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Hospitals

Courtesy: RTM Associates
Hospitals March 30, 2020

Preparing for COVID–19: Strategies for creating isolation areas with existing hospital infrastructure

Hospitals and clinics will need to find ways to support an increase in patients who test positive for the virus. Strategies for creating isolation wards and using underutilized space can help.

By RTM Associates
Courtesy: CannonDesign
Hospitals March 27, 2020

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: March 20-26, 2020

Read the best articles from the past week. Coronavirus' effects on the A/E industry, how hospitals can fight the coronavirus, mass notification systems and expert coronavirus advice for engineers.

By Chris Vavra
Courtesy: TLC Engineering Solutions Inc.
Business of Engineering March 27, 2020

Ask an expert on Coronavirus: Managing the business of engineering with Michael Sheerin

Michael Sheerin provided expert advice to engineers and others involved in the business of engineering

By Michael Sheerin
Courtesy: TLC Engineering Solutions Inc.
Business of Engineering March 25, 2020

Ask an expert on COVID-19: Michael Sheerin provides engineering guidance

Michael Sheerin shared expert advice to engineers and others involved in the technical aspects of engineering and designing building systems

By Michael Sheerin
Courtesy: Grumman/Butkus Associates
Hospitals March 18, 2020

Hospital energy use and costs rising, according to survey

A survey on energy use shows a rise in energy costs and use as hospitals are struggling to reduce the carbon footprint

By Grumman/Butkus Associates
Courtesy: CannonDesign
Hospitals March 18, 2020

How U.S. hospitals are designed to battle coronavirus, other infectious diseases

Hospitals are designed to control the spread of infectious diseases like COVID-19. A look at how they do this as well as some ideas health systems may want to consider as they prepare for the pandemic-related possibilities we face.

By CannonDesign
Courtesy: IMEG Corp.
Hospitals March 17, 2020

Case study: Filter selection in a hospital renovation project

Various filters were selected to meet a health care facility’s filtration needs, plus meet total cost of ownership requirements

By Kevin Langan, PE, IMEG Corp., Rock Island, Ill.
Courtesy: CannonDesign
Hospitals March 11, 2020

Hospital project rises from historical urban site in Montreal

The Centre hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (CHUM) in Montreal combines modern healthcare delivery, history-rich landmarks, public art and urban architecture to become more than a healthcare destination.

By CannonDesign
The Thompson Autism Center at the Children’s Hospital of Orange County exists to help evaluate children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and is one of a few clinics fully dedicated to patients with autism. Courtesy: CannonDesign
Hospitals March 4, 2020

Autism center design developed with designer’s firsthand experience

The Thompson Autism Center at the Children’s Hospital of Orange County exists to help evaluate children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) earlier in life and was built by a designer who has had personal experiences with ASD, which influenced the project

By CannonDesign
Hospitals February 25, 2020

Case study: Hospital surgical suite HVAC system

The following case study examines unoccupied setback of an air handling unit dedicated to a surgery suite

By Roger Koppenheffer, LEED AP, and Kevin Miller, PE, LEED AP, Certus Consulting Engineers, Carrollton, Texas