Insights

Dive into insights from our talented team of designers and engineers, as they cover topics that matter most to our clients and industry.
January 21, 2019

Ventilation & General Safety in K-12 Educational Science Classrooms

When it comes to prescribing the necessary engineering controls and safety features to provide a safe learning environment for our children in the K-12 Educational Science Classroom, we must sift through the over-abundant information available to determine what is, in fact, code and regulatory requirements versus what is anecdotal guidelines.

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January 3, 2019

Project Spotlight: Tru by Hilton

DBR worked alongside Open Studio to transform the former Gillespie Ford Building, originally constructed in the 1930s, into Tru by Hilton’s 95-room hotel that’s within walking distance of several popular San Antonio attractions like The Alamo and Rivercenter Mall.

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December 21, 2018

DBR Offers New AIA Continuing Education Courses

At this time DBR offers four presentation opportunities for continuing education and we are ready to provide lunch and learn opportunities to you and your staff!

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December 14, 2018

DBR 2018 Promotions & Achievements

We at DBR would like to congratulate and thank these team members for their exceptional performance! Together they demonstrate their unwavering commitment to excellence and knowledge to our clients.

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December 11, 2018

What’s New in Energy Innovation?

Director of Sustainability, Eddy Santosa, had the opportunity back in August to attend the Swiss US Energy Innovation Days 2018 in Romandie, Switzerland. Here’s what he learned.

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December 7, 2018

DBR Presents Mini Grant Checks to Pasadena ISD

On Thursday, December 6, 2018. The Pasadena ISD Education Foundation Prize Parade marched through the hallways of 31 campuses ringing bells, clapping hands and spreading joy as they surprised numerous teachers in their classrooms with mini grants.

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November 12, 2018

In Honor of Our Veterans

Veterans Day is a time for us to pay our respects to those who have served. Here are a the Veterans of DBR who we would like to honor.

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October 30, 2018

DBR Takes Home 2 Awards at the SMPS Design Awards Gala

The 2018 Cultivating Creativity Design Awards Gala honors excellence in marketing design and outstanding achievements in communications.

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October 9, 2018

Energy Savings from the Ground, Up!

When a police chief expressed his dissatisfaction with the high energy costs of their previous building, he indicated the need for more energy efficient systems, especially the HVAC system. DBR presented the following three HVAC options to the project team for the new Conroe Police Department & Court Facility. Here’s a Case Study of the Hybrid Ground Source Heat Pump HVAC System.

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October 3, 2018

Project Spotlight: Will Smith Zoo School Going Platinum

The school boasts several energy-efficient design features, including low-flow fixtures and solar panels, and is on track to become the first USGBC LEED Platinum® pre-school in the United States.

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