Managing environmental hazards.
Wherever there are environmental issues, SSM is the best resource for cost-effective, well-engineered solutions. Working as part of your team we help manage environmental hazards and regulatory compliance. You have an objective, and we help you get there. We transform old factories into vibrant shopping plazas, condos, and hotels. Assess and remediate lead paint and asbestos conditions. Identify and eliminate mold problems. Enhance air quality and comfort. Conduct health and safety training. Clean up contaminated soils and groundwater. Keep the employees safe.
We take pride in our reputation for responding quickly to emergencies and in our ability to identify problems, develop solutions, and facilitate communication at every level. Cookie-cutter approaches don't work for a client base as diverse as ours. We listen. We understand each client's unique needs and issues. We draw from broad experience with the complexities of environmental issues and regulatory compliance, and integrate the multi-discipline staff expertise and capabilities needed. Then we collaborate with the client team to develop and manage comprehensive programs for their sites, building, and occupants.
SPOTTLIGHT on Engineering
Think Beyond the Bulb | Switching from fluorescent to energy efficient LED bulbs is a common and effective upgrade, but there are many untraditional upgrades and retrofits that will save you both money and energy.
In 2016, the Berks County Source Water Protection Program, in partnership with its member organizations, began development of a comprehensive source water protection plan for the entire County.
SSM performed a High Strength Wastes Review of the Lincoln University facilities and its Wastewater Treatment Plant
assistance to municipalities in guiding them through their MS4 program as well as performing outfall inspections and preparing yearly/status reports.
Design the 480/277 Volt power distribution interconnection to an existing 2000 Amp Switchboard including 2 New 400AT/600AF Breakers for the Switchboard, Inverter Combiner Panels, PPL Disconnect Requirements Outside Near PPL Transformer, and overall coordination with PPL.
SSM provided assistance with the preparation and submission of the PA H2O grant application to the Commonwealth Finance Authority for a wastewater treatment plant upgrade.
The City of Bethlehem selected SSM to provide engineering services to improve the preliminary treatment processes at the City’s wastewater treatment plant.
The headquarters of Spotts, Stevens and McCoy at 1047 North Park Road in Wyomissing, is expected to be the new home of the First Presbyterian Church in Reading. The church, founded in 1814, plans to lease space to SSM after purchasing the building from the consulting firm.
Sam Zook, SIT is the third surveyor at SSM to receive certification as a Drone Pilot.
New Year’s is the perfect time of year to reflect on areas where you’d like to see a change in your organization and to take steps to achieve those improvements.
Sinkholes can be dangerous in many ways. They can cause damage to the foundation of a building, they serve as conduits for surficial contaminants to reach groundwater, and they can cause damage to buried services like water lines and electrical conduits according to Conserve Energy Future. Knowing the risk of sinkhole formation is key to minimizing possible damages.