Automation, Controls

Courtesy: University of Minnesota
HVAC May 5, 2021

Integrated building controls for universities

The U services group is using integrated building energy management to bring University of Minnesota buildings online for efficiency and safety.

By University of Minnesota
Courtesy: SmithGroup
Automation, 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

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Courtesy: CDM Smith
Electrical Systems April 22, 2021

Picking software to model electrical systems

As electrical power and lighting systems become more complex, modeling for safe and reliable electrical operations becomes increasingly important

By Zia Salami and Orlando D. Cruz
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.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Courtesy: Smith Seckman Reid /Perkins + Will Architecture/Atrium Healthcare
Automation, Controls April 19, 2021

How to choose and use modeling software

Consulting engineers should evaluate how to select and use the right modeling software tools for a building design project

By Clark Denson and Abe Morris
Courtesy: Stanley Consultants
Automation, 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.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Sample volume trends from data analyzed in a Midwest state, exhibiting steady large truck traffic as compared to total traffic (all vehicle types). The cyclical dips represent weekends, where traffic volumes tend to be lighter. Of note is the precipitous drop in total traffic in March of 2020. Courtesy: Dewberry
Business of Engineering April 2, 2021

Monitoring goods transport during a pandemic

COVID-19 has changed how goods are transported. Many companies are having to change their methods and practice.

By Jerry Mrykalo
Courtesy: CDP Commercial, DLR Group
Automation, Controls 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

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Courtesy: Christopher Barrett Photography, CannonDesign
Educational March 19, 2021

Enhancing learning in K-12 schools

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

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Courtesy: CxEnergy
Commissioning March 16, 2021

Video: Make OPRs Great Again

This session discusses OPRs as important tools at a time of increased scrutiny (through local codes and rating systems) on performance related to resiliency, health, energy and carbon.

By CxEnergy and the AABC Commissioning Group (ACG)