K-12 Education: Preparing Your Schools For COVID Relief Funding

As additional government funding becomes available as a result of the latest COVID relief package, schools that spent previous funds on short-term solutions to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, are shifting their focus to apply …

Our DE&I Journey: The Beginning

Throughout our 51-year history, we’ve focused on people and relationships. In fact, a people-first culture is one of the things we’re known for in the industry. And throughout 2020, like many other companies witnessing the …

Recovering from Severe Winter Weather – Now What?

The recent severe winter weather and storms affecting much of the contiguous United States was felt by all. With offices in Texas and staff working remotely throughout the United States, many members of Team Henderson …

Preparing for an Extreme Cold

As a firm headquartered in the Kansas City area with offices across the US, including the northeast, big temperature swings are something we’re used to here. This week, as we face an arctic blast brought …

Client-First Mentality: Getting Henderson Involved Early Yields Sizable Long-Term Benefits

At Henderson, our priorities are a little different. We believe that when you put relationships first, people and projects thrive. Our connections with our clients extend throughout the entire design experience and progresses for the …

Existing Building Commissioning: What You Need to Know

It’s no secret that building commissioning is one of the best risk management strategies you can utilize in construction. It not only improves energy efficiency but benefits building owners by significantly reducing overall operating costs. …

Housing Design: Guidelines for Infection Control

When it comes to multi-family housing design, resident health and safety is always our top priority. Due to COVID-19, citizens across the country have spent more time inside their homes than ever before. To help maintain …

Elevator Cab Cleaning System

As time goes on we find more and more reasons to focus on improving indoor air quality (IAQ). Whether is allergens, pollutants, smells, or even the unknown potential for infection spread, the general public is …

Maximizing Value: How to Optimize Low Building Occupancy

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the necessity of remote working, facility managers have had to focus on operating buildings below their designed building occupancy. If done properly, a building’s systems can be optimized, saving …

Takeaways From 2020 Vanderbilt Healthcare Design & Construction Symposium

Longtime sponsor of the Vanderbilt School of Engineering’s Annual Healthcare Design & Construction Symposium, Henderson Building Solutions proudly continued its participation during the 14th installment of the conference on Aug. 5-6. Although unique in its …

Hospitality Design: Guidelines for Infection Control

The hospitality industry has undoubtedly been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. To do their part to flatten the curve, many hotels closed their doors while society stayed home. As more cities across the country reopen, …

Higher Education: Design Guidelines for Infection Control

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, campuses across the country have closed their classrooms, dining areas, libraries, residence halls, recreation facilities, and student life spaces, all in an effort to mitigate the potential spread of infection. To help ensure …

Third-Party Inspections and Plan Review Offered by Henderson

At Henderson Engineers and Henderson Building Solutions, we believe in continually finding ways to help solve our client’s challenges so they can be successful, especially when it comes to third-party inspections, plan review, and commissioning. …

Design Guidelines for Infection Control

The impact of COVID-19 has been felt across every vertical market. As some jurisdictions begin phasing toward reopening, many of our clients have asked us what they can do to make their buildings feel safe …

Elevator Emergency Preparedness Guide: Hurricane Zone

While we can’t predict exactly what will happen during any given hurricane season, you can take proactive steps before, during, and after a storm to protect investments in your building’s infrastructure and equipment like elevator …

Restaurant Design: Guidelines for Infection Control

Due to COVID-19, the restaurant industry has endured significant losses, including loss of jobs, sales, and in extreme cases, total loss of business. But despite these losses, the industry continues to overcome challenges, implementing unique …

K-12 Education Design: Guidelines for Infection Control

In an effort to stop the spread of COVID-19, many school districts across the country have closed their doors for the spring semester, transitioning to distance learning and virtual classrooms for the remainder of the …

Venue Design: Guidelines for Infection Control

Due to COVID-19, venues have seen cancellations across the board and are already considering what reopening will look like. When the doors reopen and concerts, sporting events, conferences, or other large-crowd events resume, ensuring the …

Healthcare Design: Guidelines for Infection Control

No work is more important right now than what’s done in healthcare environments. Within these spaces, preventative, restorative, and essential care is provided. COVID-19 has introduced a new set of challenges for infection control within …

Aviation Design: Guidelines for Infection Control

The aviation industry has no doubt been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic but flying won’t be any less necessary as stay-at-home orders across the country ease. One of the most important tasks we can do …

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