Coronavirus, COVID-19

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Fire, Life Safety April 7, 2021

Best practices for engineering government buildings: Fire and life safety

Designing utilities, public works, airport, mass transit, transportation or other government projects is a big task. Learn how to design fire and life safety systems in government buildings.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
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Business of Engineering April 6, 2021

Lessons learned and future outlooks from engineering leaders

Thought leaders from CannonDesign share their insights on what lies ahead for engineers in the new normal.

By CannonDesign
High-rise commercial buildings in Chicago, along the Chicago River. Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Workforce Development April 5, 2021

CEOs adjusting to new workforce realities

Morrissey Goodale is providing A/E leaders with news and perspective on COVID-19 and its impact on the industry. This week, they examine on how CEOs are being forced to adjust to new realities with their workforce when it comes to expectations.

By Morrissey Goodale
Dynamic air quality data analytic and display. Courtesy: Arup
Building Types April 5, 2021

Smart buildings: How a virus might lead to healthier buildings

Health threats like COVID-19 require specific mitigations, including the challenge of ongoing social distancing within workplace and social environments.

By Tony Lam
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HVAC April 2, 2021

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: March 26 to April 1, 2021

Read the best articles from the past week. COVID-19 and HVAC equipment, NFPA 72-2022, NFPA 101 and COVID-19, effective COVID-19 mitigation and NEC electrical grounding.

By Chris Vavra
Sample volume trends from data analyzed in a Midwest state, exhibiting steady large truck traffic as compared to total traffic (all vehicle types). The cyclical dips represent weekends, where traffic volumes tend to be lighter. Of note is the precipitous drop in total traffic in March of 2020. Courtesy: Dewberry
Business of Engineering April 2, 2021

Monitoring goods transport during a pandemic

COVID-19 has changed how goods are transported. Many companies are having to change their methods and practice.

By Jerry Mrykalo
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HVAC April 1, 2021

How HVAC will change due to COVID

Mechanical engineers and controls experts shared details about HVAC and BAS in a research study

By Amara Rozgus
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HVAC April 1, 2021

Consulting-Specifying Engineer most-viewed articles, March 2021

Read the best articles in March 2021 including: Effective COVID-19 mitigation, NFPA 72-2022, VRF systems, NFPA 101 and more.

By Chris Vavra
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HVAC March 18, 2021

Case study: County buildings upgrade HVAC

Indoor air quality was a large factor in Boulder County’s HVAC systems upgrades

By Peter D’Antonio
HVAC March 17, 2021

Combatting IAQ and health concerns

There are many ways to improve indoor air quality in buildings and to address COVID-19 fears

By Peter D’Antonio