Going Net Zero with Your Building

Conceptually, designing a net zero building is straightforward. The goal is simply to utilize renewable energy sources to generate at least as much energy as is consumed. But in reality, net zero buildings are complex and can encounter unforeseen challenges. RTM Engineering Consultants has extensive experience in delivering sustainable and energy-efficient solutions for clients. For…

Project Showcase: Artis Senior Living

Artis Senior Living, a leading provider of assisted living and memory care services, recently expanded with the addition of a five-story senior living center in Chicago’s Lake View neighborhood. Hospitals and health facilities have unique challenges and require specific expertise. RTM was selected to provide engineering design of the MEP/FP systems as well as civil…

Critical Factors When Designing Fire Suppression Systems

Fire protection design is one of the most important aspects of building services engineering. RTM offers a full-service approach to fire prevention and suppression, including consulting services, design layout, performance specifications, and general scope documents. Every project has unique requirements, and our team has expertise in planning and implementing fire protection systems for a wide…

Project Showcase: Wilton Brands

Wilton Brands, a global market leader in baking and specialty food products, moved its corporate headquarters from Woodridge to Naperville, Illinois. In order to meet its diverse and comprehensive needs in the new space, Wilton partnered with RTM Engineering Consultants. RTM provided MEP engineering and design for the 86,000-square-foot tenant build-out. Wilton’s new multi-floor headquarters…

What It’s Like to Intern at RTM

At RTM Engineering Consultants, we pride ourselves on hiring the best people for our team. We cultivate talent from top universities, offering up-and-coming engineers the ongoing education, mentorship, and hands-on experience they need to thrive in the industry. Each summer, RTM hosts a robust internship program, integrating undergraduate and graduate students into our offices across…

What to Expect When Executing a Roll-Out

Executing roll-out programs is an area of expertise for RTM Engineering Consultants. A roll-out program’s scope can range from renovating older properties to opening a series of ground-up new locations. RTM has managed extensive roll-outs for companies in different market sectors, including restaurants, coffee shops, grocery stores, pharmacies, and retail stores. For some roll-outs, RTM’s…