After a devastating EF3 tornado hit Vermeer Corporation’s campus in Pella, IA, in 2018, the company had to replace several buildings. As part of the rebuild process, IMEG provided commissioning services for the construction of a 500,000 sq. ft. Plant 7, 35,000 sq. ft. Eco Center, and a 4,500-ton campus chilled water plant. This presentation,
This 25-minute webinar by IMEG security expert Ryan Searles examines the threats and vulnerabilities many organizations face in a variety of markets. The presentation covers the best design approach, systems to consider, and additional training and policies companies should implement for crisis management.
This 35-minute webinar by IMEG Project Executive Luke Streit and IMEG Director of Innovation Mike Lawless examines critical design considerations for indoor growth facilities. The presentation focuses on cannabis, but most of the information is applicable to other plants and crops grown in CEA facilities. Topics include grow cycle design strategies to support a quality crop, water and energy usage, HVAC systems and air distribution, power requirements, and other unique challenges CEA owners encounter.
IMEG structural engineers Matt Cloninger and Adam Law examine the basics of mass timber design and construction in this 40-minute webinar. Discussion points include building codes, suitable building types and markets, and the reasons behind mass timber’s rise in popularity in recent years.
This 45-minute webinar by IMEG Senior Acoustics Technical Specialist David Wright and IMEG Principal Jeff Boldt examines the fundamentals of acoustic design and its effects on the patient experience, profitability, HCAHPS scores, FGI guidelines, and code considerations.
This 45-minute IMEG webinar examines visualization tools like 3D laser scanners, drones, and subsurface utility locators — all of which can lay the foundation for almost any type of civil design. In addition to advanced visualization tools, presenters Eric Vallejo and Marcy Leach discuss a variety of software applications commonly used in collaboration to provide robust data critical for client needs.
Innovative early warning strategies that combine a K-12 building’s new or existing security and lighting systems to function as a notification resource are explored in this webinar presented by IMEG security experts and architectural lighting designers.
IMEG National Healthcare Director Mike Zorich and Healthcare Information Technology Specialist Corey Gaarde discuss the acuity adaptable healthcare delivery model in this 45-minute webinar.
Strategies to improve resident outcomes are discussed in this 50-minute webinar by IMEG Housing Market Leader Donovan Geske, Client Executive Kris Cotharn, and Technology Client Executive Jeff Carpenter. The three presenters discuss the continuum of care and aging in place as well as the infrastructure and technology needed to meet the evolving needs and expectations
This 60-minute webinar covers required decisions related to architectural, structural, mechanical, and electrical systems to meet building code updates for storm shelters and better prepare for construction.
This 30-minute webinar explains how a lab building’s energy goal can be set early in design and then used to safeguard performance through construction and occupancy. The energy performance of six different mechanical system designs for science and technology facilities also is compared.
Three IMEG designers share effective strategies in step with the WELL Building Standard v2 and green building codes that integrate with architecture to create an enhanced and cohesive design focused on benefitting patients. This presentation covers three strategies chosen by participants of the live webinar: air quality, disinfection lighting, and acoustics.
A crisis management plan is vital for the safety and security of human life, business revenues, and reputation. Ryan Searles, IMEG Security Consulting Group Leader, discusses the importance, challenges, and steps of managing crisis situations in this 30-minute webinar.
IMEG Client Executive Ken Urbanek provides an inside look at the firm’s design of the Denver Water Operations Complex Redevelopment, winner of the ACEC National 2021 Grand Conceptor Award. The complex, innovative project set many new precedents for sustainable project delivery and featured the owner’s One Water conservation strategy, LEED Platinum and Gold certified buildings,
IMEG Director of Civil Engineering Eric Vallejo provides an overview of the applications for 3D laser scanners and drones in the AEC industry, from site surveys and volumetric analysis to mechanical mapping and structural inspections. He also discusses the ability to use the highly accurate data captured to create 3D point cloud models.
IMEG Director of Virtual Design Sarah Garthaus shows how far immersive design has come in the AEC industry, where it’s headed, and demonstrates add-on tools that expand clients’ VR experiences and accessibility, including QR codes and user-driven walk-throughs.
IMEG Director of Technology Jeff Carpenter discusses how the personal technology ecosystem and technology wearables/in-home telehealth are affecting aging consumers’ expectations for their living environments – and how the A/E design process must evolve in response.
IMEG Director of Innovation and Quality Jeff Boldt and acoustics specialist David Wright provide information about sound decay and the principles of sound absorption in buildings, as well as techniques and materials used in a variety of building types. This webinar builds upon the information provided in a previous webinar, “Acoustic Fundamentals.”
IMEG Director of Innovation and Quality Jeff Boldt provides an introduction to the fundamentals of acoustics in this 47-minute recorded webinar. The presentation lays the groundwork for a future webinar – “Building Acoustics” – and covers effective techniques, materials, standards, and criteria architects and engineers may encounter during design.
IMEG Director of Healthcare Mike Zorich, PE, LEED AP, and IMEG Client Executive Mike Lawless, PE, LEED AP, FPE, explain how healthcare facilities can mitigate risk during disasters.
IMEG Client Executive Eric Vandenbroucke and Senior Electrical Engineer Andy Shaw share their experiences with prefabrication and modular components and explain the key steps and design approach that are essential to the success of such projects.