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AEC Lunch and Learns Are Here!

Proficient is Now Offering a Virtual AEC Lunch and Learn! Proficient is now offering our AEC Coordination in Design Lunch and Learn online to help architects with their continuing education needs! Follow the link below or contact us to schedule one. A free lunch will...

BIM Lunch & Learn

Proficient is Now Offering a Virtual BIM Lunch and Learn! Proficient is now offering a Virtual BIM Lunch and Learn to help you with your continuing education needs! Follow the link below or contact us to schedule one. A free lunch will be provided for the participants...

Voltage Drop

What is a Voltage Drop? Introduction What is a voltage drop and how does it play a crucial role in the electrical design process of a building? Throughout this blog, we will provide answers to these questions and discuss why it is important for engineers to follow...

The Value of Air Economizers

Air Economizers Introduction Air economizers are required by the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), yet their impact and value are somewhat abstract at first thought. How much energy and money do they actually save? Do economizers operate enough during the...

Coronavirus and HVAC systems

What is the impact of Coronavirus on the HVAC industry? Introduction This blog delves into the challenges this pandemic is levying on the HVAC industry now and in the future. Coronavirus (COVID-19) is believed to be transmitted through close person to person contact,...

Ventilation of Multi-Family

Should Mechanical or Natural Ventilation Be Used for Multi-Family Projects?     MECHANICAL VENTILATION            NATURAL VENTILATIONIntroduction This blog applies to the dwelling unit ventilation strategy for multi-family buildings that are four stories or greater in...

Using Smart Sensor Technology in Building Design

Have lights turned on automatically when you walk into a room? Does the air conditioner in the conference room turn on when a certain number of people enter the room? In today's world, spaces with motion and temperature "smart sensors" are common and generally improve...

Proficient Announces Knoxville Office

We are happy to announce that today we’re opening the doors to our Knoxville Office! Our Knoxville office is led by Thomas (Tommy) Wasmund, with additional support from our Atlanta office. The new office will be located at 6025 Brookvale Lane, Suite 202, Knoxville TN...

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