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Celebrating Schemmer’s Veterans

Today we would like to honor Schemmer's Veterans, and all the men and women who served and continue to serve this country, “Happy Veterans Day!” Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Schemmer's Veterans work across many facets of our Company in: Accounting Mechanical Engineering Civil Engineering Transportation Engineering Construction Administration Survey Our Veterans combined…
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USGBC Celebrates 25 Years and Next Generation of LEED

For over two decades the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) LEED certification has continuously evolved worldwide. According to USGBC, green building has grown into a trillion-dollar industry, and Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) has become the most widely used program of its kind in the world. More than 2.2 million square feet is…
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Levee Repair Services

In the spring of 2019, record flooding hit Nebraska and Iowa. Nebraska saw the most intense and wide-spread flooding. Towns were evacuated, bridges and a dam collapsed, a nuclear power plant had to close and multiple roads were deemed too unsafe to remain operable. Even now, in October, the community is still dealing with flash…
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Schemmer’s Des Moines Office Flourishes with the City

Schemmer's Des Moines Office Flourishes with the City In 2010, Schemmer's Des Moines office opened its doors to better serve our clients and expand our geographic reach with an additional location. The City of Des Moines has a long history of being recognized for its reasonable business costs, strong economic outlooks and a solid quality…
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Schemmer Receives Second Place Small Business 2019 Trek Up The Tower Award

Schemmer's Dawn Kirchert, Loras Klostermann, Paula Latham and Josh Murphy attended  WELLCOM's 2019 Wellness Awards Gala on October 8th. At the dinner, Omaha businesses received recognition for their wellness efforts, as well as the Corporate Team Awards for the 2019 Trek Up the Tower. Loras Klostermann accepted the second place trophy in the Small Business…
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Engineering Lightning Protection Systems

Lightning is certainly fascinating, and maybe a bit scary. We know there are precautions to take when you're outside and lightning is detected, but how do we protect our buildings? Engineering Lightning Protection Systems According to the Lightning Protection Institute, the lightning protection industry began in the United States when Benjamin Franklin suggested that lightning…
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The Importance of Geotechnical Engineering

A geotechnical engineer’s job is to make sure that a building doesn’t get added to the long list of leaning buildings. We are all familiar with the Leaning Tower of Pisa, but did you know there are other famous buildings that are leaning? According to Ranker, 10 famous leaning buildings are: Millennium Tower – San…
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Nebraskan Student Union Project Spotlight

Project Spotlight: Nebraskan Student Union | University of Nebraska - Kearney Schemmer was retained to revitalize all major student spaces of the ground level and second level lobby and upgrade interior finishes in primary circulation spaces of the Nebraskan Student Union project. The new design: refreshes the main entry provides a more prominent welcome desk…
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