Building Types - Office Buildings

HVAC: Alternative heating/cooling systems

Balancing year-round thermal comfort and energy efficiency in nonresidential buildings is an... » more

Arup Thoughts: Designing for better indoor air quality

Even with well-designed ventilation systems, poor understanding by occupants of how they work can... » more

Top ways MEP engineering services can make older buildings more efficient: Part 3

In the final of a three-part series, RTM examines two certification programs that recognize... » more

Digital service connecting data center to electric cloud

StruxureOn is a digital service that connects data center physical infrastructure assets to the... » more

Case study: Royal Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA)

Animal facility saves water via a variety of methods.  » more

Top ways MEP engineering services can make older buildings more efficient: Part 2

In the second of a three-part series, we break down two more strategies that use MEP engineering... » more

Using energy-recovery systems to increase building efficiency

Well-designed heating, cooling, and ventilation energy-recovery systems are able to maintain a... » more

Changing environment: Higher adoption of multi-criteria detectors and the future of fire detectors

The introduction of multi-criteria detectors has given purchasers increased flexibility and... » more

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Webcasts

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Webcast: Keep your cool while keeping your facilities cool

The conditions within a plant have an impact on productivity, work quality and safety, and ensuring those working conditions are every bit as important as other factors on the plant floor. Register for this July 26 event to learn...

Lighting webcast: LED specifications

Building owners are becoming more aware of and interested in selecting LEDs because of their energy efficiency and long lifespan. Register for this education session on July 28 to learn more about specifying LEDs.

Your questions answered: Critical power: Backup power systems

Design engineers have many factors to consider when designing a backup system for a facility. Additional insights from the June 30, 2016, webcast are provided. » more

Critical power webcast: Backup power systems

Design engineers have many factors to consider when designing a backup system for a facility. Safety, maintainability, code compliance, and economics play crucial roles in determining the topology of a backup system for a...

Your questions answered: Designing for Minimum Flow With VFD Operation

Jim Swetye, senior technical trainer at Grundfos Pumps Corp. in Ohio tackled unanswered questions from the June 14, 2016, webcast on minimum flow considerations when using variable frequency drives (VFDs). » more

Newswatch: Data Centers

This specialty newsletter focuses on data centers and mission critical facilities, including electrical/power, HVAC, fire suppression, and other engineering topics.

Cannon Design Blog

Innovative design vs. innovative process

Isn't innovative laboratory design today a mix of both research... » more

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Videos

Video: Commissioning in the Real World: A Case Study

A recent commissioning project at the HP... » more

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Poll of the Week

When engineering systems in mixed-use buildings (such as retail and residential in the same building), what's your biggest challenge? Select one.
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Newswatch: Hospitals

This focused newsletter covers hospitals and health care facilities, including codes and standards, electrical/power, HVAC, fire and life safety, and other engineering topics.

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