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2010 News Archive


December 2010 - Congratulations to Gavin Lim, who recently became a licensed Professional Engineer. Gavin is an electrical engineer in our Columbus office.

October 2010 - Advanced Engineering Consultants, Ltd. (AEC)  was chosen by Columbus Business First as one of the Best Places to Work in Central Ohio. The program recognizes the top 50 companies in Central Ohio based on work satisfaction surveys. AEC, along with 10 other companies, is one of the top micro size places to work in Central Ohio.

October 2010 - For the first time Advanced Engineering Consultants is being honored as one of the 50 fastest growing companies in Central Ohio.  AEC was one of the twenty new additions to make the cut, ranking as the 15th fastest growing business in Central Ohio. Learn more about 2010 Business First Fast 50 Companies for Central Ohio.

October 2010 - Ben Biada, PE, LEED AP and Scott Gray, LC, LEED AP, have had their article "Integrating Lighting and HVAC Retrofits" published in Consulting-Specifying Engineer magazine. The article discusses strategies and case studies for retrofits with an eye towards reducing energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions.

October 2010 - Columbus-based Columbia Gas of Ohio and its parent company, NiSource, have announced the rollout of their newest Demand Side Management program aimed at reducing energy use throughout the state of Ohio.  "Energy Design Solutions" includes energy efficiency training for professionals plus energy efficiency consulting for project teams working on the design and construction of small commercial facilities.

Educational seminars teaching design strategies to achieve at least 30 percent energy savings will run through the end of 2010 with sessions in Cleveland on October 14, Cincinnati on October 27, Cedarville on October 28, Toledo on November 9 and Columbus on December 2.  At least 10 more dates and locations are currently being planned and will be announced in 2011.  Applications to receive the no-cost energy consulting services are available now through the end of the year from program partner Advanced Engineering Consultants, Ltd. / emersion DESIGN. 

The natural gas utility expects this program to meet the continuing education requirements of at least 250 professionals throughout the state, and hopes to assist over 25 different project teams through energy efficiency consulting by the end of 2011.

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June 2010 - Congratulations to Colin Todd, who recently became a licensed Professional Engineer. Colin is a mechanical engineer in our Columbus office.

March 2010 - Benjamin Biada, PE, LEED AP, has recently had his article "Earning LEED 2009 Water Efficiency Credits" published in the March issue of CSE Magazine. The article discusses strategies for earning the more stringent Water Efficiency Credits for LEED v3 (2009).

February 2010 - Advanced Engineering Consultants, Ltd. received the 2010 Small Business Award for Excellence in Engineering from the Society of American Military Engineers Kentuckiana Post. AEC provides a wide variety of mechanical and electrical engineering services to support the Federal, commercial, industrial and institutional facilities sectors. AEC has and continues to provide outstanding Engineer Design Services for the Louisville District of the United States Army Corps of Engineers.