Hospitals

Courtesy: WSP USA
Hospitals October 21, 2020

Case study: Hospital pivots to adjust for COVID-19

For the Parkview Regional Medical Center Core Tower expansion, engineers were able to modify design to accommodate COVID-19 patients as the project was in progress

By April Woods
Courtesy: HKS Inc. Architects
Hospitals October 21, 2020

Navigating hospital ventilation design during COVID-19

COVID-19 has impacted ventilation design considerations in health care settings in a prominent way

By April Woods
Courtesy: Henderson Engineers
Hospitals September 10, 2020

Four highlights from healthcare design and construction symposium

Healthcare has radically changed because of the COVID-19 pandemic and the Vanderbilt School of Engineering’s Annual Healthcare Design & Construction Symposium addressed several changes currently happening.

By Mark Chrisman and Greg Johnson
Courtesy: Patrick Campbell/CU Boulder
HVAC September 7, 2020

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: August 31 to September 6, 2020

Read the best articles from the past week. Resilient hospital design, MEP Giants revenue, college campuses, pandemic control and Product of the Year finalists.

By Chris Vavra
Courtesy: Jeffrey Totaro, IMEG Corp.
Hospitals August 31, 2020

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: August 24-30, 2020

Read the best articles from the past week. Resilient hospital design, MEP Giants revenue, college campuses, pandemic control and Product of the Year finalists.

By Chris Vavra
Hospitals August 24, 2020

Resilient design in health care: Four steps for surviving a crisis

Learn the basic concepts and strategic planning needed to ensure resilient design of hospitals and health care facilities to reduce risk during natural disasters and man-made threats

By Mike Zorich
Courtesy: Jeffrey Totaro, IMEG Corp.
Hospitals August 24, 2020

Case study: Hospital achieves resilient design

Well in advance of COVID-19, Silver Cross Hospital designed for resiliency measures no one could have predicted

By Mike Zorich
Courtesy: Stantec
Hospitals August 18, 2020

Case study: Hospital uses displacement ventilation

A Canadian hospital addition provided efficient HVAC and reduced airborne infections

By Tariq Amlani and Sergio Sádaba
Courtesy: Stantec
HVAC August 18, 2020

Pandemic control in high-performance buildings

High-performance building design in health care facilities may teach engineers how to design other building types

By Tariq Amlani and Sergio Sádaba
Courtesy: CannonDesign
Hospitals August 14, 2020

How simulation modeling can help healthcare facilities

Simulation modeling helps engineers rapidly test a number of "what if" scenarios, which is crucial for hospitals.

By CannonDesign