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Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. Courtesy: Henderson Engineers
Building Types July 23, 2020

The future of venue design amid COVID-19

Design professionals are working hand-in-hand with sports leagues and owners to develop strategies to control any potential spread of infection to reduce COVID-19 concerns and fears.

By Kevin Lewis
Courtesy: Southland
HVAC July 22, 2020

Computational fluid dynamics’ role in understanding COVID-19 droplet propagation

Using computational fluid dynamics (CFD) analysis, engineers are uniquely positioned to analyze the transmission of droplet particles related to COVID-19.

By Mehran Salehi, PhD
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: 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
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 July 13, 2020

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: July 6-12, 2020

Read the best articles from the past week. Air ventilation and HVAC, Product of the Year finalists, NFPA 99 in healthcare, wireless lighting control standards and COVID-19's effect on engineering practices.

By Chris Vavra
Courtesy: Peter Basso Associates
Mechanical July 10, 2020

Mechanical system operation, enhancement tips to reduce pandemic risks

HVAC and plumbing strategies can help reduce potential COVID-19 risks and enhance a mechanical system's operation.

By Dennis P. Sczomak
Webcasts Boilers, Chillers July 9, 2020

HVAC system design

Depending on the building and its geographic location, there are several techniques for specifying HVAC systems in nonresidential buildings.

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 July 8, 2020

Air ventilation and HVAC with Brian Sharkey

Brian Sharkey with Airadigm Solutions offers test-and-balance professionals tips on air balancing and other HVAC issues in nonresidential buildings

By Brian Sharkey, NEBB CP, LEED AP
Courtesy: RTM Engineering Consultants
Business of Engineering July 7, 2020

Business aspects of COVID-19 with RTM’s Tony Mirchandani

How does an engineering firm adjust to handle COVID-19? Hear from Tony Mirchandani of RTM Engineering

By Tony Mirchandani