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Environmental Health June 19, 2020

Long-term benefits of a successful environmental management system

Building a successful environmental management system (EMS) has several moving parts that need to be accounted for and organized in a way that is trackable and reportable.

By Patrick Domres
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Energy Efficiency June 15, 2020

Strategies to deliver a low-carbon future

The tools are and measure to create a sustainable future are there, but the onus remains on the A/E/C community to advance these measures as a matter of standard practice. See six future trends to make a low-carbon future possible.

By Nicole Isle, Ante Vulin, Elena Velkov and Alex Baumgardner
Courtesy: Mark Herboth, Clark Nexsen
Business of Engineering June 12, 2020

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: June 5-11, 2020

Read the best articles from the past week. COVID-19 questions, chilled water plants, COVID-19 workplace impacts and engineering challenges.

By Chris Vavra
Courtesy: Smith Seckman Reid Inc.
Hospitals June 12, 2020

How to apply NFPA 99 in the design of health care facilities

Examine three areas of NFPA 99 that are often discussed during the design and construction of a health care facility

By Matt Short
Business of Engineering June 11, 2020

Ask the engineering expert: How LAN is handling COVID-19

Jeffrey R. Thomas Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam Inc. addresses the engineering and business aspects of dealing with COVID-19

By Jeffrey R. Thomas
Figure 6: These are multiple air-cooled chillers installed outdoors. Courtesy: Page
HVAC June 5, 2020

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: May 29 to June 4, 2020

Read the best articles from the past week. NFPA 13-2019 revisions, 40 Under 40 winners, fire and life safety systems, public health laboratory safety and COVID-19 impacts.

By Chris Vavra
Courtesy: Mark Herboth, Clark Nexsen
Building Types June 4, 2020

How Clark Nexsen is approaching COVID-19 engineering challenges

Clark Nexsen’s Bill Stingl shares technical solutions to building engineering challenges.

By Bill Stingl
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HVAC June 1, 2020

Grant awarded to develop a smart ventilation system

A team of Texas A&M University researchers are seeking to develop a smart ventilation control system with grant support from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

By Steve Kuhlmann
Courtesy: WSP USA
Business of Engineering May 29, 2020

Ask the experts: WSP on COVID-19

Leaders from WSP USA reply to questions about how they’re addressing engineering challenges in direct response to COVID-19

By Lou Cornell and Rick Rome
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HVAC May 28, 2020

Warehouse, manufacturing facilities go high-tech: HVAC

Warehouse, manufacturing and logistics buildings are more than simple boxy structures used to make products and store them before they move onto their next destination. HVAC and plumbing systems are complex, and require specialized design

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer