Energy Efficiency

Hospitals September 5, 2019

A commitment to community: Modernizing the Saint Francis Hospital Vinita

Despite diligent efforts through the years to maintain and upgrade the facility to stay current with modern healthcare trends and technology, the hospital struggled with funding.

By Cassey Franco
Energy Efficiency September 4, 2019

Ask an Engineering Expert: How Do You Design For Energy Efficiency in Schools?

In this installment of our Ask an Engineering Expert series, April Halling, P.E., Project Manager at RTM Engineering Consultants, answers the question: How do you design for energy efficiency in schools?

By RTM Associates
Energy Management September 3, 2019

Video: Using Infrared Technology to Define Energy Saving Opportunities

This practical, information-packed session explains many of the key test and balance challenges—from practical system design considerations, to the TAB Process, to obtaining meaningful and useful data—that if properly addressed in cooperation with an independent TAB firm can ensure that any project goes smoothly.

By CxEnergy and the AABC Commissioning Group (ACG)
Codes and Standards August 29, 2019

Puerto Rico’s new building codes are creating a more resilient island

New building codes were adopted in 2018 to help create a safer, stronger, and more resilient island as it recovers and rebuilds.

By Juan Nieves
Codes and Standards August 23, 2019

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: August 16-August 22

Read the best articles from the past week. ASHRAE's data center energy standard anniversary, starting designs for a smart building, how to use IgCC and Standard 189.1, implementing NFPA 99-2018 and the 2019 MEP Giants.

By McKenzie Burns
Codes and Standards August 16, 2019

Focus on specialty structures: Codes and standards

Sports arenas, historical buildings, theaters and other specialty buildings require unique engineering design, especially codes and standards compliance

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Office Buildings August 7, 2019

DGS Natural Resources HQ, P Street

The property is designed to meet LEED Platinum and zero-net energy standards, with such features as radiant floor heating and chilled beams, as well as reclaimed water systems.

By Glumac
Codes and Standards July 31, 2019

Government facility design: Codes and standards

Consulting engineers are working on government, state, municipal, federal, correctional and military buildings

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Office Buildings July 31, 2019

DGS O Street Office Building

The O Street property is designed to meet LEED Platinum and zero-net energy standards.

By Glumac
Sustainability July 3, 2019

Resiliency, climate change with Hope Herron, Resilient Infrastructure Expert

Today’s cities need to be designed to be resilient in the face of a more uncertain future.

By Hope Herron, Resilient Infrastructure Expert