MEP Services for the Built Environment

October 19, 2023

MEP Services for the Built Environment

To meet global climate goals and support initiatives to transition to net-zero carbon and climate-resilient operations, building owners and managers will need to upgrade, retrofit, and decarbonize their buildings.

The Rimkus Built Environment team provides comprehensive mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and life safety consulting services for commercial, hospitality, multi-residential, institutional, and industrial applications.

With a focus on sustainability, resilience, and maintainability, our experts can assess building components and systems, identify deficiencies, and provide solutions to optimize a property’s energy efficiency, operational usability, and occupant comfort.

Built Environment Solutions and Expertise Include:

Energy Audits

  • Review of historical energy bills for comparison with other buildings
  • Assessment of retrofit savings potential
  • Inventory of energy-consuming aspects and associated operating details

Decarbonization of Buildings

  • Development of plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHG)
  • Implementation of net-zero studies to provide a clear path to more sustainable buildings
  • Ensure compliance with climate regulations and legislation

Mechanical Services

  • Evaluation and reporting of building services
    • Heating, ventilation, and cooling
    • Storm and sanitary
  • System replacement, design, and maintenance
  • Building automation controls
  • Drainage, design, and placement of piping systems

Electrical Services

  • Electrical design
  • High- and low-voltage power distribution, design, and reporting
  • Building automation controls
  • Investigation, evaluation, and reporting of emergency power generators

Life Safety and Fire Protection

  • Fire prevention, protection, and post-incident consulting
  • Smoke control consulting
  • Alarm system planning and maintenance
  • Code compliance

In addition to helping achieve climate targets, proactive attention to a building’s components will help to avoid failures, downtime, and maintenance costs. Our team is composed of qualified architects, engineers, and technical specialists across the United States and Canada who are ready to assist.

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