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Jul 12, 2016 2:27:17 PM
There are many factors to consider when renovating or designing kitchen and dining spaces. First of all, the type of space can vary from student dining halls to cafeterias in a nursing or healthcare facility, to high-end restaurants or to coffee shops, and each come with their own set of challenges and rewards.
May 27, 2016 10:30:51 AM
PBA provided MEP engineering and architectural lighting design services for the construction of Plymouth-Canton Public School's new Liberty Middle School. The project was part of a $114 million bond that passed in 2013.
Mar 9, 2016 11:39:27 AM
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:
Mar 4, 2016 9:40:28 AM
Whether you’re an architect, contractor, or building owner, working with MEP (mechanical, electrical, and plumbing) consulting engineers can assure that your construction or renovation project will optimize your building’s performance and minimize its operating costs.
Nov 9, 2015 12:30:00 PM
Some of the most challenging areas confronting the designers of HVAC systems for K-12 schools are the high occupant load areas such as Cafeterias, Gymnasiums and Auditoriums. Code dictates a very high occupant load which must then be accounted for in the heating/cooling calculations, but that occupant load also translates into a code-prescribed outside air ventilation rate.
Oct 20, 2015 5:12:21 PM
Sustainable design. Green building. Eco architecture.
Whatever name you want to call it, sustainable design is a growing trend in the building industry.
Oct 5, 2015 11:00:00 AM
Energy management is a key component in the design of sustainable buildings. Incorporating an energy conservation plan into facility design leads to significant benefits, including:
Aug 4, 2015 11:20:00 AM
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.
Apr 23, 2015 2:11:00 PM
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.