Office Buildings

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Office Buildings December 3, 2020

Best practices in science, technology office design

Within the constraints of the typical COVID-19 office protocols, lab users face additional challenges, which requires designers to adjust.

By Anne Bradley, Julia Janaro and Megan Chorley
Left to right: Steve Copenhagen, LEED AP; Alissa McFarland, AIA, LEED AP; Erik Terry, LEED AP. Courtesy: CannonDesign
Building Types November 3, 2020

Five answers on the current state of science research, learning

Three experts from CannonDesign offered their advice on the current state of science research and learning and how that informs their decisions.

By CannonDesign
Electrical October 26, 2020

Back to basics: Commercial building wiring methods

Electrical engineers and designers should have a practical understanding for the application of raceways, wiring, cabling and busways

By Clinton R. Gordon and Matthew Steinmetz
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Business of Engineering October 1, 2020

The role MEP design plays in designing equitable spaces

Staci Atwater from Glumac explains how MEP engineers and architects can work together to create more equitable spaces for occupants.

By Glumac
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Automation, Controls September 30, 2020

Smart building consulting: integrating people and systems

Examine the role of a smart building consultant and uncover the tools and processes used to communicate and work with stakeholders to deliver valuable smart building solutions

By Owen Dalton and Sal Bonetto
Figure 5: Visioning sessions with the owner and design team helped identify the client’s goals and helped the smart building consultant identify opportunities for enabling better use cases and smart applications on the project. Courtesy: CannonDesign
Office Buildings September 30, 2020

Case study: Office building’s smart potential

An office building renovation project included a host of considerations to retrofit the space into a smart building

By Owen Dalton and Sal Bonetto
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
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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
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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.

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