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OTIE experts are ready to help you address the unique challenges of PFOS/PFOA contamination

2018-10-30T14:27:15+00:00 October 30th, 2018|

PFASs are a large family of long-chain fluorinated chemicals used in many manufacturing and industrial applications, including fire suppression and oil, stain, grease, and water repellency. Among the many PFASs, perfluorooctoanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) are the most commonly produced. A major use of PFASs was in fire extinguishing aqueous film forming foam [...]

OTIE uses ARC© to assess and resolve vapor intrusion (VI) problems

2018-09-06T14:58:23+00:00 September 5th, 2018|

The inhalation of indoor air contaminated with trichloroethylene (TCE) can cause direct health effects. It is paramount to monitor for acute and chronic TCE exposure with the best possible technologies that reach low-detection limits and provide timely, accurate data. OTIE’s scientists and engineers are getting ahead of the environmental industry’s curve on vapor intrusion (VI) [...]

OTIE’s Oscar Martinez holds numerous speaking engagements on PFAS as an emerging contaminant

2018-07-25T15:58:21+00:00 July 25th, 2018|

Over the last two decades, there have been growing concerns over emerging contaminants from a group of manmade chemicals known of per- and poly-fluorinated alkyl substances (PFAS). These compounds were often used in fire-fighting foam and a wide variety of commercial and industrial applications. PFAS are persistent and resist degradation in the environment. An increase in [...]

OTIE welcomes Jeff Gawronski to our team of electrical engineers and designers

2018-06-27T21:27:58+00:00 June 27th, 2018|

Jeff brings 30 years of experience in electrical engineering and construction management to the electrical team in our Milwaukee office. He is a licensed Designer of Engineering Systems – Electrical in Wisconsin. Jeff’s design experience ranges from small low voltage projects to 24.9 KV systems that supply power to wastewater treatment plants. His recent project [...]

OTIE mechanical & electrical engineers contribute to award-winning renovation project

2018-06-19T18:30:47+00:00 June 19th, 2018|

The Bank of Wisconsin Dells has received a Projects of Distinction 2017 Silver Award in the category of Restoration & Renovation from Associated Builders and Contractors-Wisconsin Chapter. The Lake Delton branch needed to update and expand its existing facility to improve customers' experience and accommodate its growing operations. The addition included office space, a conference [...]