Case Studies
Case Studies September 18, 2018

Case study: Changing the continuum of mental health services

Via a public-private partnership, a Saskatchewan mental health facility was upgraded using integrated solutions.

By Salvatore Bonetto Jr., RCDD, EIT, CDT; Theodore Fowler, PE, PEng, CannonDesign
Case Studies 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
Case Studies August 22, 2018

Case study: Hospital electrical distribution system design

Health care facilities require circuit protection for electrical systems.

By Danna Jensen, PE, LEED AP BD+C; WSP USA, Dallas
Case Studies 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
Case Studies July 24, 2018

Case study: Using BIM to design a LEED Silver ice arena

A maximized BIM was an integral in the design and construction team for the Pegula Ice Arena at Penn State University.

By Richard Gilson, IMEG Corp. Phoenix
Case Studies July 20, 2018

Case study: Frankfurt International Airport

Frankfurt International Airport in Germany is an example of the benefits of intelligent dynamic signage on crowd movement in a place with constant foot traffic and construction.

By Andrew Biery, PE, Arup, New York City
Case Studies July 6, 2018

How to deal with a coincident storm surge and rainfall in a community

Having boots on the ground or developing a mathematical model to simulate the flood event can help communities deal with flooding from a surge storm and heavy rainfall that occur at the same time.

By Rahul Parab, Dewberry
Case Studies 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
Case Studies June 21, 2018

Case study: Patient-bed tower addition

A hospital required paralleled generators to ensure adequate power distribution and prepare for future growth.

By Richard Vedvik, PE, IMEG Corp., Rock Island, Ill.
Case Studies June 20, 2018

Case study: Emergency call center

A robust grounding system was required at an emergency call center in Texas. Lighting protection also was included.

By Ben Stevens, EIT; Page Inc., Austin, Texas