Coronavirus, COVID-19

Quickly developing a recommissioning or repurposing strategy for a hospital to combat COVID-19 takes the right people and the right tools. Courtesy: CannonDesign
Codes and Standards May 22, 2020

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: May 15-21, 2020

Read the best articles from the past week. 40 Under 40 winners, COVID-19 and decommissioned health care facilities, integrating building systems, chilled water plants and air filtration.

By Chris Vavra
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Safety May 21, 2020

10 steps employers must take to ensure safety before reopening due to COVID-19

The National Safety Council, in coordination with the SAFER task force, releases comprehensive guidance and recommendations for employers to prioritize workplace safety post-quarantine.

By National Safety Council (NSC)
Courtesy: New Products for Engineers Database and Des Champs Technologies
Research May 21, 2020

Top products since COVID-19 pandemic relate to air control, cleaning

In the New Products for Engineers Database by CFE Media and Technology, 5 of the top 6 products cover control of air or cleaning, since the World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 a pandemic on March 11.

By Mark T. Hoske
Quickly developing a recommissioning or repurposing strategy for a hospital to combat COVID-19 takes the right people and the right tools. Courtesy: CannonDesign
Business of Engineering May 20, 2020

Guidance for reopening decommissioned healthcare facilities to accommodate COVID-19 patients

Healthcare organizations across the country are facing an unprecedented need for safe and additional spaces for COVID-19 care, which is leading to some looking at decommissioned healthcare facilities.

By Andrew Larson
Courtesy: WD Partners
Restaurant, Retail May 19, 2020

Five tips for retailers offering BOPIS to consumers

Buy online pick-up in store (BOPIS) is common because of the COVID-19 pandemic. See five tips on how to make the practice easier.

By Lee Peterson
Courtesy: Southland Industries
Business of Engineering May 19, 2020

Utilizing VDI and cloud technology for pandemic preparedness

The COVID-19 pandemic is forcing many employees to work from home, which can be an issue for companies that require high-end graphic design.

By Israel Sumano
High-rise commercial buildings in Chicago. Courtesy: CFE Media
Business of Engineering May 18, 2020

Coronavirus’ impact on the A/E industry, May 18, 2020

Morrissey Goodale is providing A/E leaders with news on the coronavirus and its impact on the industry. Highlights this week include a national roundup with a look on the potential future for the A/E industry in terms of business created and lost due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

By Morrissey Goodale
University of Texas Medical Branch's (UTMB) patient tower expansion had to be fast-tracked to opening due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Courtesy: CannonDesign
Hospitals May 18, 2020

Accelerating patient-ready spaces in response to COVID-19

The surge of patients during the COVID-19 pandemic has health systems across the country assessing their past, current and future resources to see how they can rapidly increase patient capacity.

By PJ Glasco
Courtesy: CFE Media
Business of Engineering May 18, 2020

COVID-19 Q&A: Certus experts discuss health care, business trends

Three engineers from Certus Consulting Engineers share knowledge on how COVID-19 has changed their engineering practice

By Kevin Miller, PE, LEED AP; Danna Jensen, PE LEED AP BD+C; and Roger Koppenheffer, LEED AP
Business of Engineering May 15, 2020

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: May 8-14, 2020

Read the best articles from the past week. 40 Under 40 winners, COVID-19 advice, a university rec center being converted, air filtration and energy audit changes.

By Chris Vavra