DMI Receives MCAKC Award for Outstanding Mechanical Installation for Refrigeration

Every two years, the Mechanical Contractors Association of Kansas City recognizes the best in Organized Construction. Nominated projects represent a Standard of Excellence built through a partnership of Union Mechanical Contractors and their Labor teammates. On Friday, June 14, 2019, OMI Awards were presented to “Top Projects” in the Kansas City Metro completed during the previous two years. DMI took …

New EPA Refrigerant Regulations for 2019

As you may already be aware, the EPA 608 update, issued in November 2016, updated the existing refrigerant management requirements (i.e., for CFCs and HCFCs) and also extended them to non-exempt substitute refrigerants (e.g., HFCs). The requirements from these new refrigerant regulations affect: Record Keeping, Leak Rate Calculations, Equipment Leak Thresholds, Leak Repair Time Frames, Leak Inspection Requirements, Retrofit & …

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Design Mechanical, Inc. Hires COO Creating New Position

Kansas City, KS – Design Mechanical, Inc. (DMI) is pleased to announce today the addition of Brennen Garry as DMI’s COO.  This position is new to the company and is creating quite the excitement for the Kansas City based Mechanical Contractor. “We felt our business has exploded since we began in 2003.  In the beginning, we did everything needed to …

2019 ASHRAE and AHR Expo

  The 2019 ASHRAE and AHR Expo was held in Atlanta, Georgia on January 12th through 16th. According to ASHRAE, the conference attendance was 27,000 which is nearly half of the 56,000 worldwide members. During the conference there were approximately 300 educational presentations. The 2019 AHR Expo used RFID technology to track the number of attendees at 45,078. This is …

DMI Takeaways From 2018 ASHRAE Winter Conference & AHR Expo

The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) recently held their annual winter meeting in Chicago, IL. Two of DMI’s associates, Jim Megerson and Mike Regan attended and here is what they came away with: Jim Megerson — The biggest thing I heard from the meeting is that ASHRAE 90.1 (energy efficiency standard for commercial buildings) is …

DMI Energy Dashboard — Simple Performance Analytics for Buildings

At Design Mechanical, we specialize in bringing visibility to building owners and managers who want to control energy expense. Our DMI Energy Dashboard is a powerful, intuitive data visualization tool that can help you prioritize energy efficiency through better understanding. The cloud-based software application is simple, easy to use and puts key business analytics at your fingertips. Using energy cost, …