Building Types - Office Buildings

2016 Electrical & Power Study

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The Senate Chamber was well preserved at the project's completion. The preservation and repair of the historical fabric was only possible by finding new locations and pathways for the MEP systems. The systems were carefully coordinated in areas that protected the historical fabric while adding means for accessibility for long term maintenance. Courtesy: HGA Architects and Engineers

HGA Architects and Engineers: Minnesota State Capitol

Automation, controls; electrical, power; energy, sustainability; fire, life safety; HVAC,... » more

New steps for sustainability: Living building challenge brought to Asia

Glumac's new office in Shanghai is a big step for sustainability and green building in Asia. The... » more

Fire, life safety in office buildings

The 2016 Fire and Life Safety Study provides details about fire, life safety in office buildings. » more

This is an image of the dining area that was part of a larger renovation at the Kohl’s Innovation Center in Menomonee Falls, Wis. The project transformed an existing 300,000-sq-ft manufacturing building into a new corporate office space for more than 1,65

Engineering flexible office buildings: electrical/lighting/power and fire/life safety

Office buildings need to have the ability to accommodate myriad types of businesses and activities... » more

Work at Kohl’s Innovation Center in Menomonee Falls, Wis., transformed an existing 300,000-sq-ft manufacturing building into a new corporate office space for more than 1,650 employees. The building’s open concept features modular cube-type workstations, c

Engineering flexible office buildings: automation and controls/codes and standards

Office buildings need to have the ability to accommodate myriad types of businesses and activities... » more

This image is part of a larger renovation project at the Kohl’s Innovation Center in Menomonee Falls, Wis. The building’s open concept features modular cube-type workstations, collaborative spaces, and five mezzanines containing offices, conference rooms,

Engineering flexible office buildings: sustainable buildings/energy efficiency

Office buildings need to have the ability to accommodate myriad types of businesses and activities... » more

This image is part of a larger renovation project at the Kohl’s Innovation Center in Menomonee Falls, Wis. The project transformed an existing manufacturing space into a new corporate office space that included sustainable features such as underfloor air

Engineering flexible office buildings: HVAC

Office buildings need to have the ability to accommodate myriad types of businesses and activities... » more

The Senate Chamber was well preserved at the project's completion. The preservation and repair of the historical fabric was only possible by finding new locations and pathways for the MEP systems. The systems were carefully coordinated in areas that protected the historical fabric while adding means for accessibility for long term maintenance. Courtesy: HGA Architects and Engineers This is an image of the dining area that was part of a larger renovation at the Kohl’s Innovation Center in Menomonee Falls, Wis. The project transformed an existing 300,000-sq-ft manufacturing building into a new corporate office space for more than 1,65 Work at Kohl’s Innovation Center in Menomonee Falls, Wis., transformed an existing 300,000-sq-ft manufacturing building into a new corporate office space for more than 1,650 employees. The building’s open concept features modular cube-type workstations, c This image is part of a larger renovation project at the Kohl’s Innovation Center in Menomonee Falls, Wis. The building’s open concept features modular cube-type workstations, collaborative spaces, and five mezzanines containing offices, conference rooms, This image is part of a larger renovation project at the Kohl’s Innovation Center in Menomonee Falls, Wis. The project transformed an existing manufacturing space into a new corporate office space that included sustainable features such as underfloor air

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Webcasts

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Your questions answered: Electrical systems: Designing electrical rooms

Unanswered questions from the Nov. 16, 2017, webcast on designing electrical rooms are addressed by the presenters. » more

Webcast: Cybersecurity in Integrated Buildings

Cyberattacks are actions that target computers and network systems designed to disrupt the normal operations of the system. These actions can be initiated locally (from within the physical facility) or remotely (from outside)....

Your questions answered: An NFPA 70B and 70E Overview: Eliminate the Risk of Electrical Hazards and Avoid Expensive Shutdowns

The Oct. 25, 2017, “An NFPA 70B and 70E Overview: Eliminate the Risk of Electrical Hazards and Avoid Expensive Shutdowns” webcast presenter addressed questions not covered during the live event. » more

Webcast: HVAC: Should you specify an oil-free compressor?

Oil-free compressors can be specified in several air conditioning applications. Learn to engineer these systems for demanding air-cooled systems.

Your questions answered: Fire and life safety: Specifying fire detection and notification systems

The Oct. 26, 2017, “Fire and life safety: Specifying fire detection and notification systems” 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: Energy Efficiency Incentives in an Era of...

An update on how you can still leverage current...

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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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