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Natural Hazard Vulnerabilities & Planning

Natural Hazard Vulnerabilities & Planning

Because our children spend a majority of their time at schools, we often perceive these buildings as safe and should inherently possess good resistance to natural hazards.

Tornado Season - Preparing Your Students, Staff & School

Tornado Season - Preparing Your Students, Staff & School

Growing up, many of us became well-practiced in tornado drills and know exactly what to do when we hear the alarm.

Winter is Coming

Winter is Coming

With snow flying at this time of year, you may be concerned with the amount of snow on your roof. Doing a roof assessment for snow loads is the first step to make sure your facility’s roof is structurally sound and may also save you money on insurance premiums.

Is the Household Model the Solution for Senior Living?

Is the Household Model the Solution for Senior Living?

Senior living communities have been hit hard with the COVID-19 pandemic and it continues to be a major disruptor with the looming possibility of new regulations and changes in design guidelines that haven’t been seen in a generation.

Documenting Storm Damage

Documenting Storm Damage

Through the use of drone technology, our certified drone pilot(s) produce vibrant, dynamic HD aerial video and photos that are immense valuable when documenting storm damage.

Identifying Aquatic Resources a Key Step When Planning Development

Identifying Aquatic Resources a Key Step When Planning Development

If you are developing in Iowa, it’s important to include wetland delineation early on in your site selection process to avoid costly design changes due to regulations by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps).

Incorporating Shock Pads - A Best Practice for Synthetic Fields

Incorporating Shock Pads - A Best Practice for Synthetic Fields

As bands march and athletes run on their schools’ athletic fields year after year, the synthetic turf will unavoidably breakdown.

Critical Surge Capacity Design: Single to Double Occupancy Flex Design

Critical Surge Capacity Design: Single to Double Occupancy Flex Design

The COVID-19 pandemic demonstrates the need for flexible and adaptive spaces. To deal with an everchanging future you can design patient care areas that quickly transition to an isolation environment during a critical surge capacity.

Traffic Data Collection in Times of COVID-19 Pandemic

Traffic Data Collection in Times of COVID-19 Pandemic

How to Keep Your Road Improvement Projects on Track During COVID-19

Now is the Time to Get Your Projects ‘Shovel Ready’

Now is the Time to Get Your Projects ‘Shovel Ready’

With the Trump administration pushing for heavy investment in infrastructure to stimulate the troubled economy – floating the possibility of a $2 trillion stimulus plan – now is the time for communities of all sizes to start getting their list of projects ready so that they are better positioned when funds do become available.

Future Infrastructure Funding Webinar: Video & Presentation

Future Infrastructure Funding Webinar: Video & Presentation

Watch our “Future Infrastructure Funding” webinar to get the latest on the CARES 2.0/HEROES Act and get an infrastructure outlook on the stimulus package, FAST Act reauthorization, appropriations and shovel ready.

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Level-Three Infectious Disease Intensive Care Unit

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Level-Three Infectious Disease Intensive Care Unit

To prepare for an infectious disease outbreak, a portion of the Surgical and Neurosciences Intensive Care Unit (SNICU) was converted into a biocontainment care space. Federal funds helped the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (UIHC) create this level-three infectious disease intensive care unit.

Safely Returning To Schools & COVID-19

Safely Returning To Schools & COVID-19

This up-to-date K-12 resource includes design and mechanical considerations to help you develop your re-entry strategy while managing COVID-19.

Surface Testing For COVID-19

Surface Testing For COVID-19

In these uncertain times, peace of mind and safety are paramount especially as you plan for safe reentry into your workplace.

Returning To The Workplace: The Post-COVID-19 Challenge

Returning To The Workplace: The Post-COVID-19 Challenge

Workplace constantly evolves, but never as dramatically as this. Now, more than ever, the adaptability of workplace is essential.

Protect your Building Enclosure During Spring Storm Season

Protect your Building Enclosure During Spring Storm Season

As you head into spring storm season (e.g. high wind events and damaging hail), damage to the roofs of your buildings can occur.

Dealing with the COVID-19 Surge

Dealing with the COVID-19 Surge

Approaches to create safer spaces for patients, staff and visitors

Road Diet: Solving Traffic Problems with Fewer Lanes

Road Diet: Solving Traffic Problems with Fewer Lanes

When congestion on roads increases, the usual step is to widen the road and add more lanes. However, sometimes congestion is not caused by a higher volume of vehicles.

Iowa Lagoon System Upgrade Funding

Iowa Lagoon System Upgrade Funding

For Iowa communities with lagoons and tighter ammonia limits, there is technology available to upgrade and keep your lagoon without going to an activated sludge plant.

Honoring Veterans with Folded Flags Exhibit

Honoring Veterans with Folded Flags Exhibit

For your service, your sacrifice and your hard work, we thank you.