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With a focus on sustainability (LEED Gold certification pending), energy efficiency and resiliency, it is the most sustainable building in North Florida
To appeal to various clients and work styles, office building design is shifting
To appeal to various clients and work styles, office building electrical system design is shifting
The team of engineers and designers utilized their unique knowledge of the building to create this space.
This project involved the energy solutions group to create energy models and compare different HVAC systems on their energy efficiency for DC37.
This new core-shell office building, in Kirkland across from Carillon Point, is set to be the first mass timber office development east of Greater Seattle.
The 1735 N Lynn Street project focused on HVAC systems being implemented to thermally condition the space and minimize air infiltration while maintaining energy efficiency.
COVID, employee well-being and indoor air quality issues have all changed the way office buildings are designed
The 149,735-SF National Guard Readiness Center complex serves as the new home for the 34th Infantry Division.
SmithGroup designed a building while balancing the environmental needs of people and machines
MEP engineering design services were provided for a high-rise Class A trophy office space in the vibrant Rosslyn neighborhood in Northern Virginia.
The former headquarters of the National Science Foundation headquarters was redesigned and retrofitted into a mixed-use project to become a part of a growing community.
Expert Q&A: Tetra Tech’s Staci Atwater discusses the role adaptability plays in designing more equitable spaces
Discussion on how to address the gaps between sustainability, wellness, and equity.
Designing office buildings in a post-COVID world is a challenging task with engineering variables
Within the constraints of the typical COVID-19 office protocols, lab users face additional challenges, which requires designers to adjust.
Glumac's Shanghai employees are returning to the office, but there are many adjustments they have to make getting to the office and while they are working due to COVID-19.
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Transition to a multi-user 21st century spaceport.
Rivion assisted Willis Tower (formerly Sears Tower) with achieving the ENERGY STAR certification, becoming the largest office building ever to do so.
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Office buildings are complex structures containing automated features, energy-saving designs, high-tech equipment and other components as advanced as you’d find in any other state-of-the-art project
The dynamic 50,000 sf, two-story workplace offers stunning views of the Hollywood Hills and is equipped with interactive meeting areas, a central social hub cafe, new workspaces for employees with cutting-edge technology, and a state-of-the-art screening room.
Krispy Kreme is in the process of expanding its footprint in North Carolina and giving its corporate offices a modern makeover.
The new headquarters, a 9,800-square-foot office, is conveniently located next to the cruise line’s docking area on the river.
The property is designed to meet LEED Platinum and zero-net energy standards, with such features as radiant floor heating and chilled beams, as well as reclaimed water systems.
The O Street property is designed to meet LEED Platinum and zero-net energy standards.
Engineers Tom Smith, Hussein Moussa, and Steve Done from Arup’s Houston office responded to a request for help from officials at the City of Houston after Hurricane Harvey.
Mixed-use office buildings demand a great deal of expertise, flexibility, and complex technology, making them more challenging than one might expect. Engineers with experience handling office buildings share advice and a glimpse into the future.
MilliporeSigma's new North American headquarters offices required creative lighting design.
Vice President, JENSEN HUGHES, Dubai, United Arab Emirates BS mechanical engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, MassachusettsMS fire protection engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute With more than 13 years of experience, Vanney is vice president of JENSEN HUGHES’ Middle East operations. He joined the firm in 2005 as an associate engineer in the Chicago office and was promoted to associate manager of the International Division prior to relocating to the Dubai, United Arab Emirates, office in 2009. While in Dubai, he took on the role of general manager of the Dubai and Abu Dhabi offices in 2014 and has since expanded his role to overseeing the Middle East Operations.
Associate, Arup, San Francisco MEng mechanical engineering, University of Edinburgh, Scotland Henderson is a mechanical engineer who works in Arup’s building engineering group in San Francisco. With more than 10 years at the firm, he has gained international experience in the design of prestigious tall buildings and other large-scale developments with acclaimed architects. Such projects include the Apple Campus 2, the Shard London Bridge Tower, Athens National Opera House and National Library, and the Parc 1 development in Seoul.
Associate Principal, Alvine Engineering, Oklahoma City BS architectural engineering, University of NebraskaMAE, University of NebraskaMBA, University of Nebraska at Omaha Haberman is an associate principal at Alvine Engineering in Oklahoma City, a family-owned consulting engineering firm with more than 50 years of expertise in MEP and fire protection (MEP/FP) engineering and technology systems engineering. Alvine has four offices across the Midwest. Haberman joined the firm in 2008 after spending a year at an engineering company in Colorado.
Director, Raleigh Office, JENSEN HUGHES, N.C. BS fire protection engineering, University of Maryland, College ParkMBA, University of Redlands, Calif. After graduating from college, Bhuta accepted a job with the Southwest division of Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) in San Diego. After 3 years, he relocated to the Los Angeles area to pursue a career in the private sector. After a small stint working for the city of Pasadena, Calif., he accepted a position with a consulting firm in Los Angeles named Hughes Associates, which eventually became JENSEN HUGHES.
Associate Logistics Consultant, Arup, San Francisco BS and BA industrial and systems engineering, University of San DiegoMSc international transport and logistics,University of Glamorgan, Wales Ablola is an associate logistics consultant in the San Francisco office of Arup. She joined the firm’s New York City office in 2006 after working for a global pharmaceutical company in San Diego for 2 years. While in Arup’s New York office, she worked on large-capital distribution centers, such as a first-of-its-kind automation design for the Zappos.com distribution center, which was carried over when the company was purchased by Amazon.
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A Chicago-based architectural engineering office integrated an Internet of Things (IoT)-based lighting control system.
Focusing on human interaction, fulfilling employee needs, and meeting the demand for artificial intelligence top the workplace trends of 2018.
Engineers and building professionals are curious and hungry for information—no matter what level of experience
Glumac's new office in Shanghai is a big step for sustainability and green building in Asia. The design team has overcome several obstacles for this living building challenge.
Partner, Electrical Engineer, CMTA Inc.
Associate, Senior Mechanical Engineer, WSP
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Coordination among teams, the right design and product specifications, code compliance, and other factors all influence both schedule and budget, which is why choosing the right design partner is critical to success.
The self-powered wireless sensors collect required data to operate large numbers of IoT devices efficently without any need of a battery.
Mixed-use facilities require engineers to handle several complex components. Here, engineers with experience on such facilities offer advice on bringing successful execution into the mix with electrical/lighting/power and fire/life safety.
Division Manager, RMF Engineering Inc., Atlanta BS Mechanical Engineering, North Carolina State University
Associate Principal, Arup, San Francisco BEng, Mechanical Engineering, University of Birmingham, U.K.
How to maximize intergenerational healthcare workforces.
Office buildings might seem like relatively simple structures, but engineers with experience in the field know differently. Electrical, power, and lighting systems are discussed.
Associate, Mechanical Engineer, ccrd Partners, Denver BS Mechanical Engineering, Colorado State University
Read about these five key findings from the Consulting-Specifying Engineer 2014 Lighting and Lighting Controls Study.
The wireless sensor unit provides full digital passive infrared, light level, and temperature sensing combined with a distributed intelligence control's architecture and wireless communication.
System upgrades for a 16-story office building will help reduce electrical costs.
The FLL and FXL LED floodlights are designed for office buildings, safety/security, and other applications and are listed to UL1598 for use in wet locations and are DLC qualified.
Project Executive, KJWW Engineering Consultants, Naperville, Ill.
Glumac implemented daylighting control to achieve energy savings for their Portland headquarters.
An example of an office that used energy modeling for HVAC load analysis and a lighting optimization simulation analysis.
The 100 consulting engineer firms that make the MEP Giants list each year can teach us all a few tricks of the trade.
Learn the steps to achieve points for the U.S. Green Building Council LEED EQc8.1: Daylight and Views – Daylight credit.
Explaining precise meanings for terminology when analyzing daylighting in AGi32.
TLC Engineering for Architecture named Aimee Weiner, Mark Murphy, and Cheryl A. Maze, three longtime associates with the firm, as principals.
Environmental Systems Design has promoted industry veterans Efren Molina, Tony Kempa, Austin Bredow, and Richard Winters to vice president.
John Pulley has been appointed by Buro Happold to lead the firm's U.S. offices in knowledge management and sharing the firm's intellectual assets.
Mike Rosenberg has been hired to lead Syska's regional commissioning practice from the Chicago office.
Nathan Wesselius, a mechanical and refrigeration engineer, has been named as a senior associate at WSP Flack + Kurtz in the firm's Seattle office.
The National Environmental Balancing Bureau appointed Stanley Fleischer to lead the board as its president for 2013. Robert Linder will serve as president-elect.
TLC Engineering for Architecture has named Mark Gelfo the Director of Business Development and Sustainability; Rafi Wartan as the Director for the Jacksonville office; and Cheryl Maze as Corporate Marketing and Branding Manager.
Arvind Nerurkar has been named the managing principal for Coffman Engineers' Seattle office.
EwingCole has added Patrick Brunner as Managing Principal and Andrea Zeitman Adamson as Director of Business Development for the Washington, D.C., office.
Skelly and Loy has hired Rex A. Peppler, PE, Darryl L. White, and Paul J. Fischer to the firm's Wise, Va., office.
Girard Engineering has named David Schaeffer and Susan Sheridan as principals with the firm.
Project Manager, Stanley Consultants
Principal, Director of Energy and Sustainability, tk1sc
Principal, Lead Mechanical Engineer, SmithGroupJJR, Washington
Even though the vast majority of firm leaders agree that satellite office managers need to have a more developed skill set than project managers, it is the latter group that is much more likely to receive leadership and management training, concludes the Natick, Mass.-based market research firm ZweigWhite.
Boston-based Vanderweil Engineers recently opened an office in downtown Baltimore. The new location will enable the firm to expand further into the mid-Atlantic region. Vanderweil also plans to recruit professional and administrative staff to the new office over the next several months. The Baltimore office is located at 231 E.
Stricter security requirements for federal facilities combined with a growing need for office space may trigger a building boom in the Washington, D.C. area, according to a study recently completed by Delta Associates, Alexandria, Va., the research affiliate of real estate firm Transwestern Commercial Services.
Digging out from the recession, construction activity in the hotel, retail and industrial sectors is expected to emerge from growth slumps this year, although it will take until 2003 for the office sector to recover, predicts FMI in a recently released construction outlook report.