Office Buildings
Office Buildings January 16, 2019

Designing flexible, complex office buildings: Electrical, power, and lighting

Mixed-use office buildings demand a great deal of expertise, flexibility, and complex technology, making them more challenging than one might expect. Engineers with experience handling office buildings share advice and a glimpse into the future regarding electrical, power, and lighting.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Office Buildings December 20, 2018

Designing lighting systems and lighting controls

Lighting designers must consider many factors when specifying lighting systems and lighting controls for their designs. In addition to considering the type of lighting fixture, they must also take into account daylighting, lighting controls, codes and standards, and other factors. To ensure these systems work as efficiently and effectively as possible, commissioning new systems (along with ongoing commissioning) is vital for success.

By Robert J. Garra Jr., PE
Office Buildings December 4, 2018

Case study: System integration for intelligent buildings

Chicago’s newest intelligent building follows best practices to ensure successful system integration throughout.

By David Clute, cohesionIB, Colorado, and Rick Szcodronski, cohesionIB, California
Office Buildings September 24, 2018

Your questions answered: Speech Privacy for Engineers, Architects, and other Construction Professionals

The September 12, 2018 “Speech Privacy for Engineers, Architects, and other Construction Professionals” webcast presenter addressed questions not covered during the live event.

By Todd Berger, Cambridge Sound Management
Office Buildings September 14, 2018

Case study: Small-office HVAC calculations

Major renovation of an office building required compliance with ASHRAE 62.1

By Julianne Laue, PE, LEED AP BD+C, BEMP, BEAP; Mortenson, Minneapolis
Office Buildings September 4, 2018

How hospitality design makes spaces (of all types) better for users

Learn how hospitality design can help organizations push new boundaries, achieve competitive differentiation, and bolster recruitment and retention.

By Tina Manis, CannonDesign
Office Buildings August 17, 2018

Case study: Innovative lighting in an office headquarters

MilliporeSigma's new North American headquarters offices required creative lighting design.

By Sara Schonour, LC; Barrett Newell; and Victoria Riedinger; CannonDesign, Boston
Office Buildings 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
Office Buildings August 9, 2018

RTM Engineering Consultants LLC: Wilton Brands LLC

Electrical, power; fire, life safety; HVAC; mechanical; plumbing, piping; office building; and building retrofit

By RTM Engineering Consultants LLC
Office Buildings June 22, 2018

Energy-performance goals direct HVAC projects

Building owners are enforcing various standards on projects regarding energy codes and their effect on heating and cooling system selection.

By Patrick Dempsey, PE, LEED AP BD+C, BEMP; CannonDesign, Chicago