Dark Factory Nov 20

Dark Factory

Is the “Dark Factory” the Future of Manufacturing? – Part 1 By Tom Gilmartin, PE Recently many employers have had to limit the number of people on their premises. Some may have wondered – what would it be like to have the whole plant automated to the... Read more
How to Deal with Data Fog Nov 13

How to Deal with Data Fog

Operational data is cheap, but management time is not By Tom Gilmartin, PE In a previous article, we talked about “data fog” – the vast cloud of data emitted by current sensory devices, that can obscure the metrics you really need to measure and manage. So how do you... Read more
Data Fog Nov 6

Data Fog

Break through data fog to get the operational insights you need By Thomas Gilmartin, P.E. Imagine driving on a dark, pre-dawn morning – and the fog is so thick you can barely see across the street. There are many shadows and lights, but you’re not sure what they are.... 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
Concrete Anchors Oct 23

Concrete Anchors

The Understated Importance of Concrete Anchors Concrete anchors are an essential design component for fastening structural items to reinforced concrete or masonry. Anchors are used to attach steel members to supporting concrete members. They are often overlooked and... 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
Welcome Catherine Wire! Oct 8

Welcome Catherine Wire!

Encorus would like to welcome Catherine Wire to our Design Group as a Drafter! Catherine is a graduate of Niagara Community College with an Associate’s Degree in Computer Aided Drafting and Design. Welcome to the team, Catherine! Read more