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

Lighting Energy Savings From Efficient LEDs to Utility Rebate Programs

Posted by Brienne Willcock, MIES, LC

Feb 16, 2018 2:01:42 PM

PBA is a Trade Ally for both DTE Energy and Consumers Energy

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Topics: LED Lighting, Lighting Controls, Architectural Lighting Design, lighting design technology, DTE Energy, Consumers Energy, Recent News, Office, Tenant Improvements

Robert White, IALD, IES, LC Reflects on Decision to 'Go Dark'

Posted by Robert White, IALD, IES, IC

Nov 29, 2017 3:04:28 PM

General Electric Plans to Cut Lighting From its Future

GE and lighting have been synonymous for over 125 years. That is until recently, when GE decided to pull the plug on its storied lighting division, which has been steadily declining in sales for the past several years.

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Topics: Architectural Lighting Design, LED Lighting, Recent News

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

PBA's Architectural Lighting Design Recognized for Hope College's KAM in UK-based Lighting

Posted by Peter Basso Associates, Inc.

Mar 2, 2016 11:57:08 AM

UK Magazine Quotes PBA's Banfic on LED Lighting Features


This month's UK-based Lighting magazine features Hope College’s Kruizenga Art Museum's unique exterior lighting design, provided by Peter Basso Associates (PBA). 

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Topics: Lighting, Recent News, University, Higher Ed, Innovative Solutions

PBA MEP Staff Promotions Recognized in CSE Magazine

Posted by Peter Basso Associates, Inc.

Feb 11, 2016 9:53:21 AM

Seven PBA MEP Promotions include P. Allen, S. Awabdeh, E. Graettinger, B. Laginess, S. Mrak, S. Peck, and D. Conrad 

The current online issue of CSE Magazine features two articles highlighting the recent promotions of seven PBA staff members to senior associate and vice president, respectively.

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Topics: Recent News, MEP

PBA Recognized with National Architectural Lighting Design Award

Posted by Peter Basso Associates, Inc.

Jan 15, 2016 10:28:07 AM

Stefaniak and Banfic Accept IES Edwin F. Guth Award

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. 

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Topics: Lighting, Recent News, Office, Award, Innovative Solutions

PBA MEP Design Innovation Featured in BD & C

Posted by Peter Basso Associates, Inc.

Jan 4, 2016 10:42:58 AM

Runde Interviewed On Fire Protection / Chilled Beam System

The December 2015 issue of Building Design & Construction magazine featured innovative MEP design / construction solutions, including a first of its kind, dual-purposed fire protection / chilled beam system, designed by Peter Basso Associates. 

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Topics: Recent News, Education, MEP, Fire Protection, Higher Ed, Chilled Beams, Innovative Solutions

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

PBA K12 Group Leader, Roop to Present at MIEM Conference on MEP Engineering

Posted by Peter Basso Associates, Inc.

Sep 25, 2015 1:46:30 PM

Roop to Highlight Design Principles for Educational Facilities

Robert Roop of Peter Basso Associates and Derek Dinkeloo of TMP Architecture will be presenting on Monday October 5 from 8:30-11:30 AM at the 17th Annual Facilities / Operations Directors Conference and Expo at Crystal Mountain Resort in Thompsonville, MI.

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Topics: Recent News, Education, K12, MEP

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