Mission Critical
Mission Critical September 18, 2018

Case study: Changing the continuum of mental health services

Via a public-private partnership, a Saskatchewan mental health facility was upgraded using integrated solutions.

By Salvatore Bonetto Jr., RCDD, EIT, CDT; Theodore Fowler, PE, PEng, CannonDesign
Mission Critical August 23, 2018

HCI event recap: upcoming trends in healthcare from key women in the industry

Read the key takeaways from the women of the Health Care Institute of Chicago involving topics such as technology, innovation, and mergers and acquisitions.

By Abigail Clary
Mission Critical August 22, 2018

The importance of circuit protection in electrical distribution system design

The electrical engineer is responsible for designing power distribution systems for buildings. Understanding the full circuit-protection requirements will enable the engineer to design the safest and most reliable electrical distribution systems for buildings.

By Danna Jensen, PE, LEED AP BD+C; WSP USA, Dallas
Mission Critical August 22, 2018

Case study: Hospital electrical distribution system design

Health care facilities require circuit protection for electrical systems.

By Danna Jensen, PE, LEED AP BD+C; WSP USA, Dallas
Mission Critical August 9, 2018

Chinook Systems Inc.: Pentagon Commissioning Specialist Services

Automation, controls; commissioning, retro-commissioning; electrical, power; energy, sustainability; HVAC, mechanical; lighting; plumbing, piping; and cybersecurity

By Chinook Systems Inc.
Mission Critical August 9, 2018

Jacobs: Department of Veteran Affairs Southeast Louisiana Veterans Healthcare System Replacement

Commissioning, retro-commissioning; survey work; government building; military facility; and new construction

By Jacobs
Mission Critical August 7, 2018

The evolution of the energy efficiency market

Some key trends have emerged in the energy efficiency market that are changing the priorities and focus of energy efficiency for commercial and municipal entities.

By Art Thompson, Southland Industries
Mission Critical August 3, 2018

Cloud adoption drives hyperscale data centers

This change in data center landscape ultimately is a result of the mass emergence of the cloud in 2016.

By Garth Martin, Associate at 7 Mile Advisors
Mission Critical July 30, 2018

Ask an Engineering Expert: How do you best integrate lighting systems with other systems in health care facilities?

Timothy Larson answers the question: What are the best practices – and potential challenges – for integrating lighting systems with other systems, such as HVAC, in health care facilities?

By Timothy Larson, RTM Associates
Mission Critical July 27, 2018

Tackling data center energy use

ASHRAE Standard 90.4: Energy Standard for Data Centers guides engineers in designing mechanical and electrical systems in data centers.

By Bill Kosik, PE, CEM, BEMP; Chicago