Building Types

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Electrical February 26, 2021

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: February 19-25, 2021

Read the best articles from the past week. Choosing between an ECM and VFD, NFPA 101 and COVID-19, NEC changes, integrating a BAS and data center metrics.

By Chris Vavra
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Business of Engineering February 26, 2021

Weekly merger and acquisition update: February 26, 2021

This week Morrissey Goodale reported four deals in the U.S. and four international deals involving companies from the U.S., Canada and United Kingdom.

By Morrissey Goodale
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
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Hospitals February 25, 2021

Fueling performance in all types of workplaces

A roundtable discussion focused on how workplace settings on health and academic campuses can benefit just as much from strategies to refine, reprogram, and optimize them for high performance and positive employee experience

By CannonDesign
Courtesy: Amara Rozgus, CFE Media and Technology
Sustainability March 1, 2021

Addressing military treatment facility sustainment and resilience needs

Medical treatment facilities (MTFs) will need sustainment, restoration and modernization (SRM) as a key requirement to meet future standards being prioritized by the military.

By T.W. Williams
Figure 4: Smart sensors located above and next to lighting provide data for motion, lighting levels, temperature and power with Bluetooth technology. Courtesy: CDM Smith
Labs, Research January 21, 2021

Case study: laboratory design

A lab expansion used IoT sensor technology to gather building data

By Tim King and Ray Mans
High-rise commercial buildings in Chicago, along the Chicago River. Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Building Types January 18, 2021

Hardened and resilient facilities considerations

There is often considerable confusion and misinformation as to what the criteria includes and more importantly what is appropriate based on a rigorous consideration

By Gary C. Krueger, PE