Insights

Dive into insights from our talented team of designers and engineers, as they cover topics that matter most to our clients and industry.
July 6, 2020

DBR Announces Four New Partners

We at DBR are passionate about MEP Design, but it is our people that truly make our company unique. We are proud to announce that the following talented individuals recently received promotions. Together they demonstrate their unwavering commitment to excellence and knowledge to our clients.

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June 30, 2020

Designing for Health: Movement – The WELL v2 Standard

Your health is one of the biggest determinants of the quality and quantity of time you have on this earth, and physical activity is one of the major influences on your health. You might be thinking “that sounds great, but it also sounds like a lot of work,” but actually, when designed correctly, the built environment can set us up for success and encourage us to incorporate activity into our daily routines without even recognizing it.

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June 23, 2020

Celebrating DBR’s Women in Engineering

Women (and men) all over the globe can help to raise the profile of women engineers and encourage more people to consider engineering as a profession. Today (and every day) we are recognizing International Women in Engineering Day by celebrating our talented female designers and engineers. #INWED20

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June 18, 2020

Project Spotlight: Dripping Springs ISD – Walnut Springs Elementary Relocation & Middle School Renovation

DBR is pleased to be working with Corgan, on the design of the replacement of Walnut Springs Elementary and Renovations to Dripping Springs Middle school. The new Walnut Springs Elementary School will be constructed immediately adjacent to the existing Dripping Springs Middle School campus.

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June 10, 2020

Q&A With Director of BIM, Wilfredo Ramirez

With over 13 years of experience in the A/E/C industry, Wilfredo is responsible for the implementation of BIM, CADD, and the Digital Construction procedures at the design, construction and closeout stages of all DBR projects.

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May 28, 2020

Project Spotlight: Endress + Hauser

DBR is pleased to be working with Ziegler Cooper on a new 100,000 square foot Gulf Coast Regional Center Campus for Endress+Hauser in Pearland, Texas.  DBR has provided Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, Low Voltage Technology, and Security engineering services for the campus.

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May 26, 2020

Designing for Health: Light – The WELL v2 Standard

The way we design glazing and lighting systems in the built environment has far-reaching implications on both our individual health and the overall well-being of our communities. So, what are the important things to consider when designing a lighting environment to support a healthy physiological response?

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May 21, 2020

DBR Announces 9 New Promotions

DBR is proud to announce that the following talented individuals recently received promotions.

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May 13, 2020

Q&A With Partner, Zac Morton

Zac Morton, PE, LEED AP serves as a Partner at DBR, overseeing MEP Engineering services for the San Antonio office. Since starting with DBR in 2002, Zac has developed a wide range of project experience including new construction, additions, renovations, and system upgrades.

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May 11, 2020

COVID-19 Proposed HVAC Design Measures

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, below are DBR’s proposed HVAC design measures that will help prevent the spread of viruses and other harmful bacteria. DBR recommends the use of any of the options indicated below based on the owner’s requirement, the facility type, maintenance impact, and cost. Please note that none of these options are proven yet to eliminate the COVID-19 virus.

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