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Automation, Controls

Courtesy: Lockwood Andrews & Newnam Inc.
Automation, Controls September 29, 2020

Basics of building automation in industrial, manufacturing facilities

Industrial and manufacturing facilities have several building automation and controls needs engineers must include in new or retrofit projects

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Courtesy: LEO A DALY
Energy Efficiency September 28, 2020

Basics of energy efficiency for industrial, manufacturing facility design

Industrial and manufacturing facilities have specialty energy efficiency and sustainability needs engineers must include in new or retrofit projects

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Courtesy: Burns & McDonnell
Analytics August 31, 2020

Case study: Tracking multiple high-performance buildings

A company optimized capital expenditures through asset health analytics

By George Hawkinson and Jarrod McMains
Courtesy: Page
Mission Critical August 27, 2020

Case study: Public safety meets resiliency goals

Mechanical, electrical and plumbing infrastructure needs to be evaluated during the design phase for added resiliency, based on the client’s requirements

By Cameron Brown
Figure 3: Extensive metering and live dashboards at the Wisconsin Institutes of Discovery help to verify resource savings and influence the behavior of building occupants. Courtesy: Affiliated Engineers Inc.
Codes and Standards August 26, 2020

How to implement high-performance design

High-performance design drives owners and designers to integrated thinking to gain a holistic perspective on how to maximize building performance outcomes

By Lyle Keck
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Automation, Controls July 31, 2020

Technology, automation and virtual engineering

Consulting engineers need to stay relevant, learn about new technology and remain digital to stay ahead of the competition

By Amara Rozgus
Courtesy: Clark Nexsen
Automation, Controls July 29, 2020

Best practices for designing government buildings: Automation, controls and technology

Learn how to specify automation, controls and technology systems for government and military buildings

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Courtesy: SmithGroup
Automation, Controls July 28, 2020

How to select a building automation system

Explore the specification of standard, open and proprietary building automation systems

By Kevin Ricart and Melissa Lim
Courtesy: Bill Kosik
Energy, Power July 27, 2020

Best practices for zero energy buildings and smart grid integration

Zero energy buildings, renewable energy and the smart grid are key considerations to commercial building design

By Bill Kosik, PE, CEM, Oak Park, Illinois
Project Management July 24, 2020

How computational design, modeling are changing engineering

Visual scripting tools empower engineers by leveraging the power of coding and computational design to automate tasks and optimize data

By Brittany Fiema and Leland Curtis