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How Power Distribution Systems Protect Your Building's Equipment

LKPB serving Minneapolis, Rochester, and St. Paul, Minnesota, explains how power distribution systems in protecting your building’s equipment.

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How Healthcare Facilities Can Improve Their Communication Systems

LKPB serving Minneapolis, Rochester, and St. Paul, Minnesota, offers solutions to improve healthcare communication systems.

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How Sewers Improve Campus Sanitation

LKPB serving Minneapolis, Rochester, and St. Paul, Minnesota can help you improve your building’s sewer and plumbing design for improved efficiency.

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4 Ways to Make Your Building More Comfortable for Occupants

LKPB serving Minneapolis, Rochester, and St. Paul, Minnesota, shares 4 ways to make your building more comfortable for occupants

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4 Ways to Conserve Your Building’s Energy

LKPB serving Minneapolis, Rochester, and St. Paul, Minnesota, teaches you 4 ways to Conserve Your Building’s Energy

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Understanding How Building Commissioning Works in Contracting

Building commissioning can save building owners the headache of improperly functioning systems. Even after a building and its systems have been planned, designed, constructed, and installed, certain components may still function improperly. At LKPB Engineers, we know how important it is to ensure that all of your building’s systems function the way they are intended to. To help you understand the importance of this process, we’ve put together a quick overview of its implementation in contracting.

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Save Money With Our Pre-Design and Planning Services

Throughout the process of new building construction, proper planning is critical. A well-constructed plan helps ensure the project’s success and creates a foundation from which to build. Before building design begins, LKPB Engineers strongly recommends undergoing a pre-design process. During this process, our team will conduct a variety of studies designed to give insight into the design phase of the project. Once completed, these studies will help determine the most cost-effective systems appropriate for the project. What is pre-design and planning and how can it save you money? Read on to find out.

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How Life Cycle Cost Analysis Benefits Your Building’s Efficiency

Life cycle cost analysis (LCCA) can give building owners insight into the efficiency of their buildings. While the upfront cost of owning a building is quite obvious, operational costs can quickly exceed expectations. To allow owners and managers to develop the most efficient and cost-effective operational planning, life cycle cost analysis is critical. At LKPB Engineers, we know how important it is that your business operates at maximum efficiency, which is why we perform extensive LCCA. How can life cycle cost analysis ensure operational efficiency? Read on to find out.

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Your Inefficient Plumbing System: Money Down the Drain

Well-designed plumbing systems not only improve your plumbing’s efficiency, they help you cut costs as well. An inefficient plumbing system not only generates unnecessary expense, it can also cause damage to your building’s structures. At LKPB Engineers, we structure your plumbing system to provide maximum efficiency. Whether you’re updating an existing system or designing from the ground up, our experts can recommend the most cost-effective systems. We provide comprehensive analysis and design to ensure your plumbing system operates at maximum efficiency. Think you may need a plumbing update? Here are common plumbing design mistakes costing you money:

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The Importance of Correcting Deficiencies in Your Fire Sprinkler System

The importance of a fully operational fire sprinkler system cannot be overstated. There are a number of common sprinkler system issues that can result in deficiencies. At LKPB Engineers, we offer a comprehensive analysis of your current sprinkler system to detect any abnormalities. Correcting these issues not only protects your building but those inside as well. Whether you’re looking to correct existing issues or implement a custom-designed fire sprinkler system, our experts can help. Here are common issues that may need your attention:

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