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The demands of mixed-use facilities

2016/09/30

Consulting-Specifying Engineer - MEP Roundtable
September 2016, p. 12-14

Taner Tekin, PE, LEED AP, from our Maitland office, participated in the Consulting-Specifying Engineer - MEP Roundtable on the demands of mixed-use facilities.

Mixed-use facilities require engineers to handle several complex components. Here, engineers with experience on such facilities offer advice on bringing successful execution into the mix. Read the complete roundtable interview in the CSE September digital edition.

Style & Grace - A Careful Use of Technology at Moncton's Hillside Baptist Church

2016/09/22

Exp teamed up with the Hillside Baptist Church internal technical team to develop the state of the art audiovisual facility in Moncton NB.
Professional Lighting & Production magazine, vol. 20, no. 2, p. 23-25


Hillside Baptist Church article

O'Hare Air Traffic Control Tower

2016/07/25

Ground Control
LD+A Magazine, July 2016
Author: Leonara Desar

Air traffic controllers have their work cut out for them. Charged with directing aircrafts and guiding pilots, the controller has to keep an ever-vigilant eye-miss a beat and you're risking thousands of lives. This means an optimum working environment, with no glare that can impede the controller's vision. Enter the new 207-ft tall South Air Traffic Control Tower at O'Hare International Airport.

Is the leaky condo crisis over?

2016/04/21

Is the leaky condo crisis over?

Condo Business Magazine | March 2016 issue | Author: Dino Chies

Our colleague Dino Chies, Manager, Buildings Practice in Western Canada, wrote an article regarding the leaky condo crisis. This ongoing construction, financial, and legal crisis in Canada involves high-rise residential properties built between 1980 and 2000 that are damaged by rainwater infiltration.



Our new, exp designed, office in Saint John NB showcased in Wood Works! magazine

2016/02/25

Wood - Awakening our Senses at Home and at Work
Wood Works! - Offices supplement | Winter 2015-16 - volume 3, issue 5 | Author: Etienne Lalonde

On this project, our Saint John team pushed the boundaries by incorporating wood for not only structural, but also sustainable, aesthetic, and architectural purposes. This design approach, which is enjoyed by our employees, makes the working environment inviting, open, and provides access to natural light.

2015 ASHRAE Technology Award case study: Dollard-des-Ormeaux Civic Centre

2015/08/12

CO2 Showcase for Ice Rinks, Pools
ASHRAE Journal | August 2015 | Autors : Kateri Heon, Engineer & Pietro Guerra, Mechanical-Electrical Director, exp Montreal

Optimizing energy consumption was the main focus of the Dollard-des-Ormeaux Civic Centre renovation. The energy-efficiency program was built on the CO2 refrigeration system, which provides increased cooling power for the ice surfaces and heats the building with heat recovered from the refrigeration system compressors.



St. Louis Int'l modernizes iconic terminal

2015/07/15

St.Louis Int'l modernizes iconic terminal without losing conncetion to the past
AirportImprovement.com | July-August 2015 |
Author: Jodi Richards


Lambert-St. Louis International Airport (STL) took a different approach during the recent $70 million renovation of its mid-century Terminal 1, by working to preserve iconic architectural elements while infusing efficiency, flexibility and modern systems to carry the facility into the future.

2015 ASHRAE Technology Award case study: Antarctica-Empire of the Penguin

2015/04/21

2015 ASHRAE Technology Award: Antarctica-Empire of the Penguin
ASHRAE Journal | April 2015 |
Author: William C.Weinaug, Vice President, P.E., LEED AP at exp


Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin is an immersive dark ride and penguin exhibit. The 30,000 ft2 (2787 m2) project was a renovation and addition to the existing Penguin Encounter building at SeaWorld Orlando.

Our work at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport featured in Interior Design

2015/04/01

Transportation as Destination: 8 Public Transit Projects
Interior Design March 27, 2015
Author : Matthew Powell- see slideshow (slides 11 and 12)

Our modernization of the Lambert-St. Louis International Airport Main Terminal restore the grandeur of Minoru Yamasaki's iconic structure as a gateway to the city of St. Louis and enhance the overall customer experience. Our work includes restoration and lighting of the concrete vaults, design of ticketing, concourses, concessions and the seamless integration of new security systems and checkpoints. Our work was described as a "sensitive and careful restoration" of the iconic 1956 terminal.

Quebec Power - energy interview

2014/10/30

Interview with Jean Lavigne, Vice President Energy and Hervé Rémy, Energy Director Production/Power Plants
Global Business Report - Québec Power
, 2014

Commissioning solves operational issues, saves energy

2014/03/28

Engineering team saved money and energy at an existing telecom equipment building
Consulting-Specifying Engineer,MARCH 2014
Author : SUSHIL KUMAR, PE, LEED AP, CxA, exp Chicago

Quebec's Dominant Hydropower

2014/01/27

Our expert, and vice-president of exp's energy division, Mr. Jean Lavigne participated in the creation of an article on our hydropower expertise, published in the January 2014 issue of Power Magazine.
Global Business Reports / POWER QUÉBEC, January 2014

Risk Assessment

2014/01/20

Our colleague Jason Hudson, Senior Hydrogeologist with exp Energy Services Ltd in Markham, Ontario, wrote an article about the Modified Generic Risk Assessment model's effectiveness in the current issue of Hazmat Magazine. His article is on page 36.
HazMat Magazine, Winter 2014
Author: Jason Hudson, Senior Hydrogeologist

Commissioning HVAC Systems

2014/01/07

Commissioning buildings systems using ASHRAE Standard 202.
Consulting - Specifying engineer, December 2013
Author : Terrence Malloy PE, CxA - exp US Services inc., Chicago

Project control software

2013/11/19

Jean-François d'Entremont, our expert in Proji-contrôle talks in the CIM Magazine
CIM Magazine, November 2013 | Vol. 8, # 8

Proji-Contrôle, an exp company is a project management software provider that helps project managers, estimators and contract managers manage risk, dramatically reduce turnaround time on new estimates, quickly convert estimated costs into time and resource plans and effortlessly integrate estimates and project schedules, manage costs and contract changes seemlessly.

Conference AACE - Megaproject Risk Management

2013/10/25

Presentation entitled, Megaproject Risk Management, given by Ken Kallaher, PE and a Corporate Fellow for exp
The AACE Internation Bulletin, Source October 2013

Shankar Nair, Senior Vice President, Chicago Talks Skyscrapers

2013/10/23

Tall Talk With Shankar Nair
The Architect's Newspaper, October 9, 2013
Author :Q&A by Gwendolyn Purdom

Development of Green Infrastructure

2013/10/04

An Integrated Framework for the Development of Green Infrastructure: A Literature Review
European Journal of Sustainable Development, (2013), 2, 3, 1-24
Authors : P. Beauchamp, P.Eng. Sen. VP International, exp and J. Adamowski, Ph.D. Prof. Department of Bioresource Engineering, McGill University

3-D computer modeling used to site and design new control tower at O'Hare

2013/10/01

3-D Computer Modeling Used to Site & Design New Control Tower at O'Hare
Airport Improvement, 09 2013
Author : Victoria Soukup Jensen

The Chicago River

2013/09/20

The Chicago River: Past, Present and Future
News ASCE Illinois Section, Vol. 54 | n° 3 | Fall2013
Author : Sandra Homola, P.E., CFM

Tunnelling in Montréal's limestones: a geotechnical characterization

2013/09/19

Tunnelling in Montréal's limestones: a geotechnical characterization
Article presented at the GéoMontréal conference Sunday September 29, 2013
Authors : Véronique Boivin, eng., M.A.Sc. & Brigitte Gagné, M.Sc., exp
and André Campeau, Martin Tremblay & Sébastien Dubeau, Ville de Montréal

Shankar Nair - All about the basics

2013/07/15

Shankar Nair has engineered bridges and buildings that prove all you need sometimes are the fundamentals to create magnificent structures.
Structural Engineer, July 2013
Author : Maureen Foody

daylighting strategies to building design solutions

2013/07/02

Achieving daylighting credits for LEED
Consulting-Specifying Engineer, June 2013
Author :Siva K. Haran, PE, LC, LEED AP, CxA

Air quality in your schools

2013/06/21

Air quality in your schools
Newsletter Lecorre lawyers, >Spring 2013 | Newsletter # 14
Authors : Van Hiep Nguyen, eng. & Me Lydia Fournier, lawyers

Size. Flexibility. Emergency Power. Safety.

2013/03/29

Specifying Hospital Electrical Distribution Systems
Consulting-Specifying Engineer, March 2013
Author: Neal Boothe, PE

Concerns over spoiled soil

2013/02/14

Beyond dig-and-dump: New approaches to soil remediation
Environmental Consultant, January 29, 2013
Author: Camilla Cornell

Proactive planning

2013/02/13

Storage Tanks Containment & Spills: Fredericton's proactive water storage plans
Environmental Science & Engineering Magazine, Nov / Dec 2012

Going Wireless!

2013/01/01

Wireless Building Controls
Consulting-Specifying Engineer, December, 2012
Author: Michael A. Culver, PE

Nothin' but net!

2012/12/12

Net technique offers light weight alternative for inspection of load-restricted bridges
Bridge Design & Engineering, Volume 69 - 2012
Authors: Joanna Vavatsikos and Peggy Riley

Exp: a gold mine of information

2012/11/28

Your Project Partner in the North
The Point in Natural Resources, Volume 1 - Number 2
Author: Alain Bonneau

Exp's award-winning technology destroys VOCs

2012/10/25

Schreyer Award - Exp Photocatalytic Gas Treatment
Canadian Consulting Engineer, October - November 2012

Making History Again

2012/09/13

Repurposing Maple Leaf Gardens
Construction Canada, September 2012, Vol 54, No.6
Author: Brian Burton

Grounding and Bonding in Commercial Buildings

2012/08/24

Grounding and Bonding in Commercial Buildings
Consulting-Specifying Engineer, August 2012
Author: Sam R. Alexander, PE, LEED AP BD+C

Exp engineers LEED student center

2012/08/09

Yeh Center Achieves LEED Silver Certification (en anglais seulement)
Engineering at Illinois - Civil and Environmental Engineering, August 09, 2012

Exp helps airport weather storm

2012/07/17

Restoration & Renovation - Lambert Rebuilds After Suffering Direct Tornado Strike
Airport Improvement Magazine, July-August 2012
Author: Ronnie Garrett

Exp builds on storied legacy

2012/07/16

IN VIEW: Projects - Loblaws at Maple Leaf Gardens
Civil, 2012 | Summer
Author: Neil Banerjee, P.Eng., G.S.C., LEED AP

Rink Redux Merits Accolades

2012/07/06

A Ship in a Bottle: A hockey shrine survives, thanks to creative engineering
Accolades, Volume 6, Issue 1 - 2012
Author: Robert Price

Oil spill guideline shrinks clean-up costs

2012/06/30

How Ontario's New Environmental Regulation Can Reduce Oil Spill Clean-up Costs
WP Magazine, June 2012
Authors: Dan McNicoll and Prem Manicks

Opening the door to self-sufficiency

2012/06/19

Advances in Adaptive Façades
Glass Canada, June 2012
Author: Brian Burton

Wartime houses offer affordable option

2012/06/12

Wartime Housing: An Enduring Canadian Success Story
Pushing the Envelope Canada - Ontario Building Envelope Council, Spring 2012
Author: Brian Burton

Climate change signals need for innovation

2012/05/22

Potential Impact of Climate Change on Building Envelopes
The Generals - Ontario General Contractors Association, Spring/Summer 2012
Authors: Petr Vegh, PhD, PEng. and Brian Burton

Catching up with quick moving wireless BAS

2011/10/24

Commercial Wireless BAS
Consulting-Specifying Engineer, October 2011
Author: John Huston

Re:acting to a Disaster

2011/10/21

Spill Management: Analyzing a Complex Oil Spill at an Ottawa Hospital
Environmental Science & Engineering Magazine, September 2011
Authors: Dan McNicoll and Mark McCalla of exp with Kathy O'Neill and Philippe Marleau of Montfort Hospital

Walls of the Future Article

2011/09/09

Walls of the Future: A Historical Perspective on the Building Envelope
Glass Canada, August 2011
Authors: Greg Hildebrand, Petr Vegh and Brian Burton

Getting the Low-Down on Over-Cladding

2011/07/01

Understanding Overcladding: External façade refurbishment of multi-unit residential buildings
Construction Canada, July 2011
Author: Brian Burton

Lighting Experts Get Published

2011/04/08

Shedding Light on LEDs
Consulting-Specifying Engineer, April 2011
Authors: Aram Ebben, LEED AP and Matt Hopf, PE, LEED AP