Coronavirus, COVID-19

Courtesy: Certus Consulting Engineers
Coronavirus, 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
Courtesy: Linden Research Group, CU Boulder
Coronavirus, COVID-19 October 17, 2021

UV light is effective, safe deterrent against COVID-19 in public places

A specific ultraviolet (UV) wavelength was found to be effective in killing the COVID-19 virus as well as other respiratory viruses while still being safe for public use.

By Kelsey Simpkins
Coronavirus, COVID-19 October 15, 2021

Stacking up electronic air cleaning technologies

Indoor spaces present a new threat as we consider COVID-19 recovery and the return to school, work, and play.

By Gannett Fleming
Courtesy: CDM Smith
Coronavirus, COVID-19 October 1, 2021

Using BIM in a pandemic

Engineers were already using BIM, but COVID-19 shifted them to a building software-based digital design hub

By Amanda Culp
Courtesy: ESD
Coronavirus, COVID-19 September 27, 2021

Why the office isn’t dead: The new state of the post-COVID workplace

As pandemic lockdown restrictions ease, many workers have the option to return to the office. But after a year of remote work, many question the need.

By John Doyle
Courtesy: CFE Media
Coronavirus, COVID-19 September 27, 2021

Where have all the engineers gone?

Employee hiring and retention are seeing a low right now — engineers are not exempt

By Amara Rozgus
Courtesy: Hyundai Motors
Coronavirus, COVID-19 September 23, 2021

Personal environments to mitigate the spread of COVID-19

How personal environment style air purifiers can mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in the built environment, and create healthier spaces in the future.

By Glumac
Courtesy: Augusta Air Balance
Coronavirus, COVID-19 September 22, 2021

Preparing spaces for worship post COVID-19 outbreak

Augusta Air Balance assisted the First Baptist Church in Augusta, Ga., in reopening its doors after the COVID-19 outbreak and the steps it took can be used as a model for other facilities.

By Joseph K. Hardy
Building diagram. Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Coronavirus, COVID-19 September 17, 2021

Resilient by approach: Maintaining operations with reality capture during COVID-19

During the pandemic, Gannett Fleming is using reality capture technologies to support virtual collaboration while streamlining and accurately documenting existing building conditions.

By Anthony S. Conchado, Jr. and William C. Curran
Courtesy: Collection of Wayne and Nancy Weikel, FEMA Fisheries Coordinators
Coronavirus, COVID-19 September 16, 2021

Navigating climate risk in times of change

The growing market for climate-resilient projects will open up new veins of economic opportunity for developers and investment managers who can successfully demonstrate their commitment to combatting climate change.

By Fiona Cousins