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,…

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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…

Project Showcase: University of Chicago Ophthalmology Clinic

RTM is providing MEP/FP engineering design services for the multi-phase expansion and renovation of the Ophthalmology Clinic within the Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine (DCAM) at The University of Chicago. The existing 12,000-square-foot space, located on the first floor, is comprised of about half clinic space and half administrative support spaces. In order for the…

Advice for Engineers: Tip 4 – Producing Error-Free Project Documents Across All Disciplines

Due to the fast-paced nature of the industry, engineers are oftentimes working on multiple projects simultaneously. For every project, whether mechanical, electrical, plumbing, or civil, engineering professionals are usually tasked with curating construction documents, specifications, and engineering reports to highlight project scope and details. The accuracy of these documents is crucial as they present facts…

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…

National Engineers Week is Underway!

As an advocate of STEM education, RTM Engineering Consultants understands the importance of events like National Engineers Week. Happening Feb. 19-25th, the event is dedicated to ensuring a diverse and well-educated future engineering workforce by increasing understanding of and interest in engineering and technology careers. Each year, this conference reaches thousands of schools, businesses, and…

RTM Project Showcase: Aspirus Medford Health Center

RTM Engineering Consultants provided mechanical and electrical engineering for the renovation and expansion of the Aspirus Medford Health Center in Medford, Wis. The 55,000 square feet of space was renovated to accommodate a family center, visiting specialist and urgent care, cardiopulmonary and sleep lab, emergency department, oncology, and registration. RTM worked with Eppstein Uhen Architects,…

RTM Project Update: Abe and Ida Cooper Center Achieves LEED Gold Certification

The Abe and Ida Cooper Center recently achieved LEED Gold certification. RTM Engineering Consultants provided mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection (MEP/FP) design for this project—an 18,500-square-foot family services facility that features an indoor play area for children; offices for therapists and other qualified personnel; classrooms; and additional staff and support spaces, such as pantries,…

RTM Webinar Details Building Envelope Design & Insulation Considerations

RTM Engineering Consultants hosted its fourth broadcast in a series aimed at educating the architecture and commercial real estate community on new engineering processes and best practices. This month’s session focused on the design and insulation of building envelopes. Known as what separates the interior and exterior of a structure, the building envelope can greatly…

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…