Integration

Integration November 20, 2019

Ask an expert: Hospitals, health care facilities: Automation and controls

Health care facility designers are expected to keep pace with increasingly complex, advanced engineered systems and features

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Integration October 28, 2019

Using Prototype Standards to Accelerate Hospital from Concept to Grand Opening

For a health system building a new community hospital, it’s natural that everyone who will be using the space wants to have a say in how it turns out.

By Michael Pukszta
Integration October 10, 2019

IPD and VDC can lead to project success

Engineers can leverage the integrated project delivery and virtual design and construction processes

By Robert J. Garra Jr., PE, CannonDesign, Grand Island, New York; and Brian Skripac, CM-BIM, Assoc. DBIA, LEED AP, CannonDesign, Pittsburgh
Integration October 10, 2019

Case study: Using IPD to fast-track a hospital

Harnessing integrated project delivery allowed the team to complete a fast-track replacement hospital

By Robert J. Garra Jr., PE, CannonDesign, Grand Island, New York; and Brian Skripac, CM-BIM, Assoc. DBIA, LEED AP, CannonDesign, Pittsburgh
Integration June 6, 2019

Learning environment trends: Key takeaways from A4LE regional conferences

A common theme among education conferences is an exploration into what we can do as design partners, facility managers, district leaders, educators, etc. to continuously improve the learning experience for students.

By Doug Everhart
Webcasts Integration March 11, 2019

Your questions answered: Critical power: Combined heat and power systems

Questions not covered during the March 7, 2019, webcast are addressed here.

By Rodney V. Oathout, PE, CEM
Integration January 3, 2019

Building smart communities and infrastructure: 5G networks and small cell implementation

With each new generation of network comes new and exciting possibilities, both in capacity and data speeds as well as the network’s integration into the latest communication technologies

By Ben Revette
Integration January 2, 2019

Three important developments at DBIA Expo 2018

The DBIA conference is an event that unites AEC professionals, building owners, leaders in design-build delivery, and relative newcomers to share the latest trends, ideas and best practices that can fuel both progressive project delivery models for the future.

By Praful Kulkarni, AIA, MBA, Ph.D. (HC)
Integration October 31, 2018

Leaning into IPD: A primer for engineers

Integrated project delivery (IPD) is aimed at more directly connecting what the end users are expecting to get and what actually gets built for them, while at the same time minimizing lifecycle costs and shortening the overall schedule.

By Laurence V. Wilson, PE, ASHRAE HFDP, LEED AP, CDT
Integration October 31, 2018

Case study: Hospital HVAC system benefits from IPD

A new and existing hospital building were delivered using IPD.

By Laurence V. Wilson, PE, ASHRAE HFDP, LEED AP, CDT