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Understanding Energy Incentives and Rebates
January 17, 2017
Understanding Energy Incentives and Rebates

Everyone wants to save energy in their buildings. Many projects, including new buildings and renovations, qualify for energy incentives or rebates.

Design Collaborative Wins American Institute of Architects Fort Wayne Design Award
Is Your Building Losing Its Cool?
September 20, 2016
Is Your Building Losing Its Cool?

If your chiller system is inefficient, imbalanced, or at the end of its service life, it’s costing you money.

5 Ways LED Lighting Is Changing Your Life
August 3, 2016
5 Ways LED Lighting Is Changing Your Life

Do you have LED lighting in your building? It’s saving you money, right? Did you know it’s also impacting your health?

CMS Adopts 2012 NFPA Life Safety Code: What you need to know
May 26, 2016
CMS Adopts 2012 NFPA Life Safety Code: What you need to know

The changes are official. Let's make sure you  know all ten of the major changes for your healthcare facility.

 

Technology in Architecture
April 28, 2016
Technology in Architecture

The integration of technology and design is the next evolution of architecture, but what makes this new endeavor exciting is the impact it will have beyond architects, engineers, and interior designers.

"Big Dream" Project Wins BCA Excellence in Construction Award
Meet the People: Ron Dick
April 12, 2016
Meet the People: Ron Dick
Building Assessments: The SMART Way
Double or Triple: A Case Study for Triple-Pane Windows in Student Housing
Meet the People: Pat Pasterick
February 19, 2016
Meet the People: Pat Pasterick
Budget Face-off: Construction Cost vs. Energy Savings
Top 5 Possible Changes in the 2012 NFPA Life Safety Code
January 11, 2016
Top 5 Possible Changes in the 2012 NFPA Life Safety Code

What's new and how can these changes affect your healthcare facility?

Baker Named Partner at Design Collaborative
December 21, 2015
Baker Named Partner at Design Collaborative

Jason Baker was named partner at DC, while four other individuals were promoted to leadership-level roles. 

DC Millenial Making a Difference
September 11, 2014
DC Millenial Making a Difference

Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly has named architect Nathan Woods as one of 2014's Millenials Making a Difference in Fort Wayne.