Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: March 13-19, 2020
Consulting-Specifying Engineer‘s top 5 articles online for March 13-19 covered preventing the coronavirus with preparation, portable coronavirus detection, balancing power quality and energy efficiency, NFPA 101 and building egress, and improved energy efficiency for businesses and vehicles. Were you out last week? Catch up with a link to each article below.
1. Preventing coronavirus through preparation – Many manufacturers are becoming increasingly concerned with Covid-19 breakouts on the production floor. There are ways to improve worker safety through preventive best practices and proper preparation.
2. What’s so special about office buildings? – Office buildings are complex structures containing automated features, energy-saving designs, high-tech equipment and other components as advanced as you’d find in any other state-of-the-art project
3. HVAC energy-saving strategies – Learn about multiple energy-saving strategies — such as temperature and pressure reset and valve strategies — achievable through the use of a building automation system.
4. Paper device could bring portable coronavirus detection – Purdue University biomedical engineers have developed a handheld paper device that could accurately detect COVID-19 and other coronaviruses with the right manufacturing process, but developing the process is expensive.
5. Coronavirus’ impact on the A/E industry – Morrissey Goodale is providing A/E leaders with news on the coronavirus and its impact on our industry from a variety of a perspectives and how companies are dealing with this new normal.