Specialty Buildings

Courtesy: Mark Herboth, Clark Nexsen
Building Types June 18, 2021

5 questions with an expert: Peter Aranyi talks student housing

Clark Nexsen’s Student Life practice leader, Peter Aranyi, discusses how COVID-19 has impacted the student housing market and the issues that are top of mind for higher education clients as we emerge from the pandemic.

By Eliza Vaughn
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Labs, Research June 11, 2021

The Big Shift: how laboratory design should respond to personalized medicine

Crucial to the success of personalized medicine is the “big shift” away from large-scale pharmaceutical manufacturing to small-scale lab manufacturing.

By Alicia Pandimos-Maurer
Bright Abdelmasih. Courtesy: Southland Industries
Energy Efficiency June 10, 2021

Breaking It Down: what the 179D commercial buildings energy-efficiency tax deduction means

New legislation allows building owners to expense more of their cost for improvements that increase energy efficiency.

By Bright Abdelmasih
CRB designed and built a 60,000-square-foot manufacturing facility for contract development and manufacturing organization Grand River Aseptic Manufacturing. Courtesy: Grand River Aseptic Manufacturing
Electrical Systems May 31, 2021

Specifying electrical systems in manufacturing, warehouse buildings

Warehouse, manufacturing and logistics facilities need engineering experts to specify various electrical and power systems

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
CRB designed and built a 60,000-square-foot manufacturing facility for contract development and manufacturing organization Grand River Aseptic Manufacturing. Courtesy: Grand River Aseptic Manufacturing
Codes and Standards May 28, 2021

Specifying systems in manufacturing, warehouse buildings to meet codes and standards

Warehouse, manufacturing and logistics facilities need engineering experts to specify various systems that meet codes and standards

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
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Specialty Buildings May 27, 2021

Specifying systems in manufacturing, warehouse buildings

Warehouse, manufacturing and logistics facilities need engineering experts to specify various systems

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Large lattice boom cranes helped transport fabricated structures for an NFL sports arena. Courtesy: Harris
Automation, Controls May 25, 2021

Specifying BAS in manufacturing, warehouse buildings

Warehouse, manufacturing and logistics facilities need engineering experts to specify various building automation systems

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
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Building Types May 4, 2021

The obstacles and opportunities of mass timber construction in the United States

The opportunity to reduce carbon emissions within the building sector is great news for design professionals who specialize in mass timber construction, but it comes with challenges.

By Lauren Wingo
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Fire, Life Safety April 26, 2021

Fire protection challenges in storage spaces

Fire sprinklers for high-piled storage continues to evolve as challenges arise and technologies are developed, tested and implemented, driving forward the levels of protection

By Jarron Gass
Courtesy: Reliable Automatic Sprinkler Company Inc.
Fire, Life Safety April 26, 2021

The history of fire sprinkler systems and their problems

Fire sprinklers have evolved over the years to account for larger warehouse facilities

By Jarron Gass