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Building Types

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Building Types August 4, 2020

The difference between design-build and design-bid-build projects

The terms are similar, but the meaning and how they are conducted are quite different and have different implications for construction projects.

By Carl Kaczmarek
High-rise commercial building. Courtesy: CFE Media
Business of Engineering August 3, 2020

A/E industry on track for best year ever

Morrissey Goodale is providing A/E leaders with news and perspective on COVID-19 and its impact on the industry. This week, they discuss how the A/E industry is on track for its best year to date in spite of, and also because of, the COVID-19 pandemic.

By Morrissey Goodale
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Data Centers July 20, 2020

What ASHRAE 90.4 does for data center energy efficiency

The design and operation of data centers continues to evolve, with ASHRAE Standard 90.4 as guidance

By Bill Kosik, PE, CEM, Oak Park, Illinois
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Energy Efficiency August 5, 2020

How to utilize energy efficiency as a service after COVID-19

Alternative financial solutions such as energy as a service (EaaS) can help impacted entities grapple with their situation after the COVID-19 pandemic cools down.

By Art Thompson
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Educational July 31, 2020

Heroism, healthcare and the future of emergency medicine

Dr. Arthur Pancioli, MD, chair of the department of emergency medicine at the University of Cincinnati’s College of Medicine, talks about how medical education has shifted, what impact COVID-19 will have on emergency departments for the future and more.

By Juliet Rogers
Alcami Tech Center and Laboratory Wilmington, North Carolina. Courtesy: CRB
Labs, Research July 20, 2020

Lab design techniques to accelerate COVID-19 test processing

Testing is a crucial component of our global response to COVID-19 and producing enough tests processing the results quickly to the public is a challenge we currently face.

Fire, Life Safety July 31, 2020

Best practices for designing fire, life safety in government buildings

Learn how to specify fire and life safety systems for government and military buildings

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer