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Codes and Standards

Courtesy: CxEnergy
Energy Management April 21, 2020

Video: Is an Audit & Retro-Cx an Rx for Energy Savings?

Learn how some energy management companies fail to achieve their goals, while others exceed them and what techniques they use to achieve success

By CxEnergy and the AABC Commissioning Group (ACG)
Courtesy: CxEnergy
Commissioning March 31, 2020

Video: Commissioning in the Building Codes

Commissioning has been increasingly integrated into codes and standards and there are tools commissioning authorities and code officials can use to support compliance with these codes.

By CxEnergy and the AABC Commissioning Group (ACG)
Top row: Leonard Belliveau Jr., Jason R. Gerke, George D. Halkias. Bottow row: Joshua Meinig, Doug Sandridge. Courtesy: Jensen Hughes, GRAEF, Stantec, CDM Smith, RTM Engineering
Electrical, Power May 26, 2020

Warehouse, manufacturing facilities go high-tech: Electrical and power

Warehouse, manufacturing and logistics buildings are more than simple boxy structures used to make products and store them before they move onto their next destination. Electrical, power and lighting systems add another layer of complexity

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Courtesy: Arup
Fire, Life Safety May 29, 2020

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: May 22-28, 2020

Read the best articles from the past week. NFPA 13-2019 revisions, 40 Under 40 winners, fire and life safety systems, public health laboratory safety and COVID-19 impacts.

By Chris Vavra
Courtesy: CDM Smith
HVAC May 28, 2020

Warehouse, manufacturing facilities go high-tech: HVAC

Warehouse, manufacturing and logistics buildings are more than simple boxy structures used to make products and store them before they move onto their next destination. HVAC and plumbing systems are complex, and require specialized design

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Courtesy: Bala
HVAC May 6, 2020

COVID-19 and the impacts to the workplace

The Bala Consulting Engineers COVID-19 Task Force has published a white paper to assist engineers in making buildings safer

By Andrew B. Horning, LEED AP BD+C, and Scott M. Davis, PE, LEED AP BD+C