Forward Thinking

In an industry like the AEC, there are continuous opportunities to improve and generate visionary solutions that drive innovation and collaboration. Find tips for implementing the newest systems, exploring the next big idea, and information on the latest technology here in The Big Room.

Safely Opening Education Facilities: HVAC Implications for Consideration

Although opening schools during the COVID-19 pandemic presents many challenges for school administrators, careful ...

Modular Electric Rooms Are the New Normal

As the market demand for these systems across the U.S. grows, MERs continue to ...

Microgrids: A Resilient and Sustainable Solution for Wildfire and Extreme Weather Management

The use of microgrids, combined with the utility’s wildfire and extreme weather mitigation plans, ...

How to Utilize Energy Efficiency as a Service in the Wake of COVID-19

How facilities are utilized, how we interact with others, and how everyday activities may ...

Engineering Analysis: Computational Fluid Dynamics’ Role in Understanding COVID-19 Droplet Propagation

Using Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) analysis, engineers are uniquely positioned to analyze the transmission ...

Owner Perspective: Project Success Hinges on Partnership at All Levels

The world of design and construction of buildings is getting more complex by the ...

Resilience in HVAC Design

Rome was not built in a day, and neither is resilient HVAC infrastructure. It ...

Virtual Reality Application in the CFD Field

What is Virtual Reality? The term “virtual reality” can be better understood by taking ...

Preventing Physical Damage from Cyberattacks

The term “cybersecurity” typically conjures up images of digital warfare between implacable hackers bent ...

Cardiac Arrest Training: A Matter of Life and Death

Back in May, as part of In the Big Room’s “Construction Safety Week” series, ...