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Using Air Movement to Improve Energy Efficiency (Free Webinar Series)

As we move increasingly toward market-viable net-zero buildings with initiatives like ASHRAE Vision 2020 and the AIA 2030 Commitment, we must reevaluate how typical building components affect a facility’s energy efficiency. Energy savings and thermal comfort gained from an increase in air...

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Healthcare Essentials: Hybrid OR – Integrated Planning

Hybrid OR’s are becoming standard issue at leading hospitals. We will review a case where Integrated Technology Planning was applied to a Hybrid OR and see how this approach proved critical to the project’s successful delivery and its prospect for long-term viability. Learning Objectives: In...

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Three Generations of Evaluation and Design of Correctional Facilities

Authors: Richard Wener, William Frazier, and Jay Farbstein Year of publication: 1985 Country of study: USA The goal of this article was to describe and evaluate how direct supervision evolved over three generations of corrections facilities, and to demonstrate the enabling role of post...

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Effects of a Simulated Nature View on Cognitive and Psycho-Physiological Responses of Correctional Officers in a Jail Intake Area

Authors: Jay Farbstein, Melissa Farling, Richard Wener. Year of Publication: 2009. Country of Study: USA In an attempt to understand one aspect of the impact of correctional facility environments on inmates and staff, this research studied the influence of views of nature, designed into the...

Summary009_EffectOfASimulatedNatureView.pdf