Insights

Dive into insights from our talented team of designers and engineers, as they cover topics that matter most to our clients and industry.
August 22, 2019

Q&A With Director of Commissioning, Tim Kilby

As the Director of DBR’s Commissioning Department, Tim is responsible for ensuring our clients receive the best value on their investment in their building project.

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August 19, 2019

DBR Summer Internships 2019

As the Summer “ends” (it’s Texas), our interns at DBR prepare to start their new school year. DBR went through a selective process to identify 6 third and fourth-year students to intern with us from May to August.

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August 6, 2019

DBR Hires McAllen Project Manager

DBR’s McAllen office hires Project Manager, Hugo Avila, PE with over 24 years of experience in the MEP Engineering industry.

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August 2, 2019

DBR Supports Local Food Banks

DBR’s Houston and San Antonio offices spend time collecting and sorting donations for local food banks.

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July 15, 2019

Project Spotlight: The Westin at The Woodlands

Situated in the heart of The Woodlands, Texas, The Westin at The Woodlands is a stunning, contemporary hotel that overlooks Waterway Square and is steps from upscale shopping, fine dining and world-class entertainment options at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion.

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June 25, 2019

DBR Wins Marketing Excellence Award

Zweig Group just announced the winners of the 2019 Marketing Excellence Awards, and DBR was on the list for Internal Newsletter. These awards recognize outstanding, results-driven marketing in the AEC industry on a national level. Award entries were judged by an external team of senior AEC marketing professionals and evaluated based upon overall creativity, messaging, results achieved by the campaign, and level of design.

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June 11, 2019

K-12 Safety & Security Best Practices

The security of schools has become a growing concern due to recent events in our society, including gun crimes, that expose students, teachers, staff and parents to danger. The safety and security challenges schools face today are more multifaceted and complex than ever before, and protecting students and staff requires a comprehensive approach to these challenges.

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June 5, 2019

Project Spotlight: Grand Oaks High School

Grand Oaks High School is the sixth high school within Conroe Independent School District and is located in Montgomery County. The new school was a part of Conroe ISD’s 2015 bond referendum to meet the demands of their growing population.

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May 15, 2019

Fire Pump Installation Requirements

A fire pump is a critical component of a building’s water-based fire protection system, and a critical life-safety equipment item in a building. An early and direct dialog is of utmost importance to ensure a well-planned and compliant final installation.

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April 22, 2019

DBR Expands El Paso Presence with Acquisition

After three successful years DBR has now expanded its El Paso presence through the acquisition of Borunda & Associates, Inc. Consulting Engineers who has served the El Paso area since 1984.

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