Mission Critical

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Codes and Standards November 25, 2020

Designing, retrofitting hospitals during COVID: Codes and standards

While COVID-19 has changed many aspects in a health care facility, some things remain identical; know the codes and standards

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
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HVAC November 24, 2020

Designing, retrofitting hospitals during COVID: HVAC and plumbing

While COVID-19 has changed many aspects of HVAC systems in a health care facility, some things remain identical

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
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Automation, Controls November 24, 2020

Designing, retrofitting automation and controls hospitals during COVID

While COVID-19 has changed many aspects in a health care facility, some things remain identical. Learn about building automation systems and controls

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
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Electrical, Power November 23, 2020

Designing, retrofitting hospitals during COVID: Electrical, power and lighting

While COVID-19 has changed many aspects in a health care facility, some things remain identical. Understand how to design electrical, power and lighting systems

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
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Hospitals November 23, 2020

Designing, retrofitting hospitals during COVID

While COVID-19 has changed many aspects in a health care facility, some things remain identical

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
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Hospitals November 12, 2020

Evaluating the nuances of outpatient facilities

Whether a stand-alone facility or attached to a hospital, business-based healthcare can be a challenge to navigate from the construction and design perspective, a difficult prospect to manage from the facility engineer’s perspective,

By Alex Harwell
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Hospitals November 11, 2020

College of medicine surgery and innovation training lab

The 17,000-sf College of Medicine’s Surgical and Innovation Training Lab (SITL) at the University of Illinois-Chicago emphasizes simulation, virtual learning and robotics.

By CannonDesign
Figure 5: Three options are presented for replacing an existing transfer switch while minimizing outage durations. These options assume a new location will be needed and illustrate how wiring connections would be made. Courtesy: IMEG Corp.
Hospitals November 10, 2020

Case study: Upgrading a hospital’s EPSS

Engineers corrected for NFPA 110 section 7.2.3 for an existing hospital campus

By Richard A. Vedvik, PE
Left to right: Steve Copenhagen, LEED AP; Alissa McFarland, AIA, LEED AP; Erik Terry, LEED AP. Courtesy: CannonDesign
Building Types November 3, 2020

Five answers on the current state of science research, learning

Three experts from CannonDesign offered their advice on the current state of science research and learning and how that informs their decisions.

By CannonDesign
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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