Category Archives: Engineering

Schemmer’s Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP)

As we celebrate National Water Quality Month in August, Schemmer continues to play our part by using our Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP). When stormwater drains away from a surface, it accumulates: debris, sediments, chemicals and more as it flows over land and water-resistant surfaces. These accumulations have created the need for SWPPPs. Stormwater Pollution…
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Schemmer’s Integrated Design Approach to Projects

“Excellence is never an accident; it is a result of high intention, sincere effort, intelligent direction, skillful execution, and the vision to see obstacles as opportunities.” When it comes to the architecture, engineering, and construction field services (AEC) world, we call this Integrated Design. At Schemmer, our Integrated Design Process is a highly collaborative process…
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Schemmer’s Construction Administration Services, Taking the Burden off Our Clients

Delivering peace of mind has been a trait of Schemmer since our inception. And providing Construction Administration services is a clear demonstration of that commitment. We handle the day-to-day issues and observations and provide continual communication and progress updates to quickly resolve issues and minimize project delays. Our professionals offer a cost-effective observation process with…
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Generative Design, A Design Exploration Process

What is Generative Design? Generative design is a design exploration process. Designers or engineers input design goals into the generative design software, along with parameters such as: the performance or spatial requirements materials manufacturing methods budget The software explores all the possible arrangements of a solution, quickly generating design alternatives. It tests and learns from…
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Schemmer Celebrates Professional Engineers Day!

Celebrate Professional Engineers Day On Wednesday, August 5, Professional Engineers (PE) across the country will celebrate PE Day. Starting in 2016, this annual celebration aims to promote the positive impact professional engineers continue to make on both a local and national scale. The History of Professional Engineers Day PE Day is celebrated in August specifically…
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Reality Capture & 3D Scanning, Your Partners for Your Next Project

When you think about how far technology has come over the last decade, it’s pretty amazing. It might be natural to think that something that can scan your building and provide a 3D model is make-believe or out of your price range. However, this technology is ready for everyday use in a variety of applications.…
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Your Project’s Success Starts with Schemmer’s Tulsa Office

Schemmer's Tulsa Office Ten years ago, Schemmer made a firm commitment to the City of Tulsa when we opened our Tulsa office. We have proudly been providing Civil Engineering and Surveying in Tulsa solutions since then and love contributing to the betterment of our community. As with any successful company, we wouldn't be where we…
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BIM Execution Plans

When it comes to Building Information Modeling (BIM), inputting information into Revit and creating a BIM Execution Plan (BxP) could truly benefit your next project, helping you understand what needs to be done and when. What is a BIM Execution Plan? A BxP is a comprehensive document that helps the project team identify and execute…
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What is FACILITATE?

You know those home improvement shows where they buy a run-down house for a low price with the intent to fix it up? Then, during demolition they discover problem after problem when they start ripping up carpet and knocking down walls. Although it wouldn't be as entertaining, I'm sure homeowners would love to have the…
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