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Airadigm Solutions completed the test and balance of the Fort Bliss Replacement Hospital in El Paso, Texas, a 1.1-million-square-foot health care campus in May 2020. The project consists of a seven-story replacement hospital and five supporting buildings, including an inpatient clinic, outpatient clinic, administrative building, clinical investigation building and central utility plant. Courtesy: Airadigm
HVAC August 4, 2020

Consulting-Specifying Engineer most-viewed articles, July 2020

Read the best articles in July 2020 including: Product of the Year finalists, air ventilation and HVAC, NFPA 99 in health care facilities, re-entering the workplace and more.

By Chris Vavra
Automation, Controls July 31, 2020

Technology, automation and virtual engineering

Consulting engineers need to stay relevant, learn about new technology and remain digital to stay ahead of the competition

By Amara Rozgus
Courtesy: KGD Architecture
HVAC July 28, 2020

How COVID-19 is affecting air quality, smart buildings

Arup’s Mark Walsh-Cooke shared tools to help engineers stay better informed about HVAC systems, air quality, smart buildings and technology

By Mark Walsh-Cooke
Courtesy: Dewberry
HVAC July 28, 2020

Best practices for designing HVAC systems in government buildings

Learn how to specify HVAC systems for government and military buildings

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Courtesy: Danfoss
HVAC July 27, 2020

Your questions answered: How to future-proof HVAC systems to meet efficiency and carbon emission goals

Questions not addressed during the July 15, 2020, webcast with Danfoss are addressed here

By Drew Turner, John Sheff and Ken Koehler
Courtesy: RTM Engineering Consultants
HVAC July 21, 2020

HVAC considerations for returning to the office

As people return to the office, there are basic measures to promote health and wellness in the office using heating and air conditioning systems, which can have a significant impact.

By RTM Associates
Courtesy: Bill Kosik
Data Centers July 20, 2020

What ASHRAE 90.4 does for data center energy efficiency

The design and operation of data centers continues to evolve, with ASHRAE Standard 90.4 as guidance

By Bill Kosik, PE, CEM, Oak Park, Illinois
Courtesy: CRB
Business of Engineering July 20, 2020

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: July 13-19, 2020

Read the best articles from the past week. Re-entering the workplace, Product of the Year finalists, NFPA 99 in healthcare, air filters for trapping COVID-19 and air ventilation and HVAC.

By Chris Vavra
Courtesy: RTM Engineering Consultants
HVAC July 14, 2020

Engineering aspects of COVID-19 with RTM’s Marc Anderson

Learn about engineering HVAC systems from Marc Anderson of RTM Engineering

By Marc Anderson, PE, HFDP, LEED AP
Researchers from the University of Houston, in collaboration with others, have designed a “catch and kill” air filter that can trap the virus responsible for COVID-19, killing it instantly. Courtesy: University of Houston
HVAC July 13, 2020

Researchers create air filter to trap, kill COVID-19

University of Houston researchers have collaborated and designed a “catch and kill” air filter with nickel foam that can trap the virus responsible for COVID-19, killing it instantly.

By Jeannie Kever