#GreatEngineering: Archive for 2017

Leveraging Technology in Project Management

Posted: October 3, 2017

There are significant benefits to incorporating project management software to aid in effective planning, managing and forecasting of projects.

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Passive House & Mechanical Systems

Posted: August 15, 2017

A focus on Passive House is changing the world of mechanical & HVAC systems.

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The Science Behind Building in Hot & Cold Climates

Posted: July 31, 2017

Taking into consideration a respective regions climate is critical to the long term performance of a building.

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Inspection & Drone Technology

Posted: July 26, 2017

Drone technology has opened up a new dimension for consulting engineering, specifically for those specializing in building and roof inspections and is helping to produce more accurate data, specifically data not possible to obtain previously.

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Evolving Education Facilities

Posted: June 19, 2017

Changes to our society & various cultures, as well as advances in communication & technology have all contributed to how education facilities are being planned & designed today.

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The New Era of Sustainable Design Strategies

Posted: June 12, 2017

A number of key strategies are currently being developed in order to help owners & developers reach their goals to make buildings more sustainable & energy efficient.

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Parkade Restoration 101

Posted: June 6, 2017

Parkades are an important aspect of many residential condominium buildings and can act as the foundation for these types of structures. Therefore, maintaining parkade areas is critical to ensure the safety and comfort of residents.

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Airports – The New Era of Air Travel

Posted: April 24, 2017

Growing expectations for increased efficiencies, convenience & comfort continue to reshape the airport industry. 

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Technological Advancements & Energy Standards Are Reshaping Electrical & Communications Systems

Posted: April 18, 2017

A well-designed & up-to-date system that manages the distribution of power & lighting, conserves energy & provides secure information networks is a building’s backbone. And thanks to constant updates & advancements, creating the ideal system is easier than ever.

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Biomass – Renewable Energy in the Northwest Territories

Posted: March 31, 2017

Biomass has become a prominent & viable renewable energy option for many in Canada's North.

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