Restaurant, Retail

Image courtesy: Brett Sayles
Building Types May 14, 2021

How the hotel industry is going green

The hospitality industry is entering a more health- and environmentally conscious world as COVID-19 restrictions ease.

By Shannon Bergstrom
Courtesy: HKS Architects
Building Types February 3, 2021

Case study: Using a hotel as an alternate care site

According to this study, there are both challenges and solutions when converting hotel rooms to hospitals

By William E. Koffel, PE, FSFPE, Koffel Associates, Columbia, Md.
Courtesy: Henderson Engineers
Restaurant, Retail January 6, 2021

The future of retail

Thoughtful technology integration and the creative reuse of space will be at the forefront as the retail industry evolves from COVID-19.

By Jason Wollum and John Passantino
Courtesy: Henderson Engineers/Lowe’s
Building Types October 20, 2020

How warehouse design is evolving

The warehouse and distribution industry has been evolving in recent years and fulfilling these online orders has necessitated expanded and more advanced warehousing for many of our partners.

By Justin Harvey, Tony Welter, Doug Weis, Chris Culp and Jen Jewers Bowlin
Courtesy: Henderson Engineers
Restaurant, Retail August 27, 2020

Engineering a safer dining experience for restaurants

Restaurants face a unique challenge because of COVID-19, but companies and consulting engineers can help by making the overall design safer and cleaner for workers and customers.

By Brian Sander
Courtesy: Simpson Gumpertz & Heger
Fire, Life Safety July 1, 2020

Consulting-Specifying Engineer most-viewed articles, June 2020

Read the best articles in June 2020 including: 40 Under 40 winners, COVID-19 questions and advice, smoke control systems, air- versus water-cooled chilled water plants and more.

By Chris Vavra
Courtesy: CannonDesign
Business of Engineering June 26, 2020

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: June 19-25, 2020

Read the best articles from the past week. Improving the workplace, NFPA 99 hospital changes, COVID-19 engineering advice and retail impacts and smoke control systems.

By Chris Vavra
Codes and Standards June 19, 2020

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: June 12-18, 2020

Read the best articles from the past week. Smoke control systems, COVID-19 retail impacts and questions and designing for transformers and switchgear.

By Chris Vavra
Photos: Mary Blevins/Henderson Engineers
Restaurant, Retail June 19, 2020

How is COVID-19 affecting retail, restaurants? Electrical, power and lighting are discussed

With consumers frequently enjoying delivered meals and shopping for goods online, brick-and-mortar restaurants and retail structures need to be more advanced in their power, electrical and lighting systems to compete

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Photos: Mary Blevins/Henderson Engineers
Automation, Controls June 18, 2020

How is COVID-19 affecting retail, restaurants? Read about building automation, controls

With consumers frequently enjoying delivered meals and shopping for goods online, brick-and-mortar restaurants and retail structures need to have more advanced building automation systems than ever to compete

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer