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Heating and Ventilation

Courtesy: Patrick Campbell/CU Boulder
HVAC September 7, 2020

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: August 31 to September 6, 2020

Read the best articles from the past week. Resilient hospital design, MEP Giants revenue, college campuses, pandemic control and Product of the Year finalists.

By Chris Vavra
Courtesy: Henderson Engineers/Gensler/Ryan Gobuty
Building Types September 3, 2020

Upgrading to first class: The future of airports

The future of aviation is an ongoing discussion, but there are immediate actions being taken to build confidence both onboard planes as well as in the airports improved security and best practices to prevent COVID-19 transmission.

By James Dietz
Courtesy: Patrick Campbell/CU Boulder
HVAC 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
Business of Engineering September 1, 2020

Consulting-Specifying Engineer most-viewed articles, August 2020

Read the best articles in August 2020 including: MEP Giants revenue, high-performance buildings, transformers, Product of the Year finalists and more.

By Chris Vavra
Courtesy: Page
Mission Critical August 27, 2020

Case study: Public safety meets resiliency goals

Mechanical, electrical and plumbing infrastructure needs to be evaluated during the design phase for added resiliency, based on the client’s requirements

By Cameron Brown
Courtesy: Henderson Engineers
Restaurant, Retail August 27, 2020

Engineering a safer dining experience for restaurants

Restaurants face a unique challenge because of COVID-19, but companies and consulting engineers can help by making the overall design safer and cleaner for workers and customers.

By Brian Sander
Courtesy: Melanie Gonick, MIT
Safety August 19, 2020

How a COVID-19 testing trailer was built for a university

MIT engineers and medical staff built a 60-foot trailer for COVID-19 testing that can test up to 1,500 people a day and is now operating as the main test site for asymptomatic members of the MIT community.

By Jennifer Chu
Courtesy: Stantec
Hospitals 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: Stantec
HVAC August 18, 2020

Pandemic control in high-performance buildings

High-performance building design in health care facilities may teach engineers how to design other building types

By Tariq Amlani and Sergio Sádaba
Courtesy: CannonDesign
HVAC August 7, 2020

Building engineers are helping students safely return to school

There are many factors to consider when deciding when and how to safely open schools across the country. Four highlights from a recent ASHRAE report are highlighted.

By Keith Hammelman