Adaptive Re-Use

Adaptive Re-Use When it comes to building a new space, architects, engineers, and construction workers have a wealth of experience to draw from. From just a seed of an idea, we can help you create the right plan to achieve your goals – whether you want to build a new facility or renovate an existing […]

Why Sustainable Development Practices Don’t Have to Break the Bank

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Why Sustainable Development Practices Don’t Have to Break the Bank Sustainable design can often be seen as a costly undertaking. However, this doesn’t have to be the case! At VIP Structures, our architecture firm believes that development and construction can go hand in hand with sustainable development practices without being painful to the wallet. We […]

How a Diverse Workforce Benefits Design

How a Diverse Workforce Benefits Design At VIP Structures, we understand the power of diversity and believe that design is enriched by a broad range of experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds. Our workforce reflects our commitment to design excellence by integrating multiple disciplines of design experience into all aspects of design projects. We believe that bringing […]

Buildings That Promote Positive Employee Health & Well-Being

Buildings That Promote Positive Employee Health & Well-Being There’s no question that the workplace can be a stressful environment. From long hours to demanding deadlines, it’s easy to let your health and well-being take a backseat. But did you know that the workplace can actually be a great place to promote positive employee health and […]

Why Sustainable Design Matters

According to the United States Green Building Council (USGBC), buildings account for almost 40% of the national CO2 emissions and they out-consume both the industrial and transportation sectors. Buildings account for a large portion of global energy usage, resource expenditure, and greenhouse gas emissions. This has driven a demand from developers, expecting new construction to […]

4 Benefits of Geothermal Heat Pumps | Engineering Firm Syracuse NY

Recently, IPD Engineering leveraged both geothermal heat pumps and photovoltaic technology in the design-build of the Catskill Recreation Center. Geothermal heat pumps (GHPs) perform through their ability to interact with the earth’s very mild and stable conditions. In the northeast of the United States, air temperatures typically fluctuate between -20 and 100 degrees Fahrenheit. Temperatures […]