A complex fire protection and high-expansion foam fire suppression system are used to safeguard the Army National Guard’s helicopters..
June 1, 2023
High-expansion foam fire suppression systems are uncommon, so when one is being installed and tested, it is quite a spectacle. Read on to see how such a system is used to safeguard extremely expensive Army equipment.
The winner of Plumbing Engineer’s inaugural Plumbing Design of the Year is the California Department of General Services’ Valencia COVID-19 Testing Facility by SmithGroup. Read on to discover the particulars of this time-sensitive project.
The MEP systems are designed for function and organized to highlight the practical application of engineering in everyday buildings.
May 1, 2023
The University of Texas, Dallas Engineering and Computer Science West Building highlights the specialty plumbing systems and fixtures within the building by putting engineering systems on display. Read on to discover how engineers designed the MEP systems.
Engineering supports real-world learning at Virginia Commonwealth University’s College of Health Professions.
May 1, 2023
The Virginia Commonwealth University opened its eight-story, 154,000-gross-square-foot College of Health Professions building in 2019. Read on to learn how Mueller Associates provided MEP and fire protection system engineering services for the health-care building’s design.
The 48-story office building in hurricane-prone Houston required a unique water drainage system design supporting the owner’s sustainability goals.
April 3, 2023
As storms blow through low-lying Houston, large amounts of stormwater can turn into massive flooding events. City building codes have strict plumbing regulations for high-rises. Read on to discover how an engineering firm and its partners designed a stormwater drainage system while still supporting the owner’s sustainability goals.
The snow- and ice-melt system installed at Utah’s This Is The Place Heritage Park is three times larger than a typical system.
February 3, 2023
Executives of a new historical site in Salt Lake City, concerned with the safety of winter visitors, decided on a hydronic snow- and ice-melt system to alleviate the problem — as well as protecting new concrete from salt damage.