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To help eliminate excess leakage of contaminated air, taping air handling unit (AHU) filter edges to prevent as much outside air (OA) leakage as possible helps ensure that all that air is passing over filter media to capture as much as possible that's at a building level. Courtesy: Consulting-Specifying Engineer
HVAC/R and Mechanical February 29, 2024

Can houseplants clean dirty air? Q&A answers this and more

Read this Q&A for a taste of what was discussed during the “HVAC: IAQ and IEQ” webcast

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Electrical and Power February 28, 2024

Your questions answered: How to design for selective coordination in mission critical systems

Experts Josh Fluecke and Radames Cocco expand more upon mission critical power systems

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To help eliminate excess leakage of contaminated air, taping air handling unit (AHU) filter edges to prevent as much outside air (OA) leakage as possible helps ensure that all that air is passing over filter media to capture as much as possible that's at a building level. Courtesy: Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Air Quality February 22, 2024

From MERV to UV: Mastering building health with ASHRAE’s latest guidelines

Dive into the revolution of indoor air quality (IAQ) as ASHRAE 241 unveils groundbreaking strategies — from high-tech filtration to pandemic-ready building designs — promising a breath of fresh, purified air for a safer and healthier tomorrow

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Open work spaces like this one are easily adaptable in the age of hybrid work environments. Courtesy: HDR
Office Buildings February 21, 2024

Fire and life safety design considerations for office buildings

Understand the unique design considerations within office buildings

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This office building rendering demonstrates the modern look and amenities owners are often looking for. Courtesy: Visualhouse for Skanska
Office Buildings February 20, 2024

Adaptability and sustainability important trends in office building design

Key trends in the design of office buildings encompasses environmental regulations, the “flight to quality” and the evolving nature of hybrid workspaces

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Fire and Life Safety February 13, 2024

Special Q&A on NFPA 72, fire alarms and more

This Q&A covers fire rating, strobe placement and designated work areas

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Courtesy: Amara Rozgus, CFE Media and Technology
Codes and Standards February 8, 2024

Engineer HVAC systems with ASHRAE 241 in mind

ASHRAE 241 instructs mechanical engineers about how keep infectious aerosols minimized

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Fire alarm control units aid in compliance with NFPA 72. Courtesy: Anna Steingruber, CFE Media and Technology
MNS, ECS February 6, 2024

When, how to tailor occupant notification for varied settings

Learn the innovative strategies for building safety, from private signaling to positive alarm sequences

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Courtesy: Amara Rozgus, CFE Media and Technology
Codes and Standards February 1, 2024

Use ASHRAE 62.1 to enhance design of ventilation systems

Mechanical engineers should understand ASHRAE Standard 62.1 and how to apply it

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Codes and Standards January 31, 2024

2023 NFPA 20 Report Analysis: Insights for fire protection

In 2023, Consulting-Specifying Engineer did a study to update you on NFPA 20

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Survivability may require occupant evacuation. Courtesy: Amara Rozgus, CFE Media and Technology
MNS, ECS January 30, 2024

Innovations in fire safety: exploring survivability and alarms

Learn to navigate NFPA 72 by understanding the evolving landscape of fire alarm circuit survivability

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Courtesy: Brett Sayles, CFE Media and Technology
Building Automation and Controls January 26, 2024

Consulting-Specifying Engineer most-viewed automation, controls articles in 2023

Read the best articles about BACnet, health care, HVAC systems and more.

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Particulates are compared to the size of a human hair. Courtesy: Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Air Quality January 25, 2024

Is particulate matter important? Learn why, say IAQ experts

Particulate matter and carbon dioxide are important to track and remove to maintain indoor air quality (IAQ)

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Air Quality January 18, 2024

Learn about IEQ and three important things to know

Learn about WELL, acoustics and VOCs as they relate to indoor environmental quality (IEQ)

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The sound level, audibility and intelligibility are important in large spaces, like train stations. Courtesy: Amara Rozgus, CFE Media and Technology
MNS, ECS January 16, 2024

How to determine the ambient sound level

Sound level, audibility and intelligibility are key aspects of adhering to NFPA 72

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This shows the particulate matter in Chicago in June 2023, which directly affected the indoor air quality (IAQ) for buildings and residents. Courtesy: Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Air Quality January 11, 2024

What is indoor air quality? Learn the basics

This brief overview defines and describes IAQ as it relates to buildings

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Courtesy: Brett Sayles, CFE Media and Technology
Power Generation January 10, 2024

Your questions answered: Power generation systems in high-performance buildings

Electrical engineers must consider many factors when designing power generation systems. Get answers to your questions from this live webcast here

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Courtesy: Brett Sayles, CFE Media and Technology
Data Centers January 4, 2024

Video: Relationships between HVAC efficiency and power usage effectiveness (PUE): Partial loads

This explains partial loads and the effect they have on HVAC efficiency and power usage effectiveness (PUE).

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Lighting and Lighting Controls January 4, 2024

Lighting: How codes, guidelines affect lighting design

Good lighting and lighting controls enhance building design, conserve energy and increase productivity, safety, security, personal comfort, sales, attendance and profit.

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Electrical and Power January 3, 2024

Your questions answered: How to design power control system modernization projects

When renewing power control systems, understanding how it is specified reduces disruption to the electrical system. Review responses to several questions from this webcast

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HVAC/R and Mechanical January 2, 2024

Video: How to design hospital, health care facility HVAC systems

The heating, ventilation and air conditioning system must be based on high design standards — it’s hard to think of an engineering project with higher standards than a hospital or health care facility.

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Fire alarm requirements are driven by many codes and standards. NFPA 72 requires the “how to” for fire alarm systems when the systems are required by other codes. Courtesy: Consulting-Specifying Engineer
MNS, ECS December 27, 2023

Your questions answered: Notification systems and NFPA 72-2022

Fire signaling and notification system questions are answered here

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Video December 26, 2023

Video: How to design hospital electrical systems

Hospital electrical system design must accommodate every area including lighting, utilization devices and the entire electrical infrastructure.

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Electrical and Power December 19, 2023

VTW: Electrical systems and rooms considerations

It's necessary to understand the types of general interior spaces that factor into new building design

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Air Quality December 15, 2023

Sponsored content: Achieving indoor air quality in buildings

In this video conversation, Daikin Applied’s Zachary Everett looks at how engineers can achieve indoor air quality (IAQ) goals

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Sustainability December 15, 2023

How to balance sustainability and operability in health care design

Health care facilities 24/7 operation and specific operation requirements make sustainability goals difficult to achieve

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Courtesy: Brett Sayles, CFE Media and Technology
HVAC/R and Mechanical December 15, 2023

How to design sustainable and adaptable HVAC systems for hospitals

Hospitals and health care facilities in intense climates present unique challenges when designing HVAC systems

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HVAC/R and Mechanical December 14, 2023

How to specify motors for more efficient HVAC systems

By learning how to correctly calculate motor size and HVAC pressure drops, engineers can specify systems that save building owners energy and money

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Courtesy: Brett, Sayles, CFE Media and Technology
Fire and Life Safety December 13, 2023

Hospital designs: Adapting fire and life safety systems

Fire protection codes and standards are shifting in a post-pandemic world, necessitating engineers and designers to adapt these systems

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Operating rooms like this one have specific air pressure, lighting and electrical requirements that create challenges for engineers. Courtesy: Certus
Codes and Standards December 12, 2023

Important codes and standards in designing health care buildings

Engineers need to stay informed on new technologies and best practices to comply with codes like NFPA 99 and FGI requirements.

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Lighting design at the new Minnesota Department of Veteran Affairs Preston Homes entry lobby. Courtesy: Wold Architects and Engineers
Healthcare Facilities December 11, 2023

Building design trends in hospitals and health care facilities

Lessons from COVID-19 have made flexibility and resiliency top concerns when designing for hospitals and other health care facilities

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Operating rooms present unique challenges in implementing automation in hospitals. Courtesy: HDR
Building Automation and Controls December 11, 2023

How automation is being used for health care buildings

The adoption of automation and smart technologies in healthcare facilities is transforming project work, but challenges persist because of data security concerns and HIPAA compliance.

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Lighting and Lighting Controls December 1, 2023

Consulting-Specifying Engineer most-viewed lighting articles in 2023

Read the best articles about UV lights, lighting control design, lighting budget and more.

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Power Generation December 1, 2023

Your questions answered: Power generation and the critical role biogas plays in the energy landscape

In this webcast, attendees learned about biogas as a main or backup fuel, biogas distributed generation characteristics and resiliency and renewable distributed generation.

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HVAC/R and Mechanical November 24, 2023

Your questions answered: Indoor air quality and indoor environmental quality

IAQ and IEQ are a focus for mechanical engineers specifying or retrofitting HVAC systems

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Plumbing, Pumping and Pumps November 22, 2023

Your questions answered: The future of single-phase variable speed heat pumps

During the September 13 webcast, attendees were walked through an overview of mini VRF heat pump technology.

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Money-related issues rose to the top of the list of challenges that affect the future of electrical and power systems. Courtesy: Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Research November 21, 2023

How engineers expect tech to change, proven systems to remain

Research report confirms power generation, EV charging stations to grow while traditional electrical system technologies remain ubiquitous

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This Consulting-Specifying Engineer webcast discusses fire and life safety integrated systems testing. Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Fire and Life Safety November 17, 2023

Your questions answered: Integrating fire and life safety system testing

Fire and life safety system testing is defined by several codes and standards

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Power Generation November 13, 2023

Your questions answered: Generator set-based paralleling

This webcast provided a comprehensive overview of a typical paralleling emergency power system and dove into the fundamental key features needed to parallel generator sets. Check out the additional questions on genset-based paralleling.

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Energy Efficiency November 10, 2023

Your questions answered: Reducing genset emissions with HVO

HVOs help use today's technology to reduce emissions both onsite as well as throughout the full carbon cycle. This CSE webcast discussed both the performance and environmental impact of a generator set fueled by HVO.

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Building Envelope November 9, 2023

Your questions answered: Acoustic design for occupant well-being, health and productivity

During the September 9 webcast, attendees were introduced to inspiring case studies demonstrating the successful integration of sound masking solutions in real–life projects.

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Fire and Life Safety November 7, 2023

Video: Using NFPA 285 for fire performance tests of exterior wall assemblies

Why fire protection engineers should be paying special attention to exterior walls, specifically exterior walls of tall buildings

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Power Generation November 3, 2023

Your questions answered: Uninterruptible power supply (UPS) foundational learnings

Discover how uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems play a vital role in ensuring the availability and protection of critical equipment and data during power outages and voltage fluctuations.

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Electrical and Power November 2, 2023

Your critical power questions answered: Electrical systems and rooms

Learn best practices for designing electrical rooms and additional information from the webcast.

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Courtesy: Brett Sayles, CFE Media and Technology
Codes and Standards November 2, 2023

Your questions answered: Harmonic distortion essentials and solutions

Discover the essentials of IEEE 519-2022 and how it relates to harmonic distortion in power systems.

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Electrical and Power October 27, 2023

How to specify backup, standby and emergency power in mission critical facilities

Understand the codes and standards that define the design of emergency, standby and backup power systems for mission-critical facilities.

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Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Electrical and Power October 12, 2023

Video: Transformers, uninterruptible power supplies and switchgear

Engineers should know the design concepts for selecting and sizing transformers, uninterruptible power supplies and switchgear to help achieve energy efficiency in various facilities

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Courtesy: Brett Sayles
Arc Flash and Electrical Safety October 11, 2023

Video: Arc flash mitigation

De-energizing electrical equipment results in the safest conditions for electrical workers.

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Power Generation October 6, 2023

Your questions answered: What is the new energy landscape and how does it affect microgrids?

By designing a microgrid for a building or campus, engineers can help their clients reduce reliance on the electric utility. Read this Q&A for extra information

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Salas O'Brien worked on the University of New Haven’s Bergami Center for Science, Technology, and Innovation, which features collaborative classrooms, huddle spaces, a teaching auditorium that functions as a cinema, a live broadcast studio and a makerspace. Courtesy: Robert Benson Photography, Salas O’Brien
Building Automation and Controls October 6, 2023

Benefits and challenges of increased automation in colleges and universities

College and university buildings are becoming more reliant on technology as a way of teaching and learning, creating new design challenges for engineers.

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The new auditorium at St. Mary’s College has lighting and sound specifications that create a challenge for engineers. Courtesy: Tom Holdsworth, Mueller Associates
Lighting and Lighting Controls October 4, 2023

Unique electrical and power considerations for university buildings

Utilizing creative and flexible solutions in electrical, power and lighting systems can help meet the changing needs and loads for different buildings on college campuses

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Building Automation and Controls September 28, 2023

Questions and answers: Best practices for implementing BACnet protocols

Jason Gerke and Yanlin Zeng answer questions about BACnet protocols

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Radford University's Artis Center for Adaptive Innovation and Creativity accommodates several different programs, including the arts, health sciences and technology. This serves as an example of how necessary creative solutions and flexibility can be. Courtesy: Hord Coplan Macht, Mueller Associates
Electrical and Power September 28, 2023

Electrical and power considerations to best design labs and classrooms

College and university buildings are becoming more reliant on technology as a way of teaching and learning, creating new design challenges for engineers.

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Emergency, Standby, Backup September 26, 2023

Your questions answered: Know how to design power systems in mission critical facilities

Learn about the choices and criteria for the planning and design of mission critical facility switchgear, automatic and static transfer switches and UPS in this Q&A.

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In the Quinnipiac University’s admissions visitor center, engineers provided a complete renovation of the first floor. This included the installation of a unique Arktura ceiling panel system with customized lighting, a new curtain wall with an exterior canopy, redesigned heating and plumbing and a 60-foot-long video display wall. The lead architect was Amenta Emma Architects. Courtesy: Robert Benson Photography, Salas O'Brien
Codes and Standards September 26, 2023

How different codes and standards influence design decisions for colleges

College and university buildings are becoming more reliant on technology as a way of teaching and learning, creating new design challenges for engineers.

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Electrical and Power September 22, 2023

Critical power systems expert panel

Electrical engineers must understand the specific owner project requirements for the building’s power systems and ensure that the generator specification and system topologies meet all those requirements for cost, construction schedule, component performance and system maintainability.

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Boilers, Chillers September 22, 2023

Your questions answered: Retrofitting systems in existing buildings with boilers

Hot water condensing boilers offer an excellent replacement solution in many applications and their theory of operation, advantages and disadvantages are well documented. Read this Q&A to learn more.

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Motors and Drives September 21, 2023

Back to basics: Control systems, drives and motors

This presentation will discuss control diagrams, coordination with trades and power outage concerns. Applications of dampers, valves, contactors and sensors will also be discussed.

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This shows an inside university custom air handler, supply air fan and cooling coil1-2 sentence, which can help create comfortable temperatures year-round. Courtesy: CDM Smith.
HVAC/R and Mechanical September 21, 2023

HVAC design considerations and solutions for unique university spaces

Spaces on college campus like labs, gyms, auditoriums and dorms have specific HVAC requirements to ensure comfort and germ-free environments

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Classrooms like this one demonstrate how flexible design and added technology create spaces that can serve multiple functions over long periods of time. Courtesy: LAN
Educational Facilities September 20, 2023

Trends and information to know to design better college and university buildings

Environmental considerations and building for future flexibility are top considerations when looking at college and university buildings

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Fire and Life Safety September 15, 2023

Your questions answered: How to select a clean agent suppression system

Learn about fire protection and suppression systems, specifically clean agent systems, in this Q&A.

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Electrical and Power September 1, 2023

Electrical: Circuit Protection, part 3: Questions and answers on electrical and circuit protection

Randall Ehret and John Yoon answer additional questions from the webcast viewers on electrical and circuit protection.

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Electrical and Power September 1, 2023

Your questions answered: How to design electric vehicle charging stations

Are your clients asking for electric vehicle charging stations? Learn more from these answered questions

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Video August 29, 2023

Sponsored content: Source isolation switch use cases

Electrical engineers need to know where and how a source isolation switch (SIS) might be deployed as well as the concept of “battery first” to optimize sustainability.

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Healthcare Facilities August 25, 2023

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.

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Video August 22, 2023

Sponsored content: Establishing UL 3008

Most electrical engineers know about UL 1008: Transfer Switch Equipment, and they need to learn about UL 3008: Automatic Interconnection Switches for Emergency Systems.

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Electrical and Power August 18, 2023

Electrical: Circuit Protection, part 1: Overview of electrical protection, standards

John Yoon provides an overview of electrical and circuit protection and the different standards and best practices engineers need to know.

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Lighting and Lighting Controls August 16, 2023

Questions and answers: Lighting and lighting control design

Tony Staub and Michael Chow answer questions about lighting and lighting control from the live webcast audience

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Video August 15, 2023

Sponsored content: Isolation versus transfer

Understand what is different in a battery energy storage system (BESS) application versus a generator application.

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This new two-story warehouse meets the changing needs and functionality of retail and ecommerce, allowing online retailers, logistics providers to make same-day deliveries to millions of people in New York City and surrounding area. Courtesy: Syska Hennessy Group
Fire and Life Safety August 15, 2023

Fire, life safety trends drive industrial, manufacturing building design

Fire and life safety systems in industrial and manufacturing buildings must protect both occupants and materials within the facility

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First building as part of a bigger industrial development in Brooklyn, New York, providing sortation facility with fleet parking and rooftop photovoltaic (PV) panels. Courtesy: Syska Hennessy Group
Building Integration System August 10, 2023

Sustainability, efficiency drive industrial, manufacturing building design

Sustainability and renewable energy systems are pushing mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection engineers to design industrial and manufacturing buildings differently

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This new two-story warehouse meets the changing needs and functionality of retail and ecommerce, allowing online retailers, logistics providers to make same-day deliveries to millions of people in New York City and surrounding area. Courtesy: Syska Hennessy Group
Electrical and Power August 8, 2023

Industrial, manufacturing building electrical, power system design

Industrial, manufacturing facilities have high power needs, and electrical engineers must rise to the challenge

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Video August 8, 2023

Sponsored content: BESS for resiliency

A battery energy storage system (BESS) is often seen as an emergency source, as are generators. But what are the pros and cons? See video.

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Conveyance systems were installed for a biorubber facility in Mesa, Arizona, for purposes of moving raw material into and through the manufacturing process to finished goods. Courtesy: CDM Smith
Codes and Standards August 3, 2023

Codes and standards drive industrial, manufacturing building design

Building codes and standards aid engineers in designing industrial and manufacturing buildings

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Electrical and Power August 2, 2023

Your questions answered: Electrical: Circuit protection

Webcast presenters answer additional questions about electrical and circuit protection and best practices engineers can apply.

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Video August 1, 2023

Sponsored content: Here come the batteries

Increased demand for renewable energy is driving the adoption of battery and photovoltaic design requests.

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Skywalk construction at Hitchiner Manufacturing. Courtesy: Fitzemeyer & Tocci Associates Inc.
Other Building Types August 1, 2023

Automation and sustainability drive industrial, manufacturing building design

Automation, logistics and sustainability are pushing mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection engineers to design industrial and manufacturing buildings differently

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Video July 25, 2023

Sponsored content: Evolution of the NAM electrical infrastructure

Electrical engineers are focusing on cabling and wiring, generators and transfer switches. What else is on the horizon? See video.

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Lighting and Lighting Controls July 20, 2023

Lighting systems webcast: Designing an energy-efficient lighting system

Understanding codes, controls and commissioning are foundational for an effective lighting design for a new or existing building. Register for this webcast to learn from our selected experts

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Electrical and Power June 23, 2023

Electric protection benefits for engineers in building design

Electrical engineers who understand the full circuit protection requirements will be able to design safe and reliable electrical distribution systems for buildings. Learn more and register for an upcoming webcast on June 28.

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Fire and Life Safety June 20, 2023

What do you need to know about designing fire and life safety in data centers?

Will data centers get larger? More efficient? Use less water? Learn about the fire and life safety trends here

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Staub goes over the different lighting source characteristics and fixture selections. Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Lighting and Lighting Controls June 16, 2023

Using a lighting construction budget to select fixtures and understand color quality, part 2

Tony Staub discusses how a lighting construction budget requires careful selection of fixtures and understanding of color quality, while carefully navigating changing costs per square foot

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Building Automation and Controls June 15, 2023

What do you need to know about automation and controls in data centers?

Will data centers use more automation? Building controls? Artificial intelligence? Learn about the trends here

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HVAC/R and Mechanical June 14, 2023

What do you need to know about designing HVAC systems in data centers?

Will data centers get larger? More efficient? Have different HVAC systems? Learn about the trends here

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Electrical and Power June 13, 2023

What do you need to know about electrical, power systems in data centers?

Will data centers get larger? More efficient? Use less energy? Learn about the trends here

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Codes and Standards June 8, 2023

What do you need to know about the codes, standards relevant to data centers?

What do engineers need to understand about codes and standards when designing data centers? Learn about the trends here

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Building Integration System June 7, 2023

What do you need to know about making data centers sustainable?

Will data centers incorporate innovative sustainability and energy-efficiency features? Learn about the trends here

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Data Centers June 6, 2023

What do you need to know about designing data centers?

Will data centers get larger? More efficient? Use less water? Learn about the trends here

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Building Automation and Controls May 25, 2023

Your questions answered: Can BACnet control an HVAC system?

Through the webcast and these responses, gain a basic understanding of ASHRAE 135: BACnet — A Data Communication Protocol for Building Automation and Control Networks

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Lighting and Lighting Controls May 16, 2023

Understanding and navigating lighting standards and codes in building design, part 1

Michael Chow and Tony Staub discuss lighting and energy codes, standards and guidelines, focusing particularly on ASHRAE Standard 90.1 and the International Energy Conservation Code

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2023 MEP Giants Project Profiles May 15, 2023

2023 40 Under 40: Rebecca Birmingham, 37

Ventures Lead; IP + Digital Counsel, Arup; JD, Brooklyn Law School

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2023 MEP Giants Project Profiles May 15, 2023

2023 40 Under 40: Martina Botturi, 38

Associate Principal, Electrical Designer, BR+A; MS, Engineering and Architecture, Sapienza University of Rome

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2023 MEP Giants Project Profiles May 15, 2023

2023 40 Under 40: Carrie Cremin, PE, LEED AP BD+C, 35

Principal, AKF; BS, Mechanical Engineering, Cooper Union

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2023 40 Under 40: Bryan Derr, PE, 39

Principal, Coffman Engineers; BS, Fire Protection Engineer, University of Maryland

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2023 40 Under 40: Zara Fahim, PE, LEED AP EBOM, CEM, 38

Senior Energy Engineer, Arup; MS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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2023 MEP Giants Project Profiles May 15, 2023

2023 40 Under 40: Ari Greenberg, PE, LEED AP BD+C, CPHC, 31

Senior Associate, HVAC & Sustainable Design, BR+A; BSE, Mechanical Engineering, Princeton University

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2023 MEP Giants Project Profiles May 15, 2023

2023 40 Under 40: Miles Grubbs, PE, LEED AP BD+C, WELL AP, 38

Lead Mechanical Engineer, Little Diversified Architectural Consulting Inc.; BS, Mechanical Engineering, North Carolina State University

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2023 MEP Giants Project Profiles May 15, 2023

2023 40 Under 40: Andy Guthrie, 39

Associate, Acoustic and Audiovisual Consulting, Arup; Ph.D., Architectural Acoustics, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

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2023 MEP Giants Project Profiles May 15, 2023

2023 40 Under 40: Doug Heineke, PMP, 37

Senior Project Manager, Mott MacDonald; BA, Communications, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

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2023 40 Under 40: Qini Meko Huang, CLD, LC, WELL AP, CLCP, IALD, 37

Senior Lighting Designer, Arcadis IBI Group; University Bachelor, Computer Science, Navy Commanders Academy of People's Liberation Army of China

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2023 MEP Giants Project Profiles May 15, 2023

2023 40 Under 40: Amir Ibraheem, PE, 37

Senior Project Engineer – Mechanical, Mott MacDonald; BS, Mechanical Systems, Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University

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2023 MEP Giants Project Profiles May 15, 2023

2023 40 Under 40: Kevin Jayne, PE, LEED AP, 38

Project Manager, Affiliated Engineers Inc.; BS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison

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2023 MEP Giants Project Profiles May 15, 2023

2023 40 Under 40: Tyler Kelleher, 34

Senior Associate, Electrical Engineer, BR+A Consulting Engineers; MS, Architecture, Wentworth Institute of Technology

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2023 MEP Giants Project Profiles May 15, 2023

2023 40 Under 40: Britt Kern, PE, LEED AP BD+C, 34

Senior Mechanical Engineer, GPI; MA, Architectural Engineering, Pennsylvania State University

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2023 MEP Giants Project Profiles May 15, 2023

2023 40 Under 40: Laura Maddux, PE, 39

Electrical Department Facilitator, Affiliated Engineers Inc.; BS, Electrical Engineering, Texas A&M University

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2023 40 Under 40: Jerry Manavalan, 32

Associate, Senior Electrical Engineer, Kohler Ronan LLC Consulting Engineers; BE, Electrical Engineering, Manhattan College

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2023 40 Under 40: Thomas Martin, PE, CPHC, CEM, BEMP, LEED AP, 36

Senior Associate, Sustainable Design, BR+A Consulting Engineers; BS, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Wentworth Institute of Technology

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2023 MEP Giants Project Profiles May 15, 2023

2023 40 Under 40: Roger Maybrier, PE, CxT, 38

Partner, CMTA Inc.; BS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Kentucky

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Science & Technology Practice Director, Henderson Engineers; BS, Architectural Engineering, Kansas State University

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2023 MEP Giants Project Profiles May 15, 2023

2023 40 Under 40: Brendan McGrath, PE, LEED AP O+M, CCP, 39

Southeast Commissioning Team Leader, AKF; BS, Environmental Engineering, University of Florida

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2023 MEP Giants Project Profiles May 15, 2023

2023 40 Under 40: William McGugan, 33

Electrical Engineer, CDM Smith; ME, Electrical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic University

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2023 MEP Giants Project Profiles May 15, 2023

2023 40 Under 40: Courtney Myers, PE, 28

Fire Protection Engineer, Jensen Hughes; BS, Fire Protection Engineering, University of Maryland

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2023 MEP Giants Project Profiles May 15, 2023

2023 40 Under 40: Ian O’Connor, PE, CEM, 33

Senior Energy Engineer, Cyclone Energy Group; BS, Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Florida

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2023 MEP Giants Project Profiles May 15, 2023

2023 40 Under 40: Benjamin Olejniczak, PE, 32

Senior Project Engineer, ESD; BS, Mechanical Engineering, Valparaiso University

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2023 MEP Giants Project Profiles May 15, 2023

2023 40 Under 40: Erin Popa, PE, LEED AP BD+C, 33

Associate Principal, HVAC Engineer, BR+A Consulting Engineers; MAE, Architectural Engineering, Penn State University

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2023 MEP Giants Project Profiles May 15, 2023

2023 40 Under 40: Aric Reed, PE, 34

Senior Project Executive, Bernhard; BS, Kansas State University

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2023 MEP Giants Project Profiles May 15, 2023

2023 40 Under 40: Emily Royal, PE, LEED AP BD+C, 35

Technical Service Leader, Electrical Engineering, BG Buildingworks; MS, Architectural Engineering, University of Kansas

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2023 MEP Giants Project Profiles May 15, 2023

2023 40 Under 40: Mehran Salehi, Ph.D., 35

Building Environmental Science Associate, Harris Co.; Ph.D., Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering, University of Toledo

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2023 MEP Giants Project Profiles May 15, 2023

2023 40 Under 40: Corey Sanders, PE, 39

Senior Associate Engineer, IMEG Corp.; BS, Electrical Engineering, University of Wisconsin, Platteville

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2023 MEP Giants Project Profiles May 15, 2023

2023 40 Under 40: Michael Scott, PE, CxA, CEM, 34

Associate, WSP USA; BS, Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University

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2023 MEP Giants Project Profiles May 15, 2023

2023 40 Under 40: Kristen Spina, PE, LC, 40

Senior Electrical Engineer, IMEG Corp.; BS, Electrical Engineering, Iowa State University

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2023 MEP Giants Project Profiles May 15, 2023

2023 40 Under 40: Gavin Stewart, PEng, 34

Associate, Senior Mechanical Engineer, SMS Engineering; BS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Manitoba

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2023 MEP Giants Project Profiles May 15, 2023

2023 40 Under 40: Michael Stewart, CTS, 39

Partner, Electrical Engineer, CMTA; BS, Electrical Engineering, University of Kentucky

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2023 MEP Giants Project Profiles May 15, 2023

2023 40 Under 40: Kori Terray, PE, 36

Senior Electrical Engineer, Richardson Engineering; BS, Electrical Engineering, Northeastern University

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2023 MEP Giants Project Profiles May 15, 2023

2023 40 Under 40: Steve Torre, PE, LEED AP, 39

Principal, CMTA; BS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland

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2023 MEP Giants Project Profiles May 15, 2023

2023 40 Under 40: Usha Tyson, PE, 38

Director, Jensen Hughes; BS, Fire Protection Engineering, University of Maryland

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2023 MEP Giants Project Profiles May 15, 2023

2023 40 Under 40: Catie VanWormer, PE, LEED AP, 39

Director of Hydronics, Cleaver-Brooks; BS, Mechanical Engineering, Michigan Technological University

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2023 MEP Giants Project Profiles May 15, 2023

2023 40 Under 40: Giselle Villar, EIT, 29

Automation Engineer, CDM Smith; BS, Engineering Science and Mechanics, Virginia Polytechnic Institute

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2023 MEP Giants Project Profiles May 15, 2023

2023 40 Under 40: Kiersten Washle, CEM, LEED Green Associate, LFA, ActiveScore AP, 27

Building Science Engineer, CMTA; MS, Engineering Management, George Washington University

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2023 MEP Giants Project Profiles May 15, 2023

2023 40 Under 40: Mark Wassif, PE, 40

Assistant Vice President, Design Services, MTA Construction and Development; MS, Electrical, New York University

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Emergency, Standby, Backup April 5, 2023

Your questions answered: EPS, EPSS in NFPA 110

Understanding emergency power supplies was covered in a recent webcast about NFPA 110.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
HVAC/R and Mechanical March 22, 2023

K-12 roundtable focuses on IAQ, IEQ

HVAC systems are being upgraded at K-12 schools, with a push from COVID-19

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Codes and Standards March 21, 2023

Codes, standards drive respondents in this K-12 roundtable

Energy codes and air quality requirements direct design at K-12 schools

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Building Automation and Controls March 17, 2023

K-12 roundtable focuses on automation, control technologies

Building automation and controls systems are being incorporated into K-12 schools

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Building Integration System March 16, 2023

K-12 roundtable focuses on energy efficiency technologies

HVAC and security systems are being upgraded at K-12 schools

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Electrical and Power March 15, 2023

K-12 schools’ electrical and power systems

Electrical and power systems are being upgraded at K-12 schools

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Educational Facilities March 14, 2023

K-12 roundtable focuses on advanced technologies

HVAC and security systems are being upgraded at K-12 schools

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Emergency, Standby, Backup March 10, 2023

Your questions answered: NFPA 110

Does your mission critical facility need backup power? Learn to specify by reading this Q&A from a recent NFPA 110 webcast.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Building Automation and Controls February 14, 2023

HVAC and BAS webcast: Can BACnet control an HVAC system?

Register for this webcast March 21, 2023, to help identify how building automation systems can be incorporated.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Emergency, Standby, Backup February 7, 2023

Critical Power webcast: NFPA 110: Standard for Emergency and Standby Power Systems

Do you need to know about backup power? Attend this educational webcast to learn more about NFPA 110

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Codes and Standards January 13, 2023

Offices codes and standards change, accommodating new work styles

To appeal to various clients and work styles, office building codes and standards are shifting

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Fire and Life Safety January 12, 2023

Office fire systems change, accommodating new work styles

To appeal to various clients and work styles, office building fire system design is being updated

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Office Buildings January 10, 2023

Offices change, accommodating new work styles

To appeal to various clients and work styles, office building design is shifting

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Energy Efficiency January 6, 2023

Offices change to accommodate sustainability goals

To appeal to various clients and work styles, office buildings are moving toward becoming more energy efficient

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Office Buildings January 5, 2023

Offices change, accommodating electrical and power requirements

To appeal to various clients and work styles, office building electrical system design is shifting

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Building Automation and Controls January 3, 2023

Automation and controls in offices change, accommodating new work styles

To appeal to various clients and work styles, office building automation system design is shifting

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Video December 15, 2022

Sponsored video: Q Range offers European market broad generator options

Cummins Power Generation’s Q Range of generators expands the options for many applications in the European market

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
HVAC/R and Mechanical December 2, 2022

Sponsored video: Air distribution in health care buildings, labs and cleanrooms

Air distribution is key in these critical environments

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2023 MEP Giants Project Profiles December 1, 2022

2023 40 Under 40 nominations open

Nominations will be accepted through Jan. 20, 2023, for this year’s 40 Under 40 awards program

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
HVAC/R and Mechanical November 16, 2022

Health care building design model shifts how HVAC is handled

As hospitals and health care facilities evolve, the HVAC systems within them must update to meet air quality and HVAC needs

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Fire and Life Safety November 15, 2022

Health care building design model shifts for fire, life safety

As hospitals and health care facilities evolve, the fire and life safety systems within them must change

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Electrical and Power November 14, 2022

Health care building electrical, lighting design model shifts

As hospitals and health care facilities evolve, the lighting, power and electrical systems within them must change

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Energy Efficiency November 11, 2022

Health care building energy efficiency design model shifts

As hospitals and health care facilities evolve, the engineered systems within them must change and become more energy efficient and sustainable

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Codes and Standards November 10, 2022

Codes, standards cause health care building design model to shift

As hospitals and health care codes and standards evolve, the designs and technologies must change.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Building Automation and Controls November 9, 2022

Health care building automation, controls model shifts

As hospitals and health care facilities evolve, the building automation and controls within them must change

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Courtesy: P2S Inc.
Healthcare Facilities November 8, 2022

Health care building design model shifts

As hospitals and health care facilities evolve, the engineered systems within them must change

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Building Automation and Controls October 4, 2022

Your questions answered: Smart buildings, network requirements

This Q&A looks at many aspects of smart buildings, including how smart building capabilities can be leveraged in COVID-19

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Video September 30, 2022

Sponsored video: Switchgear or switchboards?

Which electrical option is more appropriate?

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Industry News September 22, 2022

Consulting-Specifying Engineer September/October 2022 issue

Read the September/October 2022 issue

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Case Study September 21, 2022

Case study: Smart buildings

Two case studies highlight the aspect of smart buildings

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Fire and Life Safety September 2, 2022

Webcast: Specifying fire and life safety systems

Attend this webcast on October 12 2022, to learn about mass notification systems to alert the occupants and first responders, including a review of nonfire event notification practices.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Arc Flash and Electrical Safety September 2, 2022

Webcast: Designing to mitigate arc flash problems

Attend this webcast on September 27, 2022, to learn design techniques, including pros and cons that will reduce arc flash incident energy.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Building Automation and Controls August 25, 2022

How to define a smart building

Sanjyot Bhusari helps define a smart building and what that eventually means to the building owner and operator

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
HVAC/R and Mechanical August 17, 2022

Manufacturing and industrial building HVAC, plumbing trends

Several new and retrofit manufacturing building projects show trends in HVAC and plumbing systems

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Energy Efficiency August 16, 2022

Manufacturing and industrial building energy efficiency trends

Several new and retrofit manufacturing building projects show trends in speed to market and energy efficiency

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
2022 MEP Giants
MEP Giants August 15, 2022

Consulting-Specifying Engineer Announces the 2022 MEP Giants

The 2022 MEP Giants have been announced, highlighting the top 100 engineering firms in the industry

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Codes and Standards August 12, 2022

Manufacturing and industrial building codes and standards trends

Several new and retrofit manufacturing building projects show trends in codes and standards changing

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Fire and Life Safety August 10, 2022

Manufacturing and industrial building fire, life safety trends

Several new and retrofit manufacturing building projects show trends in fire and life safety systems

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Electrical and Power August 9, 2022

Manufacturing and industrial building electrical, power trends

Several new and retrofit manufacturing building projects show trends in electrical, power and lighting systems

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Other Building Types August 8, 2022

Manufacturing and industrial building trends

Several new and retrofit manufacturing building projects show trends in speed to market and energy efficiency

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Switchgear July 25, 2022

Consulting-Specifying Engineer July/August 2022 issue

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Steven V. Mrak, PE, vice president, Peter Basso Associates.
Educational Facilities July 22, 2022

Video: K-12 schools can be both energy efficient and comfortable

In this video conversation with Steve Mrak, he discusses how new and existing buildings can be made more sustainable and comfortable to K-12 school occupants

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Video July 12, 2022

Sponsored video: Key market drivers for the power generation business

Dr. Scott Strudwick with Cummins Inc. looks ahead at key market drivers, plus insights on how new technologies will change the power generation business

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
HVAC/R and Mechanical July 11, 2022

Webcast: How to specify HVAC motors, drives to meet energy goals

Attend this webcast on August 2, 2022, to review new, energy-efficient motor and drive technologies and teach engineers to calculate payback to help them with conversations with building owners and facility managers.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Power Generation July 11, 2022

Webcast: Understanding HVO fuel in gensets

Attend this webcast on August 17, 2022, to learn about Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO) fuel and its environmental impact on the traditional diesel-powered generator system.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Electrical and Power July 11, 2022

Webcast: What to consider when designing a paralleling power system

Attend this webcast on September 15, 2022, to learn when and how a system-level control fits in the power system.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Video June 30, 2022

Video: How do rural hospitals differ from urban ones?

Jose Torres from RMF Engineering looks at how engineers designing rural hospitals must get full buy-in from the maintenance staff when specifying new equipment or upgrading older systems

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Video June 24, 2022

Sponsored video: What does the future of generator testing look like?

Gary Johansen, VP of Engineering with Cummins, looks at the past 10 years of genset testing, and where we’ll be in the future

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Codes and Standards June 17, 2022

Codes and standards drive trends, changes in data center design

Several codes and standards are pushing the engineered systems in data centers in different directions

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Electrical and Power June 16, 2022

Trends, changes in data center electrical system design

Several trends are pushing the electrical and power systems in data centers in different directions

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
HVAC/R and Mechanical June 16, 2022

Trends, changes in data center HVAC design

Several trends are pushing the HVAC systems in data centers in different directions

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Video June 15, 2022

Video: HVAC trends in office buildings

Dewberry’s Kevin McNiff provides insights on office buildings, specifically their HVAC systems

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Fire and Life Safety June 15, 2022

Trends, changes in data center fire and life safety system design

Several trends are pushing the fire and life safety systems in data centers in different directions

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Building Automation and Controls June 14, 2022

Trends, changes in data center control system design

Several trends are pushing the control systems in data centers in different directions

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
HVAC/R and Mechanical June 13, 2022

Webcast: Pairing VRF with applied HVAC solutions

Attend this webcast on July 27, 2022, to learn how Linear Expansion Valve (LEV) Kits help pair VRF with applied HVAC solutions for more flexibility to meet a building’s specific load, airflow, and application requirements.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Electrical and Power June 13, 2022

Webcast: Critical Power: Power for industrial facilities

This webcast on July 26, 2022, will discuss when uninterruptible power supply systems are required, and their specifications, understand how to evaluate and analyze the power needs for such systems and more.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Fire and Life Safety June 13, 2022

Webcast: Fire and life safety: Suppression systems

This webcast on July 21, 2022, will explain the minimum building codes/standards that govern fire suppression systems, such as the International Building Code, International Fire Code and a variety of NFPA codes and standards.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Energy Efficiency June 13, 2022

Energy efficiency trends, changes in data centers

Several trends are pushing the energy efficiency and sustainability in data centers in different directions

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Data Centers June 13, 2022

Trends, changes in data center design

Several trends are pushing the engineered systems in data centers in different directions

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Video June 1, 2022

Video: Stan Everett looks at the future of office buildings

Stan Everett, managing principal of Salas O’Brien’s offices in Georgia, Florida and North Carolina, looks at how new technologies are changing the way we think about office buildings

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Electrical and Power May 27, 2022

Webcast: How to design an electrical room with a reduced footprint

This webcast on June 16, 2022 will discuss various methods of footprint reduction for both LV and MV equipment including strategies beyond using smaller equipment.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Electrical and Power May 27, 2022

Webcast: How to design electrical distribution systems

Attend this webcast on June 30, 2022 to understand basic features when selecting, specifying and applying electrical distribution systems.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Events and Awards May 16, 2022

Consulting-Specifying Engineer May/June 2022 issue

Learn more about the 40 Under 40 winners and more in the May/June issue of Consulting-Specifying Engineer.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
MNS, ECS May 6, 2022

Your questions answered: Fire and life safety: Detection systems

Fire detection systems are specified for the safety of the building’s occupants in the event of a fire. Read more for responses to items left unanswered at the April 28 webcast

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Research May 4, 2022

Research: What do you need to know about HVAC and BAS?

Energy efficiency improvements were a big driver for consulting engineers when specifying HVAC and BAS for building clients

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Video May 3, 2022

Sponsored video: Trends in cooling technologies

Ankush Kumar, president of SPX Global Cooling, provides details on what to expect in HVAC going forward

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Energy, Power April 29, 2022

Webcast: Critical Power: Renewable energy systems

Attend this webcast on May 24, 2022 to learn what to consider when interconnecting renewable energy production systems.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Electrical and Power April 29, 2022

Webcast: Specifying transfer switch controls

Attend this webcast on June 9, 2022 to learn how to select and specify the correct transfer switch control, based on application.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Video April 29, 2022

Video: Electrification, decarbonization in hospitals

Two experts from Henderson Engineers explain how hospitals are setting trends in building electrification

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Video April 18, 2022

Video: How has the engineering of health care buildings changed?

Darren Harvey of Smith Seckman Reid provides insight on how the health care industry has shifted since COVID-19 began

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Courtesy: CFE Media
Video April 14, 2022

Sponsored video: Integrating building electrical systems

Wissam Balshe, Cummins, provides an overview of new technologies in the electrical engineering industry.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
HVAC/R and Mechanical April 13, 2022

Your questions answered: How to incorporate controls into HVAC systems

HVAC systems and their controls have continued to advance

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Video April 8, 2022

Video: Hospital electrical system trends

Danna Jensen from Certus Consulting Engineers talks about how global issues affect the design of hospital electrical systems

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Educational Facilities April 8, 2022

Technology drives K-12 school changes, while meeting codes and standards

Updates, COVID and tech trends are shifting the way K-12 schools are designed to achieve code

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Educational Facilities April 7, 2022

Technology drives fire, life safety design in K-12 schools

Updates, COVID and tech trends are shifting the way K-12 schools’ fire and life safety systems are designed

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Educational Facilities April 7, 2022

Technology drives K-12 school changes: Electrical, power and lighting

Updates, COVID and tech trends are shifting the way electrical and power systems in K-12 schools are designed

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Educational Facilities April 6, 2022

Technology drives K-12 school changes for energy efficiency, sustainability

Updates, COVID and tech trends are shifting the way K-12 schools are designed. Here’s a look at the topic of energy efficiency, sustainability and renewable energy systems

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Educational Facilities April 5, 2022

Technology drives K-12 school changes in automation and controls

Updates, COVID and tech trends are shifting the way K-12 schools are designed with regard to building automation and controls

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Educational Facilities April 4, 2022

Technology drives HVAC, plumbing changes in K-12 school

Updates, COVID and tech trends are shifting the way K-12 schools are designed, specifically the HVAC and plumbing systems

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Fire and Life Safety April 1, 2022

Webcast: Fire and life safety: Detection systems

Attend this webcast on April 28, 2022 to explore the challenges and solutions of designing fire and life safety systems

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Educational Facilities April 1, 2022

Technology drives K-12 school changes

Updates, COVID and tech trends are shifting the way K-12 schools are designed

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Fire and Life Safety March 21, 2022

Consulting-Specifying Engineer March/April 2022 issue

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Switchgear March 17, 2022

Webcast: Transfer Switch Fundamentals: Features and Functions Overview

Attend this webcast on April 27, 2022, to learn about the basic features and functions of transfer switch application

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Electrical and Power March 17, 2022

Webcast: Critical power: Generators and their design

Attend this webcast on April 5, 2022, to learn about generator power systems

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
HVAC/R and Mechanical March 14, 2022

Webcast: How to incorporate controls into HVAC systems

Attend this webcast on March 31, 2022 to learn about HVAC systems

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Video March 9, 2022

Video: Trends in college, university HVAC systems with John Fleming

Decarbonization and resiliency are core topics for Dewberry’s John Fleming

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Video March 1, 2022

Video: College and university trends with Jennifer Luce

Technology is leading the way on college and university campuses

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Codes and Standards February 18, 2022

Office building codes, standards may change

COVID, employee well-being and indoor air quality issues have all changed the way office building codes and standards are considered

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
HVAC/R and Mechanical February 17, 2022

Office building HVAC design has changed

COVID, employee well-being and indoor air quality issues have all changed the way office building HVAC systems are designed

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Building Automation and Controls February 16, 2022

Office building control, automation design

COVID, employee well-being and indoor air quality issues have all changed the way office building controls and automation are designed

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Energy Efficiency February 15, 2022

Office building sustainable design has changed

COVID, employee well-being and indoor air quality issues have all changed office buildings sustainability goals

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Office Buildings February 14, 2022

Office building design has changed

COVID, employee well-being and indoor air quality issues have all changed the way office buildings are designed

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Electrical and Power February 14, 2022

Office building electrical, power system design has changed

COVID, employee well-being and indoor air quality issues have all changed the way office building electrical and power systems are considered

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Video February 7, 2022

Sponsored video: Trends in HVAC systems with Deana Fu

At the AHR Expo in Las Vegas, Deana Fu shared information about where the HVAC industry is headed

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Electrical and Power February 2, 2022

Your questions answered: Dynamic UPS systems: How kinetic energy can protect sensitive processes and equipment

Dynamic uninterruptible power supply systems provide conditioned electrical power to mission critical facilities. Learn the basics, along with benefits of specifying

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Dennis Sczomak, PE, LEED AP, Peter Basso Associates
Video February 1, 2022

Video: Trends in chillers and chilled water systems with Dennis Sczomak

Peter Basso Associates’ Dennis Sczomak takes a look at chillers and chilled water systems, and how integrating then with other HVAC elements plays a role

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
eBooks January 24, 2022

Electrical & Power eBook

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
eBooks January 21, 2022

Data Centers eBook

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
eBooks January 20, 2022

Fire & Life Safety eBook

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
eBooks January 19, 2022

HVAC eBook

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
HVAC/R and Mechanical January 18, 2022

Consulting-Specifying Engineer January/February 2022 issue

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
eBooks January 18, 2022

Smart Buildings eBook

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Emergency, Standby, Backup January 14, 2022

Webcast: Specifying generator set paralleling controls

Learn how to parallel generators for emergency power systems, along with their fundamental control features

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Courtesy: CFE Media
Electrical and Power January 13, 2022

Critical power webcast: Backup, standby and emergency power in mission critical facilities

Understand how sustainability and the environment are impacting considerations for backup generators, including fuel sources and emissions

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
HVAC/R and Mechanical January 4, 2022

Offices change, accommodating HVAC and plumbing trends

To appeal to various clients and work styles, office building HVAC and plumbing design is shifting

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Electrical and Power December 13, 2021

Dynamic UPS systems webcast: How kinetic energy can protect sensitive processes and equipment

Dynamic uninterruptible power supply systems provide conditioned electrical power to mission critical facilities. Learn the basics, along with benefits of specifying

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
HVAC/R and Mechanical December 10, 2021

How are hospital HVAC systems being designed differently?

Hospitals and health care facilities are changing and their HVAC systems must transform with them

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Fire and Life Safety December 9, 2021

How are hospital fire and life safety systems being designed differently?

Hospitals and health care facilities are changing and their fire and life safety systems must transform with them

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Energy Efficiency December 9, 2021

How are hospitals being designed differently to achieve energy efficiency?

Hospitals and health care facilities are changing and their energy efficiency and sustainability systems must transform with them

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Building Automation and Controls December 8, 2021

How are hospital control systems being designed differently?

Automation and controls systems at hospitals and health care facilities are changing

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Video December 8, 2021

Video: Designing smart buildings with Aaron Szalaj

In this conversation with Aaron Szalaj from Stanley Consultants, hear how designers can help their clients select the most appropriate smart building technologies

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Power Quality December 7, 2021

Critical power webcast: Meeting power quality needs

Devices using power electronics can produce distortion in electrical distribution systems, and it’s up to the electrical engineer to apply effective solutions to mitigate this added distortion

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Healthcare Facilities December 7, 2021

How are hospitals being designed differently?

Hospitals and health care facilities are changing and their engineered systems must transform with them

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Codes and Standards December 7, 2021

How are hospitals being designed to meet codes and standards?

Hospitals and health care facility codes and standards are changing and their engineered systems must transform with them

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Research December 2, 2021

Learn the status of the electrical, power industry

In these proprietary 2021 research results, learn about the specifying and buying habits in the electrical and power industry

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Lighting and Lighting Controls November 18, 2021

Consulting-Specifying Engineer November/December 2021 issue

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Electrical and Power November 18, 2021

State of the Industry Webcast: Power Design Research Results

We asked, you answered and now we’d like to share your thoughts on the state of the industry during these unusual times.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Awards November 18, 2021

2021 Product of the Year

Consulting-Specifying Engineer reveals the recipients for the 2021 Product of the Year program.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Courtesy: Tom Kessler, LEO A DALY
Educational Facilities November 5, 2021

COVID, sustainability drive codes and standards in college building design

Colleges and universities have been sustainability trendsetters over the past several years. COVID-19 has required designers to think differently

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Courtesy: Tom Kessler, LEO A DALY
Energy Efficiency November 5, 2021

COVID, sustainability, energy efficiency drive college building design

Colleges and universities have been sustainability trendsetters over the past several years. COVID-19 has required designers to think differently about building sustainably

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Courtesy: Tom Kessler, LEO A DALY
Fire and Life Safety November 4, 2021

COVID, sustainability drive college fire, life safety design

Colleges and universities have been sustainability trendsetters over the past several years. COVID-19 has required designers to think differently about fire and life safety systems.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Courtesy: RMF Engineering Inc.
HVAC/R and Mechanical November 4, 2021

COVID, sustainability drive college HVAC design

Colleges and universities have been sustainability trendsetters over the past several years. COVID-19 has required designers to think differently, especially about HVAC systems

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Courtesy: RMF Engineering Inc.
Electrical and Power November 3, 2021

COVID, sustainability drive college electrical, power design

Colleges and universities have been sustainability trendsetters over the past several years. COVID-19 has required designers to think differently

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Courtesy: Tom Kessler, LEO A DALY
Educational Facilities November 3, 2021

COVID, sustainability drive college building design

Colleges and universities have been sustainability trendsetters over the past several years. COVID-19 has required designers to think differently

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Webcasts October 25, 2021

Designing fire/life safety systems in health care buildings

Both active and passive fire protection systems are specified to ensure the safety and well-being of health care building occupants in case of a fire.

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HVAC/R and Mechanical October 14, 2021

Consulting-Specifying Engineer October 2021 issue

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Energy Efficiency October 14, 2021

Changes in energy efficiency of manufacturing, industrial building market

Several changes regarding sustainable, energy-efficient design of manufacturing and industrial buildings are covered here by the experts

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Plumbing, Pumping and Pumps October 14, 2021

Changes in HVAC systems of the manufacturing, industrial building market

Several changes to the design of HVAC and plumbing systems of manufacturing and industrial buildings are covered here by the experts

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Building Automation and Controls October 13, 2021

Changes to controls and automation in the manufacturing, industrial building market

Several changes to the design of automation and building controls in the manufacturing and industrial buildings are covered here by the experts

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Electrical and Power October 13, 2021

Changes in the electrical, power systems in manufacturing, industrial buildings

Several changes to the design of manufacturing and industrial buildings are covered here by electrical, power and lighting experts

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Codes and Standards October 12, 2021

Changes to codes, standards in the manufacturing, industrial building

Several changes to the design of manufacturing and industrial buildings are covered here by the experts, with a focus on codes and standards

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Courtesy: Jordan & Skala Engineers
Other Building Types October 12, 2021

Changes in the manufacturing, industrial building market

Several changes to the design of manufacturing and industrial buildings are covered here by the experts

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Electrical and Power October 11, 2021

Education Session: Low- and Medium-Voltage Electrical Systems

In this session on Oct. 19, 2021, you will learn about the codes and standards regarding electrical system design, understand the basics of a single-line diagram, explore products and systems within the low- and medium-voltage classification, and review buildings in which both low- and medium-voltage electrical systems have been included, and their interaction.

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Electrical and Power October 8, 2021

Education Session: How to Select Transfer Switches

By attending this session on Oct. 19, 2021, you will understand the basics of transfer switch selection, including specifying the correct type.

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Power Generation October 7, 2021

Education Session: Specifying Generator Set Fuel Sources

By attending this course attendees will learn about gaseous generator sets, and how NFPA 110 affects their specifications.

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Other Building Types October 6, 2021

Education Session: How to Design Health Care Power Systems

Emergency power supply systems in hospitals and health care facilities are key aspects of the electrical and power system. Learn how to design and specify power systems in these mission critical facilities by attending this session.

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Motors and Drives October 5, 2021

Back to Basics Education Session: Electric Motors

Electrical engineers should understand the basics of motors and how to specify them in various applications. Learn about these basics on Day Five of Fall 2021 Virtual Training Week

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HVAC/R and Mechanical September 20, 2021

Consulting-Specifying Engineer September 2021 issue

Read the September 2021 issue to learn about the 2021 MEP Giants, using BIM in a pandemic and getting boiler design right.

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Webcasts September 2, 2021

Arc flash mitigation design

Learn design techniques, including pros and cons, that will reduce arc flash incident energy, and more.

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MEP Giants September 1, 2021

Consulting-Specifying Engineer announces 2021 MEP Giants

The 2021 MEP Giants list highlights the top companies in mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection engineering

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Research August 3, 2021

Fire & Life Safety Systems 2021 Report

This proprietary research study evaluates the use of fire and life safety systems, types of systems specified, total annual dollar amount of systems specified and critical challenges affecting the industry.

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Electrical and Power July 23, 2021

How to design electrical systems in government buildings

In this Q&A with multiple experts, learn how to design electrical and power systems in government, state, municipal, federal, correctional and military buildings

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Building Automation and Controls July 22, 2021

How to design controls, automation in government buildings

In this Q&A with multiple experts, learn how to design building automation systems and controls for government, state, municipal, federal, correctional and military buildings

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HVAC/R and Mechanical July 21, 2021

How to design government buildings: HVAC systems

In this Q&A with multiple experts, learn how to design HVAC and plumbing systems government, state, municipal, federal, correctional and military buildings

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Sustainability July 20, 2021

How to design government buildings sustainably

In this Q&A with multiple experts, learn how to design energy-efficient systems in government, state, municipal, federal, correctional and military buildings

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Buildings July 19, 2021

Consulting-Specifying Engineer July/August 2021 issue

Read the July/August 2021 issue to learn about data center supercomputers, hydraulic systems design for high-rise buildings and the 2021 Product of the Year finalists.

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Codes and Standards July 19, 2021

How to design government buildings: codes and standards

In this Q&A with multiple experts, learn how to use codes and standards design government, state, municipal, federal, correctional and military buildings

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Buildings July 16, 2021

How to design government buildings

In this Q&A with multiple experts, learn how to design government, state, municipal, federal, correctional and military buildings

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HVAC/R and Mechanical July 12, 2021

How pandemics affect HVAC in building design

COVID-19 affected engineers and building professionals’ designs in many ways, including HVAC and plumbing

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Codes and Standards July 9, 2021

How pandemics affect building design, codes and standards

COVID-19 affected engineers and building professionals’ designs in many ways, such as codes and standards

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Energy Efficiency July 8, 2021

How pandemics affect sustainability in a building’s design

COVID-19 affected engineers and building professionals’ designs in many ways, including energy efficiency and sustainability

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Building Automation and Controls July 6, 2021

How pandemics affect automation, controls in building design

COVID-19 affected engineers and building professionals’ designs in many ways, including building automation systems and controls

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Electrical and Power July 2, 2021

How pandemics affect electrical, power in building design

COVID-19 affected engineers and building professionals’ designs in many ways, such as electrical, power and lighting systems

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Environmental Health July 1, 2021

How pandemics affect building design

COVID-19 affected engineers and building professionals’ designs in many ways

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Boilers, Chillers June 16, 2021

Consulting-Specifying Engineer June 2021 issue

Read the June 2021 issue to learn about the innovators in industrial manufacturing, chiller energy optimization versus building automation, how pandemics affect building design and more.

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Electrical and Power June 14, 2021

Electrical distribution systems webcast

Attend this June 15 webcast for continuing education on electrical distribution systems

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Energy Efficiency June 8, 2021

Specifying systems for energy efficiency in manufacturing, warehouse buildings

Warehouse, manufacturing and logistics facilities need engineering experts to specify various systems to achieve energy efficiency and sustainability

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HVAC/R and Mechanical June 7, 2021

Specifying HVAC systems in manufacturing, warehouse buildings

Warehouse, manufacturing and logistics facilities need engineering experts to specify various HVAC and plumbing systems

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Fire and Life Safety June 4, 2021

Specifying fire, life safety systems in manufacturing, warehouse buildings

Warehouse, manufacturing and logistics facilities need engineering experts to specify various fire and life safety systems

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Electrical and Power May 31, 2021

Specifying electrical systems in manufacturing, warehouse buildings

Warehouse, manufacturing and logistics facilities need engineering experts to specify various electrical and power systems

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Codes and Standards May 28, 2021

Specifying systems in manufacturing, warehouse buildings to meet codes and standards

Warehouse, manufacturing and logistics facilities need engineering experts to specify various systems that meet codes and standards

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Building Automation and Controls May 25, 2021

Specifying BAS in manufacturing, warehouse buildings

Warehouse, manufacturing and logistics facilities need engineering experts to specify various building automation systems

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Awards May 18, 2021

Consulting-Specifying Engineer May 2021 issue

Read the May 2021 digital edition to learn about the 40 Under 40 winners and more!

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2023 MEP Giants Project Profiles May 17, 2021

2021 40 Under 40 winners announced

The 2021 40 Under 40 award winners are models of achievement

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Industry News May 3, 2021

Toby White joins editorial advisory board

Toby White, PE, LEED AP, from Arup, Boston, has joined the Consulting-Specifying Engineer editorial advisory board

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HVAC/R and Mechanical April 30, 2021

How to design data centers: HVAC systems

An expert panel provides engineering and design tips for HVAC systems in this Q&A

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Codes and Standards April 29, 2021

How to design data centers: Codes and standards

An expert panel provides engineering and design tips in this Q&A, including information about codes and standards

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Building Automation and Controls April 29, 2021

How to design data centers: Building automation systems

An expert panel provides engineering and design tips about building automation systems, control and technology in this Q&A

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Electrical and Power April 28, 2021

How to design data center electrical and power systems

An expert panel provides engineering and design tips for electrical, power and lighting systems in this Q&A

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Fire and Life Safety April 28, 2021

How to design data center fire, life safety systems

An expert panel provides engineering and design tips for fire and life safety systems in this Q&A

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Data Centers April 26, 2021

How to design data centers

An expert panel provides engineering and design tips in this Q&A

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Sustainability April 24, 2021

How to design data centers: Energy efficiency and sustainability

An expert panel provides engineering and design tips to design energy-efficient data centers in this Q&A

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Data Centers April 19, 2021

Consulting-Specifying Engineer April 2021 issue

Read the April 2021 digital edition to learn about modeling software, wireless lighting systems, how to design data centers, and more.

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Building Automation and Controls April 15, 2021

Best practices for engineering government buildings: Building automation

Designing utilities, public works, airport, mass transit, transportation or other government projects is a big task. Learn how to design automation, controls and technology systems in government buildings.

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Codes and Standards April 14, 2021

Best practices for engineering government buildings: Codes and standards

Designing utilities, public works, airport, mass transit, transportation or other government projects is a big task. Learn how to design government buildings using the appropriate codes and standards.

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Electrical and Power April 13, 2021

Best practices for engineering government buildings: Electrical and power systems

Designing utilities, public works, airport, mass transit, transportation or other government projects is a big task. Learn how to design electrical, power and lighting in government buildings.

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HVAC/R and Mechanical April 12, 2021

Best practices for engineering government buildings: HVAC and plumbing

Designing utilities, public works, airport, mass transit, transportation or other government projects is a big task. Learn how to design mechanical systems in government buildings.

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Research April 12, 2021

How HVAC, BAS have changed during COVID-19

In this proprietary research study, respondents provided information on a variety of HVAC and BAS topics, plus details about how COVID-19 has affected their work

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Energy Efficiency April 8, 2021

Best practices for engineering government buildings: Energy efficiency

Designing utilities, public works, airport, mass transit, transportation or other government projects is a big task. Learn how to design energy-efficient systems in government buildings.

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Fire and Life Safety April 7, 2021

Best practices for engineering government buildings: Fire and life safety

Designing utilities, public works, airport, mass transit, transportation or other government projects is a big task. Learn how to design fire and life safety systems in government buildings.

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Buildings April 6, 2021

Best practices for engineering government buildings

Designing utilities, public works, airport, mass transit, transportation or other government projects is a big task. Learn how to design government buildings.

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HVAC/R and Mechanical March 31, 2021

Consulting-Specifying Engineer March 2021 issue

Read the March 2021 digital edition to learn about air handling systems, emergency lighting designs, NFPA 72 and more.

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Educational Facilities March 31, 2021

Enhancing learning in K-12 schools: Electrical systems

Students and teachers benefit from many electrical engineering technologies in K-12 schools

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Educational Facilities March 29, 2021

Enhancing learning in K-12 schools: Fire and life safety

Students and teachers benefit from many fire and life safety engineering technologies in K-12 schools

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Educational Facilities March 26, 2021

Enhancing learning in K-12 schools: HVAC systems

Students and teachers benefit from many air quality and HVAC technologies in K-12 schools

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Educational Facilities March 25, 2021

Enhancing learning in K-12 schools via building codes

Students and teachers benefit from many engineering codes and standards in K-12 schools

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Educational Facilities March 24, 2021

Enhancing learning in K-12 schools with energy-efficiency buildings

Students and teachers benefit from many engineering technologies in K-12 schools, including sustainable building systems

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Educational Facilities March 23, 2021

Enhancing learning in K-12 schools via building automation systems

Students and teachers benefit from many building automation, controls technologies in K-12 schools

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Educational Facilities March 19, 2021

Enhancing learning in K-12 schools

Students and teachers benefit from many engineering technologies in K-12 schools

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Industry News March 1, 2021

Darren Bruce joins Consulting-Specifying Engineer editorial advisory board

Darren Bruce, PE, LEED AP BD+C, is a director of strategic planning, Mid-Atlantic region, for NV5, Arlington, Va. He joins the Consulting-Specifying Engineer editorial advisory board as a new member

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Industry News March 1, 2021

Ben Olejniczak joins Consulting-Specifying Engineer editorial advisory board

Ben Olejniczak, PE, is a senior project engineer, mechanical, with ESD in Chicago. He has joined the Consulting-Specifying Engineer editorial advisory board as a new member

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Office Buildings February 19, 2021

Office buildings focus on air quality, energy efficiency

Designing office buildings in a post-COVID world is a challenging task with engineering variables

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Codes and Standards February 18, 2021

Office buildings focus on air quality, energy efficiency with codes and standards

Designing office buildings in a post-COVID world is a challenging task with engineering variables. Learn about codes and standards

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Building Automation and Controls February 17, 2021

Office buildings focus on air quality, energy efficiency: Building automation

Designing office buildings in a post-COVID world is a challenging task with engineering variables; building automation and controls come into play

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Electrical and Power February 16, 2021

Office buildings focus on air quality, energy efficiency, electrical systems

Designing office buildings in a post-COVID world is a challenging task with engineering variables. Read about electrical, power and lighting systems

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Energy Efficiency February 12, 2021

Office buildings focus on air quality, energy efficiency, sustainability

Designing office buildings in a post-COVID world is a challenging task with engineering variables and energy efficiency goals

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Fire and Life Safety February 11, 2021

Office buildings focus on air quality, energy efficiency, fire/life safety

Designing office buildings in a post-COVID world is a challenging task with engineering variables, including fire and life safety systems

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HVAC/R and Mechanical February 10, 2021

Office buildings focus on air quality, energy efficiency, HVAC systems

Designing office buildings in a post-COVID world is a challenging task with engineering variables such as HVAC systems

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HVAC/R and Mechanical February 4, 2021

Consulting-Specifying Engineer January/February 2021 issue

Read the January/February 2021 digital edition to learn about HVAC system design, energy storage systems, office building design and ASHRAE 90.1.

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2023 MEP Giants Project Profiles January 26, 2021

2021 40 Under 40 nomination deadline extended

The nomination deadline for the 40 Under 40 program has been extended to Jan. 29, 2021

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Fire and Life Safety December 23, 2020

Designing flexible, safe labs: Fire and life safety

Safety, budget and flexibility are key factors when designing laboratory and research space

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