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Medical Construction & Design Magazine Article: “Virtual Design & Construction: Transforming the Operation of Healthcare Facilities”

C-Pickerel1John Gill, Director of VDC and Craig Pickerel, Architect and Section Manager take a look at how VDC has already transformed the way design and construction teams work together to develop new healthcare facilities—and where they see additional benefits in the future in Medical Construction & Design Magazine. The pair provides insight into specific ways VDC could enhance operations, maintenance, and management of a healthcare facility, improve the patient experience, and enhance staff efficiency and performance.

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Plant Engineering Magazine Article: “Sound Design Principles Result in Better Safety, Reliability”

Thomas Nestor, PE, responds to some common electrical challenges faced on projects, and guides readers through examples of careful pre-planning strategies in this article recently published in Plant Engineering Magazine. Thorough research combined with a unified, “holistic” approach can help meet invariable objectives such as budget adherence, plant safety, reliability, and productivity. Capturing accurate, comprehensive information and fully understanding existing conditions, although laborious and often difficult, is critical as it directly correlates to the success of a project. Continue reading →

BOSS Magazine Article: “Facilitating a Culture of Global Collaboration with Technology”

SSOE Group is a leader in leveraging the latest technology to enable integrated and collaborative project delivery. SSOE Group was featured in BOSS Magazine, in an article highlighting the company’s technology strategy and culture — both of which are helping provide better solutions to clients. Driven by collaboration, SSOE is using innovative tools and customized applications to deliver high quality projects more efficiently, while working to maintain employee engagement along the way. Continue reading →

HPAC Engineering Magazine Article: “A New Way to Analyze Fan Systems for Optimal Performance, Cost Savings”

Gavin Kaleta, PE, LEED AP, Mechanical and Process Department Manager at SSOE Group, co-authored an article published in HPAC Engineering Magazine that focuses on high-performance fan systems, which are critical to industrial processes. From air flow to duct leaks, the article digs deep into ANSI/AMCA Standard 210/ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 51, sharing real-world applications to optimize fan performance. Continue reading →

Above Ground Level Article: “How to Analyze Antenna Mounts to Avoid Costly Consequences”

Michell Miller, PE, Structural Engineer at SSOE Group, and Ismaias Recinos, EI, Structural Designer, co-authored this article featured in Above Ground Level (AGL) Magazine. Miller and Recinos discuss the importance of accurately determining capacity on antenna mounts and suggest a proactive approach to reduce risk often caused by installation errors or deterioration. A full, hands-on mapping is visually confirming, revealing critical defects that could be easily missed with ground mapping, and provides detailed structural information that aids in the comprehensive analysis that follows. Continue reading →

Autodesk User Group International (AUGIWorld) Article: “Validating Duct / Pipe Flow and Pressure Analysis”

Douglas Nachtrieb, PE, shares his Revit® expertise in his article recently featured in Autodesk User Group International (AUGIWorld). By comparing and contrasting workflows, calculation results, and the pros and cons of modeling identical duct and piping systems in Revit MEP, he outlines the many ways Revit provides unsurpassed results to clients. Revit MEP isn’t quite ready to be a stand-alone platform for providing pressure and flow calculations for critical applications; however, with its plethora of tools and functions, it appears to be well on its way. Continue reading →