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The Weekly show, March 11, 2021: 5 building products for COVID-related conditions, and AI for MEP design

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The Weekly show, March 11, 2021: 5 building products for COVID-related conditions, and AI for MEP design

The March 11 episode of BD+C's The Weekly is available for viewing on demand.


By BD+C STAFF | March 11, 2021
The Weekly show, March 11, 2021: 5 building products for COVID-related conditions, and AI for MEP design
The Weekly show, March 11, 2021: 5 building products for COVID-related conditions, and AI for MEP design

This week on The Weekly show, BD+C editors speak with AEC industry leaders about:  
• Designing and construction of buildings for COVID-related conditions
• An AI tool that automates the design of MEP systems 

 

 

Thanks to our episode sponsor:

 

 

 

THE WEEKLY SHOW HIGHLIGHTS FOR MARCH 11, 2021

BD+C's Group Director Tony Mancini runs down the highlights from this week's show.

 

 

 

SEGMENT #1

Designing and construction of buildings for COVID-related conditions
Blaine Brownell, FAIA, Professor and Director of the School of Architect at UNC Charlotte, chats with BD+C's Executive Editor Robert Cassidy about five interesting products and systems that may benefit AEC firms in designing and construction of buildings for COVID-related conditions.

 

 

 

SEGMENT #2

AI tool automates the design of MEP systems 
BD+C's Senior Editor John Caulfield interviews Gregory Schnackel, PE, LEED AP, President and CEO of Schnackel Engineers, about his company's AI for MEP software that automates the design of mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) systems for new construction and renovation projects. 

 

 

 

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