Coronavirus, COVID-19

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COVID-19 July 1, 2021

How pandemics affect building design

COVID-19 affected engineers and building professionals’ designs in many ways

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
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Environmental Health June 15, 2021

Three steps for greenhouse gas emissions reporting

Climate risk reporting allows organizations to meaningfully evaluate their renewable energy portfolio and shows commitment to long-term success.

By Kimberly Meersma
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COVID-19 March 16, 2021

Effective communication in a high-noise environment

High-noise manufacturing environments are already difficult places to communicate, but COVID-19 and social distancing make it even harder. Learn how to overcome this challenge.

By Rick Farrell
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COVID-19 March 10, 2021

Protective cleanroom clothing essentials

Everything that enters a cleanroom must also be highly regulated to prevent the inadvertent introduction of pollutants, which includes protective cleanroom clothing.

By Nick Warrick
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COVID-19 March 5, 2021

Effective communication in a socially distanced world

Manufacturing facilities have unique challenges because of constant ambient background noise that limits effective communication. Practice and investing in the right technology can help mitigate these problems.

By Rick Farrell
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Environmental Health June 19, 2020

Long-term benefits of a successful environmental management system

Building a successful environmental management system (EMS) has several moving parts that need to be accounted for and organized in a way that is trackable and reportable.

By Patrick Domres
One of the most significant changes to CEQA guidelines is the analysis of the project’s transportation impacts. California now uses Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT) to evaluate a project’s transportation impacts on the environment. Courtesy: Dewberry
Environmental Health May 22, 2020

Understand the difference between NEPA and CEQA

The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) are focused on the environmental impact of construction projects, but they have different emphases.

By Leslie Haglan
CFE Media and Technology websites (Control Engineering, Plant Engineering, and Consulting-Specifying Engineer and Oil & Gas Engineering) include a section with updates on coronavirus impacts on engineers along with a related newsletter. Courtesy: Control Engineering
Environmental Health March 17, 2020

COVID-19 impact on engineering, engineers

Engineers like facts and seek credible information sources on COVID-19 (Coronavirus) effects to the engineering-related world. Engineers also have technologies, processes and expert advice that can help. See Control Engineering highlights.

By Mark T. Hoske
Environmental Health June 10, 2019

Turning down the sound on environmental noise

The impact of environmental noise like construction, traffic, and even weather is an important, though often forgotten, part of the design process.

By Jeff Teel