Office Buildings
Office Buildings March 29, 2018

Case study: Emergency lighting design

Different lighting layouts can achieve code-required illumination, but there is variation in cost and maintenance.

By Matt Zega, PE, RTM Engineering Consultants, Chicago
Office Buildings March 28, 2018

Wellness and productivity headline design features at Gensler’s new San Diego studio

Many design considerations went into designing the new Gensler studio in downtown San Diego. There was a focus on creating a human-centric space, as well as an effort to construct an efficient office.

By Staci Ashcraft, Christine Culver, Phillip Atwater, Glumac
Office Buildings March 27, 2018

Case study: HVAC and lighting control integration

Energy efficiency was a key driver when designing the fit-out of a company’s North American headquarters.

By Paul Kondrat, PE, LEED AP BD+C; CannonDesign, Boston
Office Buildings March 23, 2018

Radiant technology: Artfully designed and inspired by nature

Radiant heating and cooling offers a flexible and sustainable answer to maintaining a comfortable indoor environment.

By Paula Chou, Mechanical Designer, Glumac
Office Buildings March 12, 2018

2018 workplace trends: Refocusing on the strengths of a company

Focusing on human interaction, fulfilling employee needs, and meeting the demand for artificial intelligence top the workplace trends of 2018.

By Lindsey Baker, CannonDesign
Office Buildings March 12, 2018

The sustainability case for timber structures in building design

Timber is a sustainable, and realistically attainable, material with which to build modern workspaces.

By James Woods, PE, WELL AP, Mechanical Engineer, Glumac
Office Buildings February 9, 2018

Designing efficient office buildings with visual appeal: Electrical/lighting/power

Office buildings can be highly complex, with complicated features and advanced technology regarding electrical, lighting and power. Experienced engineers share advice on how to handle these structures and identify trends impacting such structures now and in the future.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Office Buildings February 8, 2018

Designing efficient office buildings with visual appeal: Codes and standards

Office buildings can be highly complex, with complicated features and advanced technology that must comply with codes and standards. Experienced engineers share advice on how to handle these structures and identify trends impacting such structures now and in the future.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Office Buildings February 7, 2018

Designing efficient office buildings with visual appeal: HVAC

Office buildings can be highly complex, with complicated HVAC features and advanced technology. Experienced engineers share advice on how to handle these structures and identify trends impacting such structures now and in the future.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Office Buildings February 6, 2018

Designing efficient office buildings with visual appeal: Automation and controls

Office buildings can be highly complex, with complicated features for automation and controls and advanced technology. Experienced engineers share advice on how to handle these structures and identify trends impacting such structures now and in the future.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer