Building Types - Labs, Research

University of Nebraska Medical Center - Fred + Pamela Buffett Cancer Center construction. Courtesy: HDR; Dan Schwalm, photographer

HDR: Fred and Pamela Buffett Cancer Center

Automation, controls; commissioning, retro-commissioning; electrical, power; energy,... » more

Corridor in the building. Courtesy: Professional Engineering Consultants

Professional Engineering Consultants: Experiential Engineering Building

Electrical, power; energy, sustainability; HVAC, mechanical; plumbing, piping. » more

Case study: University heat-recovery system

The Vanderbilt Engineering Science Building employed a heat-recovery system for flexible HVAC use. » more

Case study: Integrating lighting, HVAC in a lab

A new lab building uses a hybrid wired and wireless approach to optimize controls. » more

Case study: Research building gets lighting facelift

By using natural lighting and a networked lighting control system, this NOAA building achieved... » more

Figure 2: This is a photo of an uninterruptible power supply (UPS) battery string with over 50 gallons of electrolytes. Special ventilation for this installation is required per the International Fire Code (IFC).

Storage battery requirements

The International Fire Code (IFC) and NFPA 1: Fire Code need to be considered when specifying... » more

Figure 1: The University of Florida Joseph Hernandez Hall is a chemistry and chemical biology lab designed to achieve U.S. Green Building Council LEED NC v2009 Gold. The design incorporates exhaust system heat recovery, daylight harvesting, occupancy sens

Five steps to success with ASHRAE 90.1

ASHRAE Standard 90.1: Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings is one of... » more

The new spaces represent a portion of Roche’s 10-year, $300 million dollar site investment, and seek to redefine the visual identify of Roche’s campus while creating a first-class workplace environment. Courtesy: Roche

Roche Diagnostics holds official site dedication for campus transformation

Roche Diagnostics dedicates new buildings on its Indianapolis campus to transform and enrich its... » more

University of Nebraska Medical Center - Fred + Pamela Buffett Cancer Center construction. Courtesy: HDR; Dan Schwalm, photographer Corridor in the building. Courtesy: Professional Engineering Consultants Figure 2: This is a photo of an uninterruptible power supply (UPS) battery string with over 50 gallons of electrolytes. Special ventilation for this installation is required per the International Fire Code (IFC). Figure 1: The University of Florida Joseph Hernandez Hall is a chemistry and chemical biology lab designed to achieve U.S. Green Building Council LEED NC v2009 Gold. The design incorporates exhaust system heat recovery, daylight harvesting, occupancy sens The new spaces represent a portion of Roche’s 10-year, $300 million dollar site investment, and seek to redefine the visual identify of Roche’s campus while creating a first-class workplace environment. Courtesy: Roche

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Webcasts

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Webcast: Lighting: Designing lighting systems with LEDs

Building owners are becoming more aware of and interested in using light-emitting diode (LED) systems for their lighting systems because of their energy efficiency and long lifespan. Good lighting enhances building design,...

Webcast: Relays: They’re not just for medium-voltage anymore

This webcast on July 13, 2017, will cover a quick review of the most popular relay functions being employed today and what factors are present in the marketplace today that are driving applications at the low-voltage level. We...

Your questions answered: Electrical: Data and communications cabling and pathways

The June 22, 2017, “Electrical: Data and communications cabling and pathways” webcast presenters addressed questions not covered during the live event. » more

Lighting webcast: Designing lighting systems with LEDs

Register for this event on Aug. 17, 2017, to understand the basics of LED lighting systems and which building types are best suited for them.

Your questions answered: Combined heat and power

The May 31, 2017, webcast focused on cogeneration principles including combined heat and power (CHP) and combined cooling, heat, and power (CCHP). Unanswered questions were answered in after the live event.  » more

Newswatch: Data Centers

This specialty newsletter focuses on data centers and mission critical facilities, including electrical/power, HVAC, fire suppression, and other engineering topics.

Cannon Design Blog

Malcolm X College is a strategic response to the rapid evolution of healthcare in American and specifically Chicago. Courtesy: CannonDesign

CityLab profiles Malcolm X College teaching hospital

Malcolm X College has invested in new architecture and high-tech... » more

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Videos

Video: Fly drone with thermographic camera to evaluate...

Glumac's drone pilot recently flew over the Edith... » more

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Newswatch: Hospitals

This focused newsletter covers hospitals and health care facilities, including codes and standards, electrical/power, HVAC, fire and life safety, and other engineering topics.

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