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Energy Master Planning: Shaping a Sustainable Future
June 2024
In an era where environmental sustainability is paramount, energy master planning is essential for organizations aiming to reduce energy consumption and decarbonize their facilities. Loring’s Energy Services Group is dedicated to guiding clients through this crucial process, offering comprehensive planning and design solutions that align with both current and future...
May is Mental Health Awareness Month
May 2024
May is Mental Health Awareness Month and, while promoting mental health is important all year, this special month of recognition raises the much-needed awareness surrounding mental illness, its prevalence in society, and how it affects people of all ages and backgrounds without discrimination. Most important is educating the public about...
Wired or Wireless? Single-Mode vs Multi-Mode? Premise vs the Cloud?
April 2024
Keeping up with technology can be a challenge, but determining which IT solutions to include in your technology upgrade or new build-out doesn't have to be. Loring’s Technology Services Group provides the advice, planning, and design capabilities needed to develop infrastructure and engineering solutions to meet your needs. Wired or Wireless?...
Balancing Heritage and Modernization:
System Modernization Strategies for Heritage Structures
February 2024
Historic properties offer physical means of engaging with the past. By safeguarding them, we continue to preserve and cherish each building’s history. Those entrusted with modernizing historic structures must employ appropriate strategies of improving them without compromising their historic fabric, all while following a set of guidelines established by The...
Loring’s 2023 Environmental, Social and Governance Report
February 2024
ESG 2023 Report
2023 Loring ​Recognition Awards
February 2024
This award recognizes an individual’s outstanding contribution to their group/Loring over the last 12 months. The incumbent embodies what it means to be “Loring Proud.” They have contributed to the improvement of the workforce culture, improvement of a system or process, they are solution oriented, a problem solver, and helpful to staff and external...
Don’t Forget the BECx! Five Reasons You Should Plan for Building Envelope Commissioning
June 2023
Imagine your company just bought a five-year-old office building in the heart of the city. Starting the new year off right, you move your staff in on January 1st, only to start receiving complaints of cold drafts and inconsistent temperatures in different spaces, despite running the heating system. Some rooms...
What Are Real-World Applications of Computational Fluid Dynamics?
May 2023
Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) is a highly advanced technique used to simulate fluid flows, and its importance is hard to overstate in modern industry. By using CFD, engineers can accurately predict fluid dynamics, such as pressure, temperature, velocity, and turbulence in complex systems or processes that would be impossible to...
Adaptive Reuse – Transforming Unconventional Buildings into Healthcare Spaces
March 2023
As the healthcare industry continues to evolve, so too must the facilities that provide care. With new technology and innovative approaches to patient care, healthcare providers are looking for ways to adapt their existing spaces to better meet the needs of their patients. One way that healthcare providers are doing...
5 Steps to Net-Zero Emissions. How Building Electrification Can Lead Canadian Organizations Towards Sustainability
March 2023
The journey towards achieving a net-zero emissions building can seem daunting and fraught with obstacles. Existing building constraints, as well as resource and time limitations, can impede progress towards optimistic goals of becoming a net-zero organization by 2050, a commitment many entities have made. Consequently, it may be tempting to...
Modular Buildings
July 2021
Loring has extensive experience designing mechanical, electrical, and low-voltage systems for prefabricated modular buildings. Modular buildings have the potential to significantly reduce disruption to sites by shortening active construction timelines. We have worked with multiple fabricators to seamlessly coordinate services with utility and site conditions, as well as the integration...
Engineering for Modular Prefabricated Architecture
February 2020
In today’s fast-paced global world, smart engineering is a game-changer in modular design for buildings: enclosures, shelters, industrial, institutional, commercial, and residential applications. With an assembly system, modular construction is more than just a puzzle. It’s a solution that builders, architects, and consultants can utilize with faster deployment, precision quality...
Innovative Engineering Solutions for Data Centers
August 2019
In a data-driven world, the processing and storage of data accounts for three percent of the world’s energy consumption today, and is exponentially growing as we continue to explore the possibilities of technology and information. Data has become an essential aspect of every industry. Moreover, advancements such as cryptocurrencies, artificial...
Technology Infrastructure with a Future
October 2017
Keeping pace with technology is the challenge of our times, but having the capacity to do so shouldn’t be. What’s required, according to Loring’s Technology Services Vice President David Stumer, is a flexible approach to infrastructure design that supports the widest range of technologies and anticipates next-generation audio/visual, data, and...
Achieving Excellence in Higher Education
October 2016
Loring is pleased to announce that the Adler Center for Nursing Excellence and G-Wing Renovation at Ramapo College of New Jersey has earned ENR’s 2016 Best Project award in Higher Education/Research for the New York metropolitan region. Loring provided MEP engineering services for the project, teaming with Mitchell Giurgola Architects;...
Loring Helps Create Inspired Spaces
August 2016
What makes a performance moving? A trip to the museum memorable? A library enlightening? It’s the imperceptibles that enhance the experience, allowing visitors to feel comfortable and to see and hear without obstacle. Working behind the scenes with renowned architects, distinguished curators, exhibit designers, and specialty consultants, Loring’s building systems...
The Art and Science of Renovating and Restoring Historic Structures
June 2016
Entrusted with the Nation's Heritage: The Great Dome Projects Engineering takes on a new level of complexity in the extraordinary dome buildings that symbolize our government and continue to function as operational workspaces. Bringing these structures up to today’s life safety, comfort, technology, and redundancy standards while working within their...