National Guard Centers Receive Necessary Upgrades to Complete Mission

“The brave men and women who have served – and those who continue to serve – our armed forces have selflessly sacrificed for our nation, and we owe it to them to provide the best services and protections available when they’re overseas and after they return home.” – Kirstin Gillibrand, U.S. Senator One weekend a … Continued

How Can Lighting Design Enforce a Company’s Brand?

Originally published by USGBC Colorado, February 16, 2016 Jeff Bentley, LC Lighting Designer There are several ways that lighting can reinforce a company’s brand or Mission and Vision Statement. Corporate branding has always been important and with the advent of color printing and color television, color joined the font and logo, among other aspects, as another … Continued

MKK Sustained Growth on ENR Mountain States List

  A true testament to the market conditions and the firm’s commitment to client service, MKK Consulting Engineers moved up four ranks to place 16th overall on this year’s ENR Mountain States Colorado/Wyoming Design Firms list. As the top ranked Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing (MEP) and Energy Services specific company on the list, MKK continues to deliver high … Continued

RTD Commuter Rail Maintenance Facility Boasts First LEED Gold Certification in the Nation

Over 30% Energy Savings Despite Heavy Energy Demands Traditionally, large industrial maintenance spaces are known to be energy inefficient with high demands to reach optimal occupant comfort while providing a safe environment.  The team of MKK Consulting Engineers, together with Gannett Flemming, PCL Construction, and Heating and Plumbing Engineers, engaged multiple engineering techniques to achieve … Continued

Another LEED Platinum Building Under Our Belts

This time, Boys and Girls Club of Carbon County (Red Lodge, MT) has achieved the first LEED Platinum building in Montana under the v2009 standards. The building expansion includes a photovoltaic system on the roof, solar power, and radiant-floor heating, yet did not increase the utility costs to the club, despite the space being tripled. … Continued

The Northern Hotel To Receive Historic Preservation Excellence Award

Northern Hotel, a Billings, MT landmark hotel, recently underwent a significant renovation, with the help of A&E Architects, Langlas & Associates (general contractor), and MKK Consulting Engineers. The project resulted in being honored by the Montana Preservation Alliance’s 2013 Historical Preservation Excellence Award. From The Billings Gazette: The winners of the 2013 Historic Preservation Excellence … Continued

ENR Mountain States 2013 Best Projects Awarded

MKK is Fortunate to be a Part of Three Winning Teams of the ENR Mountain States 2013 Best Projects Awards MKK recently was recognized as part of three winning teams in the ENR Mountain States 2013 Best Projects Awards. A panel of eight judges from all areas of the industry – architects, GCs and engineers … Continued

DigitalGlobe Announces Colorado Site Consolidation and Headquarters Relocation to Broomfield, Colorado

MKK is Excited to be the Choice MEP Consultant for the New Corporate Campus DigitalGlobe, a leading provider of commercial high-resolution earth observation and advanced geospatial solutions, recently announced its intention to relocate its global headquarters from Longmont, Colorado to the North Park development in Broomfield, Colorado in mid-2015. The new campus will be constructed … Continued

Multiple MKK Projects Receive Industry Accolades

Six projects using MKK Consulting Engineers, Inc. design teams have received industry accolades this year: History Colorado Center, Denver Department of Human Services Eastside Building, Google Boulder Phase II, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Denver Central Platte Campus, and the Denver County Jail housing project. Two of the four projects earned multiple awards. History Colorado … Continued

MKK’€™s Denver Human Services Eastside Building Wins ACEC Excellence Award

ACEC Colorado has awarded MKK Consulting Engineers, Inc. (MKK) a 2013 Engineering Excellence Award for Denver Department of Human Services Eastside Building. Stuart Monical, President and CEO of MKK stated, “This project gave us a great opportunity, not only to help repurpose an existing vacant site with a facility that serves the local community, but … Continued

MKK Designs Ptolemy Data Systems Data Center

MKK Consulting Engineers, Inc. (MKK) recently wrapped up design of Ptolemy Data Systems data center in Sheridan, Wyoming. The project is a secured data storage facility and is the first structure and high-tech anchor in what owners hope will become a full data park. The facility is a structurally secured building: the data room is … Continued