Office Buildings
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
Office Buildings June 22, 2018

Case study: Office building meets energy requirements

An office building client in the Midwest had very strict energy standards. This demonstrates how the design team managed the process.

By Patrick Dempsey, PE, LEED AP BD+C, BEMP; CannonDesign, Chicago
Office Buildings April 19, 2018

Case study: Innovative lighting controls

A Chicago-based architectural engineering office integrated an Internet of Things (IoT)-based lighting control system.

By Katy C. Boat, Electrical Engineer & Lighting Designer, SmithGroupJJR
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