Split Systems and Historical Buildings

In 2019, I was part of the design team for an elevator upgrade project at the US Naval Academy (USNA) in Annapolis, Maryland.  The project consisted of modernizing or replacing four elevators in four different buildings across the campus; Alumni Hall, Bancroft Hall, the Chapel, and Sampson Hall.  As the mechanical design engineer on the… Read More

Going With The “Flow”

Think fire hydrants only provide water for fire trucks during emergencies? Or serve as a means of relief during hot summer months? Think again. That hydrant helps to determine whether the water supply can meet the demands of a building’s fire suppression system reliably. When the fire suppression system is replaced, a fire hydrant water… Read More

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