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…

Top 3 Commercial Lighting Design Trends in 2017

RTM Engineering Consultants has provided MEP/FP engineering for millions of square feet of building assessments, tenant improvements, build-outs, renovations, and new construction projects for commercial applications. Our specialized electrical engineering expertise reaches across the full range of electrical service technologies, from power quality, high-voltage networks, to switchboards and uninterrupted power supplies. With the constant advancement…

RTM Engineering Consultants Named One of ENR’s Midwest Top Design Firms

CHICAGO – Oct. 25, 2016 – RTM Engineering Consultants (RTM), a trusted engineering consulting partner to some of the nation’s most respected architectural firms and Fortune 500 companies, was named by Engineering News-Record (ENR) as one of the Midwest’s Top Design Firms – a list that ranks the largest United States-based design firms, both publicly…

Project Update: Honor Credit Union has moved into its new operations facility

In early summer of this year, the Honor Credit Union held an open house to commemorate the opening of its new 38,200-square-foot operations facility in Berrien Springs, Michigan. This facility has unified the organization’s support teams in one central location, encouraging collaboration, teamwork, and efficiency throughout the company. As part of Collective Office’s design team,…

RTM Outlines Considerations for Designing a Safe & Efficient Elevator System: Part Three

Electrical power requirements when designing for high rises In a new elevator design blog series, RTM Engineering Consultants delves into mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) considerations as well as fire protection factors related to designing safe and efficient elevator systems. The trend to build upward continues due to land restraints in urban areas. Because of…

RTM Outlines Advantages of Radiant Heating in Office Buildings

Temperature regulation within office buildings, particularly older construction, can present a significant engineering challenge. Occupant comfort, cost and energy efficiency are all priorities that shape design decisions; a well-constructed heating system minimizes heat loss and creates a warm, pleasant working environment. In buildings that feature forced-air duct systems, fans pump heated air through ducts leading…

RTM Outlines Considerations for Designing a Safe & Efficient Elevator System: Part One

RTM Engineering Consultants (RTM) is seeing a growing trend towards architectural projects that focus on building upward instead of sprawling outward due to limited land, particularly in urban areas. Designing multi-story buildings requires architectural and engineer teams to carefully plan elevator systems that meet current safety standards, as well as address the unique needs of…

Consulting – Specifying Engineer (CSE) Features RTM Content on Website

RTM Engineering Consultants’ (RTM) article, Safe Installation of Electrically Powered Fire Pumps was recently featured on Consulting – Specifying Engineer’s (CSE) website. CSE is one of the top publications providing high-value content to engineers. The article focuses on proper planning and installation of electrically powered fire pumps in case of emergency and features the many…