Automation, controls; electrical, power; energy, sustainability; fire, life safety; HVAC, mechanical; plumbing, piping; technology/communications; educational facility; laboratory; and new construction
Electrical, power; fire, life safety; cooling tower; and system replacement
Automation, controls; electrical, power; energy, sustainability; fire, life safety; HVAC, mechanical; lighting; plumbing, piping; health care facility; and new construction
Automation, controls; electrical, power; energy, sustainability; fire, life safety; HVAC, mechanical; lighting; plumbing, piping; educational facility; and new construction
Utilities; public works; transportation; electrical, power; energy; and electrical infrastructure upgrade
The team pursued an integrated project delivery (IPD) approach for a Chicago college, incorporating trade subcontractors for assistance in the detailed design effort and using the request for proposal (RFP) submission’s preliminary design as the guideline for performance-based design.
The University of Chicago Ophthalmology Clinic is being expanded while remaining operational. The current mechanical, electrical, and fan systems are all being upgraded during the project.
Overlooked ASHRAE 90.1 requirements, emergency lighting best practices, HVAC and lighting controls integration, and designing efficient schools were Consulting-Specifying Engineer's most clicked articles from last week, April 2-8. Were you out last week? You can catch up here.
The March 29, 2018, “HVAC: Schools (K-12 and colleges/universities)” webcast presenters addressed questions not covered during the live event.
In a digital age, children across the U.S. are more technologically advanced than ever—and they require educational facilities that can keep up. Here, engineers with experience working on K-12 schools share views on sustainable buildings and energy efficiency.