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May 11, 2016 12:33:42 PM
One of the biggest headaches building owners experience is occupant complaints about thermal comfort. In new construction, there is a high level of control over the building envelope and perimeter issues are more easily dealt with. In the renovation of existing and historic structures, there are often additional challenges, particularly where the space is used for either enclosed or open offices at the perimeter. One way to ward off the office grumbles associated with being too cold is by including perimeter radiant heat.
May 2, 2016 10:31:00 AM
Emergency power supply systems (EPSS) in hospitals are an important component of healthcare facility operations. Replacement of these systems, while keeping the hospital fully operational is one of the biggest challenges a healthcare design engineering team will face.
Jan 22, 2016 3:01:29 PM
Jan 15, 2016 10:28:07 AM
PBA along with its architectural partners, received a 2014 IES Illumination Award and a Special Citation for Innovative Use of Acrylics in Lighting for a architectural lighting design installation that was a major focal point in the First National Building Lobby Renovation project in Detroit.
Sep 28, 2015 10:30:00 AM
Many people might be surprised to learn that indoor levels of pollutants may be two to five times higher than outdoor levels of pollutants.
Aug 6, 2015 1:50:00 PM
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.
Jul 7, 2015 9:08:00 AM
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.
May 28, 2014 12:05:14 PM
Compuware Corporation Headquarters includes office space for approximately 3,000 employees and a data center to support Compuware’s operations. Other spaces include a child care center, cafeteria, fitness center, auditorium for conducting press conferences and 60,000 square feet of retail space at street level.
May 28, 2014 11:02:00 AM
The intent of the project was to provide redundant distribution to the branch circuit outlet for each piece of equipment in the Data Processing Center. Additional goals for the project included establishing equipment rack rows into hot aisle/cold aisle arrangements with hot aisle containment systems, migrating power and communications from below the floor to overhead, and eliminating the need for existing busway, switchboards and panel board equipment that is aged and represented a reliability concern.