Automation, Controls

Events and Awards October 4, 2019

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: September 27-October 3

Read the best articles from the past week. 2019 Product of the Year winners, system integration in smart buildings, trends in water treatment video, new building codes in Puerto Rico, circuit protection in electrical/power systems questions answered.

By McKenzie Burns
Cybersecurity October 3, 2019

Case study: Eight steps to managing building cyberrisk

This case study documents a cyber journey and cyberrisk mitigation strategy implemented on operational technology systems in the HDR office building

By Tim Koch, PE, and David Hahn, HDR, Omaha, Nebraska
Automation, Controls October 1, 2019

Video: Leveraging Your BMS System to Identify Issues Before They are Issues

This presentation provides an overview of analytics and FDD. How they are implemented within BMS, how to use advanced analytics to predict facility issues, and how to use weather data to provide system control.

By CxEnergy and the AABC Commissioning Group (ACG)
Automation, Controls September 27, 2019

Enhancing efficiency in industrial and manufacturing facilities: Automation and controls

From high-tech automation to energy-saving lighting and HVAC systems, there is more than meets the eye when it comes to warehouses and factories

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Automation, Controls September 20, 2019

Framework for designing the intelligent building

Intelligent buildings are no turnkey matter. They take a deeper understanding of client’s goals and objectives for what is desired and discipline to implement through a collaborative design and construction process

By By Brad Kult, PE, CTS, HGA, Minneapolis; and Neil Osten, PE, LEED AP, Mortenson, Minneapolis
Hospitals September 20, 2019

Case study: Hospital integrates all stakeholders

Advocate Aurora Health’s Aurora Sheboygan Memorial Medical Center will include smart rooms and integrated building systems

By By Brad Kult, PE, CTS, HGA, Minneapolis; and Neil Osten, PE, LEED AP, Mortenson, Minneapolis
Lighting September 13, 2019

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: September 6-12

Read the best articles from the past week. A circadian approach to lighting design, designing a smart building, 2019 MEP Giants, ways to improve engineer retention and energy efficiency in schools.

By Brian Gross
Automation, Controls September 13, 2019

Outcome-driven system integration in smart buildings

Digitalization is evolving the design and operation of the built environment and a smart building design approach can focus on outcomes that deliver results

By Jay Wratten, IALD, LC, WSP USA, Boulder, Colorado
Automation, Controls September 6, 2019

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: August 30-September 5

Read the best articles from the past week. Getting started designing smart buildings, Puerto Rico's new building codes, a circadian approach to lighting design, understanding ASHRAE's standards development process and ways to improve engineer retention.

By McKenzie Burns
Fire, Life Safety August 30, 2019

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: August 23-August 29

Read the best articles from the past week. Getting started designing a smart building, takeaways from NFPA Conference & Expo, MEP Giants revenue increase, government facility design and MEP Giants 2018 mergers and acquisitions.

By McKenzie Burns