4 Tips for Adaptive Reuse in Higher Education

How to successfully expand your campus by repurposing old buildings     Whether you have a building on campus that is sitting vacant, or you’re looking for a new space to expand into, adaptive reuse is an effective option for many higher education construction projects. “Adaptive reuse” refers to giving an existing building—often a fairly […]

A Word from Our Owners – Butler College of Education

Dr. Ena Shelley was appointed dean of the College of Education at Butler University in June 2005. Shelley’s experience with the College of Education began 37 years ago when she joined the faculty as an assistant professor of early childhood education in 1982. Now Dean and Professor Emerita, Dr. Shelley retired in the spring of […]

Q&A Session with Bob Ross, Civil Designer

Fast Facts About Bob Discipline: Engineering Hometown: Valparaiso, IN Education: Trine University Favorite Movie: The Sandlot     As Bob Ross, civil designer, designs parking lots and detention ponds for Owners, he daydreams of visiting every ballpark in the country. Learn more about him below! Where did you grow up? I grew up in “The […]

We’re an Approved IPL RCx Study Provider. What Does That Mean?

Schmidt Associates is now an approved Indianapolis Power & Light (IPL) Retro-Commissioning Study Provider. This status helps us enhance our energy service offerings to our Indianapolis-area clients by allowing us to execute retro-commissioning studies and lead clients through IPL’s energy incentive program. Even if a building was designed to be energy efficient, as time goes […]

What is Retro-Commissioning?

  Is your building’s energy performance at its highest possible level? If you don’t know the answer to this question offhand, it’s probably “no.” Even if your building was designed to be energy efficient at the time it was built or renovated, as time goes on, building usage may evolve and equipment ages. Modern building […]

REVIT/BIM Technician with CAD-Vantage

CAD-Vantage, Inc. (CVI) is a CAD Drafting and Staffing firm located in Indianapolis, Indiana. CVI has been in business for 24 years. They offer excellent salary, health/dental insurance, vacation and personal time off pay for their employees. IMMEDIATE open position for REVIT/BIM Technician with minimum 2-4 years MEP experience. Position is in downtown Indianapolis. Position […]

Student Interns

We are seeking student interns for: Architecture Landscape Architecture Engineering Student interns will work directly with Project Managers and Project Architects to receive direction on daily project activities. This is included, but not limited to, creating conceptual project renderings, maps, and updates to Building Information Modeling. The intent of the internship is to provide the […]