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MEP Engineering the Future with Navisworks

by Eva Pearce October 30, 2017
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At EVstudio we are constantly looking ahead to new technologies that help our designers produce a higher-level of work. This high-level of design also helps planners and contractors fully see the vision. Navisworks is such a program. Our MEP team can model a 3D image […]

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Navisworks MEP Systems

by Michael Banks May 2, 2017

Building mechanical systems are highlighted in this cut-away view of a restaurant

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Shane Donalson – Director of MEP Engineering

by Bill Myhren June 25, 2015

Shane Donalson, PE Director of MEP Engineering Shane is the Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing Engineering Director. Shane went to the University of Oklahoma to obtain his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, graduating in 2004. He has been doing Mechanical/Plumbing building design for 11 years and has […]

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EVstudio Announces New Director or MEP Engineering

by Dean Dalvit June 1, 2015

If you haven’t been into our offices lately, you may not have met Shane Donalson, PE. Shane and his family moved to Denver to work with EV after a long tenure with Guernsey in Oklahoma City to lead our growing Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing group. […]

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Project Spotlight: The Wild Game & Rendezvous Tap Room

by Macy Andre October 12, 2017
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Throw Back Thursday- Putting the Wild back into gaming   The term “renovation” can be daunting, but when it comes to this movie theater-turned entertainment nook, you can see how successful a completely renovated interior can turn out. The Wild Game, located in Evergreen, CO […]

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Project Spotlight: Barrels & Bottles Brewery

by Macy Andre September 28, 2017
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Throw Back Thursday- Remembering A Good Brew   Zach and Abby George came to EVstudio with a dream of starting up Barrels and Bottles, their craft brewery. Like many small business owners know, finding a space that fits the needs of the business and is […]

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Using Navisworks for Improved Coordination

by Michael Banks May 15, 2017
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This week, I’d prepared some images to help demonstrate the benefits of building information modeling (BIM). In our MEP department, the vast majority of our projects are modeled in Revit. In fact, the only times we’ll complete projects in AutoCAD (2D) are when we’re making […]

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Architect Project Delivery with Design Build Mechanical and Electrical

by Sean O'Hara January 20, 2017

In a traditional design/bid/build project delivery the architect hires the engineers and the engineering drawings are part of the bid package. With smaller tenant finish projects we are now seeing a scenario where the engineering drawings are being provided design/build by the contractor. The contractor […]

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High Street Luxury Condominiums at the University of Denver

by Dean Dalvit November 30, 2016
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The High Street Domicile is all about High Design. Intended as a stand-out 29 unit highly amenitized luxury condominium project, this building was designed specifically for the upper echelon of the discriminating condo market. At roughly 84 DU/Acre, the design offers units with floor-to-ceiling glass, […]

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How Do Architects Determine Their Fees and How Much Are Architect’s Fees

by Sean O'Hara June 10, 2016

I’ve noticed that most architects have avoided putting information on their website about what architects charge for their services and how much their fees are. However, in the EVstudio spirit of providing information on all sorts of architecture related topics I will give you an […]

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LEED Project Team Formation is an Important First Step in any LEED Certification Project

by EVstudio AEP May 20, 2016

The first step in preparing for the LEED Certification process on a building project is the formation of the LEED Project Team. Integrated design is one of the most important sustainability strategies and a good project team will become the key to an integrated, efficient, […]

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Engineering License in Texas

by Shane Donalson September 4, 2015

I finally got my fingerprinting done (2 hours of my life I will never get back) to send to Texas so I could get my Texas PE license.  I am also currently licensed in Colorado, Wyoming, New Mexico, Nevada, Utah, and Oklahoma.  The MEP department […]

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