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Case Studies

Case Studies October 18, 2018

Case study: IPD at work in health care

Collaboration between engineers and contractors leads to waste elimination and cost savings.

By Mike Zorich, PE, LEED AP; and Dave Pflipsen, PE, LEED AP
Hospitals October 17, 2018

Case study: Harnessing IPD to fast-track a replacement hospital

Bayhealth is central and southern Delaware’s largest health care system. The new health care campus anchors its services by hosting an inpatient acute care hospital as well as an adjoining ambulatory care center to create a community-focused health village (see Figure 3). At the onset of the project, Bayhealth made its goal clear: deliver the hospital at least 3 months earlier than comparable health care projects. Integrated project delivery (IPD) helped the team deliver a high-quality hospital below cost and ahead of traditional schedules.

By Robert J. Garra Jr., PE
Case Studies September 28, 2018

Case study: Hospital generator noise attenuated

Four outdoor diesel generators were designed for a hospital, and sound levels were better than expected.

By Tom Divine, PE, LEED AP, Smith Seckman Reid, Houston
Case Studies September 25, 2018

Case study: University of Wyoming energy plant upgrade

The normal and standby power system at the University of Wyoming’s central energy plant was upgraded.

By Joseph Thornam, PE;Stanley Worcester, PE, Stanley Consultants, Centennial, Colo.
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