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Schemmer’s Integrated Design Process

Imagine a bee hive bustling with honeybees. Buzzing about, in and out of the hive, each one with a specialized job. Some are charged with cleaning the hive, others take care of the larvae, while others are designated to gather nectar to make honey. Collectively, all working together in unison towards a shared common goal.…
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Schemmer Receives the 2019 BBB Integrity Award in Omaha

2019 BBB Integrity Awards Honor Ethical Business Practices Schemmer received the 2019 Better Business Bureau (BBB) Integrity Award at an awards ceremony at the Embassy Suites Omaha-La Vista Conference Center on Tuesday, September 10, 2019. Schemmer's Steve Kathol, PE, SE, President, CEO; Charly Huddleston, PE, FACEC, Executive Vice President of Engineering; Mark Higgins, AIA, LEED…
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Schemmer’s The Forge Project Makes Headlines

Schemmer’s The Forge project, formerly known as the Odd Fellows Building in Jefferson, Iowa, is making headlines across the nation for bringing top technology to untapped rural talent. On Saturday, September 7, Pillar Technology, an Accenture company with a Des Moines office, opened its $1.8M center. Pillar technology’s goal is to boost the state’s tech…
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Omaha Engineering Firm Awarded Water & Wastes Digest Top Project for 2019

When Schemmer was retained by the City of Omaha to serve as the Project Engineer to design a solution for the severely degraded sewage channels at the Missouri River Water Resource Recovery Facility, project manager Matt Hubel, PE, CPSWQ, LEED AP BD+C, began with a technical memo and cost analysis to determine the most effective…
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Technology and the Modern Day Surveyors

Surveyors have been a significant part of the Country’s history and continue to be an important part of the construction industry today. From George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Abraham Lincoln to Daniel Boone, William Clark and Meriwether Lewis, these individuals were some of America’s most famous Surveyors that played an essential role in: The westward…
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Josh Murphy, BPAC, featured in Midlands Business Journal on Incorporating Enhanced Technology

Schemmer’s Josh Murphy, BPAC, BIM Manager, was recently quoted in the August 30, 2019 issue of the Midlands Business Journal. The article titled “Accommodating enhanced technology a major factor in engineering spaces,” discussed planning for technology and the challenges it can bring with renovations and new buildings. Integrating technology and connectivity into built buildings continues…
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Schemmer Talks Senior Living Design Trends

Schemmer talks Senior Living Design Trends Schemmer has been involved in senior living design trends and projects in more than 20 states with construction costs ranging from $1 million up to $99 million. These partnerships include every level of care including: continuing care retirement communities assisted living/dementia care nursing care Veteran homes physical therapy and…
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Meet Schemmer’s Peter Hind, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP – Lincoln Market

From the island of Bermuda, to Canada, England, Germany and the United States, Peter Hind, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, has made his home in five different countries throughout his lifetime. His global travels have paved the way for his career and shaped him into the man he is today. The Early Years Peter was born…
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Why Roundabouts Work

Other than the quick, but slow-moving, thrill around a circular intersection (just me?), why are roundabouts so great? Why do roundabouts work? The best answer to those questions is safety. Roundabouts Improve Safety Traffic will naturally move slower through a roundabout than it would through a standard intersection due to the deflection of the vehicle…
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