Automation, Controls July 17, 2019

July e-Zine

In this edition, learn about automation and controls for smart structures, fire and life safety technologies, ASHRAE 90.4 and more!

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Specialty Buildings July 17, 2019

Questioning industry norms in correctional facility design

For centuries, correctional architecture in the U.S. has followed a pattern of structure, geometry, and configuration driven in part by the belief that isolation and hard work will remedy criminal behavior.

By Meg Bower
Fire, Life Safety July 12, 2019

Three technologies to watch in fire, life safety

While some of these systems have been available for some time, they are not yet readily accepted by fire and life safety experts

By Joshua D. Greene, PE, Simpson Gumpertz & Heger, Waltham, Massachusetts
Data Centers July 11, 2019

How is the industry going to cool the 400W chip?

Unlocking the power of cooling in data center retrofits and new builds

By Affiliated Engineers
Codes and Standards July 18, 2019

As health care shifts, so do codes

Lower-cost alternatives to traditional hospitals create code challenges for engineers and designers

By Gregory Hudson, PE, HFDP, RMF Engineering, Charleston, South Carolina
Recent Content
Fire, Life Safety July 19, 2019

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles July 12-18

Read the best articles from the past week. Considerations for electrical testing and commissioning, sprinkler installations and obstructions, best practices for fire alarm notification design, integrating direct digital controls and technologies to watch in fire & life safety.

By McKenzie Burns
Business of Engineering July 19, 2019

Weekly merger, acquisition, deal update: July 19

This week Morrissey Goodale reported four deals in the U.S. involving companies from Georgia, Virginia, California, and Texas.

By Morrissey Goodale
HVAC July 19, 2019

Keeping the HVAC running, the smart way

While upgrading a home furnace, the option to upgrade to a smart thermostat also was under consideration

By Amara Rozgus
Compressed Air July 18, 2019

Inverter compressor

New models RV-110 and RVE-180, which can provide 30 tons to 70 tons of cooling, also accommodate inverter compressors.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Webcast

The Future of Power Solutions webcast series ON DEMAND

Original air date
June 18, 2019

Power July 16, 2019

Trailer mounted load banks

5000 SERIES Load banks can be supplied mounted to a heavy-duty trailer or "trailer-ready" for easy installation on your own trailer.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Specialty Buildings July 16, 2019

Bill Olen: How the University of Maryland is Planning for the Future of Cutting-Edge Research

We recently sat down to discuss the exciting happenings at the university including the Cole Field House project.

By Ben Siegel