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Research April 8, 2020

Poll results, week 2: Doubled adverse COVID-19 impact on engineers, industry

Research analysis, advice: Adverse effects of Coronavirus more than doubled in just a week for visitors to Control Engineering, Plant Engineering, Oil & Gas Engineering, and Consulting-Specifying Engineer websites taking a survey on COVID-19 impacts on engineering. For respondents answering March 11 to 19 and March 20 to 25, 13% felt a “great deal” of impact in the first week and 35% the next week.

By Mark T. Hoske
Courtesy: CannonDesign
Energy Efficiency April 8, 2020

How to better reduce energy consumption

Keith Hammelman discusses the role of mechanical engineer and how energy consumption can be reduced.

By CannonDesign
Courtesy: IMEG Corp.
Compressed Air March 30, 2020

Compressed air audit optimizes efficiency

A compressed air system evaluation can provide owners and facilities engineers with the direction they need to ensure their plant is operating efficiently and reliably

By Blake Finch and Luke Streit
Courtesy: Amara Rozgus, CFE Media and Technology
Emergency, Standby, Backup March 4, 2020

Your questions answered: How to specify backup, standby and emergency power in mission critical facilities

Additional information from the Feb. 27, 2020, webcast was provided by the presenters

By Bart Hogge, PE, ATD, LEED AP; Danna Jensen, PE, LEED AP BD+C
Edible marijuana options. Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Business of Engineering April 3, 2020

Engineering for the emerging marijuana industry

By Brian Clark
Courtesy: CxEnergy
Commissioning April 7, 2020

Video: Challenges of Phased Projects from the Commissioning Perspective

By CxEnergy and the AABC Commissioning Group (ACG)
Courtesy: CxEnergy
Commissioning March 31, 2020

Video: Commissioning in the Building Codes

By CxEnergy and the AABC Commissioning Group (ACG)
High-rise commercial buildings in Chicago, along the Chicago River. Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Fire, Life Safety April 1, 2020

Consulting-Specifying Engineer most-viewed articles, March 2020

By Chris Vavra
Courtesy: Dewberry
Building Types April 8, 2020

Designing Virginia Tech’s drone park

By Skip Notte
Courtesy: Michael Robinson Photography/Henderson Engineers
Electrical, Power March 26, 2020

How to design K-12 schools: Electrical, power and lighting systems

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Courtesy: Data Aire
Data Centers April 3, 2020

Your questions answered: Can you specify CRAC systems to deliver free cooling in a data center?

By Eric Jensen and Dan McInnis, PE
Courtesy: Grumman/Butkus Associates
Hospitals March 18, 2020

Hospital energy use and costs rising, according to survey

By Grumman/Butkus Associates