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HVAC/R and Mechanical July 21, 2020

HVAC considerations for returning to the office

As people return to the office, there are basic measures to promote health and wellness in the office using heating and air conditioning systems, which can have a significant impact.

By RTM Associates
Healthcare Facilities March 30, 2020

Preparing for COVID–19: Strategies for creating isolation areas with existing hospital infrastructure

Hospitals and clinics will need to find ways to support an increase in patients who test positive for the virus. Strategies for creating isolation wards and using underutilized space can help.

By RTM Associates
HVAC/R and Mechanical March 5, 2020

Designing efficient refrigeration systems

Doug Sandridge, PE, Principal at RTM Engineering Consultants, answers the questions about RTM’s refrigeration design services: What types of facilities is RTM working on? What are the main challenges and considerations for different projects?

By RTM Associates
Other Building Types October 16, 2019

The Marijuana Market: 3 Types of Facilities & Challenges

RTM Engineering Consultants is building expertise in this emerging market.

By RTM Associates
Office Buildings October 9, 2019

Project Showcase: Krispy Kreme Headquarters

Krispy Kreme is in the process of expanding its footprint in North Carolina and giving its corporate offices a modern makeover.

By RTM Associates
Office Buildings September 11, 2019

Project Showcase: Chicago Cruise Lines

The new headquarters, a 9,800-square-foot office, is conveniently located next to the cruise line’s docking area on the river.

By RTM Associates
Energy Efficiency September 4, 2019

Ask an Engineering Expert: How Do You Design For Energy Efficiency in Schools?

In this installment of our Ask an Engineering Expert series, April Halling, P.E., Project Manager at RTM Engineering Consultants, answers the question: How do you design for energy efficiency in schools?

By RTM Associates
Other Building Types August 5, 2019

Ask an Engineering Expert: What Do You Need to Consider When Designing Senior Living Facilities?

In this installment of our Ask an Engineering Expert series, Sheetal Roy, P.E., Principal at RTM Engineering Consultants, answers the question: What do you need to consider when designing senior living facilities?

By RTM Associates
Other Building Types June 14, 2019

Three engineering trends shaping the hospitality market

When approaching projects within the hospitality industry, engineering consultants must weigh the wants and needs of many different stakeholders

By RTM Associates
Healthcare Facilities June 7, 2019

What are micro-hospitals – and what benefits do they offer?

Not every community has a large hospital, and not every community needs one.

By RTM Associates
Arc Flash and Electrical Safety May 9, 2019

Arc flash hazards: How to provide a safe work environment

Safety is the top priority in any work environment, and there is growing concern and increased discussion around the topic of arc flash hazards.

By RTM Associates
Educational Facilities May 7, 2019

Ask an Engineering Expert: What trends do you see in designing K-12 schools?

In this installment of our Ask an Engineering Expert series, April L. Halling, P.E., Project Engineer at RTM Engineering Consultants, answers the question: What trends do you see in designing K-12 schools?

By RTM Associates
Career Smart March 26, 2019

The Benefits of Keeping MEP and Civil Engineering Under One Roof

The ongoing cooperation between MEP and civil engineering teams keeps projects more organized, transparent, and cost-effective.

By RTM Associates
Sustainability January 25, 2019

Going net zero with your building

Conceptually, designing a net zero building is straightforward. But in reality, net zero buildings are complex and can encounter unforeseen challenges.

By RTM Associates
Buildings December 26, 2018

Project Showcase: Artis Senior Living

RTM was selected to provide engineering design of the MEP/FP systems as well as civil engineering for Artis Senior Living’s first community in an urban setting.

By RTM Associates
Buildings December 17, 2018

Ask an Engineering Expert: What trends do you see in the design of hotels and resorts?

In this installment of our Ask an Engineering Expert series, Cameron Collins, Principal at RTM Engineering Consultants, answers the question: What trends do you see in the design of hotels and resorts?

By RTM Associates
Suppression Systems November 19, 2018

Critical factors when designing fire suppression systems

Learn the best questions to ask before starting a fire protection design project.

By RTM Associates