Boilers, Chillers

Courtesy: Wold | HFR Design.
HVAC November 24, 2020

Designing, retrofitting hospitals during COVID: HVAC and plumbing

While COVID-19 has changed many aspects of HVAC systems in a health care facility, some things remain identical

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Courtesy: Mark Herboth, Clark Nexsen
Educational November 24, 2020

Implement COVID-19 guidelines at K-12 schools without hurting the learning experience

COVID-19 has shifted the focus from how best to teach to feasibility and safety issues surrounding teachers and students meeting in person at all. Following CDC guidelines is key.

By Becky Brady, Aaron Brumo and Julie Leary
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HVAC November 23, 2020

Breaking the cycle of deferred maintenance in healthcare facilities

Deferred maintenance continues to present ongoing challenges within healthcare facilities for overall building health, staff members, and quality of care.

By Karena Salch
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Energy Efficiency November 23, 2020

Improve air quality with high-volume, low-speed fans

HVLS fans move large volumes of air with reduced energy consumption

By Mark D’Agostino
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HVAC November 20, 2020

Four ways to reduce COVID-19 risk in your facility

Shielding your facility from a COVID-19 outbreak starts with HVAC and refrigeration best practices.

By Ryan Peterson and Benjamin Sealy, PE
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HVAC November 16, 2020

Safely opening education facilities: HVAC implications for consideration

ASHRAE and the CDC are issuing protocols to address indoor air quality, especially in education institutions, which are on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.

By Marina Leight
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Electrical November 13, 2020

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: November 5 to 12, 2020

Read the best articles from the past week. Commercial building wiring methods, navigating hospital ventilation design during COVID-19, the basics of hot water heating boilers, and more.

By Keagan Gay
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Business of Engineering November 11, 2020

Salaries climb while bonuses drop

Are your salary, bonuses and current work conditions on par with others in the industry? Review the current report to learn where you rank among your peers

By Amara Rozgus, Editor-in-Chief, and Amanda Pelliccione, Director of Research, Consulting-Specifying Engineer, Downers Grove, Illinois
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Commissioning November 6, 2020

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: October 30 to November 5, 2020

Read the best articles from the past week. Commissioning giants, hot water heating boilers, hospital ventilation, electrical systems and higher ed design.

By Chris Vavra
Purdue researchers Xiulin Ruan (left) and Joseph Peoples use an infrared camera to compare the cooling performance of white paint samples on a rooftop. Courtesy: Jared Pike, Purdue University
HVAC November 5, 2020

White paint keeps surfaces cooler, reduces need for air conditioning

Purdue University engineers have created white paint that would replace the need for air conditioning by absorbing nearly no solar energy and sending heat away from the building.

By Kayla Wiles