Hospitals

Courtesy: TLC Engineering for Architecture
Hospitals April 8, 2021

Incorporating technology into healthcare facilities

The visioning, coordination and planning of technology equipment in a new hospital or major healthcare facility takes a lot of meticulous work and accuracy to get right.

By Ted Hood
Courtesy: Leach Wallace Associates - member of WSP
HVAC March 22, 2021

How critical space testing works in health care

Critical space testing has been shown to be an effective way for health care facility managers to understand and manage the operation of their HVAC systems

By Christopher T. McCarthy and James P. Gleba
Courtesy: MediTechSafe
Cybersecurity March 12, 2021

Mitigating OT cybersecurity risks, enforcing best practices

Cybersecurity is becoming a major problem for operational technology (OT) users and can affect people in surprising and unexpected ways. See example and four questions to ask when developing an OT cybersecurity plan.

By MediTechSafe
Courtesy: Lee Health
HVAC March 5, 2021

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: February 26 to March 4, 2021

Read the best articles from the past week. Effective COVID-19 mitigation, NFPA 101 and COVID-19, scope and cost of a BAS, choosing between an ECM and VFD and NEC electrical grounding and bounding.

By Chris Vavra
Courtesy: Amara Rozgus, CFE Media and Technology
Sustainability March 1, 2021

Addressing military treatment facility sustainment and resilience needs

Medical treatment facilities (MTFs) will need sustainment, restoration and modernization (SRM) as a key requirement to meet future standards being prioritized by the military.

By T.W. Williams
Courtesy: CannonDesign
Hospitals February 25, 2021

Fueling performance in all types of workplaces

A roundtable discussion focused on how workplace settings on health and academic campuses can benefit just as much from strategies to refine, reprogram, and optimize them for high performance and positive employee experience

By CannonDesign
AMARA ROZGUS
Codes and Standards February 15, 2021

What do engineers want?

Consulting-Specifying Engineer knows the answer: Information about COVID-19 and codes and standards

By Amara Rozgus
Courtesy: CxEnergy
Commissioning February 9, 2021

Video: Healthcare Emergency Power Supply Systems Commissioning: Clearing Communication Hurdles

The coordination effort to achieve successful functional testing of a large hospital system can be overwhelming but it can be rewarding and valuable to clients if planned right.

By CxEnergy and the AABC Commissioning Group (ACG)
Courtesy: HKS Architects
Building Types February 3, 2021

Case study: Using a hotel as an alternate care site

According to this study, there are both challenges and solutions when converting hotel rooms to hospitals

By William E. Koffel, PE, FSFPE, Koffel Associates, Columbia, Md.
Courtesy: CxEnergy
Commissioning February 2, 2021

Video: Children’s Hospital of Atlanta Case Study – Highly Effective Commissioning

This commissioning effort on two new medical office buildings for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta puts special focus on how additional effort did not sacrifice project profitability.

By CxEnergy and the AABC Commissioning Group (ACG)