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By Shive- Hattery | Sep 1, 2020
Natural disasters are inevitable, however, the extent impact of the disaster can be mitigated lessened when a strategy is in place.
By Onesty Friday, Karen Hardisty | Sep 1, 2020
Growing up, many of us became well-practiced in tornado drills and know exactly what to do when we hear the alarm.
By Mike Petersen | Aug 31, 2020
A client was tasked with creating an action plan for his hospital to support an increase in coronavirus patients. Was there a way to modify or control the existing HVAC equipment to provide a negative pressure area within the hospital?
By Alex Brase | Aug 31, 2020
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.
By Rebecca Jourdan | Aug 28, 2020
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.
By Shive- Hattery | Aug 13, 2020
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.
By Jake Wilson | Jul 23, 2020
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).
By Shive- Hattery | Jul 23, 2020
As bands march and athletes run on their schools’ athletic fields year after year, the synthetic turf will unavoidably breakdown.
By Gary Van Dyke | Jul 17, 2020
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.
By Marcus Januario | Jun 26, 2020
How to Keep Your Road Improvement Projects on Track During COVID-19
By Justin Campbell | Jun 12, 2020
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.
By Shive- Hattery | Jun 12, 2020
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.
By Alan Wieskamp | Jun 9, 2020
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.
By Shive- Hattery | Jun 5, 2020
This up-to-date K-12 resource includes design and mechanical considerations to help you develop your re-entry strategy while managing COVID-19.
By Chad Siems | Jun 1, 2020
In these uncertain times, peace of mind and safety are paramount especially as you plan for safe reentry into your workplace.
By Shive- Hattery | May 14, 2020
Workplace constantly evolves, but never as dramatically as this. Now, more than ever, the adaptability of workplace is essential.
By Stephen Stewart | Apr 28, 2020
As you head into spring storm season (e.g. high wind events and damaging hail), damage to the roofs of your buildings can occur.
By Tracy Van Damme and Tyson Scheidecker | Apr 2, 2020
Approaches to create safer spaces for patients, staff and visitors
By Marcus Januario | Mar 5, 2020
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.