Coronavirus, COVID-19

Researchers from the BioFrontiers Institute at CU Boulder have developed a saliva-based COVID-19 test which changes colors, from pink to yellow, when it is positive. Courtesy: Glenn Asakawa, University of Colorado Boulder
Labs, Research July 28, 2020

COVID-19 test developed to deliver results in under an hour

CU Boulder researchers have developed a rapid, portable, saliva-based COVID-19 test able to return results in 45 minutes, which could be deployable in community settings like manufacturing facilities and factories.

By Lisa Marshall
Courtesy: KGD Architecture
HVAC July 28, 2020

How COVID-19 is affecting air quality, smart buildings

Arup’s Mark Walsh-Cooke shared tools to help engineers stay better informed about HVAC systems, air quality, smart buildings and technology

By Mark Walsh-Cooke
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Business of Engineering July 27, 2020

Open letter to A/E CEOs

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 A/E firms should work on the new reality and how the pandemic is affecting the economy.

By Morrissey Goodale
Building Types July 27, 2020

Best practices for designing government buildings

Learn how to specify systems for government and military buildings

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Courtesy: David Troyer, Stantec
Business of Engineering July 27, 2020

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: July 20-26, 2020

Read the best articles from the past week. Re-entering the workplace, Product of the Year finalists, NFPA 99 in healthcare, air filters for trapping COVID-19 and air ventilation and HVAC.

By Chris Vavra
Courtesy: CannonDesign
Educational July 24, 2020

Designing socially distant K-12 schools

Schools have to adjust to the new normal because of COVID-19. This includes making them socially distant. See how one engineer is working on that for K-12 schools.

By CannonDesign
Electrical, Power July 23, 2020

Executive Brand Video Series — Learn How Thought Leaders at Eaton are Responding to COVID-19

Brian Brickhouse, President, Americas, Electrical Sector, Eaton, discusses how they are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic

By Brian Brickhouse
Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. Courtesy: Henderson Engineers
Building Types July 23, 2020

The future of venue design amid COVID-19

Design professionals are working hand-in-hand with sports leagues and owners to develop strategies to control any potential spread of infection to reduce COVID-19 concerns and fears.

By Kevin Lewis
Courtesy: Keagan Gay, CFE Media and Technology
Workforce Development July 22, 2020

Collaborating from home: The new normal of remote work for the A/E/C industry

COVID-19 has forced companies to adjust how they work to stay productive. Glumac offers a few tips on how they made the transition successful.

By Glumac
Courtesy: Southland
HVAC July 22, 2020

Computational fluid dynamics’ role in understanding COVID-19 droplet propagation

Using computational fluid dynamics (CFD) analysis, engineers are uniquely positioned to analyze the transmission of droplet particles related to COVID-19.

By Mehran Salehi, PhD