Managing a Business During a Pandemic

Managing a Business During a Pandemic

Cleaning Out the Closet:  Getting Operations in Order During a Crisis Much as it did for many of us at the personal level, the Coronavirus pandemic has also prompted professional “Spring Cleaning” that goes well beyond a purge of our guest rooms, to make room for a...
Part 4: Cooling Tower Repair Plan

Part 4: Cooling Tower Repair Plan

Cooling Tower Reliability – Repair Plan: How to Prioritize Repairs In Part 1 of this series we explored the importance of investing in cooling tower maintenance. Part 2 focused on what to expect while planning and executing a cooling tower inspection. In Part 3,...
BE Together: Effective Remote Teamwork

BE Together: Effective Remote Teamwork

  “BE Together” is one of the core values of Brindley Engineering.  We know it well and adopt the practice of focusing on being together with our families, with our Team, and with our clients.  2020 challenged us to find new ways to “BE Together.”  Jack Welch,...
Staying Connected While Working from Home

Staying Connected While Working from Home

Morning, Morning, Morning! When Governor Priztker mandated the Work from Home (WFH) order my immediate thought was “How will this affect the Brindley Engineering staff?”  I was confident with the plan that our leadership team put in place to migrate our entire staff...
Failing Fireproofing Program

Failing Fireproofing Program

Why are our Fireproofing Repairs Failing? We have done fireproofing repairs in the past but they are failing again. Why? At Brindley Engineering, we find evidence of past structural fireproofing repairs that have failed prematurely in nearly all the facilities we...
Structural Fireproofing Evaluation

Structural Fireproofing Evaluation

What if I Stop My Fireproofing Program? The Vicious Cycle It is not uncommon to encounter a facility that conducts a structural and fireproofing evaluation, identifies several heavily deteriorated items or areas, and decides to spend the next 2 to 3 years’ budgets on...