A hospital required paralleled generators to ensure adequate power distribution and prepare for future growth.
A robust grounding system was required at an emergency call center in Texas. Lighting protection also was included.
BIM was used in every aspect of planning, fabrication, coordination, and execution of the Pegula Ice Arena project at Penn State University, which was completed in 2013 and awarded LEED Silver certification in 2015.
A health network used a design process that allowed for a faster time-to-market without compromising on innovation.
The team pursued an integrated project delivery (IPD) approach for a Chicago college, incorporating trade subcontractors for assistance in the detailed design effort and using the request for proposal (RFP) submission’s preliminary design as the guideline for performance-based design.
A 4-story atrium required some creative smoke control options.
A Chicago-based architectural engineering office integrated an Internet of Things (IoT)-based lighting control system.
Equipment upgrade using 3-D laser scanning
Different lighting layouts can achieve code-required illumination, but there is variation in cost and maintenance.
If NFPA 3 and 4 are implemented by building owners, compliance will greatly increase the chances that they will not have a serious fire that impacts the occupants and viability of their property.