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Energy Efficiency

Courtesy: Schneider Electric
Power Quality February 25, 2020

How to balance power quality and energy efficiency

Negative impacts between efficiency equipment and power quality can be minimized if systems are designed and fortified with technologies to help manage power distribution better

By Ram Kaushik
Codes and Standards February 17, 2020

What’s so special about office buildings? Learn about codes and standards

Office buildings are complex structures containing automated features, energy-saving designs, high-tech equipment and other components as advanced as you’d find in any other state-of-the-art project; it is vital to understand codes and standards

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Energy Management February 6, 2020

Achievements in Zero Energy

Zero energy, zero carbon at different scales, in different climates.

By Affiliated Engineers
MycoTechnology takes on the challenges faced by the plant-based protein industry using mushroom fermentation. Courtesy: CRB
Process Manufacturing January 20, 2020

Plant-based food manufacturing growth benefits

The plant-based food market has become a major force in the food and beverage industry and companies are working to catch up with the momentum.

By Jason Robertson
Codes and Standards December 31, 2019

Codes and standards keep the wheels turning

Unlike a hamster wheel, on which the rodent goes nowhere, codes and standards can take engineers anywhere and everywhere

By Amara Rozgus
Codes and Standards December 30, 2019

Lab, research facility design: Codes and standards

Learn tips on how to design labs and research facilities — some of the most high-tech buildings around

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Energy Efficiency December 11, 2019

Case study: Energy-efficient clean rooms

Designers formulated several energy-saving strategies that can be implemented into the HVAC system design of a pharmaceutical-grade clean room suite

By David B. Korzuch Jr., PE; and Christopher J. Barbieri, PE, CRB, Philadelphia
Lighting November 27, 2019

Designing an energy-efficient lighting system

Understanding codes, controls and commissioning are key to an effective lighting design for a new or existing building

By Jerry Manavalan, Kohler Ronan LLC, Danbury, Connecticut
Codes and Standards November 20, 2019

Ask an expert: Hospitals, health care facilities: Codes and standards

Health care facility designers are expected to keep pace with increasingly complex, advanced engineered systems and features

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Specialty Buildings November 20, 2019

City of Phoenix Terminal 3 Modernization: Keeping a desert airport terminal open during renovations

This $590 million modernization project included the complete renovation of a high-traffic 1979 terminal into light-filled public space with multiple atria and new great hall, visually integrating with the Sonoran Desert site.

By Affiliated Engineers