Improving Marketing in the A/E/C Industry

As one of the few non-engineers at Summer Consultants, I am constantly learning about different systems – boilers, controls, transformers, codes, fire alarms, etc. The list could go on. While I need this information for marketing, how it is presented to clients can always be improved. That’s why I was thrilled to attend the Society… Read More

My Summer as an Engineering Intern

It is hard to believe that my 10 weeks at Summer Consultants has already come to an end. Coming into this internship, I didn’t really know what to expect, but I was very eager to get valuable experience and expand my engineering knowledge. This experience has allowed me to do exactly that and more. As… Read More

Lightfair International 2019 Adventures

On the 22nd of May, 2019, five members of the electrical engineering team took the early train from DC to Philadelphia to attend Lightfair International 2019. Lightfair is the largest architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference in the world, displaying a wide variety of products such as LEDs, OLEDs, energy-efficient and smart lighting… Read More

I2SL Conference

Last week Amanda and I attended the I2SL (International Institute for Sustainable Laboratories) conference in Raleigh, NC. There were a broad range of individuals in attendance, including: government, university, and private labs users, health and safety, procurement, and facilities groups lab equipment vendors HVAC and controls equipment vendors sustainability champions architects and engineers The sessions… Read More

First Year in Review

I have been working for just over a year with Summer Consultants, Inc. as a mechanical engineer. I have really enjoyed the opportunities and jobs presented to me thus far. Summer Consultants specializes in occupied historic properties and old federal buildings. These renovation projects are unique and challenging. The scope of work, in some cases,… Read More