RTM Engineering Consultants Thought Leadership

Preparing for COVID – 19: Strategies for Creating Isolation Areas With Your Existing Hospital Infrastructure

As the Coronavirus COVID-19 continues to spread across the country, hospitals and clinics will need to find ways to support an increase in patients who test positive for the virus. The American Society for Health Care Engineering (ASHE) and the CDC both recommend that if possible all coronavirus patients be isolated in rooms at negative…

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Trends in Refrigeration Design

Doug Sandridge, PE, Principal at RTM Engineering Consultants, answers the question: What trends do you see in the future for refrigeration design? RTM Engineering Consultants has experience working on a wide range of commercial and industrial refrigeration projects, including grocery stores, food and beverage manufacturing facilities, distribution warehouses, laboratories, and craft breweries and distilleries. Since…

Designing Efficient Refrigeration Systems

Designing Efficient Refrigeration Systems

Doug Sandridge, PE, Principal at RTM Engineering Consultants, answers the questions about RTM’s refrigeration design services: What types of facilities is RTM working on? What are the main challenges and considerations for different projects?  As consulting engineers, we design mechanical and electrical systems for diverse facilities. Refrigeration is a specific type of mechanical system that…

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Engineering for the Emerging Marijuana Industry

Brian Clark, Senior Project Manager at RTM Engineering Consultants, answers the questions: What do you predict for the future of the marijuana industry? How does RTM’s expertise set it apart from competitors? The marijuana market is growing within the United States. Recreational marijuana is now legal in eleven states and Washington, D.C., and medical marijuana…

TLC Meals on Wheels

Project Showcase: TLC Meals on Wheels

Town of Littleton Cares (TLC) Meals on Wheels is a nonprofit organization that has provided nutritious meals, volunteer visits, and other services to seniors and home-bound adults in the south metro Denver area since 1968. Every month, TLC Meals on Wheels delivers more than 10,000 hot meals to hundreds of people across an area that…

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Ask an Engineering Expert: How Do You Design For Energy Efficiency in Schools?

In this installment of our Ask an Engineering Expert series, April Halling, P.E., Project Manager at RTM Engineering Consultants, answers the question: How do you design for energy efficiency in schools? When designing K-12 education projects, it’s important to keep the different primary audiences in mind: the students, teachers, administrators, and facility staff. Each space…

Senior Living Facility Engineering

Ask an Engineering Expert: What Do You Need to Consider When Designing Senior Living Facilities?

In this installment of our Ask an Engineering Expert series, Sheetal Roy, P.E., Principal at RTM Engineering Consultants, answers the question: What do you need to consider when designing senior living facilities?  When designing senior living facilities, the most important factors to take into account are: the comfort of the residents, the appearance of the…