Hospitals August 9, 2019

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: August 2-August 8

Read the best articles from the past week. HVAC and fire suppression piping, Standard 189.1, technologies to watch in fire and life safety, codes and standards in health care facilities and nuanced design strategies for senior living facilities.

By McKenzie Burns
Hospitals August 9, 2019

B.E. Smith Family Center: A nest for specialized care

From the project’s inception, the design team collaborated with educators, therapists, and hospital staff to understand the unique needs of the children who would use this space as well as enhancements they wanted to see in their new space.

By Carl Holden
Tom Divine, PE
Hospitals August 1, 2019

Tom Divine joins the Consulting-Specifying Engineer editorial advisory board

Tom Divine, PE, has joined the editorial advisory board in his new role as a senior electrical engineer at Johnston, LLC

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Hospitals July 31, 2019

Your questions answered: HVAC: Hospitals and health care facilities

Responses to several questions about hospital HVAC systems are answered here

By Jeremy Jones and Cory Duggin
Hospitals July 18, 2019

As health care shifts, so do codes

Lower-cost alternatives to traditional hospitals create code challenges for engineers and designers

By Gregory Hudson, PE, HFDP, RMF Engineering, Charleston, South Carolina
Hospitals July 9, 2019

Sheppard Pratt Celebrates Topping Out of Behavioral Health Facility

Sheppard Pratt Health System (SPHS) recently celebrated a major construction milestone on its new Behavioral Health facility in Howard County, Maryland with a topping-out ceremony – the point during construction at which a building has reached its highest, final height.

By Erinn Connor
Hospitals July 2, 2019

What matters most in your medgas replacement

Medical gas systems serve healthcare facilities by providing gases that are life-sustaining (oxygen), critical-use (medical air), or suction (vacuum) for patients.

By Christoph Lohr
Hospitals July 1, 2019

June e-Zine

In this edition, learn about health care facility codes, chillers, chilled water systems, generator sets, ASHRAE 189.1 and IgCC.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Hospitals July 1, 2019

Deb Sheehan on Renovating and Expanding Ambulatory Surgery Centers

Deb shines light on how ASCs can ensure staff can effectively continue surgical work amidst ongoing construction.

By Deb Sheehan
April Woods, PE, LEED AP BD+C, WSP USA
Hospitals July 1, 2019

April Woods joins Consulting-Specifying Engineer advisory board

April Woods, PE, LEED AP BD+C, vice president, WSP USA, has joined the editorial advisory board.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer