Boilers, Chillers September 12, 2019

September e-Magazine

In this issue, read about boilers and hot water systems, piping materials, integrated building design, and power quality.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Awards September 12, 2019

2019 Product of the Year Winners

Consulting-Specifying Engineer readers have cast their votes for the 2019 Product of the Year; read about the winners.

By Amanda Pelliccione
Power September 13, 2019

Designing for power quality

Engineers should follow four steps during the project life cycle to reduce harmonic distortion and provide consistent, high-quality power

By Nick Holway, PE, CDM Smith, Boston
Plumbing, Pumping September 17, 2019

Pipe systems and materials: Design considerations

Choosing the right pipe system and design is essential to ensure excellence in mechanical, plumbing, fire protection and beyond

By Saahil Tumber, PE, HBDP, LEED AP, ESD, Chicago
Workforce Development September 2, 2019

Three ways to improve engineer retention

Companies looking to protect their top engineering talent from rivals should look to improve training, benefits and wages to make employees happier and more productive.

By Angie Keller
Boilers, Chillers September 18, 2019

Determining which boiler system to design

There are many different configurations of boilers; learn about the three primary types used for environmental and process systems

By Cory Duggin, PE, LEED AP BD+C, BEMP, TLC Engineering Solutions, Brentwood, Tennessee; and Tony Esposito, PE, LEED AP, TLC Engineering Solutions, Philadelphia
Recent Content
Labs, Research September 19, 2019

St. Louis Engineers Share Insights into John’s Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory on Engineering Tomorrow Podcast

Marc McManus, St. Louis office engineering leader, Alex Oliver, senior mechanical engineer, and Colin Hale, mechanical engineer/energy services, were recently featured on the podcast Engineering Tomorrow to discuss the state-of-the-art Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory.

By CannonDesign
Hospitals September 18, 2019

Houston Methodist Hospital: Walter Tower

Inserting a 21-story replacement tower without disrupting the rest of the campus.

By Affiliated Engineers
Data Centers September 17, 2019

Case study: Data center piping

A data center required robust piping to transfer chilled water for cooling

By Saahil Tumber, PE, HBDP, LEED AP, ESD, Chicago
Hospitals September 17, 2019

Phase Two of Tata Medical Center Kolkata Now Open

Behind India’s high cancer morbidity rate is a lack of education around the disease and limited medical services and insurance coverage.

By Erinn Connor
Plumbing, Pumping September 17, 2019

Piping details

Understand the various types of pipe and their applications

By Saahil Tumber, PE, HBDP, LEED AP, ESD, Chicago
Commissioning September 17, 2019

Video: The Case for Cx: Updated Landmark Study Shows Evolution of Cx Costs & Benefits 2004-2018

This session will explore the results and findings of a 2018 update to the database and study, and discuss the challenges of accurate data gathering, particularly for ongoing and monitoringbased Cx.

By Cx Energy
Commissioning September 16, 2019

What makes building commissioning successful on a project

The continuous development of the construction industry combined with the Great Recession has left the impression that commissioning is a commodity-based service to be engaged as required by certain codes and authorities.

By Greg York