Automation, Controls

Automation, Controls October 23, 2020

How virtual design, artificial intelligence impact engineers

Architecture, engineering and construction professionals will be impacted by virtual design and artificial intelligence tools

By Karen Pierce
Courtesy: UNIFI Labs
AI and Machine Learning October 23, 2020

Case study: Autodesk’s generative design artificial intelligence

Generative design sped up a building project for a research space

By Karen Pierce
Iconic high-rise commercial buildings in Chicago. Courtesy: CFE Media
Business of Engineering October 21, 2020

Top 20 business fundamentals for A/E firms: Part 2

Firms in the A/E industry have had their fair share of adversity in 2020. Companies that follow these business fundamentals will be able to withstand the pressure and keep its composure during the tough times.

By Morrissey Goodale
2020 Commissioning Giants
Commissioning October 15, 2020

2020 Commissioning Giants

The 2020 Commissioning Giants data reports on the top 25 firms

By Amara Rozgus
Percentage of ICS computers on which malicious objects were blocked in selected industries Courtesy: Kaspersky/ISSSource
Cybersecurity October 14, 2020

Building automation, oil and gas facilities are top cybersecurity targets

There has been an increase in the percentage of systems attacked in the oil and gas industry as well as the building automation sector during the COVID-19 pandemic.

By Gregory Hale
Courtesy: CannonDesign
Automation, Controls September 30, 2020

Smart building consulting: integrating people and systems

Examine the role of a smart building consultant and uncover the tools and processes used to communicate and work with stakeholders to deliver valuable smart building solutions

By Owen Dalton and Sal Bonetto
Figure 5: Visioning sessions with the owner and design team helped identify the client’s goals and helped the smart building consultant identify opportunities for enabling better use cases and smart applications on the project. Courtesy: CannonDesign
Office Buildings September 30, 2020

Case study: Office building’s smart potential

An office building renovation project included a host of considerations to retrofit the space into a smart building

By Owen Dalton and Sal Bonetto
Courtesy: Lockwood Andrews & Newnam Inc.
Automation, Controls September 29, 2020

Basics of building automation in industrial, manufacturing facilities

Industrial and manufacturing facilities have several building automation and controls needs engineers must include in new or retrofit projects

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Courtesy: LEO A DALY
Energy Efficiency September 28, 2020

Basics of energy efficiency for industrial, manufacturing facility design

Industrial and manufacturing facilities have specialty energy efficiency and sustainability needs engineers must include in new or retrofit projects

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Courtesy: Burns & McDonnell
Analytics August 31, 2020

Case study: Tracking multiple high-performance buildings

A company optimized capital expenditures through asset health analytics

By George Hawkinson and Jarrod McMains