Integration

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System Integration May 11, 2020

Seamless integration: How big is the seam?

Seamless connectivity for system integrators is a challenge, but the Internet of Things (IoT) can make the path from the integrator to the user experience an easier one.

By Mike Phillips
System Integration December 3, 2019

Leveraging BIM for improved project coordination, integration

Building information modeling can help construction companies enhance productivity, but it’s not a one-size-fits-all solution

By Amanda Comunale, Victaulic, Easton, Pa.
System Integration December 4, 2018

Case study: System integration for intelligent buildings

Chicago’s newest intelligent building follows best practices to ensure successful system integration throughout.

By David Clute, cohesionIB, Colorado, and Rick Szcodronski, cohesionIB, California
Integration October 31, 2018

Leaning into IPD: A primer for engineers: definitions

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 18, 2018

Improving construction industry efficiency with IPD

A review of the basic concepts relating to an integrated project delivery (IPD) model and the role that the consulting engineer plays in the collaborative efforts to design, build, and operate IPD facilities as efficiently as possible.

By Mike Zorich, PE, LEED AP; and Dave Pflipsen, PE, LEED AP
Integration September 28, 2018

Ask an Engineering Expert: What trends do you see today in the design of industrial, manufacturing, and warehouse facilities?

In this installment of our Ask an Engineering Expert series, Marcin Jakubowski, Senior Mechanical Engineer at RTM Engineering Consultants, answers the question: What trends do you see today in the design of industrial, manufacturing, and warehouse facilities?

By Marcin Jakubowski, RTM Associates
Integration September 24, 2018

Your questions answered: Pre-Construction: How Focusing on it Early Helps Profitability Later

The September 13, 2018 “Pre-Construction: How Focusing on it Early Helps Profitability Later” webcast presenter addressed questions not covered during the live event.

By Brendan Haas, Panduit
Integration September 18, 2018

Case study: Changing the continuum of mental health services

Via a public-private partnership, a Saskatchewan mental health facility was upgraded using integrated solutions.

By Salvatore Bonetto Jr., RCDD, EIT, CDT; Theodore Fowler, PE, PEng, CannonDesign
Integration August 23, 2018

Your questions answered: Lighting controls

The Aug. 16, 2018, lighting controls webcast presenters addressed questions not covered during the live event.

By Sara Lappano, PE, LC, LEED AP; and Michael Chow, PE, CEM, CxA, LEED AP BD+C
Integration July 31, 2018

Enhancing integration of electric and HVAC design

Know the factors to consider when working to maximize integration of electrical and HVAC system design to achieve economic and operational benefits.

By John McGonegle, PE, LEED AP; IMEG Corp., Rock Island, Ill.