Automation, Controls

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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
Marian Velay Lizancos and her students are developing concrete that can sequester carbon dioxide more successfully and efficiently than traditional mixes. Courtesy: John Underwood, Purdue UniversityMarian Velay Lizancos and her students are developing concrete that can sequester carbon dioxide more successfully and efficiently than traditional mixes. Courtesy: John Underwood, Purdue University
Building Types February 24, 2021

Concrete mixture designed to cut carbon emissions

Purdue University engineers have discovered a way to make concrete more sustainable, which has the potential to cut carbon emissions.

By Brittany Steff
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Codes and Standards February 18, 2021

Office buildings focus on air quality, energy efficiency with codes and standards

Designing office buildings in a post-COVID world is a challenging task with engineering variables. Learn about codes and standards

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
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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
Electrical, Power February 16, 2021

Office buildings focus on air quality, energy efficiency, electrical systems

Designing office buildings in a post-COVID world is a challenging task with engineering variables. Read about electrical, power and lighting systems

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
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Automation, Controls February 12, 2021

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: February 5-11, 2021

Read the best articles from the past week. choosing between an ECM and VFD, BAS integration, data center metrics, NEC changes and the scope and cost of a BAS.

By Chris Vavra
sonrai IAQ by DLR Group is an air quality building analytic platform delivering actionable intelligence to facility managers. Transparent real-time air quality data in user-friendly dashboard display communicates the importance of health and wellbeing to all building occupants. Courtesy: DLR Group
Fire, Life Safety February 11, 2021

Office buildings focus on air quality, energy efficiency, fire/life safety

Designing office buildings in a post-COVID world is a challenging task with engineering variables, including fire and life safety systems

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
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Educational February 8, 2021

The future of higher education

The world of higher education has been profoundly impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and is forcing designers and administrators to change their approach.

By Arup
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Automation, Controls February 5, 2021

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: January 29 to February 4, 2021

Read the best articles from the past week. Building automation systems, choosing between an ECM and VFD, COVID-19 vaccine storage, NEC changes and COVID-19 mitigation for HVAC systems.

By Chris Vavra
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Automation, Controls January 22, 2021

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: January 15-21, 2021

Read the best articles from the past week. The cost and scope of a BAS, choosing between an ECM and VFD, NEC changes, data center metrics and electrical grounding and bonding.

By Chris Vavra