The Value of Early Engineering

Clients often question us about our unique approach to executing design/build projects. Specifically, they question the value of the preliminary design package (Design Basis Report) we create very early in the project, typically for a small fixed fee. It’s not that we’re adding extra cost to your project, or trying to differentiate ourselves in some artificial way from the competition. It actually comes from our understanding that a round of preliminary engineering makes everyone much happier in the long run. 

 
By happier I mean that SPEC and the client are on the same page from a much earlier point in the project. We, the engineering firm, have a better understanding of the client’s needs, and the client has a much better idea of what they’re getting at the end of the project. It’s really a win-win situation, and if you’ve executed any type of manufacturing or industrial process project, you can probably appreciate our approach.
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Case Studies on Air Emissions Control Technologies

SPEC has worked with several clients in their efforts to comply with EPA regulations. We have supported our clients in various capacities from providing calculations for permit applications to actually evaluating control technology and installing it at the client’s site.

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Rhode Island Business Incentives, Part 2

SPEC has built several large manufacturing facilities for clients in Rhode Island, one of whom received a grant to locate their new facility in the ocean state.
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Rhode Island Business Incentives Explained, Part 1

Rhode Island currently offers a number of incentives for businesses to build manufacturing facilities in the state. Grants and tax breaks for certain types of businesses are available under the following building incentive plans:

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SPEC Works with NY State Funded Start ups: Part 2

With so much available funding from the state government, many businesses are now able to build new or retrofit existing facilities in New York State. For many small to mid-sized companies, these grants have allowed them to begin their first demonstration or commercial-scale building project. Determining the best course of action, however, can be a daunting task for these companies attempting to scale-up.

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New York State Incentives Explained: Part 1

New York State’s robust business incentive programs make it an ideal location for green manufacturing and industrial businesses, and recently has attracted some of the industry’s key players. Below is an outline of some of the Empire State’s incentives:

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