Educational
Educational February 12, 2019

Video: Owner and Engineer’s Success with a Monitor Based Approach

This case study outlines how the monitoring system was set up and utilized throughout the process.

By Cx Energy
Educational February 6, 2019

MEP solutions for University of Michigan Athletics and South Campus Performance Project

Construction was completed this winter on the new $168-million, 280,000 sf University of Michigan Athletics and South Campus Performance project (ASCP).

By Dave Conrad, PE
Educational January 30, 2019

Solutions for tight spaces in HVAC design

An historic university building had tough mechanical space requirements. Here’s how these challenges were met.

By Lincoln Pearce, PE, LEED AP, BEAP, IMEG Corp, Des Moines, Iowa
Educational January 25, 2019

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, January 18-24

Why are AHUs important, design strategies for HVAC systems, setting new engineering habits, school boiler replacement case study, and AHU component makeup were Consulting-Specifying Engineer's five most clicked articles from last week, Jan. 18-24. Were you out last week? You can catch up here.

By McKenzie Burns
Educational January 15, 2019

Chilled beam design provides energy-efficient building

Specifying a chilled beam system to cool a masonry building more than 100 years old—with operable windows in a humid climate—is a risky proposition. This HVAC case study demonstrates how such an approach amid such conditions can be successful if handled properly from design, operation, and occupant education standpoints.

By Lincoln Pearce, PE, LEED AP, BEAP, IMEG Corp, Des Moines, Iowa
Educational January 10, 2019

Case study: School boiler replacement

A Nebraska school district embraced outside-the-box HVAC design to connect existing facilities and new construction into an efficient engineering solution.

By Todd Mack, PE, DLR Group, Omaha, Neb.
Educational December 18, 2018

Video: The Evolution of Commissioning at the University of Texas at Austin

This presentation examines the needs of an institutional client, and the gap left by the traditional new building commissioning process.

By Cx Energy
Educational November 12, 2018

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, November 5-11

How the IoT will change the engineering industry, preventing physical damage from cyberattacks, the 2018 Commissioning Giants, the 2018 Product of the Year winners, and examining higher education facilities were Consulting-Specifying Engineer's five most clicked articles from last week Nov. 5-11. Were you out last week? You can catch up here.

By McKenzie Burns
Educational October 26, 2018

Examining higher education facilities: Electrical, power, and lighting

As technology advances in every field, the college and university students being prepped for future careers in those fields need the tech they’re learning with to keep up. That presents unique challenges for the engineers working on such structures—specifying advanced systems that satisfy the unique needs of each institution. Here, professionals with experience in the area offer advice on how to tackle such facilities and receive top marks in regard to electrical, power, and lighting.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Educational October 26, 2018

Examining higher education facilities: HVAC and plumbing

As technology advances in every field, the college and university students being prepped for future careers in those fields need the tech they’re learning with to keep up. That presents unique challenges for the engineers working on such structures—specifying advanced systems that satisfy the unique needs of each institution. Here, professionals with experience in the area offer advice on how to tackle such facilities and receivetop marksin regard to HVAC and plumbing.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer