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Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: March 20-26, 2020

Read the best articles from the past week. Coronavirus' effects on the A/E industry, how hospitals can fight the coronavirus, mass notification systems and expert coronavirus advice for engineers.

By Chris Vavra March 27, 2020
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Consulting-Specifying Engineer‘s top 5 articles online for March 20-26 covered coronavirus’ effects on the A/E industry, how hospitals can fight the coronavirus, mass notification systems and expert coronavirus advice for engineers. Were you out last week? Catch up with a link to each article below.

1. 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.

2. Coronavirus’ impact on the A/E industry, March 23, 2020 Morrissey Goodale is providing A/E leaders with news on the coronavirus and its impact on the industry. Highlights this week include a list of shelter-in-place orders for cities and the coronavirus’ impact on the AEC market so far.

3. How U.S. hospitals are designed to battle coronavirus, other infectious diseases Hospitals are designed to control the spread of infectious diseases like COVID-19. A look at how they do this as well as some ideas health systems may want to consider as they prepare for the pandemic-related possibilities we face.

4. Design aspects of mass notification systems The design and implementation of a mass notification system requires a risk analysis to determine the needs and requirements

5. Ask an expert on COVID-19: Michael Sheerin provides engineering guidance Michael Sheerin shared expert advice to engineers and others involved in the technical aspects of engineering and designing building systems


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