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SSR Announces Recent Promotions and New Roles

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects, is pleased to announce that the following individuals were recently promoted or are taking on new roles: April Buchholz, Plumbing CADD Drafter, Denver Tyler Ferguson, Project Manager, Nashville Kyle Gibson, Civil Engineer – Water / Wastewater, Nashville Debbie Gregory, […]

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Dr. Debbie Gregory Promoted to Principal of Healthcare Innovation Consulting

In our 54th year of operations focused on innovation, growth, enhanced collaboration with industry partners, and exceptional customer interaction and satisfaction, Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) is pleased to announce that Dr. Debbie Gregory has been promoted to Principal with a focus on healthcare innovation consulting. With nearly 40 years as a nurse and an […]

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Hospital Utility Equipment Risk Mitigation

The Joint Commission’s (TJC’s) July 1, 2022 Hospital Emergency Management (EM) Chapter changes added some interesting new content regarding utility equipment emergency management.  The current utility requirements can now be found in new Standard EM.12.02.11. The following summary does not include the full TJC language – readers should review the new requirements closely.  After the […]

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Enhancing Memphis’ Riverfront Experience

The Mississippi River has always been integral to the City of Memphis. Founders of the city once dedicated the riverfront to the public “now and forever,” cementing the relationship between its people and the water. The Memphis riverfront landing was originally paved in cobblestones in the mid-19th century and has figured into shipping avenues, public […]

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Project Spotlight: Brentwood EQ Facility

SSR is helping the City of Brentwood achieve its commitment to sanitary infrastructure rehabilitation and improvements through the construction of the Brentwood/Metro Nashville Equalization Pump Station and Storage Facility. By reducing sanitary sewer collection system overflows, this project will improve the management of wet weather peak flows and the quality of Tennessee’s natural waterways. During […]

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2022 Water Professionals Conference

This year’s Kentucky Tennessee Water Professionals Conference (KY/TN WPC) will take place July 17-20 at the Central Bank Center in Lexington, Kentucky. After attending last year’s event in Chattanooga, SSR is thrilled to once again see many of our clients, friends, and industry partners. Hosted by the Clean Water Professionals of Kentucky & Tennessee (CWP-KT) […]

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F&M Bank Arena Ice Floor Concrete Pour

The precision and accuracy when pouring concrete for an ice floor must be perfect in order to achieve a joint-free slab. Check out this time-lapse video of the concrete pour for the ice floor that took place in mid-June for F&M Bank Arena in Clarksville, Tennessee. Learn more about SSR’s role on the F&M Bank […]

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Vanderbilt University Athletics

Nashville is a city known for music, entertainment, and sports. From professional sports teams ­­—like the Tennessee Titans and Nashville Predators—to college athletics—like the Vanderbilt Commodores—sports drive the camaraderie Nashvillians have shared across the city for decades. Located in the heart of the city, Vanderbilt University is undertaking one of its biggest investments in athletics […]

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Getting Big Event Ready – Existing Facilities

Earlier this year, SSR released a blog post centered on design considerations for venues looking to host high profile sporting events. This post is a continuation, focused on existing facilities.  What began as an emergency response to a loss of cooling caused by a breaker failure in the electrical systems during Game 1 of the […]

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SSR Announces Board Changes

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) is pleased to announce changes to its Board of Directors. CEO and President Steve Lane, PE, BCEE, FACEC, was elected Chair of the Board upon the retirement of Rob Barrick, PE, LEED AP, CEM, GBE, who has been elected to the honorary role of Chair Emeritus. In addition, David Gaboury, […]

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Skip Powe Expands SSR’s Transportation Group to Alabama

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects, is pleased to announce that Skip Powe, PE, has joined the firm as a Principal. He will operate out of a presence office in Montgomery, AL. With over 28 years’ experience in construction, contract administration, and management for the […]

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Return to Operations: Part 4 — Air Cleaning and Treatment

While ventilation and filtration are the best and most proven means for HVAC systems to positively impact human health in building, air cleaning and treatment can be considered for possible enhancement of indoor air quality. There are several air cleaning and treatment technologies in the market today, and with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, […]

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USP Delays Chapters USP <795>, USP <797>, and USP <825>

The United States Pharmacopeia (USP) announced recently that it is postponing the official dates of pending revisions to the following three standards until further notice as a result of pending appeals to provisions on these standards: Revisions to: USP <795> Pharmaceutical Compounding – Nonsterile Preparations USP <797> Pharmaceutical Compounding – Sterile Preparations New chapter: USP […]

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Compliance News: TJC Releases Newly Updated LS & EC Document List and Review Tool

TJC recently released its newly updated Life Safety & Environment of Care Document List and Review Tool, marked REVISED: 4/30/2018.  The individual pages of the list are each marked with a 3/13/2018 revision date, which correlates to the TJC speaker’s 3/27/2018 PDC Conference general session reference to those revisions. This is the list of documents […]