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PBA Provides MEP Design Solutions for MSU's IM Sports West Pool/Locker Room HVAC Replacement Project

Posted by Peter Basso Associates, Inc.

May 15, 2019 1:10:34 PM

HVAC Design Innovation Provides Unique Ventilation Solution

There are many air quality concerns and HVAC design challenges associated with indoor pools. Recently, PBA, was tasked with meeting those challenges, for the Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, IM Sports West Pool / Locker Room HVAC Replacement project. 

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Topics: Recent News, Sports, Mechanical, Energy, HVAC, Natatorium, Pool, Collegiate, Ventilation

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

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

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: Recent News, Architectural Lighting Design, LED Lighting

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

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