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Sep 22, 2020 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Foreman Focus Friday

Congratulations, TIG team, for a NAIOP 2020 Night of the Stars nomination as Schuchart’s mechanical partner at Madison Center! Hermanson’s Office Tenant Improvement project for a Digital Streaming Firm at the Madison Center led by TIG Account Executive, Brian Hurley, was nominated as a finalist in the Office Interiors of the Year category. NAIOP Washington State's 2020 Night of the Stars Awards showcases the best commercial real estate development projects in Washington State. Nominations for projects across sixteen commercial and residential categories began in June and finalist were notified of their standing in early September. For this project, the Client wanted to incorporate a large,... Read More

Sep 16, 2020 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Foreman Focus Friday

At Hermanson, we talk about safety being an “attitude for life.”  And every employee from our fabrication shops, field crews, job trailers, and office staff benefits from the leadership and experience of Hermanson’s Safety Manager, Desiree Ropel. Named NAWIC’s 2020 Safety Advocate of the Year, Desiree brings over nine years of industry experience along with the knowledge and discipline she acquired in the US Navy to her role.  Desiree is responsible for the safety training and the ongoing implementation of best practices for up to 700 employees at projects spanning across Washington and Oregon.  She is particularly skilled in coordinating and managing construction... Read More

Sep 11, 2020 | Source: SMACNA News Foreman Focus Friday

One of the fastest-growing airports in the United States, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) served over 50 million passengers in 2019. In 2017, the airport began an expansion of the 47-year-old North Satellite, a busy hub located three minutes by tram from the main terminal. The North Satellite (NSAT) Modernization Project combines leading-edge engineering with natural motifs to create a high-tech space with a biophilic design — one that appeals to people’s innate love of nature. “We wanted to bring light into a larger open space as a sense of place for the Pacific Northwest,” says Ken Warren, NSAT Project Manager for... Read More

Sep 1, 2020 | Source: Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce Foreman Focus Friday

While teachers, parents, and students struggle with the question of returning to school campuses this fall, one school in Bellevue is preparing to welcome students back, when it is safe to do so, confident in the steps they have taken to help mitigate exposure to COVID-19.  As COVID cases continued well into the summer months, administration at Forest Ridge School of the Sacred Heart, an independent, Catholic, day and boarding school for middle and high school girls, contacted their mechanical preventative maintenance contractor for help in determining ways to reduce pathogen exposure in classrooms and dormitories. Hermanson Company’s Brad Sharp, Testing, Controls... Read More

Jul 1, 2020 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Foreman Focus Friday

Recently, Hermanson’s crew at the North Satellite Modernization Project at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport set five large air handling units (AHUs). Detailed planning was required to transport the AHUs across an active tarmac, set a 110-ton crane to lift the 27 sections into the side of a building, and maneuver the sections to their final destination using a winch and rollers before assembling.Special care was taken to ensure the operation met COVID-19 construction guidelines, and workers’ safety was paramount during the load-in of sections weighing upwards of 15,000 pounds. ... Read More