Articles

Oct
03

Coordination and Efficiency: Hallmarks of St. Luke’s Campus Construction

Article | ASHE  (Fall 2016)
Any multifaceted task requires an effective process or workflow to achieve a successful outcome. To read more, click here

Oct
03

Clash Detection: Steps on How to Streamline the BIM Clash Resolution Process

Article | Plumbing Engineer  (October 2016)
Autodesk Navisworks (formerly known as JetStream has become the most commonly used clash detection software in today’s U.S. construction and design-build industry.

Aug
31

Union Village: Applying BIM/3-D Integrated Workflow

Article | Healthcare Design Magazine  (August 2016)
One challenge the UHS Henderson Hospital team encountered at the outset of the project, an in-progress building that’s part of the Union Village health village in Henderson, Nevada, was how to allocate optimal time for design in order to meet the customer’s vision, without compromising the scheduled time allotted for the field to complete construction.

Aug
11

Dan Heichelbech Named President of TCM Corp.

Article | Contractor Magazine  (August 2016)
TCM Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of Southland Industries and a leading mechanical contractor in the Pacific Northwest, announced the appointment of Dan Heichelbech as the company’s president.

Aug
09

Green Data Centers: Design to Operation

Article | Mission Critical  (August 2016)
The velocity of data growth in combination with today’s cloud-centric environment is driving the development of new data centers seemingly every day.

Jul
25

HVAC’s Role in Net-Zero Buildings

Article | ACHR News 
Heating and cooling systems are key players in net-zero-energy building projects. Net-zero-energy buildings (NZEBs) employ the latest materials, technologies, practices, and controls in order to not only minimize energy use, but also produce as much or more energy than the building consumes.

 
Jul
15

Energy Code Advancements for Power Systems

Article | Consulting Specifing Engineer (July 2016)
Current code adoption trends indicate more code requirements geared toward power systems in the near future. A key driver of the trend to increase code requirements can be attributed to the pursuit of special energy-sustainability certificated.

Jul
15

Desert Springs Hospital Medical Center Underway

Article | Medical Construction & Design Magazine (July 2016)
Replacement and redesign of the central utility plant is underway at the Desert Springs Hospital Medical Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. The new plant will be built remotely for the 451,000-square-foot facility and will include a 1,000-ton chiller plant with pumps and cooling towers.

Jul
13

Union Village: Conditions of Satisfaction

Article | Healthcare Design Magazine (July 2016)
In any project, conditions of satisfaction are critical component of the contract because they provide an unchanging definition of success. When a project lacks this, the contract can mean different things to different people, or even different things to the same person at a different time.

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Jun
06

12 Ways to Improve your Revit Plumbing Template

Article | Plumbing Engineer (June 2016)
This year marks a decade since Autodesk expanded its Revit platform to include MEP disciplines. At the time, Revit was already a viable and user-friendly design tool for architects, but many plumbing engineers quickly realized that the transition to Revit MEP, and ultimately the lead from CAD to BIM, would prove to be a challenge.

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