Heating and Ventilation

Heating and Ventilation November 18, 2021

Your questions answered: How to design for office sound masking

Learn more about how to understand office acoustics and improve speech privacy in this Q&A

By Nathan Van Ness and Jeremy Krug, Biamp Systems
Courtesy: ESD
Heating and Ventilation October 6, 2021

Comparing building certifications

A recap of a BOMA Suburban Chicago webinar examines various building certifications that anticipate return to the office concerns.

By Tim Zelazny and Zachary Litwin
Courtesy: Jordan & Skala Engineers
Heating and Ventilation September 7, 2021

Guide to indoor air quality for multi-family units

Understand why indoor air quality has become a crucial element of living environment building operations.

By Tim Milam, PE
Courtesy: HKS Inc. Architects
Heating and Ventilation October 21, 2020

Navigating hospital ventilation design during COVID-19

COVID-19 has impacted ventilation design considerations in health care settings in a prominent way

By April Woods
Courtesy: Patrick Campbell/CU Boulder
Heating and Ventilation September 1, 2020

Why better ventilation is key to limiting COVID-19 spread

The Facilities Task Force at CU Boulder is improving the university's HVAC system to prevent COVID-19 spread during the school year.

By Daniel Strain
Courtesy: Stantec
Heating and Ventilation August 18, 2020

Case study: Hospital uses displacement ventilation

A Canadian hospital addition provided efficient HVAC and reduced airborne infections

By Tariq Amlani and Sergio Sádaba
Courtesy: CannonDesign
Heating and Ventilation July 6, 2020

COVID-19 has changed engineering practices; CannonDesign’s Paul R. Kondrat shares insights

From smart buildings to test-and-balance to health care facilities, Paul R. Kondrat from CannonDesign provides feedback on the many ways the coronavirus has changed engineering firms

By Paul R. Kondrat
Heating and Ventilation August 9, 2019

B.E. Smith Family Center: A nest for specialized care

From the project’s inception, the design team collaborated with educators, therapists, and hospital staff to understand the unique needs of the children who would use this space as well as enhancements they wanted to see in their new space.

By Carl Holden
Heating and Ventilation May 14, 2018

2018 40 Under 40: James Gronek, PE, LEED AP BD+C; 35

Vice President, Environmental Systems Design Inc. (ESD), San Francisco BS mechanical engineering, Tufts University, Medford, Mass.  Gronek started his career in 2005 at an engineering firm in San Francisco, working on retail and workplace interiors and developing a specialty in commercial office developments. He joined ESD in 2015 to help the firm establish a presence on the West Coast.

By Jack Smith, Content Manager; Amara Rozgus, Editor-in-Chief
Heating and Ventilation April 6, 2018

Weekly merger, acquisition, deal update: April 6

This week Morrissey Goodale reported seven deals in the U.S. and two international deals involving companies from Sweden, Denmark, and Germany.

By Morrissey Goodale