Automation, Controls

Courtesy: Justin Maconochie, Stantec
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
Courtesy: WSP USA
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
Courtesy: WSP USA
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
Courtesy: CDM Smith
Automation, Controls January 20, 2021

How smart buildings combat health concerns

Building owners can use sensor technology and centralized building controls to make their buildings safer and more resilient

By Tim King and Ray Mans
Courtesy: WSP USA
Automation, Controls January 13, 2021

What is a BAS today?

Building automation systems have come a long way in the past 100 years

By Jaco Cronje
Courtesy: Justin Maconochie, Stantec
Automation, Controls December 30, 2020

Integrating a BAS into design

Building systems should be high-performing, integrated and accessible — and the building automation system is the key to achieving these goals

By Casimir Zalewski and Derek Crowe
Automation, Controls December 17, 2020

Designing flexible, safe labs: Building automation and controls

Safety, budget and flexibility are key factors when designing laboratory and research space

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Courtesy: WSP USA
Automation, Controls December 10, 2020

Identify cost, scope of a BAS

Finding the budget to implement a building automation system often proves challenging. Learn to compare scope against the cybersecurity requirements

By Jaco Cronje
Courtesy: Wold | HFR Design.
Automation, Controls November 24, 2020

Designing, retrofitting automation and controls hospitals during COVID

While COVID-19 has changed many aspects in a health care facility, some things remain identical. Learn about building automation systems and controls

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Automation, Controls October 30, 2020

How virtual design changes the way we work

Communication is required for good design, but does it need to always be in person? Virtual design is an option for coordinating building plans virtually

By Joel Martineau, Jim Marchese and James Mazza