Building Types - Educational

HVAC-packaged pumping system

Grundfos’ PACOpaQ is a HVAC packaged pumping system designed for water-based systems in schools,... » more

Elevating the engineer’s role

Fire and life safety engineers have never been more important as they design today’s schools. The... » more

Fire protection changes in schools

Changes in codes and in society’s expectations for school safety have driven increased fire... » more

Protecting our schools

Schools require fire detection and suppression, mass notification systems (MNS), and emergency... » more

Building systems integration best practices

Building automation systems (BAS) allow for state-of-the-art systems integration in nonresidential... » more

Air-cooled scroll chillers for K-12 schools

Trailblazer air-cooled scroll chillers minimize costs and simplify maintenance for school facility... » more

Wood Harbinger: Health Science and Student Resource (HSSR) Building, North Seattle College

Addition to an educational facility; research facility/laboratory » more

SmithGroupJJR: Oakland University Engineering Center

New construction of an educational facility » more

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Your questions answered: Retrofitting HVAC systems in existing buildings

While the mechanical engineering team has much more control over how HVAC systems are designed and how they fit into the facility for new construction, retrofitting HVAC systems to accommodate existing buildings is considerably... » more

Your questions answered: Vertical Turbine Sump Design

Jimmy Scroggins, technical training expert at Grundfos Pumps Corp. in Lubbock, Texas, tackled unanswered questions from the Oct. 21, 2015, webcast on vertical turbine sump design. » more

BAS education: An Introduction to Designing Building Automation Dashboards, User Interfaces, and Public Kiosks

This education session will discuss the various options, end user requirements, and visualization capabilities of today’s BMS front end interfaces.

Webcast: Improving the design process for selective coordination applications

Selective coordination can be challenging to achieve in electrical distribution systems, and the resulting solution may be oversized and expensive. It is not unusual for engineers to spend countless hours researching various...

BAS education: Specifying Building Automation Systems

Specifying building automation systems, controls, and infrastructure requires detailed knowledge of the requirements of the system coupled with a good understanding of the roles and responsibilities of the contractors, suppliers,...

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Cannon Design Blog

Clinical best practices, collaboration inform better...

Collaboration on clinical best practices improves emergency... » more

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Video: High Performance Lighting: Lamp Source and...

New lighting technologies and lamp sources are... » more

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