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Specialized Engineering Solutions is a firm of multi-disciplined specialty engineers and commissioning providers

Working nationwide to engineer innovative, cost-effective, and efficient building system designs that perform to deliver safe, comfortable, and reliable environments. 

Specialized Healthcare Design

As healthcare systems, hospitals, and clinics look to right-size building systems (MEP) investment and position delivery of care to best serve the need. It is critical to consider having planning partners who specialize in healthcare engineering to simplify the complexity regarding initial and long-term considerations involving code, cost, flexibility, energy, and maintenance.

Healthcare Acquired Infections (HAIs)

Healthcare Engineering Specialists can be a valuable resource when considering design and equipment choices to combat HAIs. As a healthcare specialty firm, we continually are advancing and guiding best practices to design safer places to heal, learn, and work.

Do you need Commissioning on your project?

Across the country, updated energy codes and new guidelines are establishing requirements for projects to be commissioned.  We have developed a reference tool to help owners, representatives, and developers understand the scope needed and then how to prepare and budget. 

We have worked with CHI Health and now CommonSpirit Health for over 12 years.

“The engineers at SES consistently provide a high level of mechanical, electrical and technology design services on all projects regardless of size. They are responsive, collaborative team members with a thorough approach and innovative solutions. SES is a trusted partner when assessing, planning and engineering the future of healthcare facilities.”

Gordon Malm, RA, NCARB
System Director, Planning, Design & Construction
CommonSpirit Health

Taking a Data-Informed Approach to IAQ

Data collection through continuous monitoring of systems provides Facilities Teams valuable information to make data informed decisions.  Healthcare-associated infections (HAI) affect millions annually, with nearly 100,000 patient deaths attributed to these...

Energy Codes and Commissioning Requirements

Energy Codes and Commissioning RequirementsSince 2010, the International Energy Code (IECC) started including some level of commissioning requirements as part of code updates. These early requirements have evolved into more specifics providing clarity on scope,...

Energy: Measurement & Verification

Want to go "Green?" Start with Measurement & Verification Alex Metschke, PE, CEM, CCPInternational Performance Measurement and Verification Protocol (IPMVP) Option C TypeThe same trope has been used in numerous realms, “You can’t know where you’re going if you...

SES’s Andrea Thompson-20 Women to Watch in HVAC

Andrea Thompson, PE, CEM,  named in Engineering Systems "20 to Watch: Women in HVAC"Congratulations to Andrea Thompson for being selected as one of the Top 20 Women to Watch in HVAC by Engineered Systems! This year, more than 75 women were nominated from all levels of...

5 HVAC Design Considerations/Solutions for Designing Future Flexibility

Post-COVID 19 Pandemic: Reimagining the Design of the Next Generation of Hospitals  The COVID-19 Pandemic Health Crisis has challenged us all to work in different ways. No group has had more impact than the caregivers and front-line workers interfacing daily with...

SES HVAC Upgrade – Ionization

SES Upgrades HVAC System to Ionization-Based Air Treatment  As part of our ongoing efforts to provide a high-quality work environment, we recently upgraded our HVAC systems in our Omaha Office to include higher grade filtration and ionization-based air treatment,...

A4LE Rocky Mountain Chapter’s Annual Design Awards: Gering Public Schools

A4LE Rocky Mountain Chapter’s Annual Design Awards: Gering Public Schools Summit Category for Renovations Award  The Gering Public Schools’ Addition and Renovation project took home an award at the A4LE Rocky Mountain Chapter’s Annual Design Awards Extravaganza...

Building Commissioning Association (BCxA): 20 Under 40 Program Award

Building Commissioning Association (BCxA): 20 Under 40 Program Award Recipient, Kenny Reed, PE, CCP, CEM, LEED AP BD+C  Kenny Reed, PE, CCP, CEM, LEED AP BD+C, is among the Building Commissioning Association’s inaugural class of 20 Under 40 Award recipients. The...

COVID-19: Solutions for Today, Strategies for Tomorrow

COVID-19: Solutions for Today, Strategies for Tomorrow  SES Associate Principal, Eric Granzow, PE, LEED AP, HFDP, CEM, shares key challenges and potential solutions for addressing current healthcare facility shortfalls and “future proofing” new facilities for...

Do you need Commissioning on your project?

Is commissioning a requirement on my projects?  In the last 10 years, commissioning has continued to gain considerable adoption as energy codes, standards, and best practices are looking to improve the performance of buildings by reducing peak energy demand, air...