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Archive for October, 2014

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Nelson Expands SSR’s Memphis Office

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects has hired Fredrick Nelson to work in the firms Memphis office. Nelson will be joining SR’s team as a CADD Drafter. The expansion of the firm’s MEP staff will support more Revit production efforts in Memphis and the surrounding […]

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MEPT Program Expands in Texas

SSR hires two new mechanical engineers Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a Nashville based engineering design and facilities consulting firm, has hired Leon Williams and Matthew Manske to work in the firm’s expanding MEPT Program. Williams joins SSR as a Mechanical Engineer and Project Manager in the firm’s Houston office. “We are extremely excited to […]

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Cx Monitor: Green Building Codes: A New Unifying Standard

The design and construction industry has made great strides in the past decade towards creating more sustainable and higher performing buildings. Building owners pursue green buildings for many reasons: operational cost effectiveness, marketing, ethics, occupant health, natural resource conservation, among others. Several industry organizations have formulated standards or rating systems to guide the development of […]

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Compliance News: Alternate Equipment Management (AEM) Requirements Alter Existing Processes

The new AEM program requirements can represent a sea change in hospital utility system management. The new requirements can affect a multitude of existing processes as laid out in a hospital’s current Plans, Policies or Procedures (PPPs). This article briefly discusses a few of those processes. We previously discussed the driving CMS 2014 Survey & […]

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Cox Health Reveals New Project

Cox Health Branson reveals new Emergency Department and Critical Care Unit In early September 2014, Cox Medical Center Branson in Branson, MO hosted a tour and a ribbon cutting ceremony, revealing the new, three-story, $30 million Emergency Department and expanded Critical Care Unit (CCU). CoxHealth recently opened a state-of-the-art addition to their hospital in Branson, […]

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Two SSR Projects Recognized by Modern Healthcare

Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital receives Award of Excellence; Owensboro Health Regional Hospital takes home Honorable Mention Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects is proud to announce that two of its projects have been recognized by Modern Healthcare’s 2014 Design Awards, a program that recognizes excellence in […]

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Connect with SSR at Events in October

With fall in full swing, the month October is packed full of conferences, tradeshows, and symposiums that we would like to connect with you at. SSR and SSRCx will be traveling across the country with thought leaders and personnel speaking and exhibiting from Washington D.C. to San Francisco. September 29th – October 1st Clay Seckman […]

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Ben Shepard Joins SSRCx

SSRCx, the facilities commissioning and sustainability consulting branch of Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), has hired Ben Shepard, PE, CEM, CMVP, CDSMP, as a Continuous Commissioning® Project Manger in the Nashville office. “We are excited to have Ben joining our staff,” said Steve Harrell, CEM, CxA, a Principal with SSRCx and Continuous Commissioning® Manager. “He […]

News Story

Business Energy Magazine Features SSRCx Engineers on Ways to Improve Energy Efficiency in Healthcare Facilities

Healthcare facilities are thinking outside the box when looking for ways to cut costs and improve energy efficiency. In the latest issue of Business Energy magazine, SSRCx’s Rick Ziegler, PE, and Clark Denson, PE, CEM, BEMP, LEED AP BD+C, discuss new opportunities available to facility directors that go beyond the traditional lighting and HVAC systems. […]