Jenni Spinner, contributing writer

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Labs, Research May 23, 2014

High standards for labs, research buildings: Automation and controls

Laboratory and research facilities are high-performance buildings, often with complex systems and exacting standards for engineers to meet. Building automation and management systems often are employed.

By Jenni Spinner, contributing writer
HVAC/R and Mechanical May 23, 2014

High standards for labs, research buildings: Codes and standards

Laboratory and research facilities are high-performance buildings, often with complex systems and exacting standards for engineers to meet. Buildings must be designed to meet exacting codes and standards, including those from NFPA and IBC.

By Jenni Spinner, contributing writer
Electrical and Power May 23, 2014

High standards for labs, research buildings: Electrical, power systems

Laboratory and research facilities are high-performance buildings, often with complex systems and exacting standards for engineers to meet. Electrical and power demands are unique, and must be carefully designed.

By Jenni Spinner, contributing writer
Plumbing, Pumping and Pumps May 22, 2014

High standards for labs, research buildings

Laboratory and research facilities are high-performance buildings, often with complex systems and exacting standards for engineers to meet. New and existing laboratory and research buildings have unique mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire/life safety challenges.

By Jenni Spinner, contributing writer
HVAC/R and Mechanical May 22, 2014

High standards for labs, research buildings: Energy efficiency

Laboratory and research facilities are high-performance buildings, often with complex systems and exacting standards for engineers to meet. Energy efficiency and sustainability are often top-of-mind for consulting engineers’ clients.

By Jenni Spinner, contributing writer
Labs, Research May 22, 2014

High standards for labs, research buildings: Fire and life safety

Laboratory and research facilities are high-performance buildings, often with complex systems and exacting standards for engineers to meet. Fire and life safety challenges abound in these buildings.

By Jenni Spinner, contributing writer
Plumbing, Pumping and Pumps May 22, 2014

High standards for labs, research buildings: HVAC systems

Laboratory and research facilities are high-performance buildings, often with complex systems and exacting standards for engineers to meet. HVAC systems and indoor air quality are key issues.

By Jenni Spinner, contributing writer
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