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RTM Engineering Consultants Announces Second Strategic Merger in 2018

RTM Engineering Consultants, a trusted engineering consulting partner to some of the most respected architectural firms and Fortune 500 companies in the country, announces its recent merger with MRC Engineering. MRC is an engineering firm providing mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) design as well as expertise in lighting design to southern California construction clients. “MRC is…

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Meeting Ventilation Requirements in High-Rise Residential Buildings

RTM Engineering Consultants proactively designs efficient and innovative mechanical systems, and our engineers work diligently to satisfy both energy goals for building owners and comfort requirements for building occupants. Our mechanical team leverages a broad range of experiences in all aspects of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and energy efficiency. Proper ventilation is essential in residential…

New Guide Alert: Download our latest guide to learn about the dangers of arc flash hazards & how to protect workers

In today’s safety conscious environment, there is growing concern and increased discussion regarding arc flash hazards. An arc flash event can expel large amounts of deadly energy in the form of a super-heated ball of gas, with arc flash temperatures reaching as high as 35 thousand degrees Fahrenheit. Without proper precautions, it can have deadly…

Improving Patient Experience through Hospital Design and Planning

According to a report by the American Hospital Association (AHA) and American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE), patient experience is heavily influenced by three factors: a caring staff, patient-centered operations and a well-designed facility. Results from the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey have helped to show that improved patient experience…

Download Our Latest Guide: 5 Key Factors in Lighting Design

RTM Engineering Consultants recently released a guide titled, “5 Key Factors in Lighting Design” that details key factors playing a critical role in any lighting design project. The team at RTM leverages years of expertise in designing the lighting and power systems for a multitude of applications, ranging from hospital operating rooms to industrial warehouses.…

Electrical Codes & Standards Within Healthcare

RTM Engineering Consultants has an expansive healthcare portfolio. Whether it is understanding varying codes from state to state, working within existing conditions, or accommodating the specific needs of hospital staff, we understand and meet the unique challenges of each healthcare client. Because RTM recognizes the impact every design decision has on patient care, the facility,…

RTM Sustainability Studio Services: Energy Modeling

In a recent whitepaper, Sustainable Design Priorities for Energy & Cost Savings, RTM Engineering Consultants outlined the wide range of services offered by our Sustainability Studio and how the studio plays a role in ensuring the company provides clean and efficient solutions to building owners nationwide. Sustainable buildings have never been more important, as environmental awareness…

Top 3 AEC Industry Headlines: March

Each month RTM explores the top news stories affecting the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) communities. This month in AEC news: Recently released studies anticipate significant growth worldwide within the smart building market; The U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) has finished a fluorescent to LED upgrade at its headquarters in Washington, DC, which will reportedly cut…

The Importance of MEP Systems in MRI Suites [Download our Whitepaper]

Within a hospital, needs vary significantly by department and specialty treatment area; RTM Engineering Consultants understands each area’s unique specifications and requirements involving mechanical, electrical, plumbing (MEP), and fire protection (FP) systems. In a recent whitepaper, The Importance of MEP Systems in MRI Suites, RTM highlights the importance of effective MEP design to ensure medical…