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Key Learnings from ProFood Tech 2019

Nathan Arnold, Hixson Director of Client Development, attended the ProFood Tech tradeshow held at Chicago’s McCormick Place March 26-29, 2019.  The biennial event, which covers all segments of food and …

12 Cost Trends You Need to Know

The construction industry continues to be very busy with strong demand for construction services. Some regions are experiencing difficulty finding qualified subcontractors to take on additional projects, when they are …

Top Three Blog Posts from March

It’s been a busy spring here at Hixson! If you’ve been busy too, you may not have had time to stay on top of all of our great newsletters and …

Testing the Waters: Justifying Water Reduction Projects

The American Water Works Association (AWWA) reported that between 2004 and 2014, the actual annual cost of water rose 5.5% per year nationally.  Today, national average water costs vary between …

Hixson Brings “CANdid Camera” to Canstruction

Hixson is proud to once again participate in CANstruction with our entry, “CANdid Camera.” The Hixson CANstruction team, which was led by Hixson Architectural Designer Zohet Baba-Diaz and included associates …

Thank you Kroger!

As mentioned in a previous post, Hixson strives to build strategic partnerships with the clients we serve and invest in these relationships. We create this “Impenetrable Client Loyalty” in multiple …

Department Spotlight: Mechanical Engineering

Hixson’s Mechanical Engineering department provides clients throughout North America with a wealth of experience in the design of Heating, Venting and Air Conditioning (HVAC) solutions, and central plant and distribution …

Visualizing the Possibilities: A Workplace Walkthrough

Hixson is an experienced user of Building Information Modelling (BIM) and Autodesk Revit software. Check out this video to see how Hixson used Revit to help our client, a Fortune …

Four Ways to Improve Wastewater pH Adjustment Systems

Does your facility routinely exceed your permitted wastewater pH range? Often, pH adjustment is the source of headaches as a result of poorly designed systems.  If your system is having difficulties, …

Open Offices: Definitely Not Judgement-Free Zones

Check out this article from Fast Company on the psychology warfare that can happen with open office design. It’s an interesting read and well worth three minutes of your time! …