Research March 20, 2019

2018 Lighting & Lighting Controls Study

Lighting in hospitals, health care facilities

By Amanda Pelliccione
Educational March 18, 2019

Consulting-Specifying Engineer March E-magazine

Read, search, download, and share the digital edition of Consulting-Specifying Engineer. Topics this month include: daylighting design details, emergency illumination, electrical systems, data center air handling units, NFPA 72-2019, and K-12 schools. Read it on your computer or tablet now.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
HVAC March 18, 2019

Designing data center air handling and conditioning systems

Strategies for implementing new air handling systems, including specific performance criteria, energy use targets, climate and heat recovery are among the many topics to be addressed during the conceptual engineering and design process.

By Bill Kosik, PE, CEM, BEMP; DNV GL, Oak Brook, Ill.
Codes and Standards March 13, 2019

Know the updates to NFPA 72-2019

The 2019 update of NFPA 72 provides fire protection engineers improved mass notification and emergency communication guidelines. Here's a look at what's new in the most recent version of the code.

By William E. Koffel, PE, FSFPE, Koffel Associates, Columbia, Md.
Commissioning March 14, 2019

Considerations for electrical testing and commissioning

The need for testing and commissioning electrical equipment and systems varies by project, client, system, and building codes.

By Brian Rener, PE, LEED AP, SmithGroup, Chicago 
Recent Content
Hospitals March 19, 2019

Three Exciting Features of Mount Sinai Medical Center’s Surgical Tower and ED

The opening of the new 340,000-sf surgical tower and ED is a transformational moment for MSMC as it equips them to enhance the care they bring to their patients and community for generations.

By Natalie Petzoldt and James Gordon
HVAC March 19, 2019

Outdoor air systems

Pre-engineered rooftop ventilator models RV-110 and RVE-180 with energy recovery offer capacities up to 18,000 cfm, up to 70 tons of packaged cooling and 1200 mbh indirect gas-fired heating.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Sustainability March 19, 2019

Video: NYC’s Audit & RCx Statute, a Greater, Greener Building Plan

This session examines data produced since implementation, including lessons learned, efficiencies gained and a look into the City's more ambitious goals.

By Holly Savoia, Director of Sustainability for NYC LL87/09
HVAC March 15, 2019

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, March 8-14

AHU component makeup, combined heat and power systems, female engineers as leaders, the 2019 HVAC & Building Automation Systems Study, and developing hyperscale data centers were Consulting-Specifying Engineer's five most clicked articles from last week, March 8-14. Were you out last week? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
This week Morrissey Goodale reported five deals in the U.S. and three international deals involving companies from Belgium and the United Kingdom. Courtesy: Morrissey Goodale
Business of Engineering March 15, 2019

Weekly merger, acquisition, deal update: March 15

This week Morrissey Goodale reported five deals in the U.S. and three international deals involving companies from Belgium and the United Kingdom.

By Morrissey Goodale
Business of Engineering March 15, 2019

Neil Churman Sits Down With Environmental Business Journal

Recently Neil Churman, Director at 7 Mile Advisors, sat down with the Environmental Business Journal to answer their questions regarding 2018 M&A trends.

By Neil Churman
Energy Management March 12, 2019

Video: Driving to Outcomes: How Evolving Energy Performance Policies Impact the Building Process

This session examines current and proposed outcomebased code provisions (including recent guidance from the NIBS) and how Cx providers and others focused on energy performance can assist building owners in achieving goals.

By Cx Energy