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PBA Provides Commissioning Services for First Solar PGT-2 Manufacturing Plant in Ohio

Posted by Camille Thompson

Jul 3, 2019 3:57:00 PM

Full Production Expected Late 2019 for 1-Million SF Facility

First Solar is a 1-million-square-foot manufacturing plant being built for the production of its new Series 6 thin-film solar panels for use by large utility solar farms, on public buildings, and at off-grid industrial sites. This is the second First Solar manufacturing plant and it is located in Lake Township Ohio. Breaking ground in June 2018, the plant is expected to reach full production by late 2019.

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Topics: Electrical, Commissioning, Manufacturing, Solar, First Solar, TAB

4 ways MEP design makes buildings more sustainable

Posted by Peter Basso Associates, Inc.

Mar 9, 2016 11:39:27 AM


Sustainable MEP solutions for your building

Whether you are in the design phase, own an older building, or are looking to revamp operational procedures at your current building, the proper MEP engineering services can address your wants and needs for making your building more sustainable. The following are four examples that can significantly reduce your bottom line:

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Topics: Lighting, Electrical, Mechanical, Energy, Plumbing, HVAC, MEP

U of M Yost Ice Plant Renovation Features MEP Design Engineering

Posted by Peter Basso Associates, Inc.

Oct 5, 2015 8:54:00 AM

BIM Technology Aids in Successful Team Collaboration

Peter Basso Associates provided MEP design services for the University of Michigan Yost Ice Arena Ice Plant Renovation. The project began and was completed over a swift six-month time frame, just in time for the first puck to drop in October for the beginning of the 2015/16 college hockey season. 

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Topics: Lighting, Recent News, Electrical, Education, Mechanical, Hockey

MEP Engineers Commission La-Z-Boy World HQ for LEED Silver Certification

Posted by Peter Basso Associates, Inc.

Aug 11, 2015 11:29:00 AM

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PBA provided LEED Commissioning Services

PBA provided Cx Services for the new LEED Silver certified La-Z-Boy World Headquarters facility in Monroe, MI.

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Topics: Lighting, Recent News, Electrical, Commissioning, Mechanical, LEED

Central Michigan University's Graduate Housing Earns LEED Platinum

Posted by Peter Basso Associates, Inc.

Aug 6, 2015 2:48:00 PM

MEP Design Services, Architectural Lighting and Green Design

Peter Basso Associates provided MEP engineering design services for the LEED Platinum certified CMU Graduate Housing Complex - a two-building/3-story residential housing area, located on the north end of campus on Bellows Street, adjacent to the Health Professions/College of Medicine building. The building’s encompass 94 apartments and 164 beds.

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Topics: Lighting, Recent News, Electrical, Education, Mechanical, LEED, Housing

University of Michigan's MMPL Features LEED Gold Certified Addition

Posted by Peter Basso Associates, Inc.

Aug 6, 2015 1:50:00 PM

MEP Design Services, Architectural Lighting  and Green Design

Peter Basso Associates provided mechanical and electrical engineering services for the renovation of the Michigan Memorial Phoenix Laboratory, approximately 9,500 square feet of energy storage research laboratory space, and a 10,106 square foot LEED Gold Certified office addition.

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Topics: Lighting, Recent News, Electrical, Mechanical, Office, Historic, LEED

Engineering Design for Detroit Children's Hospital

Posted by Peter Basso Associates, Inc.

Aug 4, 2015 2:58:00 PM

Detroit Medical Center Children's Hospital of Michigan Ronald McDonald House IT /AV / Security System Design Project Complete

Peter Basso Associates recently provided electrical design services for IT / AV / Security System design for the Ronald McDonald House for the Detroit Medical Center's Children's Hospital of Michigan.

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Topics: Recent News, Electrical, Health Care

Northern Michigan University Jamrich Hall Achieves LEED Certification for Green Design

Posted by Peter Basso Associates, Inc.

Aug 4, 2015 11:20:00 AM

MEP Jamrich Green Design

MEP Engineering Design and Architectural Lighting for Modern NMU Classroom Building

Peter Basso Associates provided MEP design services and architectural lighting design for the NMU Jamrich Hall - a modern classroom building, that includes five large lecture halls, where more than 40 percent of university classes are held. The newly LEED Certified Jamrich Hall also houses academic department offices for sociology, social work and anthropology, the English department, the math and computer science department, and the criminal justice department.

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Topics: Lighting, Recent News, Electrical, Education, Mechanical, Energy, LEED

MEP Design Services and Green Design for Salvation Army Building Renovation

Posted by Peter Basso Associates, Inc.

Jul 7, 2015 9:08:00 AM

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LEED Certification for Historic DTE Energy Navitas House

Peter Basso Associates recently provided mechanical, electrical and plumbing engineering design and lighting design services for the renovation of the historic Salvation Army Building, recently acquired by DTE Energy.

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Topics: Lighting, Recent News, Electrical, Mechanical, Office, Historic, LEED

Energy Audit for Franklin Energy, Delton Kellogg Public Schools Consumers Energy Pilot Program

Posted by Peter Basso Associates, Inc.

Apr 23, 2015 2:11:00 PM

PBA Provides Energy Audit Commissioning Services for K-12 District

As part of Consumers Energy's plan to provide K-12 school districts in Michigan with an Energy Management Plan (EMP) based on recommendations from building assessments, PBA was brought on board to provide energy audit level 2 commissioning services including Whole Building Energy Assessments, beginning with Consumers Energy’s pilot district, Delton Kellogg Public Schools.

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Topics: Recent News, Electrical, K-12, Commissioning, Education, Energy

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