Energy Sciences Building & Energy Module

IMEG served as Commissioning Authority from Preliminary Design through occupancy for a new Department of Energy (DoE) testing and research laboratory. IMEG provided peer reviews at the Preliminary and Final Design stages and managed monthly conference calls to interact with design MEP engineers responsible for the initial 160,000 SQFT building. IMEG drove significant changes to

New Football Performance Center

IMEG provided mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection engineering design and services, along with energy modeling, for a new, LEED Silver Football Performance Center at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The state-of-the-art facility will help recruit, train, and care for today’s and future student athletes at the university. The building is connected to the existing

New Residence Hall

IMEG provided engineering design services for Wassaja Hall, the third in a series of new residence halls located in the Ikenberry Commons student residence complex. IMEG served as the engineer for all three residence halls. The residence hall uses a “pod” concept, offering at least four double bedrooms in each pod with four smaller, semi-private

Pedestrian Bridge and Shared-Use Path

This project provided the City of Ottawa with a much-needed alternative route of transportation over Interstate 80 on the west side of the Illinois Route 23 interchange, where pedestrians and cyclists previously used traffic lanes to travel between the residential and commercial areas of the city. The new multi-use pedestrian bridge received funding in November

Manufacturing Plant Dust Collection Replacement

Flex-N-Gate produces a majority of the world’s pickup truck bumpers, running boards, and receiver hitches. Its customers include General Motors, Ford, Chrysler, and Toyota, among other manufacturers. IMEG was selected by Flex-N-Gate to provide M/E/P/S designs to replace the existing dust collection system at the Guardian West plant, located in Urbana. Part of the project

New Building Coaters

The Building A project included two relocated one-ton Dumoulin coaters. Coaters are used to put the sugar free coating on Trident White and Dentyne Ice products. Utilities, process liquids, compressed air, steam condensate,  and chilled water. Challenges included coordination of equipment connections and pipe routing in an existing second floor location, as well as installation

125-SF Chocolate Room Addition

TH Foods needed to create a space in its pilot plant to work with chocolate coated products, an area that needed to maintain 50°F and 40% relative humidity when work was being done in the space. IMEG engineers, the owner, and the architect, conferred and reviewed potential methods to create the space, concluding TH Foods

New Distribution Center

IMEG is providing engineering design and services for IKEA’s new 1.4 million-square-foot distribution center. The single-story facility is one of two planned buildings that will serve as the Swedish furniture retailer’s U.S. Midwest distribution hub. Together they will hold inventory for about 10 stores and fill orders placed by customers. IMEG is providing HVAC, electrical,