Consulting-Specifying Engineer most-viewed health care articles in 2024

Read the best health care articles about room design, fire protection, lighting and more.

By Tyler Wall February 29, 2024
Courtesy: Burns Engineering

Consulting-Specifying Engineer’s top 5 articles online about health care posted over the last year covered room design, fire protection, lighting and more.

1. How operating room designs avoid the shock of electrical system accidents

Collaboration between design professionals and hospital clinical teams is essential for maintaining operating room safety

2. How to design mechanical fire protection system coordination and integration

This article provides a clarifying framework for understanding both active and passive fire protection systems and life safety systems

3. How to use best practices to illuminate a NICU

New guidelines address the complex lighting needs of newborn infants, birthing women, family members and hospital staff

4. Electrical: Circuit Protection, part 2: Hospital electrical circuit protection case study

Randall Ehret outlines an example of electrical and circuit protection using a hospital as an example.

5. Project Profile: AdventHealth Innovation Tower

The building is served by an onsite central energy plant that provides 1200 tons of cooling capacity and two generators for backup power in case of an emergency.

Author Bio: Tyler Wall is an associate editor for CFE Media and Technology