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The Joint Commission: TJC Clarifies Requirement for Spare Sprinkler Heads New and Revised Sprinkler Head Requirements

New and Revised Sprinkler Head Requirements Effective immediately, The Joint Commission revised Standard LS.02.01.35, EP 7 to clarify the number of spare sprinkler heads required by critical access hospitals, hospitals, and behavioral health care and human service organizations. This clarification better aligns the EP with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) code. This requirement has […]


Extension of PHE

The Governor of Indiana signed an executive order extending the Indiana Public Health Emergency (PHE) through July 31, 2021. The Indiana State Department of Health (IDH) blanket waivers regarding the physical environment are tied to the PHE. At this point, there has not been any notification from IDH that the blanket waivers are being rescinded. […]


Job Posting: Electrical Engineer – Hafer

Hafer is a high-energy design firm that delivers value to clients by designing what matters most. As a thriving, busy practice, we’re looking to add a licensed electrical engineer to the team in our Evansville, IN office. We are looking for someone excited about the possibilities ahead as we grow. Hafer’s team of architects, engineers, […]


Congratulations to the ISHE Award Winners

Lifetime Achievement Award Richard Hand, Good Samaritan Hospital MAX Award Melissa McCain, IU Health Engineer of the Year Andy Shekell, Medxcel Awards accepted on their behalf Nicole Bridges, IU Health Awards accepted on their behalf Josh Abdon, IU Health Other Engineer of the Year awards, not present for photo. Joe Martin, Riverview Health Don Burk, […]


Water Recommissioning After Prolonged Shut Down

Here are good links about flushing water from buildings that have been empty for some time to reduce the risk of Legionella issues as people start to return to work. BOMA – Building Owners and Managers Association AWWA – American Water Works Association IDEA – International District Energy Association AGA – American Gas Association GIPHCC – Greater Indianapolis Plumbing – […]


Response Centers

ASHE: COVID-19 ASHRAE: COVID-19 CDC: COVID-19 Healthcare Facility Resources CDC: Home Page Joint Commission: COVID-19 ISDH FDA NFPA OSHA ANSI WHO


Job Position: Jr. Mechanical Engineer

Job Description: This CMTA position will work and lead a team of engineers to design the mechanical aspects of energy efficient buildings for various clients. Our ideal candidate is typically a self-motivated individual who thrives on helping clients and has a technical background.  It is our hope they will be involved in all phases of […]


Job Position: Jr. Electrical Engineer

Job Description: This position will work with a team of engineers to design energy efficient buildings for various clients of CMTA. Our ideal candidate is typically a self-motivated individual who thrives on helping clients and has a technical background. We hope they will be involved in all phases of the project. Read more


Job Position: Senior Electrical Engineer

We are seeking an experienced Electrical Engineer that has 8+ years within the building design industry to join the DC team! This person will be responsible for leading the engineering design on a variety of projects, and they will be responsible for developing and mentoring other engineers on their team and around the firm. While […]


Job Position: Senior Mechanical Engineer, with Healthcare Design Experience

We are seeking a Mechanical Engineer that has 8+ years within the building design industry who has experience with healthcare projects to join our Healthcare Design Studio. This person will be responsible for leading the engineering design on a variety of projects, and they will be responsible for developing and mentoring other engineers on their […]