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Plumbing, Pumping

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
Courtesy: Dewberry
Process Safety June 26, 2020

COVID-19’s impact on wastewater treatment facilities

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a major effect on wastewater treatment facilities from many perspectives including maintenance, operations and safety.

By Patrick Radabaugh
Courtesy: SmithGroup
Boilers, Chillers June 23, 2020

Strategies to improve chiller plant performance, efficiency

Learn how to design chilled water systems that meet the thermal comfort demands and achieve operational and energy efficiencies

By Scott Battles, Jonathan Hulke and Stet Sanborn
Courtesy: SmithGroup
Hospitals June 23, 2020

Case study: Hospital heat recovery chiller

A 372-bed replacement hospital required integration of a heat recovery chiller

By Scott Battles, Jonathan Hulke and Stet Sanborn
Photos: Mary Blevins/Henderson Engineers
HVAC June 17, 2020

How is COVID-19 affecting retail, restaurants? Updates on HVAC and plumbing

With consumers frequently enjoying delivered meals and shopping for goods online, HVAC and plumbing systems need to be robust in brick-and-mortar restaurants and retail structures

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Courtesy: CDM Smith
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
Timothy J. McGuire, PE, 35
Events and Awards May 14, 2020

2020 40 Under 40: Timothy J. McGuire, PE, 35

Senior Project Engineer, H2M architects + engineers, Melville, N.Y.; B.S. Chemical Engineering, Clemson University

By Chris Vavra and Amara Rozgus
Karen Schulte, PE, CPD, LEED AP BD+C, 37
Events and Awards May 14, 2020

2020 40 Under 40: Karen Schulte, PE, CPD, LEED AP BD+C, 37

Mechanical Project Engineer, Mueller Associates, Linthicum, Md.; Bachelor of Architectural Engineering, Pennsylvania State University

By Chris Vavra and Amara Rozgus
Jason Witterman, PE, LEED AP BD+C, 35
Events and Awards May 14, 2020

2020 40 Under 40: Jason Witterman, PE, LEED AP BD+C, 35

Associate Director of Mechanical, NV5, Las Vegas; BAE and MAE, Architectural Engineering, Pennsylvania State University

By Chris Vavra and Amara Rozgus
Courtesy: Dewberry
Process Manufacturing May 1, 2020

Converting biological nutrient to low levels for wastewater treatment facilities

Many wastewater treatment facilities (WWTF) are either planning or are currently implementing biological nutrient removal (BNR) processes, which requires plant operations staff to balance carbon and nutrient needs. Four examples are highlighted.

By Patrick Radabaugh