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Top 5 tips for contemporary healthcare lighting design
Jun 01, 2014
If you are interested in Top 5 Tips for Contemporary Healthcare Lighting Design, read Anton Lama and Mary Ann Hay's article in Medical Construction & Design May/June issue! They share innovation and flexibility strategies in lighting design and share a case study from the great new Lankenau Medical Center, Main Line Health, in Wynnewood, PA.

Perfecting Prefab : 8 Tips for healthcare construction projects
May 08, 2014
Leading AEC firms offer helpful advice for using BIM to pull off prefab for everything from MEP infrastructure to whole bathrooms.

Reaching New Heights in Healthcare
Feb 01, 2014
Planning for the future when you design your outpatient healthcare facilities. Tim Krawetz shares 5 principles to keep in mind that can create long term benefits for your facility!

Hurricane Sandy: A Turning Point for Emergency Power?
Feb 13, 2013
In a span of less than 24 hours last October, residents of metro New York City were rudely reminded of how very close they live to the water — maybe, it now seems, a little too close for comfort.

Code Blue- Emergency Water Systems
Nov 12, 2012
An East Coast hospital experienced one of its greatest challenges this summer when a state contractor struck a 30-inch water main, flooding parts of the city and cutting off water supply to others. The hospital was without water, requiring a 2,000 gallon pumping truck from the local fire department to help meet patients' basic needs, including drinking and bathing.

An Rx for Cx (Commissioning)
Jul 16, 2012
The healthcare Cx process is the Rx for better quality of care in that it focuses team efforts on the verification of systems performance to prevent failures that can compromise the patient environment. Read about best practices for the healthcare environment in this article. (Turn to page 46.)

Rx for Hospital Design: Models & Meetings
Jul 25, 2011
The new University Medical Center of Princeton is using BIM modeling and high performance strategies for its planned completion in March 2012. Keeping the lines of communications amongst all the players through frequent meetings has also helped this project progress seamlessly from the early planning stages to current construction. Collaborative efforts among the owner, architect, engineer and constructor are key.

Staying Up-To-Date on Life Safety
Nov 01, 2010

The evolution of codes and safety systems has been constant, requiring architects, engineers, facility owners and maintenance personnel to stay current with requirement and involved in best practice implementation. These key players discuss how they're meeting this crucial challenge in healthcare project delivery.

Press Releases

Syska Hennessy Group Continues Expansion of Dallas Office
Jun 10, 2014
Extensive Staff and Office Growth In Addition to Branching Out into New Practice Areas

Syska Hennessy Group Expands Chicago Office
May 22, 2014
Location continues to serve as Syska Hennessy’s hub overseeing Central Region practice

Syska Hennessy Group Continues Growth and Expansion of Shanghai Office
Apr 02, 2014
Syska Hennessy Group, Inc., a global consulting, engineering and commissioning firm, is growing its Shanghai, China office to meet increasing demands of clients throughout China, and serve as a hub to support clients and projects throughout the Asia-Pacific region.

Syska Hennessy Group Expands San Francisco Office
Nov 05, 2013
Syska Hennessy Group, Inc., a global consulting, engineering and commissioning firm, continues to expand its San Francisco office to meet the growing demands of clients and increased project activity in the region.

Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Practice Re-Launch by Syska Hennessy Group
Apr 17, 2012
New York, NY (April 17, 2012) – Syska Hennessy Group, Inc. a global consulting, engineering and commissioning firm, announces the re-launch of their Information and Communications Technology (ICT) practice. Traditionally, this practice was a blend of individual services and, as those services have converged,  Syska has organized its practices to create a fluid service where by each component can be managed and served from a single point.