Technical Paper To Be Published in ALN Magazine

CDE principals Kannan Rengarajan and Lutfi Mized wrote a paper that will be published in July/August 2015 issue of ALN Magazine ( The title of the article is "Standalone Lab Science Building for Hot and Humid Climates - A design-build Approach”. The article is based upon our TurnKey Conference presentation to be held in May 2015 in San Diego, California.


ALN reaches a targeted audience of facility directors, engineers, architects, veterinarians, scientists, and other professionals working in animal research facilities in government, university, private, pharmaceutical, industry, hospital and medical labs.

As a multi-media resource, ALN reports on products and information to design, build, equip, and operate research animal facilities globally. From new product announcements to timely articles, ALN features the latest technology, products, and equipment used in laboratory animal science.

CDE To Present at 2015 TurnKey Conference

CDE principals, Lutfi Mized and Kannan Rengarajan, have been selected to present a technical paper during the 2015 TurnKey Conference to be held May 7 through 8, 2015 In San Diego, California. The theme for the conference is “Focus on Innovation”. The paper will be presented during Session B3 and will be titled Stand-alone Lab Science Building Design for Hot and Humid Climates: A design-build approach.  The following link is for the conference website:  

NASA Presents CDE Team Award

CDE received a prestigious Team Award from NASA Kennedy Space Center (KSC). The award was for completing ahead of schedule the design, construction and DEP air emissions permit of a sophisticated design-build project for multiple generators at three sites.  The award is not easily given. The selection committee has technical members and at least one astronaut.  Congratulations to CDE Team.

NASA Team Award