Plumbing, Pumping

Engineers and designers at Southland Industries used multisystem, or multitrade, pipe racks that integrated into the building access and structure. Courtesy: Southland Industries
HVAC June 7, 2021

Specifying HVAC systems in manufacturing, warehouse buildings

Warehouse, manufacturing and logistics facilities need engineering experts to specify various HVAC and plumbing systems

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Courtesy: Grumman | Butkus Associates.
Hospitals May 27, 2021

How does your hospital stack up: Grumman | Butkus Associates publishes 2020 edition of hospital benchmarking survey

Report examines electricity, fossil fuel, water/sewer, and carbon footprint

By Grumman/Butkus Associates
HVAC May 11, 2021

Exposure to POE oil can be disastrous to HVAC plastic piping

Substance can lead to environmental stress cracking.

By Benjamin Olejniczak
Courtesy: CDM Smith
DCS, SCADA, Controllers April 22, 2021

Developing a SCADA master plan framework

The best application of the supervisory control and data acquisition system’s components ensure the continuity of a water and wastewater plant’s operational success

By Giselle Villar and Francisco Alcala
A trend is the implementation of electric vehicle fleets for public entities including municipalities, public universities and transit organizations. Courtesy: Stanley Consultants
HVAC April 12, 2021

Best practices for engineering government buildings: HVAC and plumbing

Designing utilities, public works, airport, mass transit, transportation or other government projects is a big task. Learn how to design mechanical systems in government buildings.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
This is a K-8 school in Missouri. Courtesy: CFE Media
HVAC March 15, 2021

Safely reopening schools with AB 841

Assembly Bill 841 (AB 841) is one of many ways schools and lawmakers are trying to safely reopen schools during the COVID-19 pandemic.

By Dominic Cardenas
Courtesy: Dewberry
Building Types March 3, 2021

Five applications of computation fluid dynamics motion in three dimensions

Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) can be used retrofitting, estimating hydraulic losses, optimizing flow distribution and more.

By Yovanni Cataño
Courtesy: James Steinkamp, WSP
HVAC December 22, 2020

Designing flexible, safe labs: HVAC and plumbing

Safety, budget and flexibility are key factors when designing laboratory and research space

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Courtesy: Wold | HFR Design.
Codes and Standards November 25, 2020

Designing, retrofitting hospitals during COVID: Codes and standards

While COVID-19 has changed many aspects in a health care facility, some things remain identical; know the codes and standards

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Courtesy: Wold | HFR Design.
HVAC November 24, 2020

Designing, retrofitting hospitals during COVID: HVAC and plumbing

While COVID-19 has changed many aspects of HVAC systems in a health care facility, some things remain identical

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer