Insights: Building Engineering

Staying ahead of the curve in the correctional security industry
Staying ahead of the curve in the correctional security industry

Mead & Hunt is implementing innovative technologies into our work in correctional facilities focused on data-driven decision making.

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How do we maintain quality when everyone’s working remotely?
How do we maintain quality when everyone’s working remotely?

In these times of uncertainty, good QAQC remains as important as ever. We have the tools to execute our QAQC processes even when working from home.

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Do you really know what commissioning is?
Do you really know what commissioning is?

ASHRAE Standard 202 defines commissioning as a process focused on “verifying and documenting that all of the commissioned systems and assemblies are planned, designed, installed, tested, operated, and maintained to meet the Owner’s Project Requirements.

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The world’s first 3D printed community: where technology and design collide
The world’s first 3D printed community: where technology and design collide

To get the most benefit from these new technologies, we must think outside the box and apply them to our existing processes and infrastructure in new ways.

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As a professional engineer, why serve on the boards of non-profits?
As a professional engineer, why serve on the boards of non-profits?

Volunteering on the board of non-profits allows us to widen our view as engineers so that we can use our abilities to better our world.

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Quality Assurance vs. Quality Control: what’s the difference?
Quality Assurance vs. Quality Control: what’s the difference?

Both quality assurance and quality control are a vital part of long-term project success, so knowing the differences between them is important.

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QAQC is the “secret ingredient” to success
QAQC is the “secret ingredient” to success

Do new employees understand the value of checking their work to confirm it follows the prescribed design criteria—or recipe for success?

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Women in STEM: why does it matter?
Women in STEM: why does it matter?

Women make up around 50% of students pursuing higher education in STEM fields, but the number attaining higher-level postions is much lower.

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Will your project age gracefully?
Will your project age gracefully?

Want to give your project the FaceApp treatment? The use of visualization software now allows us to view construction progression over time—and offers us a glimpse into the future of our industry.

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Mead & Hunt’s Climate Initiative
Mead & Hunt’s Climate Initiative

It is everyone’s responsibility to respond to climate change, because this will affect everybody—now and for generations to come. We are and will remain actively engaged in integrating climate change mitigation strategies into our planning, engineering, and architecture practice.

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