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Schemmer’s Project, The Forge, Receives Preservation at Its Best Award

Schemmer's project, The Forge (Odd Fellows Building) Restoration and Renovation, has received a "2020 Preservation at Its Best Award" from Preservation Iowa. Preservation at Its Best Award Preservation Iowa's website explains that each year they seek to honor statewide successes through the “Preservation at its Best Award.” In doing so, they hope to inspire others…
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Schemmer’s Commitment to Opportunity, Diversity and Equity

On June 3, 2020, the Greater Omaha Chamber hosted nearly 150 CEOs, founders and leaders of the Omaha business community with the purpose of identifying collective action for diverse, equitable and inclusive workplaces and communities. Read the statement of commitment from the Greater Omaha Chamber's Commitment to Opportunity, Diversity and Equity (CODE) here. Schemmer’s Commitment…
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R&R Commerce Park Warehouses Spotlight

Project Spotlight: R&R Commerce Park Warehouses Schemmer was retained by R&R Realty Group to provide professional services for a warehouse prototype design for the first of four, 250,000-300,000 SF core and shell buildings with a 32-foot clear interior height and 50-foot column bay spacing. It included space for manufacturing and warehousing. The building construction is…
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Lakeside Auto Recyclers Spotlight

Project Spotlight: Lakeside Auto Recyclers Shredder Facility Lakeside Auto Recyclers is a third-generation, family-owned business located in Carter Lake, Iowa serving the Omaha and Council Bluffs area for more than 40 years. When Lakeside Auto decided to expand and enhance their recycling operations with new equipment and buildings, Hawkins Construction was retained, and Schemmer was…
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Building for the Future Part VI: 2018 IECC

Building for the Future Part VI: 2018 IECC “THE FUTURE depends on what you do TODAY.” - Mahatma Gandhi This timeless statement rings true both in our personal and professional lives. The choices we make, whether it be riding a bike to work instead of driving, repurposing building materials, or designing a more energy-efficient building…
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Darling Ingredients Spotlight

Project Spotlight: Darling Ingredients Schemmer has partnered with Darling Ingredients for a variety of projects over the past five years at both their Wahoo and Omaha locations. The projects entail 10 new buildings, one building addition, and one major building renovation. The new buildings contain a variety of facilities for their operations including rendering, grinding,…
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Omega Surgery Center ASC Remodel Spotlight

Project Spotlight: Omega Surgery Center ASC Remodel | Omega Surgery Center LLC Schemmer remodeled a 6,900 SF first floor tenant space into an Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC), complete with four Operating Rooms, two Procedure Rooms, and corresponding Pre-Op, Post-Op and Recovery bays. Space also includes a reception and waiting area, as well as staff support…
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Building For The Future Part V: 2018 IECC Commissioning Requirements

Building for the Future Part V: 2018 IECC Commissioning Requirements In Part I, Part II, Part III, and Part IV of our Building for the Future blog posts we gave a general overview, building envelope, mechanical and electrical updates of the 2018 IECC. Now let’s move on to Commissioning (Cx), one of the most valuable,…
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