Peter Basso Association Blog

Peter Basso Associates Blog

PBA Technology Focus Group Series 1: Lighting Calculations Software Tackles Workflow Migration Redundancy

Posted by Carissa Hansen

Aug 7, 2017 12:17:03 PM

Electrical Engineer Hansen, Touches on Software's Holistic BIM Capabilities

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Topics: BIM, Architectural Lighting Design, lighting design technology, CAD

Illuminart, a Division of Peter Basso Associates, Promotes Brienne Willcock, MIES, LC, to Senior Associate

Posted by Camille Thompson

Jun 27, 2017 11:08:25 AM

Willcock, MIES, LC is a recent recipient of Lighting Magazine's Prestigious "40 Under Forty" Award

“We are delighted to recognize Brienne for her hard work and steady concentration on being a leading expert on lighting technology,’ remarked Illuminart principal, Robert M. White, IALD, LC, IESNA. “She is ever helpful in offering support to team members both within Illuminart and the entire PBA team and her focus on being the very best she can be helps elevate everyone’s efforts.”

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Topics: Lighting, Architectural Lighting Design, Promotion, Architectural Lighting Award

Light My Firehouse? Illuminart Provides Lighting Design for Foundation Hotel Housed Inside Former Detroit Fire Dept. HQ

Posted by Camille Thompson

May 25, 2017 10:37:47 AM

Illuminart provided lighting design services for the new Detroit Foundation Hotel, a boutique hotel across from Cobo Center that is within the repurposed Detroit Fire Department Headquarters.

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Topics: Historic Renovation, Architectural Lighting Design, LED Lighting

Michigan's Largest MEP Consulting firm is Hiring

Posted by Camille Thompson

Mar 30, 2017 10:00:42 AM

Spring, the season of change and new beginnings has finally arrived. There's no time like the present for you to also make a change and join Peter Basso Associates, an award-winning MEP engineering design firm. If you're ready for a rewarding and technically-challenging career, we are your solution. Did we mention that we're 100% employee-owned? Just one of the many great benefits of working at PBA. Learn more and apply here. http://www.peterbassoassociates.com/careers/application

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The Fine Line of Humidity in Healthcare: 4 MEP Engineering Considerations

Posted by James C. Paul, PE, LEED AP

Feb 13, 2017 10:27:06 AM

Over the past several years, regulators have given more attention to humidity levels in operating rooms and central sterile processing departments. Facilities personnel are often challenged by fluctuations in humidity.

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Topics: MEP, Healthcare, Humidity

Michigan's Largest MEP Consulting firm is Hiring

Posted by Camille Thompson

Feb 2, 2017 11:25:54 AM

The word is out! Punxsutawney Phil has predicted six more weeks of winter. But not to worry, Peter Basso Associates, an award-winning MEP engineering design firm has your solution. This winter, we invite you to come in for a warm up and to stay for a rewarding and technically-challenging career. Did we mention that we're 100% employee-owned? Just one of the many great benefits of working at PBA. Learn more and apply here. http://www.peterbassoassociates.com/careers/application

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Michigan's Largest MEP Consulting firm is Hiring

Posted by Ginger Greager

Jan 4, 2017 10:47:15 AM

Looking for a new career to help you kickoff 2017? We're accepting applications for mechanical and electrical designers and engineers. Apply here http://www.peterbassoassociates.com/careers/application

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LED Lighting: The Question of Optical Safety in Architectural Lighting Design, Debunked

Posted by Robert White

Dec 22, 2016 10:56:00 AM


A Look at Common Misconceptions

A recent Department Of Energy report (www.ssl.energy.gov/factsheets.html) was released in an attempt to finally settle the score on the potential damage to objects of value and the optical safety hazards often associated with LED lighting.

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Topics: Optical Safety, LED Lighting

Top 3 Ways to Reach High Performance Building Status Without the Price Tag

Posted by Andrew Luzenski

Dec 20, 2016 10:30:57 AM


Tips for Increasing Performance and Cutting Operating Costs

According to the National Institute of Building Sciences (“About the Council,” 2016) a high performance building is qualified as a building that integrates energy efficiency, durability, life-cycle performance, and occupant productivity. High performance buildings (HPB’s) can be anything from a 1-story elementary school to a high-tech college laboratory to a commercial office complex. So how does an owner achieve high performance building status and reduce operating cost?

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Topics: MEP, Energy Modeling, Building Management System Analytics, High Performance Building, Life Cycle Cost Analysis

Michigan's Largest MEP Consulting firm is Hiring

Posted by Ginger Greager

Dec 7, 2016 8:29:27 AM

Looking for a New Career to go along with the just around the corner, New Year? We're accepting applications for mechanical and electrical designers and engineers. Apply here http://www.peterbassoassociates.com/careers/application

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