Category Archives: Electrical

Iowa West Pickleball Club Ribbon Cutting

Schemmer attended the Iowa West Field House Pickleball Club Ribbon Cutting ceremony on Wednesday, September 25th.This project was a 16,000 SF tenant improvement project for the Iowa West Foundation in previously vacant bays of the Iowa West Fieldhouse in Council Bluffs. The existing facility already houses several basketball and volleyball courts. This project transformed the…
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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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What are Pre-Engineered Buildings?

Pre-Engineered Buildings (PEBs) are the building components which are manufactured at a factory and assembled on site. Usually PEBs are steel structures and can be an alternative to conventional structural steel buildings. PEB structural components are fabricated at the factory to exact size, transported to site and assembled at site, usually with bolted connections. This…
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Design with Purpose. Build with Confidence.

Logos are a part of our everyday life, on a t-shirt, a TV commercial and signs as you drive through town. They can be big, small, colorful, simple or bold. All have their own unique attributes, but they are everywhere. Many of them often include taglines such as "Design with Purpose. Build with Confidence.," but…
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Schemmer Attends VA Central Iowa Health Care System’s CLC Cottage Groundbreaking

Schemmer’s Karl Person, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, Project Manager, was on hand for the VA Central Iowa Health Care System's (VACIHCS) Community Living Center (CLC) Cottage for Hospice/Palliative Care groundbreaking ceremony that took place on November 19, 2018. Schemmer is providing design, construction and post-construction services for the CLC Cottage. The cottage is designed to meet cultural transformation improvements and provide a more…
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EXPOSED | Schemmer Electrical Engineer Joe Binge, P.E.

Meaning of success. Success, to me, is not how much money you make, how large your house is or the number of material items you have, rather it’s how you live your life and help others. It seems cliché, but I try to use this thinking to stay grounded. Early beginnings. Even from a young…
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Why not upgrade your lighting system? It’s the code

Lighting consumes a large portion of the energy used today. These systems have evolved over the years from incandescent to mercury vapor, fluorescent, high pressure sodium, metal halide, back to fluorescent and now light emitting diode (LED). We’re even illuminating building interiors with sunlight! The first artificial lighting systems were developed solely for convenience and…
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