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Project Management July 24, 2020

How computational design, modeling are changing engineering

Visual scripting tools empower engineers by leveraging the power of coding and computational design to automate tasks and optimize data

By Brittany Fiema and Leland Curtis
Courtesy: RTM Engineering Consultants
HVAC July 21, 2020

HVAC considerations for returning to the office

As people return to the office, there are basic measures to promote health and wellness in the office using heating and air conditioning systems, which can have a significant impact.

By RTM Associates
Courtesy: CRB
Safety July 13, 2020

Seven steps to plan for re-entering the workplace

When people return to the office after the COVID-19 pandemic has subsided enough, it is important to have a concrete plan in place during those early days to enhance safety and worker confidence.

By CRB
Courtesy: CannonDesign
Heating and Ventilation July 6, 2020

COVID-19 has changed engineering practices; CannonDesign’s Paul R. Kondrat shares insights

From smart buildings to test-and-balance to health care facilities, Paul R. Kondrat from CannonDesign provides feedback on the many ways the coronavirus has changed engineering firms

By Paul R. Kondrat
Courtesy: CannonDesign
Business of Engineering June 26, 2020

How will COVID-19 affect the business of engineering? Hear from CannonDesign’s Paul R. Kondrat

Financial implications, professional updates and other topics are discussed by Paul R. Kondrat from CannonDesign

By Paul R. Kondrat
Codes and Standards June 24, 2020

Will a pandemic change building codes?

COVID-19 is forcing engineers to think differently about a building’s engineered systems

By Amara Rozgus
Courtesy: Glumac
Office Buildings June 22, 2020

COVID-19 safety lessons to learn from Shanghai office workers

Glumac's Shanghai employees are returning to the office, but there are many adjustments they have to make getting to the office and while they are working due to COVID-19.

By Glumac
Courtesy: Gensler/Glumac
Energy Efficiency June 15, 2020

Strategies to deliver a low-carbon future

The tools are and measure to create a sustainable future are there, but the onus remains on the A/E/C community to advance these measures as a matter of standard practice. See six future trends to make a low-carbon future possible.

By Nicole Isle, Ante Vulin, Elena Velkov and Alex Baumgardner
Energy, Power May 13, 2020

Demystifying zero net energy design

A zero net energy (ZNE) building is typically highly energy efficient and produces as much renewable energy as it consumes on an annualized basis and is a powerful framework for new and existing buildings.

By Martin Howell
Electrical conduit in a data center is shown. Courtesy: CFE Media
Electrical May 4, 2020

Trends shaping the future of the electrical industry

The AEC industry has continued to upgrade, automate, and secure their systems and the Internet of Things (IoT) and smart devices are at the forefront.

By Alissa Anselmo