Elyse Johnson is a Mechanical Engineer at iFactor. To celebrate Engineers Week 2020, specifically Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day, we sat down with Elyse to learn more about one of California’s newest professional engineers.
Q: What is your favorite project you’ve worked on, and why?
A: Every project I learn something new!
Q: If you could give one piece of advice to a young professional entering the engineering field, what would it be?
A: Ask a lot of questions and accept every opportunity to learn.
In recognition of their commitment to the firm, collaboration, and dedication to expanding and maintaining our client reach, the iFactor Board of Directors is pleased to announce the promotion of the following individuals:
It gives us great pride to announce that iFactor team member John Bradley has passed the PE exam! Attaining PE licensure is an impressive achievement that attests to an engineer’s dedication and technical proficiency. Join us in congratulating John on this remarkable milestone!Read More
Pharmacies are facing strict new United States Pharmacopeia (USP) regulations requiring facilities to provide critical upgrades to remain licensed with the Board of Pharmacy. With full compliance required by the beginning of December 2019, USP 797|800 are a set of regulations developed to address the handling of hazardous drugs (HD) and non-hazardous drugs (nHD) in compounding pharmacies. USP 797 ensures patients receive quality preparations that are free from contaminants and are consistent in intended identity, strength and potency. USP 800 sets standards for proper handling of HD to minimize risk of exposure to patients, personnel and the environment.Read More
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (CSMC), through the acquisition of the 24-story 6500 Wilshire building, added to an already expansive portfolio which includes dozens of hospitals, medical office buildings and parking lots across Southern California. Located in the Miracle Mile District of Los Angeles, the 450,000 SF LEED Gold high rise provides a consolidated administrative services space for one of the top-rated health care systems in the world.Read More
South Bay residents have greater access to top-tier healthcare with the opening of the new Providence Advanced Care Center in Torrance, CA. Imagined and designed with patient comfort at the forefront, the 106,000 SF ground-up center offers patients critical services missing in the region including an Orthopedic and Spine Institute, an Ambulatory Surgical Center and a Women’s Breast Center. The most impressive and vital element of the new AACC is the City of Hope’s multi-disciplinary cancer center which provides much needed, best-in-class oncology care for the area.Read More
Employees at Bank of America Commercial Real Estate Banking (CREB) on 333 S. Hope Street in Downtown Los Angeles moved into their new 20th floor space and get to enjoy the stunning Santa Monica Mountains from their office windows.Read More
The Kaiser Permanente Medical Office Building (MOB) in La Habra, California has achieved LEED Platinum Certification. Ranked in the top 1% of all LEED activities in the U.S and top 2% of all LEED activities in California, the 30,000 SF, ground-up MOB achieved this impressive distinction through a blend of intelligent MEP design approaches. Guided by our building energy simulations, the building achieved 74.2% energy savings through innovative HVAC design, solar photovoltaic (PV) system, thermal comfort design, simplified control system, efficient lighting and water conservation features.Read More
Perched high above the hustle and bustle of the city streets sits the City of LA’s Mount Lee Emergency Communications Center. The multi-purpose critical communications complex serves City agencies includingRead More