Mission Critical

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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
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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
Webcasts Mission Critical January 8, 2021

Critical power webcast: Backup, standby and emergency power for hospitals

Engineers also need to be mindful of the construction process, and ensure equipment replacement is coordinated, temporary power strategies are identified and phasing concepts are developed.

By CFE Media
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Hospitals January 5, 2021

Hospital facility for detecting congenital heart disease completed

CannonDesign recently completed an innovative facility offering first-of-its-kind comprehensive care for adult congenital heart disease.

By CannonDesign
Funding from several state and federal agencies has enabled Alaska to create an updated set of topographic maps for the entire state. Courtesy: Dewberry
Building Types January 4, 2021

Understanding federal funding opportunities

Several federal funding programs focus on increasing the resilience of our nation’s economy and infrastructure while others focus on recovery from manmade and natural disasters and, recently, the pandemic.

By Caroline Whitehead
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Sustainability November 30, 2020

Designing, retrofitting hospitals during COVID: Sustainability

While COVID-19 has changed many aspects in a health care facility, some things remain identical. Learn about energy efficiency and sustainability

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
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Fire, Life Safety November 30, 2020

Designing, retrofitting hospitals during COVID: Fire and life safety

While COVID-19 has changed many aspects in a health care facility, some things remain identical, including fire and life safety systems

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
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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