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Why Building Commissioning Is Important

What Is Building Commissioning? Building commissioning is the process of checking and verifying a building to ensure that its systems such as HVAC, running water, electricity and other systems are working efficiently and as originally designed. Building commissioning is an attempt to discover any performance issues a building may have […]

Hellgate High - Aerial View

Big Benefits From Mechanical Upgrades

The Advanced Energy Retrofit Guide from the Department of Energy says that savings beyond 45% are achievable when upgrades to the building envelope are combined with retrofits of lighting and mechanical systems.   Numbers like that inspired MCPS to take an integrated whole-building approach with goals to achieve big payback on their investment […]

Modeling the Future Franklin Elementary

The new Franklin Elementary School is rising from the ground.  Here at JM Engineering, we are checking our model and fine-tuning our design for the school’s mechanical and plumbing systems.  The Revit Software we utilized to create the design allows us to generate a 3D model of the building.  Here we […]

Franklin School Has a New Footprint

JM Engineering has been coordinating with the architectural design team at L’Heureux Page Werner, PC for many months on the design for the new Franklin Elementary School.  For JME, the project consisted of designing new high-efficiency heating and cooling systems for the new addition as well as the new domestic plumbing system. […]

First 100 Years Were GOOD…. But the Next 100 Are Going to Be GREAT!

Franklin Elementary school was originally built in 1916 and has served our community well for the past 100 years.    The old school building is currently in the process of demolition – making way for a new and improved Franklin Elementary.  The plans are complete for a new school facility with ample […]

This Addition Will Multi-Task

The addition to the Simms Fishing Products facility in Bozeman, MT is coming together.  The 14,000+ sq. ft. addition will house additional manufacturing space, administrative offices as well as conference rooms.   JME designed a system to simultaneously keep these vastly different work spaces comfortable. The heating, cooling, and ventilation needs […]

4th Floor of the Maya Building

Maya Building Upward Expansion

When the owner of the Maya Building in downtown Missoula decided to expand their usable space by adding a 4th story to the existing structure, they called on JM Engineering to devise a new mechanical and plumbing system for the building.   The project presented a unique challenge due to the […]


Historical Preservation In many communities, historical preservation is a cause near and dear to the hearts of many. Almost everywhere you look, buildings like courthouses, local historical museums, art galleries and more contain the history of communities within their walls. However, those old walls also contain old heating and ventilation […]


High Quality HVAC Systems

HVAC Systems High-quality HVAC systems are essential to large commercial and residential facilities including: Residential complexes Medical labs Hospitals Institutional facilities Historic buildings undergoing renovation The operator of a large facility wants to ensure that the best possible results are achieved over a long period of time by improving the […]