Coronavirus, COVID-19

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HVAC August 7, 2020

Building engineers are helping students safely return to school

There are many factors to consider when deciding when and how to safely open schools across the country. Four highlights from a recent ASHRAE report are highlighted.

By Keith Hammelman
Airadigm Solutions completed the test and balance of the Fort Bliss Replacement Hospital in El Paso, Texas, a 1.1-million-square-foot health care campus in May 2020. The project consists of a seven-story replacement hospital and five supporting buildings, including an inpatient clinic, outpatient clinic, administrative building, clinical investigation building and central utility plant. Courtesy: Airadigm
HVAC August 4, 2020

Consulting-Specifying Engineer most-viewed articles, July 2020

Read the best articles in July 2020 including: Product of the Year finalists, air ventilation and HVAC, NFPA 99 in health care facilities, re-entering the workplace and more.

By Chris Vavra
High-rise commercial building. Courtesy: CFE Media
Business of Engineering August 3, 2020

A/E industry on track for best year ever

Morrissey Goodale is providing A/E leaders with news and perspective on COVID-19 and its impact on the industry. This week, they discuss how the A/E industry is on track for its best year to date in spite of, and also because of, the COVID-19 pandemic.

By Morrissey Goodale
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Business of Engineering August 3, 2020

10 tips for operating construction sites during the COVID-19 pandemic

In the era of COVID-19, construction companies across America are trying to find the best way forward. 10 challenges every construction organization has to deal with are highlighted.

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HVAC August 3, 2020

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: July 27 to August 2, 2020

Read the best articles from the past week. Air quality and smart buildings, stairwell pressurization, computation design, zero energy buildings and Product of the Year finalists.

By Chris Vavra
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Automation, Controls July 31, 2020

Technology, automation and virtual engineering

Consulting engineers need to stay relevant, learn about new technology and remain digital to stay ahead of the competition

By Amara Rozgus
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Educational July 31, 2020

Heroism, healthcare and the future of emergency medicine

Dr. Arthur Pancioli, MD, chair of the department of emergency medicine at the University of Cincinnati’s College of Medicine, talks about how medical education has shifted, what impact COVID-19 will have on emergency departments for the future and more.

By Juliet Rogers
Hospitals July 30, 2020

Healthcare design in the wake of COVID-19

Healthcare facilities will be looking at key learnings from this time to better host the public in safe and effective ways now and in the future as they move forward from COVID-19.

By Jake Katzenberger
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HVAC July 29, 2020

Your questions answered: HVAC system design

During the HVAC system design webcast July 21, 2020, several questions were left unanswered. Review some of the additional responses here

By April Woods and Jason Gerke
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Energy Efficiency July 29, 2020

Evaluating energy efficiency projects during a pandemic

Energy projects should be considered during tough times because it's actually an ideal time to reduce expenses without hurting the overall bottom line.

By Roxanne Fong