Building Types - Mission Critical

When and how to design parallel generators

When and how to design parallel generators

When designing generator systems, electrical engineers must ensure that generators and the building... » more

Case study: Patient-bed tower addition

Case study: Patient-bed tower addition

A hospital required paralleled generators to ensure adequate power distribution and prepare for... » more

Case study: Emergency call center

Case study: Emergency call center

A robust grounding system was required at an emergency call center in Texas. Lighting protection... » more

Understanding the fire safety requirements in NFPA 99-2012

Understanding the fire safety requirements in NFPA 99-2012

Learning the fire and life safety requirements of NFPA 99 as they relate to hospitals and health... » more

Gaining perspective: Post-hurricane deployment to Puerto Rico and The Virgin Islands

Gaining perspective: Post-hurricane deployment to Puerto Rico and The Virgin Islands

In September 2017, Hurricanes Irma and Maria, both Category 5 storms, caused extensive damage to... » more

Case study: Design-assist approach allows for expedited project delivery

Case study: Design-assist approach allows for expedited project delivery

A health network used a design process that allowed for a faster time-to-market without... » more

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, May 7-13

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, May 7-13

Meeting NEC 240.87, lighting controls, efficient data centers, and building AEC firm value were... » more

Pharmaceutical floor system

Pharmaceutical floor system

Sikafloor from Sika is an integrated floor and wall system developed for pharmaceutical facilities.

Designing efficient data centers: Sustainable buildings, energy efficiency

Designing efficient data centers: Sustainable buildings, energy efficiency

In today’s digital age, businesses rely on running an efficient, reliable, and secure operation,... » more

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, April 23-29

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, April 23-29

Critical power, designing electrical rooms, NFPA 101 in hospitals, generator specification... » more

Designing efficient data centers: Codes and standards

Designing efficient data centers: Codes and standards

In today’s digital age, businesses rely on running an efficient, reliable, and secure operation,... » more

Designing efficient data centers: Electrical/lighting/power

Designing efficient data centers: Electrical/lighting/power

In today’s digital age, businesses rely on running an efficient, reliable, and secure operation,... » more

Designing efficient data centers: Automation and controls

Designing efficient data centers: Automation and controls

In today’s digital age, businesses rely on running an efficient, reliable, and secure operation,... » more

When and how to design parallel generators Case study: Patient-bed tower addition Case study: Emergency call center Understanding the fire safety requirements in NFPA 99-2012 Gaining perspective: Post-hurricane deployment to Puerto Rico and The Virgin Islands Case study: Design-assist approach allows for expedited project delivery Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, May 7-13 Pharmaceutical floor system Designing efficient data centers: Sustainable buildings, energy efficiency Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, April 23-29 Designing efficient data centers: Codes and standards Designing efficient data centers: Electrical/lighting/power Designing efficient data centers: Automation and controls

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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