Design Group
Services

From our first day of business, we have operated with an in-house Design Group. Over the past forty years, our designers have become a cohesive and fast-paced group who can anticipate each team members design needs and will help every project succeed.

From Concept to Completion

Our full-complement Design Group is brought into the initial project discussion and continues to stay plugged-in from conception to completion. While the project proposal is being created, designers generate expedited design for feasibility studies, influence overall scope costs and schedules, recommend layout strategies that take into account possible code or building standards, and create opportunities for value-engineering. During construction, designers carry out permitting requirements, perform on-site inspections, and undertake revisions in order to resolve any discovered obstacles. Upon project completion, the designers perform a final walk through and create record-set construction documents of the entire project.

Design Group Statistics

  • 24 Designers
  • Over 300 years of experience
  • 23 licensed professionals
  • Professional licensures in 33 states

Pre-Design & Pre-Planning

  • Site Analysis/Site Selection
  • Master Planning
  • Site/Building Programming
  • Space Planning
  • Feasibility Study
  • Existing Building Evaluation

Civil Engineering

  • Site Permitting
  • Site Development Plan
  • Site Design (Layout/Grading)
  • Stormwater Management Design/NPDES/Local
  • Rail Spur Design
  • Truck Scale Design
  • Composite Utility Design

Architectural

  • Equipment Layout
  • Architectural Design
  • Building Code & Egress Study
  • Sustainable Design & (LEED)
  • Interior Design
  • Furniture Design & Procurement
  • Landscape Design

Structural Engineering

  • Building Structure Code Analysis
  • Building Foundation Design
  • Deep Foundation Design
  • Building Structure Design
  • Floor Slab Design
  • Equipment Pits & Trenches
  • Suspended Process Load Design

Mechanical Engineering

  • HVAC System Design
  • Building Control Systems
  • Plumbing System Design
  • Fire Protection System Criteria Development
  • Steam, Air, Gases
  • Cooling Tower
  • Fuel Systems
  • Chilled & Hot Water
  • Energy Study & Design
  • Process Utility System Design
  • Utility Equipment, Specification & Procurement

Electrical Engineering

  • Exterior & Interior Lighting Design
  • Egress Lighting Design
  • Lighting Control Design
  • Lightning & Grounding Design
  • Low & Medium Voltage Power Distribution Design
  • Fire Alarm Design
  • Telecommunication Design
  • Access Control Design CCTV Design
  • Process Power & Controls Design

Manufacturing Process

  • Process & Material Handling Overview
  • Process & Material Flow Diagrams
  • Plant & Equipment Layout, Stackup
  • Process Utilities
  • Preliminary Hazard Analysis
  • Process Power
  • Instrumentation & Controls (I&C)
  • Capital Budgeting Process Equipment

Other Design Services

  • Site Survey
  • De-Watering
  • Construction Specifications
  • Construction Administration
  • Special Inspections
  • Hazard Material & Risk Analysis
  • Existing Condition Surveys (Laser Scanning)
  • ADA Accessibility Evaluations
  • BIM Design Coordination (Navisworks/Clash Detection)
  • Building Commissioning

Expanded design capabilities are available through on-going partnerships for process and other design skills that are not available in-house.

From the beginning to the end, our Design Group is always there for you.

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