Mission Critical

Sustainability November 18, 2019

Ask an expert: Hospitals, health care facilities: Sustainability and energy efficiency

Health care facility designers are expected to keep pace with increasingly complex, advanced engineered systems and features

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Hospitals October 30, 2019

Case study: Hospital expansion incorporates IPD

The owner, engineer, architect and contractor all benefited from an integrated lean project delivery approach with specific partner requirements in place and an insightful understanding of crucial team dynamics

By Jeremy Jones, PE, LEED AP, Affiliated Engineers Inc., Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Hospitals October 28, 2019

Using Prototype Standards to Accelerate Hospital from Concept to Grand Opening

For a health system building a new community hospital, it’s natural that everyone who will be using the space wants to have a say in how it turns out.

By Michael Pukszta
Boilers, Chillers October 25, 2019

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: October 18-24

Read the best articles from the past week. Design considerations for pipe systems and materials, introduction to boilers, 2019 Commissioning Giants, evaluating power quality for mission critical facilities and using demand-controlled ventilation in HVAC.

By McKenzie Burns
Data Centers October 22, 2019

Allen Institute for Brain Science

The data center heats the labs and offices.

By Affiliated Engineers
Hospitals October 7, 2019

Mount Sinai Miami Beach Expansion Wins IIDA Healthcare Interior Design Award

We are proud to announce that Mount Sinai Medical Center, Skolnick Surgical Tower and Hildebrandt Emergency Center has been awarded a Healthcare Interior Design Award from the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) in the Academic/Teaching Hospitals category.

By CannonDesign
Research September 30, 2019

Lighting & Lighting Controls Study

Lighting in government, military buildings

By Amanda Pelliccione
Power Quality September 25, 2019

Evaluating power quality for mission critical facilities

Mission critical and data center facilities that use sensitive power electronics have small tolerances for power source deviations. Power quality and the mitigation of problems affecting power quality are very important to the continuous operation of the facility

By Kenneth Kutsmeda, PE, LEED AP, Jacobs, Philadelphia
Hospitals September 20, 2019

Case study: Hospital integrates all stakeholders

Advocate Aurora Health’s Aurora Sheboygan Memorial Medical Center will include smart rooms and integrated building systems

By By Brad Kult, PE, CTS, HGA, Minneapolis; and Neil Osten, PE, LEED AP, Mortenson, Minneapolis
Data Centers September 17, 2019

Case study: Data center piping

A data center required robust piping to transfer chilled water for cooling

By Saahil Tumber, PE, HBDP, LEED AP, ESD, Chicago