Mission Critical

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Mission Critical August 17, 2021

What hardened facilities can do for the continuity of critical services

Hardened facilities can continue critical services through natural disasters and man-made threats.

By Dewberry
Courtesy: TLC Engineering for Architecture
Mission Critical April 15, 2021

Public safety facilities and technology needs real-time information

Emergency operations centers, 911 communications facilities, law enforcement headquarters and hospital security offices rely on accurate and real-time information.

By Taw North
Courtesy: TLC Engineering Solutions
Mission Critical October 22, 2020

How operational understanding leads to resilient design

Designing a resilient building requires understanding of both the built environment and operations for critical facilities

By James D. Ferris
Courtesy: Schneider Electric
Mission Critical July 28, 2020

Your questions answered: Power event analysis in mission critical facilities

Ram Kaushik from Schneider Electric replied to questions from “Power event analysis in mission critical facilities,” originally broadcast on July 23, 2020.

By Ram Kaushik
Mission Critical May 14, 2018

2018 40 Under 40: James Dipping, PE, CPD, LEED AP BD+C, ARCSAA, AP; 39

Vice President, Environmental Systems Design Inc. (ESD), Chicago BS mechanical engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago Dipping joined ESD in 2009. Since joining the firm, his project role has grown from project engineer to project manager to technical authority, and today to a technical director and discipline leader.

By Jack Smith, Content Manager; Amara Rozgus, Editor-in-Chief
Mission Critical November 15, 2017

How to design medical buildings: Electrical, lighting, and power

Hospitals and health care buildings have become very sophisticated. Coordination among all parties, special attention to codes and standards, and a focus on patient comfort have each become highly important to engineers. Electrical and power system design are highly sophisticated.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Mission Critical June 20, 2017

Your facility is mission critical: Resiliency, electrical commissioning

Efficient electrical design directly contributes to resiliency and sustainability. Without it, the consequences can be expensive or unsafe. Extra care and oversight at the start of a project is important to prevent future problems.

By Reza Hosseini, Glumac
Mission Critical February 3, 2017

Weekly merger, acquisition, deal update: February 3

This week Morrissey Goodale reported five deals in the United States and four international deals involving companies from the U.S., Australia, and France.

By Morrissey Goodale
Mission Critical January 23, 2017

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, January 16-January 22: the whole-system approach, NFPA 110-2016, batteries in mission critical facilities, more

Articles about the whole-system approach in design/construction, applying NFPA 110-2016, batteries in mission critical facilities, choosing a modular data center, and fire door inspections were Consulting-Specifying Engineer's five most clicked articles from last week, January 16-January 22. Were you out last week? You can catch up here.

By Brana Webb
Mission Critical January 16, 2017

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, January 9-January 15: NFPA 110-2016, test batteries in mission critical facilities, electrical system replacement, more

Articles about NFPA 110-2016, test batteries in mission critical facilities, electrical system replacement, NFPA 70E compliance, and designing government facilities were Consulting-Specifying Engineer's five most clicked articles from last week, January 9-January 15. Were you out last week? You can catch up here.

By Brana Webb