Coronavirus, COVID-19

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Safety March 16, 2021

Effective communication in a high-noise environment

High-noise manufacturing environments are already difficult places to communicate, but COVID-19 and social distancing make it even harder. Learn how to overcome this challenge.

By Rick Farrell
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HVAC March 15, 2021

Safely reopening schools with AB 841

Assembly Bill 841 (AB 841) is one of many ways schools and lawmakers are trying to safely reopen schools during the COVID-19 pandemic.

By Dominic Cardenas
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HVAC March 12, 2021

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: March 5-11, 2021

Read the best articles from the past week. Effective COVID-19 mitigation, NFPA 101 and COVID-19, NEC electrical grounding, the scope and cost of a BAS and choosing between an ECM and VFD.

By Chris Vavra
Building Types March 10, 2021

Pandemic design considerations for police facilities

COVID-19 has changed police facility design strategies and drastically changed the way officers interact with the public on a daily basis.

By Larry Hlavacek and Jonathan Tallman
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PPE March 10, 2021

Protective cleanroom clothing essentials

Everything that enters a cleanroom must also be highly regulated to prevent the inadvertent introduction of pollutants, which includes protective cleanroom clothing.

By Nick Warrick
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Safety March 5, 2021

Effective communication in a socially distanced world

Manufacturing facilities have unique challenges because of constant ambient background noise that limits effective communication. Practice and investing in the right technology can help mitigate these problems.

By Rick Farrell
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Fire, Life Safety March 1, 2021

Consulting-Specifying Engineer most-viewed articles, February 2021

Read the best articles in February 2021 including: Choosing between an ECM and VFD, NFPA 70-2020 changes, NEC chances and more.

By Chris Vavra
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Electrical February 26, 2021

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: February 19-25, 2021

Read the best articles from the past week. Choosing between an ECM and VFD, NFPA 101 and COVID-19, NEC changes, integrating a BAS and data center metrics.

By Chris Vavra
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Hospitals February 25, 2021

Fueling performance in all types of workplaces

A roundtable discussion focused on how workplace settings on health and academic campuses can benefit just as much from strategies to refine, reprogram, and optimize them for high performance and positive employee experience

By CannonDesign
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Motors, Drives February 19, 2021

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: February 12-18, 2021

Read the best articles from the past week. Choosing between an ECM and VFD, NFPA 101 and COVID-19, NEC changes, integrating a BAS and data center metrics.

By Chris Vavra