Coronavirus, COVID-19

COVID-19 April 27, 2022

Responding to the COVID-19 pandemic alongside a Central North Carolina hospital system

The need for more space, more staff, more equipment, and more specialized spaces led to an all-hands-on-deck approach to helping WakeMed prepare for the surge in COVID-19 patients.

By Kristen Puryear
Courtesy: Henderson Engineers
COVID-19 March 3, 2022

Four ways to unshackle the supply chain

COVID-19 has caused many supply chain challenges, but being proactive and aggressive can help manufacturers reduce potential headaches. Four tips are highlighted.

By Brent Felten, Katie Molstad and Brian Sander
Courtesy: Katie Spain, CFE Media
COVID-19 February 24, 2022

Design priorities in a health pandemic

A recent Request for Proposals shows how architects and engineers will use their design skills in the era of COVID-19.

By Dodge Construction Network
COVID-19 February 14, 2022

Designing HVAC systems to combat pandemics

HVAC systems are designed more effectively to meet COVID-19 needs

By Fred L. Marr and James P. Gleba
Patagonia glacier
COVID-19 January 31, 2022

Adventures in Antarctica

COVID has reached Antarctica, and HVAC systems are being pushed everywhere

By Amara Rozgus
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
COVID-19 January 27, 2022

Defining system integrity: Applying resilience to plumbing, mechanical, and electrical systems

The events of the last 18 months make clear that clients need design leaders who consider challenges beyond code requirements and evaluate risks against budget.

By Carol Johnson
Courtesy: Arup
COVID-19 January 24, 2022

Engineering mitigations limit infection from COVID-19

Ultraviolet germicidal irradiance (UVGI) has the ability to make buildings and indoor spaces healthier for their occupants by significantly reducing the spread of COVID-19 and future airborne respiratory viruses.

By Renee Thomas and Nathaniel Jones
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
COVID-19 January 20, 2022

Investing in indoor air quality

There is a growing demand for engineers to evaluate and design ventilation and filtration systems as part of the reopening phase of the COVID-19 pandemic.

By Dodge Construction Network
Courtesy: Jeremiah Hull, Smith Seckman Reid
COVID-19 October 28, 2021

How to use UVGI to mitigate airborne pathogens

UVGI can be an effective means to mitigate spread of airborne pathogens if selected and installed correctly

By Rick Wood, Jennifer Marsh and Craig Barbee
Courtesy: Certus Consulting Engineers
COVID-19 October 20, 2021

Applying UVGI in health care HVAC systems

The importance of and attention to cleaner air for patients and staff is ever-increasing. This reviews UVGI system effectiveness, capabilities and application to provide cleaner and safer air in the health care environment

By Roger Koppenheffer and Caleb Marvin