Building Types - Labs, Research

University of Nebraska Medical Center - Fred + Pamela Buffett Cancer Center construction. Courtesy: HDR; Dan Schwalm, photographer

HDR: Fred and Pamela Buffett Cancer Center

Automation, controls; commissioning, retro-commissioning; electrical, power; energy,... » more

Corridor in the building. Courtesy: Professional Engineering Consultants

Professional Engineering Consultants: Experiential Engineering Building

Electrical, power; energy, sustainability; HVAC, mechanical; plumbing, piping. » more

Case study: University heat-recovery system

The Vanderbilt Engineering Science Building employed a heat-recovery system for flexible HVAC use. » more

Case study: Integrating lighting, HVAC in a lab

A new lab building uses a hybrid wired and wireless approach to optimize controls. » more

Case study: Research building gets lighting facelift

By using natural lighting and a networked lighting control system, this NOAA building achieved... » more

Figure 2: This is a photo of an uninterruptible power supply (UPS) battery string with over 50 gallons of electrolytes. Special ventilation for this installation is required per the International Fire Code (IFC).

Storage battery requirements

The International Fire Code (IFC) and NFPA 1: Fire Code need to be considered when specifying... » more

Figure 1: The University of Florida Joseph Hernandez Hall is a chemistry and chemical biology lab designed to achieve U.S. Green Building Council LEED NC v2009 Gold. The design incorporates exhaust system heat recovery, daylight harvesting, occupancy sens

Five steps to success with ASHRAE 90.1

ASHRAE Standard 90.1: Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings is one of... » more

The new spaces represent a portion of Roche’s 10-year, $300 million dollar site investment, and seek to redefine the visual identify of Roche’s campus while creating a first-class workplace environment. Courtesy: Roche

Roche Diagnostics holds official site dedication for campus transformation

Roche Diagnostics dedicates new buildings on its Indianapolis campus to transform and enrich its... » more

University of Nebraska Medical Center - Fred + Pamela Buffett Cancer Center construction. Courtesy: HDR; Dan Schwalm, photographer Corridor in the building. Courtesy: Professional Engineering Consultants Figure 2: This is a photo of an uninterruptible power supply (UPS) battery string with over 50 gallons of electrolytes. Special ventilation for this installation is required per the International Fire Code (IFC). Figure 1: The University of Florida Joseph Hernandez Hall is a chemistry and chemical biology lab designed to achieve U.S. Green Building Council LEED NC v2009 Gold. The design incorporates exhaust system heat recovery, daylight harvesting, occupancy sens The new spaces represent a portion of Roche’s 10-year, $300 million dollar site investment, and seek to redefine the visual identify of Roche’s campus while creating a first-class workplace environment. Courtesy: Roche

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Webcasts

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Webcast: Fire and life safety: Specifying fire detection and notification systems

Fire detection and notification systems are specified for the safety of the building’s occupants in the event of a fire. Fire and life safety systems need to be specified, installed, commissioned, and maintained, depending on...

Webcast: Harmonics and Variable Frequency Drives: VFD, THD and IEEE

This session explores the truth about voltage harmonics, and its impact upon critical processes. On Sept. 12, the presenter will explore the sources of harmonics, IEEE 519 recommendations for harmonics distortion and how to...

Webcast: Design and installation considerations for generator sets

Smart buildings are becoming more common and are complicating today’s spec. Further complicating the modern spec is the lack of a coherent approach around making often disparate systems interoperate and last into an unknown...

Webcast: Lighting: Designing lighting systems with LEDs

Building owners are becoming more aware of and interested in using light-emitting diode (LED) systems for their lighting systems because of their energy efficiency and long lifespan. Good lighting enhances building design,...

Webcast: Relays: They’re not just for medium-voltage anymore

This webcast on July 13, 2017, will cover a quick review of the most popular relay functions being employed today and what factors are present in the marketplace today that are driving applications at the low-voltage level. We...

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

Malcolm X College is a strategic response to the rapid evolution of healthcare in American and specifically Chicago. Courtesy: CannonDesign

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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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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