Seismic compliance with the applicable California building codes is onerous and disruptive for building owners, especially for a building in the heavily regulated sector of healthcare. Owners of older buildings that house acute care services have a big deadline on the horizon—Jan. 1, 2030, the cutoff date to upgrade their buildings to SPC-4D.
IMEG Corp. | Aug 1, 2022
Designing a net-zero energy building is always a challenge, but renovating an existing school and applying for grants to make the project happen is another challenge entirely.
IMEG Corp. | Apr 19, 2022
As the healthcare landscape continues to evolve, IMEG’s healthcare leaders from across the country are seeing several emerging trends that are poised to have wide-ranging impacts on facility design and construction. Following are six of the trends and strategies they expect to become more commonplace in 2022 and the years to come.
IMEG Corp. | Feb 18, 2022
Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design: Comprehensive strategies to keep people and buildings safe
CPTED is so much more than surface-level protection; it encompasses multiple phases of design, social programs, colors, lighting, natural surveillance, natural access control, and even traffic curbing.
IMEG Corp. | Feb 1, 2022
As the EV market share has been recognized, MEP firms have been tasked with the responsibility of an entirely new design: charging stations.
IMEG Corp. | Nov 15, 2021
Weather, forest fires, other natural events, and human error all can lead to losses of power.
IMEG Corp. | Nov 2, 2021
The complete patient experience encompasses the journey to the hospital, the care experience, and the trip back home. All these touchpoints come with an expectation.