. For example, engineers must account for the facility’s size, flexibility needs, medical equipment and...

Webcast: Next-generation lighting: the emergence of PoE for lighting and controls

Using Power over Ethernet (PoE) not only cuts installation and commissioning costs, but—more importantly—opens the door to endless building integration options that build upon the idea of intelligent or high-performance...

Your questions answered: LED lighting specifications

Additional information from the July 28 Lighting: LED specifications webcast includes details about color shift, American Medical Association recommendations, and lighting controls. Presenters Haley Darst and Richard Vedvik... » 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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Your questions answered: LED lighting specifications

Additional information from the July 28 Lighting: LED specifications... » more

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Videos

Video: Commissioning in the Real World: A Case Study

A recent commissioning project at the HP... » 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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