MEP Engineering News

PBA is Providing MEP Engineering Design Services for Western Michigan University's Aviation Education Center Addition and Renovation Project

Posted by Camille Thompson

Apr 13, 2018 3:30:00 PM

Project will Accommodate Space for Growing Aviation Career Field and will Meet Modern Energy Efficiency Goals

Peter Basso Associates is currently providing MEP design engineering services for the planned addition and renovation of the WMU Aviation Center. The $20-million project will include the complete renovation of and 67,000 sf addition to the College's Aviation Education Center, which was originally constructed in the 90’s and is therefore in need of renovation in order to meet the modern-day demands of energy efficiency. The facility is located on WMU’s W.K. Kellogg Airport campus in Battle Creek, Michigan. $15-million of the project’s funding will be provided by the State and $5-million by the University and private donors.

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Topics: Recent News, LEED, MEP, University, MEP Engineering, Consumers Energy, Aviation

ASH NYC's Siren Hotel, with MEP Design by PBA and Exterior Lighting Design by Illuminart, Featured in Dezeen Magazine

Posted by Camille Thompson

Apr 6, 2018 4:30:00 PM

Renovation to Historic Wurlitzer Building Brings Contemporary Design to Detroit

Dezeen Magazine, a leading online architecture and design magazine based in London, England recently published a feature article on the design features of the new Siren Hotel, which encompasses Detroit's historic 1926 Wurlitzer Building. 

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Topics: Recent News, Historic, Architectural Lighting Design, MEP Engineering, Adaptive Reuse, Hospitality, Hotel, Retail, Restaurant

March Issue of CAM Magazine Features Promotions of B. Edgerton, CPD and N. Mielke of PBA, Michigan's Largest MEP Engineering Firm

Posted by Camille Thompson

Mar 26, 2018 1:51:59 PM

Edgerton Promoted to Principal and Mielke Promoted to Associate

Two Peter Basso Associates promotions - Bill Edgerton, CPD to Principal and Nate Mielke to Associate were recently featured in CAM Magazine, "The Voice of the Construction Industry" and the magazine for the Construction Association of Michigan.

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Topics: Recent News, MEP Engineering

Detroit Foundation Hotel (DFH), with Lighting Design by Illuminart, Featured in Illumni Magazine

Posted by Camille Thompson

Feb 13, 2018 10:16:14 AM

DFH Voted '2017 Best Upscale Hotel' by Boutique Design Magazine

The Detroit Foundation Hotel, with architectural lighting design provided by Illuminart, was recently featured in the online lighting design magazine, illumni, an internationally-recognized online lighting design magazine, which highlights creative lighting design from around the world.

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Topics: Historic, Award, Architectural Lighting Design, LED Lighting, Hospitality

Michigan's Largest MEP-Only Consulting Firm Hires Five

Posted by Camille Thompson

Jan 30, 2018 1:02:11 PM

PBA Hires B. Underwood, Q. Thomas, J. Hatsios, Z. Bussey and J. Maguire

Peter Basso Associates (PBA), one of Michigan's leading MEP engineering design firms recently announced the hiring of five new staff members.

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Topics: Recent News, New Hires, MEP Engineering

CAM Magazine Features Article by Architectural Lighting Designer Darko Banfic, IES, LC of Illuminart

Posted by Camille Thompson

Nov 7, 2017 1:13:39 PM

Banfic, IES, LC Discusses Why Lighting Should Be Memorable

The current issue of CAM Magazine features an article titled, "The Importance of Good Lighting Design," by Illuminart architectural lighting designer, Darko Banfic, IES, LC. In it, Banfic explores the often subjective definitions of 'good lighting design' using various projects and scenarios where quality lighting can have a psychological impact on a person.

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Topics: Recent News, Electrical Engineering, Architectural Lighting Design

PBA Technology Focus Group Series 2: 3D Scanner for MEP Engineering Design, Can Decrease Site Visits and Improve Coordination

Posted by Kenneth Fitzgerald

Oct 6, 2017 12:08:52 PM


Fitzgerald Examines the Benefits of Utilizing a 3D Scanner

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Topics: MEP Coordination, MEP Engineering, 3D Scanner

CAM Magazine's "Construction 2017" Issue Features PBA MEP Engineering and Architectural Lighting Design Projects

Posted by Camille Thompson

Oct 5, 2017 11:41:22 AM

Country Club of Detroit and Jimmy John's Baseball Field are Highlighted

This month, CAM Magazine, "The Voice of the Construction Industry" and the magazine for the Construction Association of Michigan, released it's annual "Special Issue", which included two noteworthy PBA engineering designed projects.

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Topics: Recent News, Architectural Lighting Design, MEP Engineering

Illuminart's Elizabeth Williams Featured as 'Emerging Professional' in LD+A Magazine

Posted by Camille Thompson

Oct 4, 2017 11:38:00 AM


Williams Recalls Mentor Willcock's Critical Advice to 'Always Consider How Design Will Affect the End User'

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Topics: Recent News, Electrical Engineering, Architectural Lighting Design

Leading MEP Engineering Firm, Peter Basso Associates is Hiring

Posted by Camille Thompson

Sep 29, 2017 9:49:16 AM

Looking for a career change? Then you've come to the right place.

Peter Basso Associates (PBA), one of Michigan's leading MEP engineering design firms is hiring at its Troy, MI office.

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Topics: Recent News, New Hires, MEP Engineering