#GreatEngineering

To us #GreatEngineering is defined as providing our clients with a quality product and an exceptional experience.  This philosophy extends beyond engineering or technical perspectives as it applies to all functions of our organization and contributes to us being both informed and informing of the latest technologies and developments that impact our industry, our people, and our clients.

Concrete Balconies – Safety & Prevention

An outdoor balcony comes with several advantages including the ability to maximize living space while connecting the interior of a home to the outdoors. These living spaces should be reviewed on an ongoing basis to ensure that they are both comfortable & safe for their tenants to enjoy.

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Passive House Design

Passive House, although considered to be one of the most demanding energy-based standards in the design and construction industry, can provide building owners with both a positive monetary and social return on their investment.

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Going Beyond LEED Certification

In addition to LEED certifications, sustainable building design can be implemented through concepts such as Passive House, Living Building Challenge and Net-Zero building.

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Green Building Design

A shift in thinking proves green building design doesn’t have to cost more.

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The Rise of Smart Buildings

In an economy where smart technology has rapidly transitioned from a trend to the standard, it has increasingly become an integral part of numerous commercial & residential buildings around the world.

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The Newest Technology In Lighting & Sustainability

Lighting completes a space & can make or break the look & feel of any room. In addition, lighting also plays a key role in creating a sustainable building.

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Leveraging Technology in Project Management

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

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

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

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Inspection & Drone Technology

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

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

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

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

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

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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