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Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: April 17-23, 2020

Read the best articles from the past week. COVID-19 strategies for hospitals, NFPA 101, coronavirus' effects on the A/E industry and grow facilities.

By Chris Vavra April 24, 2020
Courtesy: RMF Engineering Inc.

Consulting-Specifying Engineer‘s top 5 articles online for April 17-23 covered HVAC strategies for COVID-19, patient care, coronavirus’ effects on the A/E industry, infection control technologies and A/E business evaluation tips. Were you out last week? Catch up with a link to each article below.

1. Climate-informed HVAC increases in relative humidity may fight COVID-19 and other pandemics Indoor relative humidity is a function of seasonal climate and building HVAC. The range of 40 to 60% RH may reduce contagion and help those who are infected.

2. Rapid conversion of an isolation suite for COVID-19 patient care UNC REX Hospital in Raleigh, N.C., modified its buildings to mitigate the spread of the virus and prepare for an increased number of COVID-19 patients.

3. Coronavirus’ impact on the A/E industry, April 20, 2020 Morrissey Goodale is providing A/E leaders with news on the coronavirus and its impact on the industry. Highlights this week include a roundup on the general impact of the economy and a take on the post-coronavirus AEC industry.

4. Infection control technologies for building design Building design and operations need to consider infection control technologies in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic

5. Three tips for A/E business valuation in the time of COVID-19 COVID-19 is causing constant changes for A/E and environmental firms and it can be a challenge to know what lies ahead. Morrissey Goodale offers three tips for firm owners valuing firms in 2020


Chris Vavra
Author Bio: Chris Vavra is an associate editor for CFE Media.