Fire Suppression Systems Apr 14

Fire Suppression Systems

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... Read more
Staff Spotlight: Tom Gilmartin, PE, LEED AP Apr 7

Staff Spotlight: Tom Gilmartin, PE, LEED AP

Tom Gilmartin has loved math and science as long as he’s been able to think.  He has never been a “theoretical” scientist though; rather, he is a tinkerer.  This led him straight to engineering as Webster’s defines it: “the application of... 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
A Look at NICET Certifications Mar 24

A Look at NICET Certifications

NICET stands for National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies, and is a division of NSPE, the National Society of Professional Engineers. This institution was put into place to enforce a set standard for each discipline and levels of Technician... Read more
Staff Spotlight: Mary Padasak Mar 17

Staff Spotlight: Mary Padasak

Mary Padasak has been an Environmental Engineer at Encorus Group since 2009. She works on stormwater design and permitting, bulk storage permitting, SEQR, and most recently, geotechnical assistance including Phase 1 reports, groundwater sampling, and contaminated... Read more
Automation Mar 10

Automation

Written by Senior Electrical and Controls Engineer Geoff Chadwick For manufacturers, the word “automation” invokes varied emotions depending on who you ask.  Organizations such as the ISA and CSIA offer advice on what causes “successful” projects to be seen poorly,... Read more
Staff Spotlight: Geoff Chadwick Feb 24

Staff Spotlight: Geoff Chadwick

As far back as Geoff Chadwick can remember, he was always taking things apart and putting them back together. When things broke and he was told they couldn’t afford a replacement, he was always trying to see if he could understand how to fix it – if it was already... Read more
People & Projects: Dan Sarata, PE Feb 17

People & Projects: Dan Sarata, PE

As part of our new People & Projects series, Lead Structural Engineer Dan Sarata, PE discusses the challenges involved in the CUBRC Vacuum Sphere Relocation project: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qs3nf2oPjyk   Read more