Building Types - Mission Critical

MEP engineers lead the way

MEP engineers lead the way

Architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) firms are responding to the new climate that's... » more

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, March 26-April 1

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, March 26-April 1

ASHRAE 90.1 compliance, specifying AHUs, designing electrical rooms, critical power, and overlooked... » more

Specifying AHUs for health care facilities

Specifying AHUs for health care facilities

Air handling units are central to most HVAC systems in all nonresidential building types. This... » more

Case study: OR air handling upgraded

Case study: OR air handling upgraded

A hospital’s operating room air handling units (AHUs) were updated to meet new requirements. » more

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, March 12-18

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, March 12-18

Overlooked ASHRAE 90.1 requirements, implementing NFPA 101 in hospitals, critical power unanswered... » more

Critical power: hospitals and data centers

Critical power: hospitals and data centers

Electrical engineers must consider many factors when designing backup, standby, and emergency power... » more

Certifying data centers

Certifying data centers

A new standard,UL 3223, creates a baseline for all of a data center’s elements.  » more

Case study: Planning electrical rooms with the future in mind

Case study: Planning electrical rooms with the future in mind

New construction and renovations at Froedtert Hospital required careful consideration of the... » more

Implementing NFPA 101 in hospitals

Implementing NFPA 101 in hospitals

NFPA 101: Life Safety Code is a reference used for strategies to protect people based on building... » more

Saahil Tumber joins Consulting-Specifying Engineer editorial advisory board

Saahil Tumber joins Consulting-Specifying Engineer editorial advisory board

Saahil Tumber, PE, HBDP, LEED AP, of Environmental Systems Design Inc. has joined the editorial... » more

Three ways to improve patient experience through hospital design and planning

Three ways to improve patient experience through hospital design and planning

Hospital design and planning aspects that directly impact key elements supporting a positive... » more

Commissioning and retro-commissioning in health care facilities

Commissioning and retro-commissioning in health care facilities

Health care facilities are complex structures containing distinct and diverse spaces. Because they... » more

Adopting NFPA 101 in health care buildings

Adopting NFPA 101 in health care buildings

Explore the top 10 things to know about the 2012 edition of NFPA 101 for hospitals and health care... » more

MEP engineers lead the way Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, March 26-April 1 Specifying AHUs for health care facilities Case study: OR air handling upgraded Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, March 12-18 Critical power: hospitals and data centers Certifying data centers Case study: Planning electrical rooms with the future in mind Implementing NFPA 101 in hospitals Saahil Tumber joins Consulting-Specifying Engineer editorial advisory board Three ways to improve patient experience through hospital design and planning Commissioning and retro-commissioning in health care facilities Adopting NFPA 101 in health care buildings

Newswatch: Data Centers

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

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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