Residential building

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…

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…

RTM Webinar Details Current Lighting Controls with LED

RTM Engineering Consultants recently wrapped our last webinar of the year. The monthly broadcasts have been a huge success – our thanks to everyone who participated in each session. Our webinars have enlightened members of the architecture and commercial real estate communities on new engineering processes and best practices. This month’s session focused on current…

Electrical, Fire Protection & Plumbing Considerations When Designing MRI Suites

The RTM Engineering Consultants team has designed and created engineering solutions for more than 75 healthcare clients, and understands the complexity of this sector. Within a hospital, needs vary significantly by department and specialty treatment area, and RTM takes pride in understanding each area’s unique specifications and requirements involving mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection…

Nurse Tracking Systems: Improving Workflow Efficiency & Patient Experience

RTM Engineering Consultants understands that healthcare facilities are among the most complex structures to build; the systems to support them require specialized knowledge and expertise. Our team leverages years of experience to advise healthcare clients on which systems can best provide operational efficiencies and bolster patient satisfaction. For example, nurse tracking technology has been shown…

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RTM Advocates for Women in STEM-Focused Workforce

RTM Engineering Consultants continues to be an advocate in championing women engineers and encouraging more girls to get involved in careers focused on STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) fields. We understand that providing consistent, reliable and innovative design solutions to clients comes from a comprehensive staff of expert engineers that consist of both men and…

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,…