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Mission Critical

biocontainment laboratories are where various pathogenic organisms and agents (i.e., viruses, bacteria or toxins that produce a disease) are held and studied in a highly controlled and isolated environment. Courtesy: CannonDesign
Labs, Research May 26, 2020

Designing public health laboratories to safeguard researchers during pandemics

In laboratories across the globe, researchers are working around the clock to develop better testing procedures and treatments to help stop the spread of COVID-19.

By Andrew Larson
Electrical, Power May 21, 2020

Designing power systems in mission critical environments

Learn about the choices and criteria for the planning and design of mission critical facility switchgear, transformers and UPS

By Brian Rener, PE, LEED AP; and Brandon Stanley, PE, LEED AP BD+C
University of Texas Medical Branch's (UTMB) patient tower expansion had to be fast-tracked to opening due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Courtesy: CannonDesign
Hospitals May 18, 2020

Accelerating patient-ready spaces in response to COVID-19

The surge of patients during the COVID-19 pandemic has health systems across the country assessing their past, current and future resources to see how they can rapidly increase patient capacity.

By PJ Glasco
Greg Quinn, Affiliated Engineers Inc.
Hospitals May 5, 2020

US Army Corps of Engineers, Europe: Rhine Ordnance Barracks – Medical Center Replacement (ROB-MCR)

The new Rhine Ordnance Barracks-Medical Center Replacement (ROB-MCR) will serve the large military community southwest of Frankfurt, Germany, in a sustainable healing environment that improves patient outcomes

By Affiliated Engineers
The gym at Nemours Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children is now a care site for non-coronavirus patients to help with potential hospital surges of COVID-19 patients. Courtesy: CannonDesign
Hospitals May 1, 2020

Hospital for children sports center turned to alternative care site due to COVID-19

The gym at Nemours Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children is now a care site for non-coronavirus patients if a nearby hospital is experience a surge of COVID-19 patients.

By CannonDesign
Courtesy: Stanley Consultants
HVAC April 29, 2020

Data centers achieve a new level of high-tech: HVAC systems

Designing solutions for data center clients — whether hyperscale or colocation facilities — requires advanced engineering knowledge

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Courtesy: CannonDesign
Hospitals April 29, 2020

Washington University school of medicine in St. Louis breaks ground on dynamic neuroscience research building

The Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis will house breakthrough research to fight Alzheimer’s and other neurological diseases.

By CannonDesign
Fire, Life Safety April 28, 2020

Data centers achieve a new level of high-tech: Fire and life safety

Designing solutions for data center clients — whether hyperscale or colocation facilities — requires advanced engineering knowledge

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Courtesy: Amara Rozgus, CFE Media and Technology
Hospitals April 27, 2020

Four technology solutions hospitals will reconsider in a post-COVID-19 world

The COVID-19 pandemic together is making hospitals reconsider technologies or methods that might have been shunned or minimized before the crisis.

By Sal Bonetto
Courtesy: SmithGroup
Codes and Standards April 27, 2020

Data centers achieve a new level of high-tech: Codes and standards

Designing solutions for data center clients — whether hyperscale or colocation facilities — requires advanced engineering knowledge

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer