East Ridge Retirement Village Together, PEC and AG Architecture created one seamless design between all three buildings to serve four different needs.
Cadillac Lake Park gets WETlands Slawson Companies called on PEC to help engineer their wetlands park in the Cadillac Lake area of northwest Wichita. The park will have an educational focus featuring informative kiosks along the walking path to teach about wetlands, vegetation, waterfowl and wildlife. The wetlands park will be designed to attract and protect wildlife.
The Venue with a View The Venue building was repurposed from an old school building into a large event space. The newly constructed Pavilion building has large glass doors that can be opened or closed. Both buildings will be available to host different events such as weddings, receptions, parties and group gatherings.
St. Joe Hospital Expansion done by PEC Engineers PEC is providing Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing Engineering Services for Via Christi's St. Joseph hospital renovation in south Wichita.
Taking Portable Potty Plumbing to the Extreme A simple plumbing design can usually be completed quickly with minimal challenges. As our name says, we are professionals. But this restroom design in North Slope, Alaska was not quite the cakewalk PEC’s engineers imagined, but they found a solution.
Keeping the Lights On in Independence, KS The lighting system inside Memorial Hall is old yet functional. It is complicated to control – so complicated that only one person in Independence knows how to run the system. Her retirement created a real challenge keeping the lights on – until PEC was called in.
60 Acres of Entertainment Kansas Crossing Casino and Hotel – Pittsburg’s new destination marks the fourth and final casino that will be opened in the state of Kansas. Located just south of Pittsburg in Crawford County, the 68,000 square foot casino sits on a 60-acre lot accompanied by a 22,000 square foot hotel.
Doing it Right Saves Money in the Long Run Bad traffic conditions, deteriorated roads and frustrated drivers created a perfect storm daily at the 20th and Broadway intersection. Then PEC’s civil engineering team saved the day.
KU: Where Culture and Convenience Meet Central District improvements will shift KU into the future with better, more convenient amenities while conserving the university’s culture.
The RSC just got Cooler PEC designed the HVAC, plumbing and electrical systems for Wichita State University's renovation of the Rhatigan Student Center.
Golf Course for those on the Go Valley Point is a short-style course – a new and innovative concept for the South-Central Kansas golf community. Today’s generation of golfers don’t want to commit four to five hours to a game of golf, so this short, nine-hole course is more accessible and requires less time commitment.
Cheney Pump Station Built in the 1960’s, the Cheney Pump Station had no backup electrical system. In the event of a power outage at Cheney, the city would rely solely on water from the Equus Beds.
Via Christi: A Walk Down Memory Lane In 1979, PEC designed the Via Christi South Tower. Located in downtown Wichita, the South Tower is a familiar sight to members of the community. Thirty-four years later, PEC was called back to renovate their original design. The outdated hospital was in need of improvements.
Building a Stronger Future Libraries are made to stimulate the mind and encourage creativity. PEC understands the importance of a place like this. PEC provided mechanical, electrical and plumbing designs for the library and parking garage.
PEC Engineers Design Elephant Proof Utilities Elephants are some of the smartest creatures on the planet, smart engineering was essential for the new Elephant Exhibit at the Sedgwick County Zoo.
CHS Refinery Turnaround Sacrifices were made, but the turnaround was a success. That’s what we do here at PEC, anything to get the job done right.
Taking Art to the Garden The Wichita Art Museum decided they needed something more 'memorable' to welcome guests to the Art Museum. Our engineers and architects helped make the site development happen!
#FlyICT In 2015 Wichita opened a new airport, named Dwight D Eisenhower National Airport. The new building is proving to be a functional and beautiful welcome to Wichita for travelers to our great city. Find out what the engineers who engineered the building have to say about it!
The Future of Kiowa, KS Devastated by the loss of their counties facilities by the first categorized EF-5 tornado that traveled through the area on May 4, 2007, Kiowa County officials worked together with several community partners to develop a solution. The county needed a facility for its library, media center, extension office and historical museum. The Commons structure supplied the solution.
Veterans Sports Complex The BG Products Veterans Sports Complex is the result of collaboration and joint funding by the city of El Dorado, USD 490, Butler Community College, and private donations. They shared a vision to give their community a first-class athletic facility.
Bombardier Learjet Plant Improvements The new composite L-85 business jet requires a significant expansion of the Wichita, KS Bombardier Learjet facilities. Professional Engineering Consultants completed all the mechanical, electrical and civil engineering for this phased, multi-year project.
Central Plains CPAC, Leavenworth, KS Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1999, the building was vacant for 15 years and was slated for demolition. The development firm Pioneer Group, Inc. of Topeka, KS obtained a long-term lease and began plans to rehabilitate it. PEC, in partnership with Pioneer and Treanor Architects, Lawrence, KS did the structural, site civil, surveying and geotechnical engineering for the $14 milliion project, which began in 2008 and was completed in 2011.
20 Years Old, but PEC Came Through When our corporate client* wanted to redesign the 20 year-old dining facility in its Wichita, KS headquarters, the project came with unique challenges. The timeframe was tight, finding room for mechanical upgrades was difficult and—the basement site had to be entirely re-excavated. Plus the requirements for versatility, practicality, and technology were high.
PEC + GLMV The Goddard, KS (USD 265) school district has seen dramatic growth in recent years. To meet current enrollment and accomodate future growth, district voters approved an $84 million bond in 2007. Construction of a school campus began in 2008. Professional Engineering Consultants performed all mechanical, electrical and civil engineering for the project, which was completed in 2011. PEC partnered with GLMV Architecture on the project.
Transformations in Lindsborg, KS In spite of challenges created by the necessity for uninterrupted operation, and an extremely small site, the Lindsborg, KS wastewater treatment plant has undergone a transformation.
Military Intelligence Battalion Headquarters The Military Intelligence Battalion's new headquarters in Ft. Carson, CO isn't what you might initially picture when you hear "military headquarters." This award-winning LEED Gold facility, completed in 2011, is a standout for functionality and sustainability — without overlooking the importance of a great appearance and user-friendly design.
U.S. Army gets Creative What happens when a building has to achieve LEED silver requirements, but has a limited budget? Creativity and problem-solving happens.
Roadway Facelift, Topeka, KS Topeka, Kansas has seen its suburbs grow rapidly in recent years. As a result, what was once an unimproved stretch of roadway in the far southwest part of town had to be improved to meet increasing urban demands. PEC completed Topeka's 29th Street improvements from Urish to Wanamaker.
No Challenge is Too Big Old buildings are not designed for modern equipment PEC Project Manager Jarrod Mann recalls the challenges involved in renovating a nearly 100 year-old infrastructure. "In addition to working around priceless and very old artifacts, we had to find ways to put modern equipment into a building that was not designed to hold it."
Pratt Regional Medical Center, Pratt, KS Play Video