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Climate change is an increasing threat to schools in America.

Rising temperatures are forcing schools to close early more often, inhibiting students ability to learn.

Mechanical engineer, client relationship manager to focus on Northwest

David Compton, mechanical engineer and project manager, will take on “seller-doer” responsibilities for Stanley Consultants in the Northwest United States for energy clients who are seeking engineering consulting services in both power generation and distribution.

Trenton Humphrey was named the Iowa Section Associate Member of the Year

Trenton Humphrey, an environmental engineer in Stanley Consultants Iowa City office, was named the Iowa Section Associate Member of the Year by the American Society of Civil Engineers.

Mechanical engineer, client relationship manager to focus on Northwest

David Compton, mechanical engineer and project manager, will take on “seller-doer” responsibilities for Stanley Consultants in the Northwest United States for energy clients who are seeking engineering consulting services in both power generation and distribution.

Former IDOT transportation manager bolsters Chicago office of Stanley Consultants

Transportation pro Catherine Kibble will spearhead projects for consulting engineering firm Stanley Consultants in its Chicago office, effective early September 2021.

Merit Award ENR Midwest Recycling Center

The Stanley Consultants-City of Muscatine team gathered another recognition, this time the Award of Merit in Engineering News-Record Magazine’s Midwest contest.

Travis Glynn Voice of the Engineer Award Iowa Engineering Society

Muscatine’s Glynn awarded by Iowa Engineering Society

COVER STORY: District Energy Magazine Features Stanley Consultants' University of Texas San Antonio Project

Stanley Consultants San Antonio projects grace cover of District Energy Magazine

Julene May Shares Federal Building Expertise

Julene May and industry colleagues discuss designing government buildings, codes & standards, and fire safety.

Former Wärtsilä Manager Joins Stanley Consultants to Develop Business in Upper Midwest

Josh Klopp has joined the Minneapolis office of Stanley Consultants to expand the firm’s presence in the Upper Midwest. Klopp, a mechanical engineer by training, was most recently a business development manager for Wärtsilä North America, Inc.

Enhancing Efficiency in Industrial and Manufacturing Facilities

From high-tech automation to energy-saving lighting and HVAC systems, there is more than meets the eye when it comes to warehouses and factories.

Joe Rosinski Adds Joint Venture Expertise to Stanley Consultants

Stanley Consultants, a worldwide provider of engineering, environmental and construction services, appointed Joe Rosinski to lead alternative delivery practices in the energy business unit.

When T&D Foundation Construction Gets Messy: Early Collaboration Provides Best Value

A communicative, adaptive philosophy is necessary for foundation design and construction success. Part 3 of a three-part article on power delivery foundations.

Dean Stange: A Lifetime of Learning and Mentoring

From T&D World: Dean Stange is principal electrical designer in the Denver office of Stanley Consultants. He has been with the company for 47 years and is a revered mentor, training scores of engineers on the growth and evolution of overhead and underground power line design.

Power Line Foundations and Substation Footprints: Expect the Worst, Design for the Actual

Foundation considerations for transmission lines, distribution lines and substations must begin early in the project. Part 2 of a three-article series on power delivery foundations.

Member Spotlight: Environmental Engineer Becky Svatos

SWE Senior Life Member, Becky Svatos of Stanley Consultants, has been recognized as the Senior Engineer of the Year by Quad City Engineering and Science Council (QCESC).

Transmission Foundation Engineers Probe Underground Dangers First

Throw out the decades-old rule of thumb of one bore per mile. Part 1 of a three-article series on power delivery foundations.

A Formula for Sloping Ground Pole Setting

This paper outlines the most common events that cause premature failure of pole structures, especially on sloping terrain, and provides pole line design engineers a proven method for calculating proper pole setting depth and location on slopes.

Case study: HVAC system conversion includes remote monitoring

A government facility’s HVAC system was overhauled to make it more efficient and cost-effective.

Case study: Flexible, reliable HVAC system

A quiet, efficient, and flexible HVAC system replaced an older one in this government office building.

Stanley Consultants' Gayle Roberts Leaves an Inclusive Legacy

January 2019 | When faced with a lack of options, Roberts made a habit of making her own. There weren’t many female chemical engineering majors at Iowa State University in 1976, but she coached and tutored her chemistry dorm mates who weren’t as adept at the material as she was even though she hadn’t yet decided to pursue that major herself.

Dan Miller, Bob Henry Featured In Storm Water Solutions Magazine

Storm Water Solutions | June 2018.

Stanley Engineers Tour University of Iowa’s National Advanced Driving Simulator

Visiting the nation’s premier driving simulation research and development facility.

A Road Map to Large Program Military Construction Success

The Military Engineer | By Tom Karnowski, P.E., PMP, M.SAME, and Richard Stump, AIA, LEED AP, F.SAME

OCEA-mazing: Five Projects, Five Brilliant Innovations

Each of the finalists ASCE’s 2018 Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement award ranks among the most impressive new engineering projects in the world. By Ben Walpole, ASCE News.

Pure Power: Knowing When and How to Parallel Generators

Pure Power is a quarterly publication for engineers and contractors involved in electrical control systems, emergency building systems, fuses and circuit breakers, surge-suppression devices, motor controls and drives, wiring and electrical distribution systems, power monitoring devices, UPS, and lighting systems.

University of Iowa Honoring Former Chair Emeritus Dick Stanley and His Wife Mary Jo

December 8, 2017 | The University of Iowa is honoring our former Chair Emeritus Dick Stanley and his wife Mary Jo, for their generous donation to the university’s museum of art.

Loveland Downtown Projects Prompt Changes to Street Improvement Plan

December 4, 2017 | Stanley Consultants Collaborating with Loveland on Street Modernization

Municipal Utility Saves Major Costs with Effective Risk Management

December 1, 2017 | When commissioning completed in August 2017, all those involved with the Ray D. Nixon Power Plant sulfur dioxide (SO2) scrubber and activated carbon injection system project were pleased with the results.

Exit 12 Plan Advances but Funding Remains Uncertain

December 1, 2017 | Stanley Consultants Studies Easing Congestion at Busy Ruby Road Exit

It's a Two-Way Street

November 30, 2017 | The benefits to be gained from a good mentor relationship have the potential to outweigh education, natural ability, and even luck.

Built From Below

November 30, 2017 | The $95-million effort to first widen and then replace the 1,315 ft long Fox River Bridge, in Elgin, Illinois, faced myriad obstacles, including the need to avoid causing traffic delays on a busy stretch of Interstate 90.

Performing PV System Feasibility Studies Correctly

Learning objectives •Know when solar photovoltaic (PV) systems are an option for the building client. •Learn how to calculate the feasibility of specifying PV systems for a building. •Calculate return on investment for alternative-energy PV systems.

Rocky Mountain Splendor

November 1, 2017 | This Rocky Mountain home is in ski country, Steamboat Springs, Colorado (pop. 12,088), which lies in the northwest part of the state.

Stanley Consultants Design Wins Iowa's Top Engineering Award

December 31, 2016 | Muscatine Journal reports that the Lake Delhi Dam received the top award, the Grand Conceptor, in the annual engineering excellence competition held by the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of Iowa.

Rock Island City Council Presents CIP

December 30, 2016 | Rock Island hired Stanley Consultants to do a five part study regarding the planned arsenal utilities privatization as reported by Rock Island Today.

Battling the Complexity of Designing Government Facilities

December 29, 2016 | Consulting-Specifying Engineer talks with experienced engineers about tackling complex government projects and offering advice regarding sustainable buildings/energy efficiency.

Roberts Inducted Into the ISU Chemical & Biological Hall of Fame

December 20, 2016 | Voice of Muscatine coverage of Gayle Roberts, P.E., President and CEO of Stanley Consultants induction into the Hall of Fame of the Iowa State University Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering (CBE).

Engineering Success From The Midwest

December 19, 2016 | Quad Cities Chamber Blog features Stanley Consultants, talking with President/CEO Gayle Roberts on projects across the globe and their greater impact on communities.

Fox River Bridge Receives Engineering Excellence Award

December 14, 2016 | Novel bridge-under-bridge design allowed six lanes of traffic on Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-90) during construction, earning an Honor Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies of Illinois in its annual Engineering Excellence Awards Competition.

Mount Coffee Hydro Dam Comes Back to Life December 15

December 13, 2016 | Liberia is accelerating its economic gains and bringing life back to the streets of Monrovia by commissioning expansions at the Mount Coffee Hydro Dam.

Rubén Bichara: Punta Catalina Has Insured Resources for Its Completion

December 13, 2016 | The executive vice president of the Dominican Corporation of State Electrical Companies (CDEEE), Ruben Jimenez Bichara confirms the Punta Catalina generation project is guaranteed the necessary resources for its completion.

Interview with Daniel Tal on the New Tech Landscape

March 8, 2016 | The American Society of Landscape Architects interviews registered landscape architect and author Daniel Tal about new technologies being used by landscape architects.

Opportunities in Engineering

February 25, 2016 | On Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day, Stanley Consultants President and CEO Gayle Roberts spoke to 200 very attentive 8th grade girls about the "Top 10 Reasons Why She Loves Being an Engineer and You Will Too!." Roberts, a longtime champion for women in engineering, encouraged the young women to consider engineering as a viable and exciting career.