Building commissioning is one of the most important (and complex) types of projects an engineer can be tasked with. Fire and life safety systems—including smoke detection—are discussed.
Building commissioning is one of the most important (and complex) types of projects an engineer can be tasked with. This overview provides insights for commissioning building systems.
Cannon Design Facility Optimization Solutions (FOS) assisted with a series of assessments for Knox College in Toronto.
These three facilities are current examples of net-zero energy buildings (NZEB).
ASHRAE has a goal: net-zero energy for all new buildings by 2030. What do engineers need to know to achieve this goal on their projects?
Manufacturing and industrial facilities have some unusual engineering requirements, especially air handling, power needs, and fire/life safety systems. Two manufacturers provide feedback and advice.
Here are the top 5 myths about the building façade and its impact on operations.
To achieve energy efficiency in a hospital, engineers should fully understand the Advanced Energy Design Guide.
NEBB's seminar on Building Enclosure Testing (BET) will be held Sept. 9 to 11 at the American Institute of Architects (AIA) in Washington, D.C.
The 2013 NEBB Conference presentations are available to download from NEBB's website.