Finding the Right Sustainability Solution Through Civil Engineering

In RTM Engineering Consultants’ civil engineering department, sustainability measures are incorporated into practically every project. Cities like Chicago have high sustainable development standards, and RTM has decades of experience researching, designing, and implementing projects to meet these requirements. But RTM’s expertise goes beyond fulfilling guidelines; the team also excels at determining the ideal green building…

The Benefits of Keeping MEP and Civil Engineering Under One Roof

Many of RTM Engineering Consultants’ large-scale projects are a fusion of mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) and civil engineering services. RTM specializes in both MEP and civil engineering, helping clients meet their goals on time and under budget. “The biggest benefit of having MEP and civil in-house is the ease of coordination,” said Scott DiGilio,…

RTM Engineering Consultants Announces New Principals to Drive Next Phase of Growth

RTM Engineering Consultants has recently promoted seven team members to leverage the company’s momentum including two strategic mergers, and drive the next phase of growth. New Principals at RTM include: Marcin Jakubowski joined the firm in 2011 and has helped develop the Sustainability Studio and led an industrial studio at RTM’s Schaumburg headquarters. In 2017,…

A Sustainable & Cost-Effective Stormwater Solution

The City of Chicago promotes sustainable development practices to construct buildings that minimize their environmental impact – and are both healthier for occupants and more affordable for owners. As part of this effort, the city’s Sustainable Development Division encourages strategies that absorb stormwater on site, including green roof installation. Green roofs are effective in reducing…

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…