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Gresham Smith | Feb 12, 2019

The basics of building commissioning

As building system technology increases in complexity and sustainability remains at the forefront of design, the need for commissioning continues to rise. This is the first post in our series examining the basics, benefits and boundaries of building commissioning.

Gresham Smith | Jan 17, 2019

Strategies to improve the human experience during interior renovations

Over the past decade, Flagler Hospital has been undergoing a complex, phased renovation touching every patient room and almost every public space with the aim of improving the patient experience.

Gresham Smith | Sep 11, 2018

The advantages of alleys

Believe it or not, alleys started off as public spaces.

Gresham Smith | Aug 23, 2018

Data driven design: The benefits of building energy modeling

As technology advances, Building Energy Modeling (BEM) is becoming an even more powerful tool for making informed design decisions. This is the first post in our series examining the benefits of BEM in balancing occupant comfort and design features with energy efficiency.

Gresham Smith | Jul 9, 2018

Healthcare and the reality of artificial intelligence

Regardless of improved accuracy gains, caregivers may struggle with the idea of a computer logic qualifying decisions that have for decades relied heavily on instinct and medical intuition.

Gresham Smith | Jun 26, 2018

The future of the ambulatory surgery centers and acuity levels

Offering the one-two punch of cost savings and convenience, ASCs are increasingly becoming the venue of choice for both physicians and patients.

Gresham Smith | Apr 12, 2018

Approaching the transit conversation with local perspectives

In every city with transit, there are some success stories, some challenges and plenty of lessons learned.

Gresham Smith | Mar 9, 2018

Designing healthier buildings: Fitwel certification system

The Fitwel certification system is relatively simple and involves registering a building on a custom scorecard.

Gresham Smith | Feb 21, 2018

Terminal Modernization: Why Bother? Part II

This is the second post in our series examining why airport operators should bother to upgrade their facilities, even if capacity isn’t forcing the issue.

Gresham Smith | Nov 28, 2017

Adding value through integrated technology requires a human touch

To help strike that delicate balance between the human and the high-tech, we must first have an in-depth understanding of our client’s needs as well as a manufacturer’s capabilities.

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