Digital Twins: A Key to Efficient Building Operations

  Our design approach at Henderson Engineers is centered around processes that deliver quality in the most innovative and efficient manner. Digital twins, which are virtual, identical representations of the building systems we design, assist …


Implementing Innovative Ideas

What is the meaning of innovation? The definition may vary depending on who you ask and what their respective goals are, especially within the Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) industry. Sean Turner, our innovation director, …


Net Zero Carbon: Our Approach to Reversing Carbon in the Built Environment

In August of this year, the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published the first part of its Sixth Assessment Report, Climate Change 2021: The Physical Science Basis. This Sixth Assessment reviews and synthesizes …


Takeaways from 2021 Net Zero Building Conference & Expo

The release of last month’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report reinforces the immediate need to make significant cuts in carbon dioxide emissions – approximately 7.6% per year. With climate conditions consistently exceeding typical …


Takeaways from 2021 EsportsNext Conference

Kevin Butler, Henderson’s esports practice leader, recently represented Henderson at the 2021 EsportsNext conference in Chicago. Hosted by the Esports Trade Association (ESTA), the annual conference brings together industry professionals to exchange ideas and insights …


How DfMA Improves Project Installations

Over the past few months I’ve been sharing my thoughts on Design for Manufacturing and Assembly (DfMA) and how, here at Henderson Engineers, we’re exploring DfMA in our design process to increase efficiencies and cost-effective …


3D Design in a 2D World: Accelerating Innovation with 2D BIM

I’ve written a few articles recently on Building Information Modeling (BIM) and how it’s crucial to our design process at Henderson Engineers. BIM uses data to generate digital representations of a facility’s physical and functional …


Healthcare Insights from the 2021 Environments for Aging Expo

Healthcare representatives from Henderson Engineers recently attended the 2021 Environments for Aging Expo & Conference (EFA Expo), an annual event focused on senior living design. The three-day conference provided a wealth of information on how …


Applying DfMA Logic to Our Design Processes

I recently wrote an article exploring the meaning of quality in relation to engineering. I described how we define quality at Henderson Engineers within our design process, and how our firm’s end deliverable is quality …


Workplace Wellness: Growing Your Communication Competency

As Henderson’s Chief People Officer Mindy Garrett shared in her recent blog, our Learning and Development team launched a program in 2020 to help employees stay connected during the pandemic as our firm transitioned to …


Why We’re Sharing Our Pronouns

At Henderson, we strive to create and maintain a culture where everyone feels like they belong. We welcome and celebrate differences because we know that working in an inclusive and diverse environment makes us, first …


Key Healthcare Takeaways from Vanderbilt Symposium and ASHE Annual Conferences

Healthcare representatives from both Henderson Engineers and Henderson Building Solutions recently attended Vanderbilt University’s Healthcare Summit and the American Society of Healthcare Engineers (ASHE) Annual Conferences. A wealth of information was shared, networking was back …


Regenerative Design: The Evolution of Sustainability

What if the buildings we design produced more energy than they used? In theory, it’s a simple question. But sustainable design can be complicated. As Sustainability Director at Henderson Engineers, I lead the firm’s efforts …


Workplace Wellness at Henderson

What comes to mind when you think of workplace wellness? An on-site gym? Healthy snacks in the breakroom? Robust health insurance coverage? At Henderson Engineers, we believe workplace wellness isn’t just about health – it’s …


Achieving Quality Design with Quality BIM

Quality is integral to everything we do at Henderson Engineers, and our application of building Information Modeling (BIM) is no exception. To achieve quality design with BIM you must also have a quality model. But …


Does Engineering = Quality?

Have you considered what “quality” really is? It seems straightforward enough. We know quality when we see it. We know quality when we interact with it. But do we know what it means? As Director …


Implementing DfMA: Design for Manufacturing and Assembly

We continuously strive to innovate at Henderson Engineers. One way we’re doing so is by using Design for Manufacturing and Assembly (DfMA) in our projects. (Check out this post I wrote for a brief overview …


Wildfire Smoke Mitigation Strategies in Buildings

According to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the U.S. experiences an average of 70,000 wildfires every year. The fires and ensuing clouds of smoke present a challenge to the safety and well-being of …


BIM Automation: Where Efficiency and Optimization Converge

Implementing dynamic methods to innovate with design is standard practice at Henderson Engineers. One of the tools we rely on to help us determine the best system design for a space is Building Information Modeling …


Cold Storage Design Considerations

Henderson Engineers has decades of experience designing refrigeration systems across grocery, retail, and warehouse environments, so we have our finger on the pulse of how the cold storage market is shifting to accommodate the latest …


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