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Mission Critical

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Hospitals September 10, 2020

Four highlights from healthcare design and construction symposium

Healthcare has radically changed because of the COVID-19 pandemic and the Vanderbilt School of Engineering’s Annual Healthcare Design & Construction Symposium addressed several changes currently happening.

By Mark Chrisman and Greg Johnson
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Mission Critical August 27, 2020

Case study: Public safety meets resiliency goals

Mechanical, electrical and plumbing infrastructure needs to be evaluated during the design phase for added resiliency, based on the client’s requirements

By Cameron Brown
Hospitals August 24, 2020

Resilient design in health care: Four steps for surviving a crisis

Learn the basic concepts and strategic planning needed to ensure resilient design of hospitals and health care facilities to reduce risk during natural disasters and man-made threats

By Mike Zorich
Courtesy: CannonDesign
Hospitals August 14, 2020

How simulation modeling can help healthcare facilities

Simulation modeling helps engineers rapidly test a number of "what if" scenarios, which is crucial for hospitals.

By CannonDesign
Courtesy: CannonDesign
Building Types August 10, 2020

A community beacon for health, hope and optimism on Buffalo’s West Side

A walk through Buffalo’s West Side is a wonderful immersion in human culture. Rich with immigrants and refugees, the West Side offers diverse languages, food and aromas, social icons and civic energy.

By Michael Tunkey
Courtesy: Amara Rozgus, CFE Media & Technology
Lighting August 10, 2020

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: August 3-9, 2020

Read the best articles from the past week. UV light disinfection, Product of the Year finalists, energy efficiency as a service, construction site tips and designing government buildings.

By Chris Vavra
Courtesy: Southland
Energy Efficiency August 5, 2020

How to utilize energy efficiency as a service after COVID-19

Alternative financial solutions such as energy as a service (EaaS) can help impacted entities grapple with their situation after the COVID-19 pandemic cools down.

By Art Thompson
Fire, Life Safety July 31, 2020

Best practices for designing fire, life safety in government buildings

Learn how to specify fire and life safety systems for government and military buildings

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Courtesy: ESD
Electrical, Power July 31, 2020

Best practices for designing electrical, power and lighting in government buildings

Learn how to specify electrical, power and lighting systems for government and military buildings

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Courtesy: Burns & McDonnell
Sustainability July 30, 2020

Best practices for designing government buildings sustainably

Learn how to specify sustainable, energy-efficient systems for government and military buildings

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer