Mission Critical

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Energy Efficiency April 8, 2021

Best practices for engineering government buildings: Energy efficiency

Designing utilities, public works, airport, mass transit, transportation or other government projects is a big task. Learn how to design energy-efficient systems in government buildings.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
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Fire, Life Safety April 7, 2021

Best practices for engineering government buildings: Fire and life safety

Designing utilities, public works, airport, mass transit, transportation or other government projects is a big task. Learn how to design fire and life safety systems in government buildings.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Building Types April 7, 2021

Designing efficient, flexible and resilient federal projects

There is a shift in the needs of government agencies in the big picture and at the project level, making both the adaptability of the design team and the flexibility of any future facility even more important.

By Sam Estep
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Building Types April 6, 2021

Best practices for engineering government buildings

Designing utilities, public works, airport, mass transit, transportation or other government projects is a big task. Learn how to design government buildings.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Building Types March 10, 2021

Pandemic design considerations for police facilities

COVID-19 has changed police facility design strategies and drastically changed the way officers interact with the public on a daily basis.

By Larry Hlavacek and Jonathan Tallman
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Sustainability March 1, 2021

Addressing military treatment facility sustainment and resilience needs

Medical treatment facilities (MTFs) will need sustainment, restoration and modernization (SRM) as a key requirement to meet future standards being prioritized by the military.

By T.W. Williams
High-rise commercial buildings in Chicago, along the Chicago River. Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Building Types January 18, 2021

Hardened and resilient facilities considerations

There is often considerable confusion and misinformation as to what the criteria includes and more importantly what is appropriate based on a rigorous consideration

By Gary C. Krueger, PE
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Data Centers January 15, 2021

Understanding changing data center metrics

There is a better way to assess data center behavior. Novel multidimensional metrics have been incorporated in data center standards and best practices

By Moises Levy, PhD
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Hospitals January 12, 2021

Neurologic institute building trying to redefine patient care

The Philadelphia Neurologic Institute (PNI) is looking to create a department-less health building outside Philadelphia to better connect patients and doctors.

By CannonDesign
Commercial buildings in downtown Chicago. Courtesy: CFE Media
Building Types January 11, 2021

Bond referenda: Challenging, but winnable

Getting a bond referendum is more challenging these days, but it can be accomplished with the right approach and mindset.

By Doug Pfeiffer