Seminars 2019


Hiring Architects, Engineers, & Contractors for Animal Care Facilities: Costs, Process & Dirty Little Secrets

Oct 24, 2019
Business Theater

There are six primary systems that affect the engineering of the building environment: mechanical, plumbing, electrical, fire protection, noise control, and architecture. We will thoroughly discuss each system and how they are interconnected as well as cost and operating procedures needed to keep your business clean, quiet, and safe. We will cover checklists and problems to avoid in hiring design professionals and contractors.

  • Understand the unique differences and special problems associated with animal care facility design, finishes, and flooring.
  • Identify the specific performance criteria for the mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection and noise control systems.
  • Understand the typical costs associated with this type of building.
  • Learn the benefits and detriments to sustainable and LEED building options for animal care.
C. Scott Learned, , President - Design Learned, Inc.