Insights

Dive into insights from our talented team of designers and engineers, as they cover topics that matter most to our clients and industry.
November 16, 2021

Q&A With Director of Human Resources, Shaunda Betts

Shaunda Betts is a certified SHRM-CP professional and serves as DBR’s Director of Human Resources.

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November 9, 2021

Project Spotlight: 3400 at CityLine

3400 at CityLine is a new LEED Gold commercial office building along US 75 Central Expressway at Renner Road in Richardson, Texas. The five-story 300,000 sf building features 60,000 sf floor plates and a two-story atrium connecting the north and south entrances.

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November 1, 2021

Evaluating Energy Models Using cove.tool and TRACE 700 Simulation Tools | Comparison Study

Getting the energy modeling right starts with choosing the right platform and associated tools. We recently evaluated our energy models and process using cove.tool compared with another common software tool, TRACE 700.

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October 19, 2021

Q&A With Partner, Erik MacDonald

Erik MacDonald, PE serves as a Partner at DBR, with a special leadership role in the Higher Education market.

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October 12, 2021

Project Spotlight: Holocaust Museum Houston

The expansion and renovation of Holocaust Museum Houston (HMH) creates the nation’s fourth-largest Holocaust museum and Jewish Cultural Heritage Museum in the country. The expanded facilities allow the museum to significantly broaden its community outreach and impact. PGAL was the architect of record for the project, which received LEED Certification.

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October 5, 2021

Texas Road Trip: San Antonio

Today we are traveling to San Antonio, Texas. Not only is San Antonio home of the Alamo, but it has also been the home of DBR for over 20 years. San Antonio is our second-largest office and has quite a portfolio of projects in the area. Today we are going to check out a few!

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September 28, 2021

Q&A With Mechanical Practice Area Leader, James Kubala

James serves as DBR’s Mechanical Practice Area Leader with a wide range of project experience including new construction, additions, renovations, and system upgrades.

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September 21, 2021

Project Spotlight: Houston ISD – Sterling Aviation High School

When the Houston Independent School District was ready to replace one of their existing schools, they took the opportunity to really explore new horizons. The three-story, 252,000 sf Ross Shaw Sterling Aviation High School includes an aviation magnet program to produce the next generation of pilots, mechanics, engineers, and aviation leaders.

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September 3, 2021

Why Are We So Focused On Energy?

As specialists in building systems engineering, many facets of building design, construction, and operations are within our range of influence, but energy is the one area where we have an opportunity to make the greatest contribution toward mitigating climate change.

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August 24, 2021

Q&A With Senior Project Manager, Jeremy Tarpley

Jeremy Tarpley serves as a Senior Project Manager at DBR, with expertise in the commercial, multi-family, hospitality, and mixed-use markets.

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