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Applying smart building technologies at a college
Applying smart building technologies at a college

A college campus used BAS and data analytics to improve energy performance. Read More

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Engineering in K-12 schools
Engineering in K-12 schools

Engineers offer practical advice and best practices on how to design HVAC, electrical, lighting, and fire protection systems in K-12 schools.Read More

Designing efficient, effective boilers
Designing efficient, effective boilers

Several codes and standards regulate boiler specification, plus energy efficiency and efficacy of these boiler systems.Read More

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Integrating a high-performance building
Integrating a high-performance building

This case study shows how design teams can integrate building envelope with HVAC, lighting, and shading.Read More

LED retrofit codes, standards
LED retrofit codes, standards

Clients are asking lighting designers to help them save on energy costs. Replacing fluorescent, HID, or other lights with LEDs is in high demand. Read More

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Electrical systems: 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 the electrical power to the rest of the building via wiring, busways, and raceways can also affect electrical room design.


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Toledo courthouse receives 2014 GSA Design Award
Toledo courthouse receives 2014 GSA Design Award

The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) awarded the U.S. Courthouse in Toledo, Ohio, with a... Read More

Abrupt impacts of climate change: Anticipating surprises
Abrupt impacts of climate change: Anticipating surprises

The study from the National Academy of Sciences, "Abrupt Impacts of Climate Change: Anticipating... Read More

Novartis: Offsite MEP prefabrication
Novartis: Offsite MEP prefabrication

A 700,000-sq-ft research facility is being built for Novartis in Cambridge, Mass.Read More

The Computer in Engineering: Tool or Time Bomb
The Computer in Engineering: Tool or Time Bomb

Yijun "Melody" Wang wrote an article assessing engineers' liability for computer-related errors.Read More

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