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Automation, Controls

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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
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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
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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
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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
Courtesy: Bill Kosik
Data Centers July 20, 2020

What ASHRAE 90.4 does for data center energy efficiency

The design and operation of data centers continues to evolve, with ASHRAE Standard 90.4 as guidance

By Bill Kosik, PE, CEM, Oak Park, Illinois
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Project Management July 17, 2020

Does your engineering firm need a tech stack?

Learn how to develop or fine-tune an integrated tech stack at your engineering firm

By Karen Pierce
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Energy Efficiency June 25, 2020

Green, zero energy and energy-efficient buildings

How do you design an energy-efficient building? Learn about codes and standards, building energy terminology and design goals

By Paul Erickson
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Automation, Controls June 18, 2020

How is COVID-19 affecting retail, restaurants? Read about building automation, controls

With consumers frequently enjoying delivered meals and shopping for goods online, brick-and-mortar restaurants and retail structures need to have more advanced building automation systems than ever to compete

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
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Automation, Controls May 29, 2020

Warehouse, manufacturing facilities go high-tech: Building automation and controls

Warehouse, manufacturing and logistics buildings are more than simple boxy structures used to make products and store them before they move onto their next destination. Engineers working find these facilities can be as complex and advanced as any other building. What’s more, factors like increased interest in online shopping and demand to have desired products yesterday are boosting demand for these projects.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer