UI Visual Arts Building Awarded LEED Gold
USGBC’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certification can take months to years to complete. Particularly when the design you are talking about is the Western Hemisphere’s first voided active slab heating and cooling system. Described by Architectural Record as: “The efficient system places plastic bubble-shaped forms, arranged in a grid, at the center of […]
New DE Associate Principals
DE is excited to announce additions to our management and leadership group, Eric Bruxvoort and Jared Ramthun.
DE Wins ASHRAE Region 6 Awards
Kirkwood Center, Liberty High School and DE Offices honored at annual conference.
DE Lighting Featured in LD+A
University of Iowa’s Visual Arts Building uses porous structure to innovate interior lighting
DE Featured in High Performing Buildings Magazine
Six pages of stunning photography, detailed diagrams, and building-specific technical notes published by High Performing Buildings.
DE Awarded International Energy Award
DE’s Indian Creek Nature Center Awarded 1st Place in ASHRAE Technology Awards
DE Annual Holiday Party
The DE Holiday Party was most mysterious, and the main course was killer. Thanks to everyone for another great year!!
Making Madison Home
After almost a year of mini-blinds in the windows, we’ve decided to make our office on Yellowstone home with a new look.
Immaculate Conception Church Featured @ JTH Lighting
Built in 1915 in downtown Cedar Rapids, the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church’s complete interior renovation is complete.
Voxman School of Music Wins American Architecture Award
The six-story, 186,000-square-foot Voxman School of Music at the University of Iowa lies at a key intersection in downtown Iowa city, creating an entirely new relationship between academic and urban experiences.
Catlett Hall Certified LEED Gold
The largest residence hall on campus, Catlett Hall is over 300,000 square feet with 12 floors and 1,049 beds. Energy-efficient mechanical and electrical systems are expected to save over $153,000 a year in utility costs compared to a code baseline building. The building earned a LEED Gold rating due to its systems efficiency.
DE Achieves Net Zero
Design Engineers Mechanical and Electrical Consultants of Cedar Rapids and Madison is pleased to announce its Cedar Rapids offices have achieved Net Zero energy use through on-going efforts in efficiency and sustainable energy use.
DE Quest for Net Zero
Solar power is the last mile of our journey; a long trip that started in 2008 with the design of our building and continues every day.
Amy Infelt Featured in Gazette Engineering Special
Amy Infelt, a mechanical engineer who is a managing principal at Design Engineers in Cedar Rapids, treasure her ability to be a creative problem-solver every day at work.
Voxman Music Wins AIA Award
The Voxman Music Building receives AIA Seattle’s Highest Honor.
DE Technology Team Grows
Design Engineers continues to shape our in-house capabilities and teams to match the needs of our clients.
DE Wins 3 Energy Awards
Design Engineers wins three awards for Excellence in Energy Efficiency from the Iowa AIA in 2017.
DE Installs Solar Photovoltaic System – Targets Net-Zero
System To Provide 100% of Annual Energy Use
AEG Receives Historic Preservation Award
AEG’s American Republic Renovation Receives Historic Preservation Award
UI Visual Arts Wins AIA NY Honor Award
American Institute of Architects New York Chapter Recognizes University of Iowa Visual Arts Building with Honor Award