Building Types - Labs, Research

University of Nebraska Medical Center - Fred + Pamela Buffett Cancer Center construction. Courtesy: HDR; Dan Schwalm, photographer

HDR: Fred and Pamela Buffett Cancer Center

Automation, controls; commissioning, retro-commissioning; electrical, power; energy,... » more

Corridor in the building. Courtesy: Professional Engineering Consultants

Professional Engineering Consultants: Experiential Engineering Building

Electrical, power; energy, sustainability; HVAC, mechanical; plumbing, piping. » more

Case study: University heat-recovery system

The Vanderbilt Engineering Science Building employed a heat-recovery system for flexible HVAC use. » more

Case study: Integrating lighting, HVAC in a lab

A new lab building uses a hybrid wired and wireless approach to optimize controls. » more

Case study: Research building gets lighting facelift

By using natural lighting and a networked lighting control system, this NOAA building achieved... » more

Figure 2: This is a photo of an uninterruptible power supply (UPS) battery string with over 50 gallons of electrolytes. Special ventilation for this installation is required per the International Fire Code (IFC).

Storage battery requirements

The International Fire Code (IFC) and NFPA 1: Fire Code need to be considered when specifying... » more

Figure 1: The University of Florida Joseph Hernandez Hall is a chemistry and chemical biology lab designed to achieve U.S. Green Building Council LEED NC v2009 Gold. The design incorporates exhaust system heat recovery, daylight harvesting, occupancy sens

Five steps to success with ASHRAE 90.1

ASHRAE Standard 90.1: Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings is one of... » more

The new spaces represent a portion of Roche’s 10-year, $300 million dollar site investment, and seek to redefine the visual identify of Roche’s campus while creating a first-class workplace environment. Courtesy: Roche

Roche Diagnostics holds official site dedication for campus transformation

Roche Diagnostics dedicates new buildings on its Indianapolis campus to transform and enrich its... » more

University of Nebraska Medical Center - Fred + Pamela Buffett Cancer Center construction. Courtesy: HDR; Dan Schwalm, photographer Corridor in the building. Courtesy: Professional Engineering Consultants Figure 2: This is a photo of an uninterruptible power supply (UPS) battery string with over 50 gallons of electrolytes. Special ventilation for this installation is required per the International Fire Code (IFC). Figure 1: The University of Florida Joseph Hernandez Hall is a chemistry and chemical biology lab designed to achieve U.S. Green Building Council LEED NC v2009 Gold. The design incorporates exhaust system heat recovery, daylight harvesting, occupancy sens The new spaces represent a portion of Roche’s 10-year, $300 million dollar site investment, and seek to redefine the visual identify of Roche’s campus while creating a first-class workplace environment. Courtesy: Roche

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Your questions answered: Benefits of powerful embedded metering at the source of consumption

The Oct. 5, 2017, “Benefits of powerful embedded metering at the source of consumption” webcast presenters addressed questions not covered during the live event. » more

Your questions answered: Electric motor basics

The Sept. 27, 2017, “Electric motor basics” webcast presenter addressed questions not covered during the live event. » more

Your questions answered: AC Drives: Efficient Motor Controller for Optimal Energy Consumption

The Sept. 28, 2017, “AC Drives: Efficient Motor Controller for Optimal Energy Consumption” webcast presenter addressed questions not covered during the live event. » more

Webcast: A NFPA 70B and 70E Overview: Eliminate the Risk of Electrical Hazards and Avoid Expensive Shutdowns

This Oct. 25 session will focus on the importance of electrical safety and maintenance programs, OSHA requirements and definitions for CFRs 1910.147 & 303 and 305 and guidance of NFPA 70E and 70B standards on electrical safety...

Your questions answered: Critical power: Power generation systems in high-performance buildings

The Sept. 21, 2017, “Critical power: Power generation systems in high-performance buildings” webcast presenters addressed questions not covered during the live event. » more

Newswatch: Data Centers

This specialty newsletter focuses on data centers and mission critical facilities, including electrical/power, HVAC, fire suppression, and other engineering topics.

Cannon Design Blog

Malcolm X College is a strategic response to the rapid evolution of healthcare in American and specifically Chicago. Courtesy: CannonDesign

CityLab profiles Malcolm X College teaching hospital

Malcolm X College has invested in new architecture and high-tech... » more

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Videos

Video: MBCx: The Next Wave of Energy Savings in...

A background look into the evolution of the ComEd...

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Newswatch: Hospitals

This focused newsletter covers hospitals and health care facilities, including codes and standards, electrical/power, HVAC, fire and life safety, and other engineering topics.

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