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Business of Engineering June 24, 2020

Ask an expert at Southland: COVID-19 and engineering

Peter Pobjoy at Southland Industries shares details on what engineering changes may lie ahead with COVID-19 issues

By Peter Pobjoy, PE
Codes and Standards June 24, 2020

Will a pandemic change building codes?

COVID-19 is forcing engineers to think differently about a building’s engineered systems

By Amara Rozgus
Courtesy: SmithGroup
Hospitals June 23, 2020

Case study: Hospital heat recovery chiller

A 372-bed replacement hospital required integration of a heat recovery chiller

By Scott Battles, Jonathan Hulke and Stet Sanborn
Hospitals June 22, 2020

Consulting-Specifying Engineer June 2020 Issue

Read the June 2020 digital edition to learn about NFPA 99, maintaining health care facilities and how engineers are responding to COVID-19.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Courtesy: ShauLin Hon, Slyworks Photography, Johnston, LLC
Hospitals June 19, 2020

Basics of NFPA 99 changes for hospital design

How engineers should navigate the changes to the 2018 edition of NFPA 99

By Tom Divine, PE, LEED AP
Courtesy: WD Partners
Hospitals June 16, 2020

Rethinking health and wellness for the healthcare industry

There’s an urgent need—and growing opportunity—to reinvent the healthcare experience by adapting key retail principles to design outpatient "stores." See white paper link to learn more.

By Dan Stanek
Courtesy: CannonDesign
Hospitals June 15, 2020

Flexible design helped behavioral health hospital adapt to COVID-19

The University of Kansas Strawberry Hill Behavioral Health Hospital was able to adjust and function through the COVID-19 pandemic thanks to its flexible building design.

By Stephanie Vito
Courtesy: Smith Seckman Reid Inc.
Hospitals June 12, 2020

How to apply NFPA 99 in the design of health care facilities

Examine three areas of NFPA 99 that are often discussed during the design and construction of a health care facility

By Matt Short
Courtesy: Peter Basso Associates, Inc.
Commissioning June 11, 2020

Peer review of MEP engineering, commissioning services for alternate care site provided

Peter Basso Associates was asked to provide a peer review and MEP services for a temporary field hospital in Michigan.

By Camille Thompson
Courtesy: CannonDesign
Hospitals June 3, 2020

Medical center serving as COVID-19 testing, treatment site in West Bengal

Tata Medical Center in Kolkata, India, which regularly treats cancer patients, has adapted to being a testing location for treating COVID-positive cancer patients.

By Yogesh Jog