AIA Excelsior Award

East New York Health Hub has been recognized with a 2020 American Institute of Architects New York State Excelsior Honor Award. These awards honor excellence for state-funded building design, landscape architecture, and public art, including professional practice and advocacy. Lilker Associates was thrilled to be a part of the design team for this community based project.

Delta’s New Sky Lounge

Exclusive first look at Delta’s largest, brand-new Sky Club in Salt Lake City © The Points Guy Delta flyers passing through Salt Lake City may not want to leave the airport. The Salt Lake City airport (SLC), along with Delta, opened a brand-new canyon-inspired terminal today that’s sure to mesmerize passengers. And while the terminal is itself is a massive improvement compared to the one it replaces, perhaps the most impressive transformation can be seen at the new Sky Club.

View on Videoconferencing

View on Videoconferencing. The COVID 19 pandemic has ushered in the era of videoconferencing at warp speed, likely replacing much of business travel for years to come or certainly reducing the need for it. The benefits—significantly lower out-of-pocket expenses, less down time, reduced wear and tear on employees, and lower energy consumption—suggest that it’s here to stay.

Thermal Temperature Scanners

THERMAL TEMPERATURE SCANNERS: COVID-19 AND BEYOND. Soon to be as ubiquitous in the U.S. as they are in China and other parts of the world hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic, thermal or infrared cameras at entry points to buildings and facilities serve a valuable screening purpose in helping to slow down transmission of COVID-19 and other viruses.

HVAC Modifications COVID19

HVAC Modifications to Minimize COVID Transmission—Plain Talk on What Works (and What Doesn’t). As we navigate our way back to work, school, shopping, and other indoor activities, understanding the role of HVAC systems in limiting the spread of COVID-19 and other viral transmission is a hot topic—and one that is fraught with information overload and disinformation.

The Buzz on Using UV for Disinfection

Beyond the Hype: The Buzz on Using UV for Disinfection. By David Cyr, LC, MIES, IALD, Lilker Lighting Group Director. Using ultraviolet (UV) for disinfection, or “UV germicidal irradiation” (UVGI) is older than you may think. A patent for a germicidal low-pressure mercury source was issued in 1886, products were used for water purification as early as 1904, and UV sources have been used for decades within mechanical air-handlers and ducts to disinfect cooling coils, drain pans, and air. Recently, the germicidal properties of UV have been a hot topic for discussion.

Workspace changes: COVID-19

Featuring a panel of leaders from MKDA interior design studios, along with myself representing the MEP discipline, this webinar covers both short-term and long-term actions that owners and facility managers can take in the design and retrofitting of commercial buildings and corporate interiors. We discuss the …

Happy 2020!

Our New Year thoughts and wishes were sent to all of  Lilker’s friends and colleagues. In this unique year of 2020 our focus is on what truly matters….. health and happiness. Our entire Lilker team including our MEP engineering, technology, energy, lighting and special inspections divisions …