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New Developments in Data Center Design

9 September, 2014 at 9:51

James Coe [Featured]

Syska’s James Coe shares his insights in Building Design and Construction’s review of how data centers will evolve and current best practices.…

Putting Daylight into Schools and Universities

1 September, 2014 at 9:49

Robert J. Bolin, PE & Kristopher S. Baker, PE

For decades, schools of all shapes and sizes – whether primary, secondary or higher education – have led the industry in designing daylight into their projects. In parallel, industry and academia have taught designers and builders techniques, technologies, and testing necessary to provide the appropriate quantity and quality of light for the bu…

The Future of Healthcare Datacenters

25 August, 2014 at 9:44

James Coe [Featured]

A significant amount of information is being generated in healthcare these days, as part of its transition to a technology-driven industry. All that material—electronic health records (EHRs), test results, emails, private communications, and research—needs to be stored safely and securely, and many organizations are turning to data centers to d…

MC+D Top 5 Tips for Contemporary Healthcare Lighting Design

24 June, 2014 at 9:33

Mary Ann Hay [Co-Author]

If you are interested in Top 5 Tips for Contemporary Healthcare Lighting Design, read Anton Lama and Mary Ann Hay’s article in Medical Construction & Design May/June issue! They share innovation and flexibility strategies in lighting design and share a case study from the great new Lankenau Medical Center, Main Line Health, in Wynnewood, PA.…

Capitol Records Building Upgrade Solves HVAC Issues

24 March, 2014 at 9:26

Charbel Farah

Built in 1954, the historic Capitol Records Building in Hollywood, Calif., is a 13-floor high-rise designed to resemble a stack of records topped with a stylus, reflecting the mission of its namesake. Known as the world’s first circular office building, the 150,000-square-foot structure has to contend with Southern California’s sun all day long…