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HVAC May 28, 2020

Warehouse, manufacturing facilities go high-tech: HVAC

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. HVAC and plumbing systems are complex, and require specialized design

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
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Building Types May 21, 2020

Warehouse, manufacturing facilities go high-tech

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
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Automation, Controls April 30, 2020

Case study: Streamlining Sea-Tac Airport via passenger simulation

Using complex simulation and modeling techniques, designers were able to understand the flow of passengers through the future international arrivals facility at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport

By Najim Afzalzada and Aarshabh Misra
Webcasts Automation, Controls April 29, 2020

Designing smart buildings

Smart buildings, intelligent places or connected venues are all terms the industry is using to describe this new way of thinking about how users consume the built environment.

By CFE Media
Table 1: This illustrates a project-scale matrix characterization. The model correlates characterization factors including the input/output volume, the number of controllers and staffing demands for the task of programming and integration. Courtesy: CDM Smith
Automation, Controls April 23, 2020

How to find success on a process automation building project

Large-scale process automation projects have unique requirements and complexities that automation specialists should consider to mitigate issues and provide a path for success

By David Ubert and Francisco Alcala
Figure 4: The project team worked simultaneously on the organizational/structure and the technical/infrastructure tracks to achieve project goals. Courtesy: CDM Smith
Automation, Controls April 23, 2020

Case study: Water filtration plant automation

The team had a large-scale automation project goal of integrating 121 water filtration plants

By David Ubert and Francisco Alcala
CannonDesign technology solutions leader, Sal Bonetto, RCDD, EIT, CDT. Courtesy: CannonDesign
Automation, Controls April 22, 2020

Automation and 5G’s potential for advanced building technology systems

Sal Bonetto from CannonDesign discusses what is on the horizon for advanced building technology systems

By CannonDesign
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Automation, Controls April 22, 2020

Data centers achieve a new level of high-tech: Controls and building automation

Designing solutions for data center clients — whether hyperscale or colocation facilities — requires advanced engineering knowledge

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
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Energy Management April 21, 2020

Video: Is an Audit & Retro-Cx an Rx for Energy Savings?

Learn how some energy management companies fail to achieve their goals, while others exceed them and what techniques they use to achieve success

By CxEnergy and the AABC Commissioning Group (ACG)
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Data Centers April 21, 2020

Data centers achieve a new level of high-tech

Designing solutions for data center clients — whether hyperscale or colocation facilities — requires advanced engineering knowledge

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer