Coronavirus, COVID-19

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Building Types August 25, 2020

Making humans and buildings more resilient

While building resiliency is important, creating flexibility for how humans interact in a building also is important

By Amara Rozgus
High-rise commercial buildings in Chicago. Courtesy: CFE Media
Business of Engineering August 24, 2020

A/E industry mergers and acquisitions rebounding

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 the M&A industry has recovered.

By Morrissey Goodale
Hospitals August 24, 2020

Resilient design in health care: Four steps for surviving a crisis

Learn the basic concepts and strategic planning needed to ensure resilient design of hospitals and health care facilities to reduce risk during natural disasters and man-made threats

By Mike Zorich
Courtesy: Jeffrey Totaro, IMEG Corp.
Hospitals August 24, 2020

Case study: Hospital achieves resilient design

Well in advance of COVID-19, Silver Cross Hospital designed for resiliency measures no one could have predicted

By Mike Zorich
Courtesy: Stantec
Business of Engineering August 24, 2020

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: August 17-23, 2020

Read the best articles from the past week. MEP Giants revenue, pandemic control, ASHRAE 90.4,  switchgear and transformers and Product of the Year finalists.

By Chris Vavra
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Educational August 21, 2020

College campuses will look different this fall

CannonDesign examines how colleges and universities will look different because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

By CannonDesign
Courtesy: Amara Rozgus, CFE Media & Technology
Lighting August 20, 2020

UV disinfection advice and tips

Questions relating to infection control technologies like UV disinfection have been common since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Henderson Engineers offer some advice on many questions.

By Dustin Schafer and Sean Turner
Courtesy: Melanie Gonick, MIT
Safety August 19, 2020

How a COVID-19 testing trailer was built for a university

MIT engineers and medical staff built a 60-foot trailer for COVID-19 testing that can test up to 1,500 people a day and is now operating as the main test site for asymptomatic members of the MIT community.

By Jennifer Chu
Courtesy: Stantec
Hospitals August 18, 2020

Case study: Hospital uses displacement ventilation

A Canadian hospital addition provided efficient HVAC and reduced airborne infections

By Tariq Amlani and Sergio Sádaba
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HVAC August 18, 2020

Pandemic control in high-performance buildings

High-performance building design in health care facilities may teach engineers how to design other building types

By Tariq Amlani and Sergio Sádaba