Automation, Controls

Building diagram. Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Automation, Controls September 3, 2021

Managing BIM workflow and improving the process

Building information modeling (BIM) is a workflow and acts as a combination of those three words that make up the acronym during the design process.

By David Butts
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Automation, 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

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Courtesy: Affiliated Engineers
Automation, 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

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Large lattice boom cranes helped transport fabricated structures for an NFL sports arena. Courtesy: Harris
Automation, Controls May 25, 2021

Specifying BAS in manufacturing, warehouse buildings

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

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
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: 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
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: CFE Media and Technology
Automation, Controls March 8, 2021

Selecting the right building automation partner

Building owners and operators are facing even larger obstacles in keeping their systems running smoothly, which makes picking the right partner more important than ever.

By Jeremy Crowley
Courtesy: Sam Van Fleet, DLR Group
Automation, 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

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer