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Our People – Stanley Danielak | Our Fearless Plumbing Champ

 

Meet our bright-eyed, witty, fearless plumbing champ – Stanley Danielak. As our Chief Plumbing Engineer, Stanley has been instrumental in helping shape the lives, minds, and careers of many junior engineers here at iFactor.

While we know Stanley is a one in a million teammate, there are many things we have yet to discover about him. Keep reading to find out what makes Stanley the Fearless Plumbing Champ that he is.

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Our People – Stanley Danielak | Our Fearless Plumbing Champ
Our People – John Aquino | Our Sharp-witted Multitalented Engineer

Our People – John Aquino | Our Sharp-witted Multitalented Engineer

John Aquino is an Electrical Engineer based out of our El Segundo office. When he’s not deeply focused “drawing”, you can find John hyping up the team for a much needed walk and caffeine fix in the afternoons. We asked John to share a little bit about himself and he didn’t disappoint!

 

Q: How did you decide to have a career in the aec industry?

A: I have always been interested in how exactly engineering was involved when building new projects, and if the memes regarding engineers hating architects were true.

 

Q: How would you describe your role?

A: See LinkedIn profile… but in all seriousness, aside from typical designer descriptions, I see myself as a curious student in this industry, learning something new everyday, and always looking forward to sharing that newfound knowledge with the rest of the team.

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Bank of America Co-Location | Del Mar, CA

 

iFactor partnered with multinational financial services provider Bank of America and global commercial real estate firm Jones Lang LaSalle to renovate its North San Diego co-location. The goal was to create a space that encouraged a culture of collaboration, offering an open and contemporary work environment.

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Bank of America Co-Location | Del Mar, CA
What Are the Best HVAC Leaders Doing that You’re Not – Part 3

What Are the Best HVAC Leaders Doing that You’re Not – Part 3

 

Want to know the key ingredients for the leadership “secret sauce”? iFactor CEO Brittany Dianat sat down with our friend Karine Leblanc for a piece titled “What Are the Best HVAC Leaders Doing that You’re Not – Part 3.”

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iFactor Named #4 Best Places to Work

 

iFactor was recently named #4 Best Places to Work in Los Angeles. This fourteenth annual program was created by the Los Angeles Business Journal and Best Companies Group.

This survey and awards program was designed to identify, recognize, and honor the best employers in Los Angeles, benefiting the county’s economy, workforce, and businesses. The list is made up of 100 companies.

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iFactor Named #4 Best Places to Work
iFactor Message on COVID-19

iFactor Message on COVID-19

 

Our highest priority at iFactor is the well-being of our people, clients, industry partners, and loved ones. As circumstances rapidly evolve regarding the spread of COVID-19, citizens have had to evaluate the impact their day-to-day activities have on their health and of those within the communities in which they live and work. While we focus on our responsibility to help limit the spread of the virus, we want to reassure you that the iFactor team will remain committed to our engagements with our clients on ongoing projects.

As our communities rally together in the face of prolonged uncertainty, iFactor is closely monitoring guidance provided by the federal government, Centers for Disease Control (CDC), and state and local public health agencies. To remain vigilant, we have instituted a plan to have all iFactor team members work from home, in addition to general health, and safety precautions.

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Our People - Elyse Johnson | The New PE on the Block

 

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.

 

 

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Our People - Elyse Johnson | The New PE on the Block
2019 Corporate Promotions

2019 Corporate Promotions

 

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:

 

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iFactor Readies Kaiser Pharmacies for New USP 797|800 Compliance

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.

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iFactor Readies Kaiser Pharmacies for New USP 797|800 Compliance
Interactive Work Spaces Fosters Connectivity and Collaboration at Cedars-Sinai 6500 Wilshire

Interactive Work Spaces Fosters Connectivity and Collaboration at Cedars-Sinai 6500 Wilshire

 

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.

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South Bay Secures Much Needed Oncology Services With New Providence Advanced Care Center

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.

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South Bay Secures Much Needed Oncology Services With New Providence Advanced Care Center
Kaiser Permanente La Habra MOB Gets Platinum Treatment

Kaiser Permanente La Habra MOB Gets Platinum Treatment

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.

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City of Los Angeles | Mt. Lee Communications Center

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 including

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City of Los Angeles | Mt. Lee Communications Center