Building Types - Mission Critical

MEP/FP design for MRI suites, part two: design considerations

In a two-part series, the importance of effective mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire... » more

Working by daylight: How circadian lighting increases productivity

Low access to daylight can be detrimental to our health. Eye strain, exhaustion, and weakening... » more

MEP/FP design for MRI suites, part one: mechanical considerations

In a two-part series, the importance of effective mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire... » more

Engineering hospital systems to work effortlessly

While quite a bit of engineering goes into each mechanical, electrical, plumbing, or fire and life... » more

Project update: All Saints Cancer Care expansion and renovation

All Saints Hospital in Racine, Wis., recently unveiled a newly expanded and renovated cancer center... » more

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, January 23-29: NFPA 110-2016, NEC 2017 changes, batteries in mission critical facilities, more

Articles about applying NFPA 110-2016, NEC 2017 changes, batteries in mission critical facilities,... » more

HVAC webcast: Hospitals and health care facilities

The HVAC system in a hospital must be based on high design standards. Register for this March 16,...

Understanding NFPA 101 for mission critical facilities

NFPA 101: Life Safety Code 2015 is a reference used for strategies to protect people based on... » more

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HVAC webcast: Hospitals and health care facilities

The HVAC system in a hospital must be based on high design standards. Register for this March 16, 2017, webcast to learn more.

Webcast: Understanding Generator Set Rating Definitions

This presentation on March 2, 2017, is designed to educate consulting specifying engineers regarding the various factors that influence a generator set’s ratings, and how familiarity with these factors can contribute to more...

Webcast: Critical power: Backup, standby, and emergency power in mission critical facilities

Register for this webcast on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017. When utility power is interrupted, standby power system failure is not an option for mission critical facilities. Mission critical facilities, such as hospitals, data centers,...

Webcast: How to Read a Pump Curve

This webinar on Jan. 24, 2017, will teach you to read the pump curve, to know what information is there, and understand how it is formatted.

Your questions answered: Advancing electrical design in building information modeling

Responses to questions from the webcast on Nov. 15, 2016, provided an overview of the challenges BIM creates for today’s consulting engineers and introduce a new solution that saves both time and space. » 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.

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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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