Large-scale projects are often more complicated than smaller ones, and a renovation project can have many more challenges than new construction.
March 4, 2024
Renovating an iconic building such as Chicago’s Willis Tower (formerly the Sears Tower) required careful planning, study and inspection — critical to avoiding problems. However, no project is perfect, and the plumbing engineering team at Stantec resolved plumbing challenges as they occurred.
Keep an open mind when approaching potential boiler replacement projects. You do your customers a disservice when you don’t offer the premium option, only the low-cost one. Not every customer is willing or able to invest in the absolute best solution, but none will if you don’t offer it.
Engineering a new habitat for the Smithsonian National Zoo’s Bird House
with efficient water systems and an innovative HVAC design.
January 8, 2024
The Smithsonian Institution’s Bird House at the National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute underwent a six-year, $69 million project to upgrade the space with efficient water systems and an innovative HVAC design. More than 170 individual birds representing 70-plus species are on view.
The project will provide high-performance heating and cooling to the 400,000-square-foot Jerry E. Abramson terminal building.
December 4, 2023
As a part of its $400 million SDF Next Program, the Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport is installing a high-performance heating and cooling system to conserve energy and reduce its carbon footprint. The program is targeting a 45 percent overall energy reduction.