Hospitals October 16, 2018

Closing the loop—how commissioning can come full circle

Just about every building project, from a skyscraper to a small hospital renovation, must be commissioned to ensure its safety and functionality. By focusing on proper systems operation, problem solving, and teamwork, commissioning can ensure systems function as intended.

By Mike Haemmerle, PE; and Eric Stephens, PE, CXA
Hospitals October 16, 2018

How engineers can create better glass curtain wall design

When consulted early, a qualified MEP engineer can help a design team make better informed and more insightful decisions about glazing, thickness, height, and other factors in glass curtain wall design.

By Anthony M. Montalto, PE, LEED AP
Hospitals October 8, 2018

University of Florida health: designing the nation’s first 4 Green Globes-certified hospital

Learn how the University of Florida's hear vascular and neuromedicine hospital achieved their 4 Green Globes.

By John Chyz, PE, LEED AP, WELL AP
Hospitals September 28, 2018

Case study: Hospital generator noise attenuated

Four outdoor diesel generators were designed for a hospital, and sound levels were better than expected.

By Tom Divine, PE, LEED AP, Smith Seckman Reid, Houston
Hospitals September 18, 2018

Case study: Changing the continuum of mental health services

Via a public-private partnership, a Saskatchewan mental health facility was upgraded using integrated solutions.

By Salvatore Bonetto Jr., RCDD, EIT, CDT; Theodore Fowler, PE, PEng, CannonDesign
Hospitals September 4, 2018

How hospitality design makes spaces (of all types) better for users

Learn how hospitality design can help organizations push new boundaries, achieve competitive differentiation, and bolster recruitment and retention.

By Tina Manis, CannonDesign
Hospitals August 23, 2018

HCI event recap: upcoming trends in healthcare from key women in the industry

Read the key takeaways from the women of the Health Care Institute of Chicago involving topics such as technology, innovation, and mergers and acquisitions.

By Abigail Clary
Hospitals August 22, 2018

The importance of circuit protection in electrical distribution system design

The electrical engineer is responsible for designing power distribution systems for buildings. Understanding the full circuit-protection requirements will enable the engineer to design the safest and most reliable electrical distribution systems for buildings.

By Danna Jensen, PE, LEED AP BD+C; WSP USA, Dallas
Hospitals August 22, 2018

Case study: Hospital electrical distribution system design

Health care facilities require circuit protection for electrical systems.

By Danna Jensen, PE, LEED AP BD+C; WSP USA, Dallas
Hospitals August 9, 2018

Barton Associates Inc.: UPMC Shadyside Hospital West Wing Renovations

Automation, controls; electrical, power; fire, life safety; HVAC, mechanical; lighting; plumbing, piping; low voltage cabling and medical gas/vacuum systems; health care facility; and existing building retrofit

By Barton Associates Inc.