MEP Engineering News

PBA's, 'Mechanical System Tips for Reducing Pandemic Risks,' Featured in CSE Magazine's, 'Top 5 Most Read' Weekly Articles

Posted by Dennis P. Sczomak, PE, LEED AP

Sep 14, 2020 10:36:13 AM

Have You Read It? If Not, Here's Your Chance: Mechanical System Operation and Enhancement to Reduce Pandemic Risks

While the physical spacing of occupants, the wearing of masks, and surface disinfection can reduce the potential for infectious diseases to spread indoors, such measures do not eliminate the risk. Within the indoor environment, infectious aerosols can remain airborne for distances much larger than the 6 feet distance recommended for protection from droplets from potentially infectious persons. HVAC systems can play an important role in reducing the risk from infectious aerosols. 

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Topics: Recent News, Covid-19, mechanical standards, CSE Magazine, Top 5

PBA Earns Top 100 place in CSE Magazine's, '2020 MEP Giants'

Posted by Camille Thompson

Aug 18, 2020 3:20:59 PM

PBA #90 among Elite 100

This just in, Peter Basso Associates (PBA), one of Michigan's leading MEP engineering design firms, has been ranked #90 in Consulting Specifying Engineer Magazine's, '2020 MEP Giants Report,' featured in the current (August) issue of CSE Magazine.

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Topics: Recent News, MEP Engineering, Ranking, CSE

CAM Magazine features, "Greektown Casino's Monroe Market" By, C. Thompson, Peter Basso Associates

Posted by Camille Thompson

Aug 4, 2020 4:03:02 PM

July Mechanical / Electrical Issue Highlights Unique MEP, Lighting Design Solutions

 

 

 

 

 

The current issue of Construction Association of Michigan (CAM) Magazine which focuses on mechanical and electrical design projects, features an article written by PBA Communications Coordinator, Camille Thompson.

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Topics: Recent News

R. White, IALD, LC, IESNA, Principal, Illuminart Lighting Designer to Present at 2020 Virtual IES Annual Conference

Posted by Camille Thompson

Jul 10, 2020 11:00:00 AM

White to present on, 'Lighting Design Trends Expressed in Cinema.'

 

 

 

 

 

 

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, conference organizers recently made the difficult choice to postpone its in-person conference and instead opted for a virtual conference for the safety of its guests, participants and staff. Therefore this year will mark the first ever IES Virtual Annual Conference.

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Topics: Recent News, IES, Covid-19

Scott Garrison, PBA Principal, Weighs In On Retail, Restaurant MEP Design During COVID-19 in Roundtable Discussion, CSE Magazine

Posted by Camille Thompson

Jun 19, 2020 12:20:31 PM

...'The term, social distancing may be here to stay.' -Garrison

 

 

 

 

 

 

The current issue of Consulting Specifying Engineer magazine, features an MEP Roundtable discussion on, 'How COVID-19 is affecting retail and restaurants.'

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Topics: Recent News, Covid-19

U-M Stephen M. Ross Athletic Campus - South Complex, with MEP Design by PBA, Wins 1st Place in ASHRAE Region V Tech Awards

Posted by Camille Thompson

Jun 17, 2020 10:00:00 AM

Technology Awards Program Recognizes Successful Applications of Innovative Design

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Winners were recently announced for the 2020 ASHRAE Region V Technology Awards competition. In 1st Place was the University of Michigan Stephen M. Ross Athletic Campus - South Complex, submitted by the project team's MEP engineering designers, Peter Basso Associates.

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Topics: Recent News, Award, ASHRAE

Leading MEP Engineering Firm, PBA Shares Mechanical System Tips for Reducing Pandemic Risks

Posted by Dennis P. Sczomak, PE, LEED AP

May 27, 2020 11:08:23 AM

Mechanical System Operation and Enhancement to Reduce Pandemic Risks

While the physical spacing of occupants, the wearing of masks, and surface disinfection can reduce the potential for infectious diseases to spread indoors, such measures do not eliminate the risk. Within the indoor environment, infectious aerosols can remain airborne for distances much larger than the 6 feet distance recommended for protection from droplets from potentially infectious persons. HVAC systems can play an important role in reducing the risk from infectious aerosols. 

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Topics: Recent News, Covid-19, mechanical standards

Leading MEP Engineering Firm, Peter Basso Associates hires former Co-Op, Mike Bowen, Mechanical Engineer

Posted by Camille Thompson

May 21, 2020 12:30:20 PM

Peter Basso Associates is pleased to announce that Mike Bowen, mechanical engineer and former PBA co-op, has joined PBA’s Contract Administration / Commissioning Group (CA/Cx) as a full-time mechanical engineer.

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Topics: Recent News

Leading MEP Engineering Design Firm, PBA Shares ASHRAE's COVID-19 Building Operations Guidance Tips

Posted by Peter Basso Associates, Inc.

Mar 25, 2020 2:12:47 PM

The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) has published some guidance on safely maintaining building operations during the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.

Peter Basso Associates, would like to share these important tips with our clients and partners to ensure that your building and staff are safely and effectively navigating through this crisis.

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Topics: ASHRAE, Covid-19

PBA Electrical Engineer S. Gibbs, PE, Vice President, Authors "Illuminating the Means of Egress," Article Featured in March Issue of CSE Magazine

Posted by Camille Thompson

Mar 16, 2020 2:39:31 PM


The March issue of Consulting Specifying Engineer Magazine features an article written by lead electrical engineer, Scott Gibbs, PE, vice president and an integral member of Peter Basso Associate's Higher Education group

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Topics: Lighting, Electrical Engineering

PBA, A Top MEP Engineering Design Firm, Hires Mechanical Engineer, K. Potapa

Posted by Camille Thompson

Mar 5, 2020 10:00:00 AM


Peter Basso Associates (PBA), Michigan’s largest MEP consulting-only organization, is pleased to announce its recent hiring of Kyle Potapa, mechanical engineer.

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Topics: MEP, New Hires, Mechanical Engineering

Want to Be a Part of an Award-Winning Team? Join MEP Engineering Consulting Firm, Peter Basso Associates

Posted by Camille Thompson

Mar 3, 2020 10:47:01 AM

PBA is looking for talented MEP Engineers


Spring is just around the corner and 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

CSE features, "Seven Ways to Fight Stack Effect," By, A. Frantz, PE, Mechanical Engineer, Peter Basso Associates

Posted by Camille Thompson

Feb 24, 2020 2:04:26 PM

Frantz Provides Solutions for Optimizing Occupant Comfort in Winter

The current issue of Consulting Specifying Engineer Magazine features blog written by PBA Project Leader, Aaron Frantz, PE, mechanical engineer.
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Topics: Recent News

Engineers Week 2020: Electrical Engineering Co-Op, B. Alkevicius Enjoys the Daily Innovations and New Interactions that Engineering Offers

Posted by Camille Thompson

Feb 21, 2020 11:14:45 AM


Tomorrow is the last day of 'Engineers Week 2020', a week long national celebration of engineering. Founded by the National Society for Professional Engineers in 1951, "EWeek (February 16–22, 2020) is dedicated to ensuring a diverse and well-educated future engineering workforce by increasing understanding of and interest in engineering and technology careers." (www.nspe.org)

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Topics: Recent News, Engineers Week, eWeek

Engineers Week 2020: Electrical Engineering Co-Op, S. H. Kachal, Sees Engineering as the Future

Posted by Camille Thompson

Feb 20, 2020 10:00:00 AM


This week marks the start of 'Engineers Week 2020', a week long national celebration of engineering. Founded by the National Society for Professional Engineers in 1951, "EWeek (February 16–22, 2020) is dedicated to ensuring a diverse and well-educated future engineering workforce by increasing understanding of and interest in engineering and technology careers." (www.nspe.org)

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Topics: Recent News, Engineers Week, eWeek

Engineers Week 2020: Mechanical Engineer, Nishank Shah, LEED GA, Credits his Love of Math and Science, Since Childhood, as Inspiration for Pursuing Engineering

Posted by Camille Thompson

Feb 19, 2020 10:00:00 AM


This week marks the start of 'Engineers Week 2020', a week long national celebration of engineering. Founded by the National Society for Professional Engineers in 1951, "EWeek (February 16–22, 2020) is dedicated to ensuring a diverse and well-educated future engineering workforce by increasing understanding of and interest in engineering and technology careers." (www.nspe.org)

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Topics: Recent News, Engineers Week, eWeek

Engineers Week 2020: Electrical Engineer C. DiCicco Cites Problem-Solving in Engineering as Rewarding and Challenging

Posted by Camille Thompson

Feb 18, 2020 10:00:00 AM


This week marks the start of 'Engineers Week 2020', a week long national celebration of engineering. Founded by the National Society for Professional Engineers in 1951, "EWeek (February 16–22, 2020) is dedicated to ensuring a diverse and well-educated future engineering workforce by increasing understanding of and interest in engineering and technology careers." (www.nspe.org)

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Topics: Recent News, Engineers Week, eWeek

Engineers Week 2020: Mechanical Engineering Co-Op W. Fulton Found Inspiration in Architectural Marvels like the Duomo

Posted by Camille Thompson

Feb 17, 2020 10:00:00 AM

This week marks the start of 'Engineers Week 2020', a week long national celebration of engineering. Founded by the National Society for Professional Engineers in 1951, "EWeek (February 16–22, 2020) is dedicated to ensuring a diverse and well-educated future engineering workforce by increasing understanding of and interest in engineering and technology careers." (www.nspe.org)

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Topics: Recent News, Engineers Week, eWeek

N. Moeggenborg, Mechanical Engineer, Joins Peter Basso Associates' Health Care/Laboratory Group

Posted by Camille Thompson

Feb 3, 2020 10:09:31 AM

Peter Basso Associates (PBA), Michigan’s largest MEP consulting-only organization, is pleased to announce that Nick Moeggenborg, mechanical engineer has joined its Health Care/Laboratory group.

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Topics: Recent News

Want to Be a Part of an Award-Winning Team? Join MEP Engineering Consulting Firm, Peter Basso Associates.

Posted by Camille Thompson

Feb 3, 2020 9:20:10 AM

PBA is looking for talented MEP Engineers


It's 2020 and 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

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