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PBA Vice President D. Conrad, PE, Looks at MEP Solutions for New University of Michigan Athletics and South Campus Performance Project (ASCP)

Posted by Dave Conrad, PE

Dec 17, 2018 4:20:56 PM

Sports Complex Features State-of-the-Art Heating System

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Topics: Recent News, Education, Sports, Energy, HVAC, University, ASHRAE, Higher Ed, High Efficiency, Cost-Effective Solutions, Athletic Facilities, MEP Engineering, Recreation

Vice President A. Luzenski, PE, CEM, LEED AP of PBA, Shares 'Top 5 Benefits of An Energy Assessment'

Posted by Andrew Luzenski PE, CEM, LEED AP

Oct 19, 2018 10:34:45 AM

Improve the Health and Performance of Your Facility with These Steps

The first step in cutting energy bills, operating costs, improving comfort and optimizing efficiency in your building may be to have qualified professional engineers perform an in-depth energy assessment of your building.

This assessment will help you in determining the overall health and performance of your building and where needed, provide suggestions for means of improvement.

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Topics: LEED, Energy Management System Design, Cost-Effective Solutions, Architectural Lighting, MEP Engineering, Energy Modeling, DTE Energy, Consumers Energy, Energy Assessment

In Recognition of National ESOP Month, PBA Shares its, 'Top 10 Fun Facts about ESOP'

Posted by Camille Thompson

Oct 11, 2018 10:41:20 AM

Wondering What the Buzz is About? Find Out Why ESOP Organizations Are on the Rise

October is National Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) Month. As a longtime ESOP organization, PBA proudly reflects on the many benefits it’s incurred over these past few decades of service.

We’d like to encourage others that are interested in this employee-focused retirement program by providing beneficial information on just how an ESOP works and whether or not it’s the right choice for your company. 

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Topics: MEP Engineering, ESOP

MEP Consulting Firm, PBA Shares Top 10 Fun Facts about ESOP

Posted by Camille Thompson

Oct 27, 2017 9:44:00 AM

As National Employee Ownership Month comes to a close, PBA proudly reflects on the many benefits it’s incurred as an ESOP organization over these past few decades of service. We’d like to encourage others that are interested in this employee-focused retirement program by providing beneficial information on just how an ESOP works and whether or not it’s the right choice for your company. 

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Topics: MEP Engineering, ESOP

Making the Transition from Student to Professional: A Conversation with our Seasoned Engineers

Posted by Camille Thompson

Sep 13, 2016 1:08:26 PM

Our recent blog highlighted some of the experiences and lessons learned from our young engineers and recent college graduates. This time, we decided to flip the coin, and speak with our seasoned professionals regarding their experiences since turning pro.

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Topics: MEP Engineering

Top 4 Considerations when Choosing MEP Design Engineering Services for Dining Facilities

Posted by Dennis P. Sczomak, PE, LEED AP

Jul 12, 2016 2:27:17 PM

Simple MEP Design Solutions that Will Help Your Bottom Line

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.

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Topics: Housing-Food, Energy, Higher Ed, Cost-Effective Solutions, Architectural Lighting, MEP Engineering

Sparrow Ionia Hospital Achieves LEED® Certification

Posted by Camille Thompson

Jun 28, 2016 11:30:05 AM

MEP Engineering and Architectural Lighting Services for a Full-Service Replacement Hospital on a Small Footprint

Peter Basso Associates provided MEP engineering design services and architectural lighting design services for the Sparrow Ionia Replacement Hospital which recently achieved LEED Certification from the USGBC. 

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Topics: Health Care, LEED, Healthcare, Stand-Alone Medical Facilities, Hospital, Architectural Lighting, MEP Engineering

PBA Healthcare Group Leader, Isherwood on Life as an MEP Engineering Co-Op

Posted by George Isherwood

Jun 23, 2016 1:40:17 PM

What is a Co-Op?

In today’s working world, having on-the-job experience will set you apart from other candidates in your industry. One way to do that is by obtaining a summer job or internship at a company that specializes in your area of study. This will give you experience as well as the ability to develop relationships that could last a lifetime.

In occupations like engineering, this program is sometimes referred to as a CO-OP program. Peter Basso Associates hires CO-OP’s year-round using the program as a tool for recruiting and assisting students in pursuing their education in engineering. A true CO-OP program allows the student to be evaluated and to evaluate the company, which benefits the company as well as the student, by providing them with an invaluable learning experience.

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Topics: Co-Op, MEP Engineering, Graduate Engineers

Seven Graduate Engineers Join MEP Consulting Firm, PBA

Posted by Camille Thompson

Jun 10, 2016 11:04:50 AM

PBA Welcomes New Staff

Peter Basso Associates, Michigan’s largest MEP consulting-only organization, is pleased to welcome Brandon Reynolds, Cecily Sparks, Zechariah Vinson, Brett Galbraith, Kenneth Fitzgerald, Diana Brazier and Douglas Giroux.

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Topics: Recent News, New Hires, MEP Engineering, Graduate Engineers

School Features Innovative Lighting Design

Posted by Bob Roop

May 27, 2016 10:30:51 AM

MEP Engineers Deliver On Time and Under Budget

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.

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Topics: K-12, Education, Energy, HVAC, MEP, Innovative Solutions, Electrical Engineering, Middle School Design, Architectural Lighting, MEP Engineering

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