Building Types - Hospitals

When and how to design parallel generators

When and how to design parallel generators

When designing generator systems, electrical engineers must ensure that generators and the building... » more

Case study: Patient-bed tower addition

Case study: Patient-bed tower addition

A hospital required paralleled generators to ensure adequate power distribution and prepare for... » more

Future-proofing a chilled-water system

Future-proofing a chilled-water system

Chilled-water system design often focuses on the proper initial operation of the system. However,... » more

Understanding the fire safety requirements in NFPA 99-2012

Understanding the fire safety requirements in NFPA 99-2012

Learning the fire and life safety requirements of NFPA 99 as they relate to hospitals and health... » more

Case study: Design-assist approach allows for expedited project delivery

Case study: Design-assist approach allows for expedited project delivery

A health network used a design process that allowed for a faster time-to-market without... » more

Pharmaceutical floor system

Pharmaceutical floor system

Sikafloor from Sika is an integrated floor and wall system developed for pharmaceutical facilities.

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, April 23-29

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, April 23-29

Critical power, designing electrical rooms, NFPA 101 in hospitals, generator specification... » more

Ask an Engineering Expert: How do Changes in Recent LED Technologies and Specifications Impact the Design of Healthcare Facilities

Ask an Engineering Expert: How do Changes in Recent LED Technologies and Specifications Impact the Design of Healthcare Facilities

An engineering expert answers the question: how have the changes of LED technologies and... » more

MEP engineers lead the way

MEP engineers lead the way

Architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) firms are responding to the new climate that's... » more

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, March 26-April 1

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, March 26-April 1

ASHRAE 90.1 compliance, specifying AHUs, designing electrical rooms, critical power, and overlooked... » more

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, March 19-25

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, March 19-25

ASHRAE 90.1 compliance, Lean principles of design-build, designing electrical rooms, NFPA 101 in... » more

Specifying AHUs for health care facilities

Specifying AHUs for health care facilities

Air handling units are central to most HVAC systems in all nonresidential building types. This... » more

Case study: OR air handling upgraded

Case study: OR air handling upgraded

A hospital’s operating room air handling units (AHUs) were updated to meet new requirements. » more

When and how to design parallel generators Case study: Patient-bed tower addition Future-proofing a chilled-water system Understanding the fire safety requirements in NFPA 99-2012 Case study: Design-assist approach allows for expedited project delivery Pharmaceutical floor system Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, April 23-29 Ask an Engineering Expert: How do Changes in Recent LED Technologies and Specifications Impact the Design of Healthcare Facilities MEP engineers lead the way Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, March 26-April 1 Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, March 19-25 Specifying AHUs for health care facilities Case study: OR air handling upgraded

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