Staff Spotlight: Shannon Vrenna Jun 9

Staff Spotlight: Shannon Vrenna

Shannon has been in the engineering field for 18 years and working at Encorus Group for 6 years. She started off as a Drafter and worked her way to Designer, then Drafting Manager and most recently was promoted to Project Scheduler. Shannon is always determined to... Read more
Canandaigua VA Medical Center Fire Station Design Mar 31

Canandaigua VA Medical Center Fire Station Design

Encorus was tasked with providing architectural and engineering designs for an upgrade to the existing fire department building at the Canandaigua VA Medical Center. The objective of this project was to reconstruct the entire footprint of the existing single-story... Read more

Fun Fact Friday: The Year In Review

Over the past year, we have explored the four different service groups that make up Encorus Group: Civil Materials Testing, Mechanical Integrity, Non-Destructive Testing, and Engineering Design. As 2020 comes to a close, now is a time to reflect on what defines each... Read more
HEPA Air Filtration Oct 30

HEPA Air Filtration

Whether it’s in our homes, workplaces, or schools, air filters are key components to keeping unwanted (and most of the time invisible) particles out of the air. The MERV (minimum efficiency reporting value) rating system is used to grade the performance of the most... Read more
HVAC Commissioning Oct 16

HVAC Commissioning

Whether required by code or desired by a building owner, the HVAC commissioning process is an important tool used to verify that building systems are designed, specified, and constructed to the standards of the owner. These systems can include boilers, pumps,... Read more
Fire Suppression Systems Oct 9

Fire Suppression Systems

When someone hears the term “fire suppression system”, they might automatically think of a sprinkler system that sprays water from the ceiling when it detects fire. In reality, there are several different types of fire suppression systems that can be implemented... Read more