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Vision, Issue 13

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Join Kohler Ronan at the 2022 MAAM Building Museums Symposium

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Kohler Ronan is pleased to be a Contributor Level Sponsor of the  2022 Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums’ Building Museums Symposium.

We are also pleased to participate in Thursday’s breakout session discussing one of Kohler Ronan’s recently completed museum projects:

“Metropolitan Museum of Art – European Paintings Skylight and Infrastructure Upgrade”

SPEAKERS
Michael Wetstone, AIA, LEED AP
Principal,
Beyer Blinder Belle Architects & Planners

Erik Bodelsen, PE, LEED AP BD+C
Partner,
Kohler Ronan Consulting Engineers

Markus R. Schulte, PE
Principal and NY Facade Group Leader,
Arup

Michael Dominick
Senior Associate Buildings Manager for Infrastructure, Buildings Department,
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

WHEN
Thursday, March 17, 2022, 3:30-4:45 PM

WHERE
Federal A Room
Capital Hilton

Please be sure to visit our team in the Exhibitors’ Hall during the conference. You can still register for the conference here.

Kohler Ronan Accepts the Carbon Leadership Forum’s MEP 2040 Challenge

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Kohler Ronan is pleased to join a growing number of MEP/FP industry leaders in accepting the Carbon Leadership Forum (CLF)’s MEP 2040 Challenge. As signatories, we are committed to “advocate for and achieve” net zero operational and embodied carbon by 2030 and 2040 respectively, across all our projects.

As active participants in the sustainable and high-performance building design movements, Kohler Ronan has always designed our MEP/FP systems with sustainability and environmental stewardship in mind, regardless of whether or not a project was pursuing a LEED rating. Our professionals have always evaluated the performance and environmental impact of every project from a “whole building” perspective over a building’s life cycle. We have continually challenged the standard that constitutes a green building by evaluating and collaborating with the design team on building orientation, envelope, fenestration, shading, and indoor air quality. As such, it is a logical next step that we accept the CLF’s MEP 2040 Challenge. At Kohler Ronan, we are confident in our systems experience and our technical ability to develop strategies that perform up to these inspirational specifications.

Kohler Ronan takes pride in the design and delivery of engineering solutions that balance both environmental and financial considerations. By driving innovation, research, and development, our engineers will continue to test the boundaries of accepted best practices to develop improved solutions for the benefit of our clients, the larger community in which we live, and our shared global environment.

Please read more about the MEP 2040 Challenge here: https://carbonleadershipforum.org/mep2040/

Kohler Ronan is Ranked Among Top 10 Across All Cultural Facility Sectors by BD+C Giants 400

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Building Design + Construction’s 2021 Giants 400 Report has ranked Kohler Ronan 10th among the Top 65 Cultural Facilities Engineering and EA Firms. Kohler Ronan was also ranked 10th in the Performing Arts and Concert Venues sector, 9th in the Museum and Galleries sector, and 8th in the Public Libraries sector.

You can view the full list for all three categories here:

Top 35 Cultural Facilities Engineering and EA Firms – Performing Arts and Concert Venues
Top 45 Cultural Facilities Engineering and EA Firms – Museums and Galleries
Top 35 Cultural Facilities Engineering and EA Firms – Public Libraries

Kohler Ronan is Pleased to Announce our Promotions for 2021

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Please join us in congratulating Kohler Ronan’s newest Associates, Matthew W. Feichtner, Jerry Manavalan, and Benjamin Mezic, PE. Each of these professionals has exhibited excellence in the field of engineering as well as unwavering commitment to the firm. We are delighted that they have chosen to share their talent, knowledge, and expertise with Kohler Ronan over the last several years, and we look forward to their continued success in the future.

Pearl Odu, PE, LEED AP is a 2021 40 Under 40 Award Winner

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Kohler Ronan is pleased to announce that Pearl Odu has been named among this year’s Consulting-Specifying Engineers’ 40 Under 40. This list recognizes forty engineers under the age of forty who demonstrate incomparable dedication, leadership, and desire to improve their industry and their communities.

Serving as Senior Electrical Engineer and a Senior Associate of the firm, Pearl designs systems and provides services for some of the firm’s larger NYC projects and clients such as the New York Public Library, the Children’s Museum of Manhattan, and the Hispanic Society of America Museum and Library. She is a highly-focused and enthusiastic engineer who approaches her work with great care, consideration, and creativity.

You can read Pearl’s complete profile and the full list of 40 Under 40 winners here.