Mechanical, electrical, and plumbing components are not always taken into account when the thought of earthquakes comes up, but proper attachment to the structure can be just as important as proper attachment of a beam or column.
I found this study yesterday that identifies a process for newly constructed hospitals to integrate architectural, mechanical and central plant systems to reduce energy consumption by an average of 62%.
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Consulting-Specifying Engineer is pleased to announce its newest editorial advisory board member. Ali Mahmood, PE, is senior mechanical engineer & Group Operations Manager with Stanley Consultants Inc., Chicago. His 20 years...