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Safety November 25, 2020

Four benefits of proper air balance in a food facility

Fresh air and proper balance are more important than ever due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Benefits include a safer work environment and killing airborne contaminants.

By Luke Facemyer, PE
Energy Management November 24, 2020

Has hydrogen’s time finally come?

Hydrogen could offer a greener future for us all, but harnessing its full potential requires a degree of technical understanding

By Todd Ellerton
Part of the Charter Street Heating and Cooling Plant on the UW-Madison campus. A new model for control systems could help large central plants like these save hundreds of thousands of dollars. Courtesy: University of Wisconsin-Madison
Sustainability November 18, 2020

How LEED certification and power plants can coexist

With the use of renewables, green energy will become the norm, powered by LEED and PEER standards

By Shannon Bergstrom
Cornell researchers in the Organic Robotics Lab designed a 3D-printed glove lined with stretchable fiber-optic sensors that use light to detect a range of deformations in real time. Courtesy: Cornell University
Sensors, Vision November 18, 2020

Stretchable sensor gives robots and VR a human touch

A fiber-optic sensor that combines low-cost LEDs and dyes has been created by Cornell researchers, which results in a stretchable “skin” that detects deformations such as pressure, bending and strain.

By David Nutt
Virtualization, Cloud Analytics November 22, 2020

The virtues of the virtual event

By Kevin Parker
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Maintenance Strategy November 23, 2020

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles November 16-22, 2020

By Chris Vavra
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Robotics November 24, 2020

How robots package eggs

By Jennifer Halliday
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HVAC November 20, 2020

Four ways to reduce COVID-19 risk in your facility

By Ryan Peterson and Benjamin Sealy, PE
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Business of Engineering November 22, 2020

How to maximize people power with digital capabilities

By Johannes Papst