2013 - Exp awarded for innovation
Exp, in collaboration with Uniboard« Pfleiderer, has won OIQ's 2013 Innovation Award for the Photocatalytic Gas Treatment (PGT) project, which uses oxidation to destroy volatile organic compounds. The groundbreaking process destroys the compounds without generating additional greenhouse gases.
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2013 - Building Bridges
The Wisconsin Ave./Juneau Ave. Bridges over the Milwaukee River project has won a Special Achievement Award at the American Council of Engineering Companies of Illinois' 42st annual Engineering Excellence Awards Competition. The bridges, located in downtown Milwaukee, WI, were designed by exp using hydraulic and electrical control systems resulting in state-of-the-art vertical lift bridges.
2012 - Photocatalytic Gas Treatment project wins award
Exp, in collaboration with Uniboard« Pfleiderer, has won the Schreyer Award at the 2012 Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards. As part of the project, exp and Uniboard« produced an oxidation process to destroy volatile organic compounds.
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2012 - Exp ranks 6th among MEP Giants
Consulting-Specifying Engineer ranked exp 6th on its 2012 MEP Giants list. The annual list, which ranks the top 100 mechanical, electrical, plumbing (MEP), and fire protection engineering firms in the United States, is based on top MEP design revenue among the firms.
2012 - Creative engineering by exp leads to Grand Award
Grand Award - American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC)
Yorkville Dam Safety Improvements & Bypass Channel
Creative engineering along the Fox River in Yorkville, IL, improved water recreational attractions by eliminating a life-threatening turbulence condition generated by a dam. Hydraulic conditions downstream produced a submerged roller, effect, which had claimed 28 drowning victims over the last 35 years. The project incorporated a new stepped dam spillway that eliminated the trapping turbulence, making the river safer for recreation. The design also included an innovative fish ladder and a new bypass channel with waterways for both recreational and competitive Olympic-style boating.
We provided analysis of alternatives, planning, and design services. The alternatives analysis included evaluating the complete removal or the reconstruction with safety improvements of Yorkville Dam on the Fox River in Yorkville, IL. An initial study was provided to recommend the best method of improving the hydraulic conditions downstream of the dam, reconnecting the river with respect to fish movement, and providing a canoe bypass channel around the dam.