Building Types - Educational

Case study: Centralizing campus emergency power

Duke University studied emergency power aesthetics, noise, emissions, and maintenance costs. The... » more

Outdoor lighting series for commercial applications

Hubbell Lighting’s GeoPak family has been expanded to offer two housing sizes in the trapezoid,...

2017 HVAC, building automation systems study

Here are five HVAC and BAS findings as they relate to educational facility projects. » more

Case study: Field house lobby

A project currently under construction provides an example of how lighting design does not have to... » more

Building efficient colleges and universities: electrical/lighting/power and fire/life safety

Colleges and universities face a long list of challenges, as do the engineers tasked to help... » more

Building efficient colleges and universities: automation and controls and codes and standards

Colleges and universities face a long list of challenges, as do the engineers tasked to help... » more

Building efficient colleges and universities: HVAC and sustainable buildings/energy efficiency

Colleges and universities face a long list of challenges, as do the engineers tasked to help... » more

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Webcasts

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Webcast: How to Specify Electrical Components in Hazardous Locations

Electrical engineers should learn to reduce design time by specifying components in hazardous systems.

Your questions answered: Electrical systems: Designing electrical rooms

Unanswered questions from the Nov. 16, 2017, webcast on designing electrical rooms are addressed by the presenters. » more

Webcast: Cybersecurity in Integrated Buildings

Cyberattacks are actions that target computers and network systems designed to disrupt the normal operations of the system. These actions can be initiated locally (from within the physical facility) or remotely (from outside)....

Your questions answered: An NFPA 70B and 70E Overview: Eliminate the Risk of Electrical Hazards and Avoid Expensive Shutdowns

The Oct. 25, 2017, “An NFPA 70B and 70E Overview: Eliminate the Risk of Electrical Hazards and Avoid Expensive Shutdowns” webcast presenter addressed questions not covered during the live event. » more

Webcast: HVAC: Should you specify an oil-free compressor?

Oil-free compressors can be specified in several air conditioning applications. Learn to engineer these systems for demanding air-cooled systems.

Newswatch: Data Centers

This specialty newsletter focuses on data centers and mission critical facilities, including electrical/power, HVAC, fire suppression, and other engineering topics.

Cannon Design Blog

Malcolm X College is a strategic response to the rapid evolution of healthcare in American and specifically Chicago. Courtesy: CannonDesign

CityLab profiles Malcolm X College teaching hospital

Malcolm X College has invested in new architecture and high-tech... » more

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Videos

Video: Effective Building Automation Controls...

An examination of the design and construction...

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Newswatch: Hospitals

This focused newsletter covers hospitals and health care facilities, including codes and standards, electrical/power, HVAC, fire and life safety, and other engineering topics.

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