Syska Hennessy – Spring 2022

The Innovations Edition


A few words from Gary and Cyrus

As we publish this issue of Connections, the weather is warm and we’re finally getting a chance to reconnect with so many.

Syska Innovations: Update on Activities

A lot can happen in six months. Since our last issue of Connections, our Syska Innovations subsidiary has been keeping busy as it pursues its mission: to foster attitudes and behaviors that lead to innovation amid a supportive culture that prizes technology.

AEC Angels: Pioneering Industry Innovations

If you’ve done your Connections reading, then you know that Syska Innovations (SI) is not just about innovation within Syska.

New Building Performance Standards

Though it's been a couple of months since our last CSR issue, our team remains focused on climate change and the effect buildings largely have on the environment.

Engineering Choices at the Hotel del Coronado

As engineers, we enjoy looking at mechanical and electrical systems.

Supporting STEM: Jacksonville Snapshot

Many Syska professionals across the U.S. participate in the ACE Mentor Program, a free afterschool program designed to attract high school students to careers in the A/E/C industry.

A Holistic Approach to Performance Audits

Many of our clients have attained LEED, WELL, WiredScore, or other comparable certifications.

Q&A with Simone Sloan, DEI Consultant

For several years, our marketing and communications department has worked with Simone Sloan, a DEI consultant and the CEO of Your Choice Coach.

Syska Snippets

Did you miss some of our press releases or emails? Not to worry. In every issue of Connections we provide a news summary.

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Syska Hennessy Group is a leading global, full service MEP firm with specialist services for information and communication technology, commissioning, architectural lighting design, vertical transportation and sustainability. With 500 professionals across 19 offices, we provide a full range of engineering services for projects of every size and every budget. Since 1928, we have been designing smarter, safer and more efficient buildings by integrating essential systems that adopt to our changing world.

Editor Michelle Galindez Russo

Lead Writer/Copy Editor Rachel Antman, Saygency

Creative Direction and Development Supreme Creative Ltd

Communications Editor Jonathan Forman

Contributors Val Loh, Tom Grimard, Christian Nazon, Celeste Villanueva (Third Millennium), Kevin Meyer, Robert Ioanna, Tim Tyrell, Simone Sloan

Other Contributors Gary Brennen, Cyrus Izzo, Marketing Development Agency

Photo Credits Accenture – Eric Laignel James Hardie – Matt Cassidy NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Alexandra Cohen Hospital for Women and Newborns – James Ewing JBSA Hotel Del Coronado – Hotel del Coronado

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