Case Studies

Case Study March 21, 2022

Case study: Reducing the impact of nuisance alarms

By using the correct type of programming, smoke detectors initiated a supervisory signal instead of nuisance alarms

By William E. Koffel, PE, FSFPE, Koffel Associates, Columbia, Md.
Case Study February 22, 2022

Case study: Hospital HVAC design pivots to meet COVID-19 needs

Incorporating pandemic response design into design/build hospital project

By Fred L. Marr and James P. Gleba
LEO A DALY provided full architectural and engineering services for OrthoNebraska’s new 31,707-gross-square-foot orthopedic clinic and physical therapy clinic in Elkhorn, Nebraska.
Case Study January 18, 2022

Case study: Health care building lighting controls design

A lighting sequence of operations met energy codes in this medical building

By Tony Staub
Courtesy: Jordan & Skala Engineers
Case Study November 11, 2021

Case study: Office building has daylighting, energy-efficient lighting

The PGA Tour Global Home was designed with a cohesive lighting design strategy in mind

By Tim Milam and Ross Bush
Courtesy: Smith Seckman Reid
Case Study October 29, 2021

Case study: Duct-mounted UV system

A duct-mounted UV system experiment showed bacteria was killed

By Rick Wood, Jennifer Marsh and Craig Barbee
Case Study July 14, 2021

Case study: Laboratory opts for electrification

New laboratory building is fully electrified to help achieve energy efficiency

By David Conant Gilles and Megan Gunther
Case Study July 13, 2021

Case study: Office chiller and cooling plant controls replacement

Chillers, pumps, and plant controls were replaced at a high-rise commercial office building in downtown Chicago

By Daniel McJacobson, PE, LEED AP, BCxP
Case Study May 24, 2021

Case study: Standby power installations

How two standby power systems weathered a hurricane in 2004

By Paul Pouliot and Michael T. Alford
Case Study April 30, 2021

Case study: Wireless lighting system achieves energy efficiency

California office building retrofit goes totally wireless

By Michael McTavish
Case Study April 14, 2021

Case study: Airport expansion includes rooftop units

The HVAC system at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport required two new rooftop units

By Jon Silhol