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Kelly Stumpf Promoted to Principal

National Technology Consulting Firm The Sextant Group has promoted Kelly Stumpf PMP to Principal Consultant. A lifelong Denver resident, Kelly has been with The Sextant Group since 2015. She has a strong background in acoustics and was recently honored by Engineering News Record with a Mountain Region “Top 20 Under 40” award for her accomplishments in […]

March 12th, 2019|Acoustics, News|

Patti Fisher Explains It All, in BICSI Cover Story on Intelligent Buildings

System Designer Patti Fisher RCDD, DCDC, OSP, WD authors the March/April cover story Intelligent Buildings and ICT: Preparing for Buildings of the Future in the BICSI trade journal ICT Today. One of only 200 BICSI-certified Data Center Design Consultants (DCDC) and fewer than 100 credentialed in Wireless Design (WD), she is part of an elite group among all IT […]

American Library Magazine Honors Five of The Sextant Group’s Projects

American Library Magazine has honored five of The Sextant Group’s Library projects in their 2018 Library Design Showcase. Featured projects include-Route 9 Library and Innovation Center-Forsyth County Central Library-Richland Library St. Andrews-Richard Library Ballentine-Washington University if St. Louis, Olin Library

The awards are an annual celebration of new and renovated libraries featuring innovative qualities that enhance the user experience. […]

February 20th, 2019|Library, News|

Cloud Song Center Wins 2019 National ENR Award

Out of 820 total entries, Scottsdale Community College’s Cloud Song Center has been selected as one of only 20 National ENR “Best of the Best” Award winners.

The new 38,000 SF center includes state-of-the-art small classrooms, a large active-learning classroom, a learning center, a large lecture room, conference rooms, huddle rooms, private offices and an open pre-function area. Conference rooms […]

January 30th, 2019|News|

James Cottrell INCE Bd. Cert. Joins The Sextant Group’s Omaha Office

James Cottrell began his acoustics career in The Sextant Group’s corporate office in Pittsburgh and went on to work with the firm’s Colorado team.  A native Cornhusker, James is returning to Omaha to continue doing what he what he was born to do: acoustics.

Outstanding in his field, James brings his architectural acoustics, sound transmission, and noise/vibration control expertise to […]

January 29th, 2019|Acoustics, News|

The New Intelligent Building: IoT and the Promise of 5G Networksby Senior Consultant J.P. Bonin

With the introduction of the fifth-generation of cellular networks, commonly referred to as 5G, there are powerful new intelligent building capabilities on the near horizon. 5G will be a catalyst for expanding the effectiveness of the Internet of Things (IoT) — the embedded sensors and beacons tied to a myriad of building systems — providing real-time operational and analytic […]

Technology and the New Pedagogy in Higher Education – by Principal Craig Park FSMPS, ASSOC.AIA

For over 100 years, didactic learning models – with faculty lecturing as the “sage on the stage” – have dominated the pedagogical approach in most colleges and universities. In the last decade, we’ve seen a marked shift toward student-centric learning models, where the faculty serves more as a “guide on the side,” helping cohort teams research, compile, and present […]

The Sextant Group Recognized with “Best & Brightest Companies to Work For in the Nation” Honor

Out of 2,400 nominations across the country, The Sextant Group has been selected as one of the top 101 companies honored as The Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in the Nation.

With over 20 years of experience conducting the Best and Brightest competitions, the National Association for Business Resources (NABR) have identified numerous best Human Resource practices and […]

January 17th, 2019|News|

Top Trends in Active and Collaborative Learningby Senior Systems Designer Joe Hammett CTS-D

My daughter is a maker. She spends hours tinkering with sewing machines and slime recipes, building salamander habitats and the like. She hangs out with her school friends inside apps that teach math and problem solving through multi-player games. All the while, they are learning to communicate and collaborate in ways that are completely foreign to their grandparent’s generation. […]

Architectural Acoustics: 7 Common Myths and Pitfalls — by Principal Greg Coudriet

1. “Acoustics is Only Important in Performance Venues and Other Large Spaces”

Acoustics is commonly associated with studios, concert halls, and other large performance venues. While acoustics is a critical aspect of those spaces, acoustic environments also impact productivity, stress, mood, and health in the places where we work, live, and socialize. In fact, most people can quickly recall an […]