Insights

Dive into insights from our talented team of designers and engineers, as they cover topics that matter most to our clients and industry.
April 20, 2021

Q&A With Project Manager, Dustin Yates

Dustin Yates, PE serves as a Project Manager and coordinates the design of all MEP systems in DBR’s Dallas office.

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April 13, 2021

Project Spotlight: Houston ISD – Milby High School

Houston Independent School District’s Milby High School is a place where past, present, and future meet. Designed by Kirksey Architecture, the project includes 40,000 sf of renovation to the historical structure built in 1926 as well as 240,000 sf of new construction.

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April 6, 2021

Texas Road Trip: Houston

Today we are traveling to the most populous city in Texas, also known for its space exploration, medical center, and energy industry, where we will find DBR’s Houston office. With almost fifty years under its belt, this Gulf Coast city is where DBR’s first office took root. Let’s check out a few of the area projects.

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March 30, 2021

Emergency Weather Preparedness for Your Facilities

If the week of February 15th taught us anything, it is that we are not immune, even in Texas, to severe winter weather. The DBR family around the state had the full spectrum of experiences – from the fortunate few who didn’t lose power or water to those whose homes sustained serious damage. Commercial and educational buildings throughout the state were also impacted. Preparedness for events like this begins at the design stage.

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March 23, 2021

Q&A With Business Administrative Manager, Liliana Moreno

Liliana Moreno serves as the Business Administrative Manager for DBR and manages all administrative functions for the firm.

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March 16, 2021

Project Spotlight: Daikin Texas Technology Park

DBR worked with Powers Brown Architecture and Harvey Builders to complete the Daikin Texas Technology Park (DTTP) in Waller County. Located about 40 miles from Houston, the manufacturing hub features a 4.2 million square foot building, the largest tilt-wall structure in the world, with 370 panels measuring more than two miles in length.

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February 25, 2021

Our Plan to Deliver Net Zero Energy Buildings

DBR has launched an initiative to optimize the operating cost of buildings while working within the Owners’ initial construction budgets. This is a WIN/WIN/WIN scenario for the Owner, Architect, and the MEP Engineer (DBR).

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February 22, 2021

Q&A With Project Manager, Ryan Miller

Ryan Miller, PE, LEED Green Associate serves as the Project Manager for DBR’s El Paso office.

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February 18, 2021

Project Spotlight: Houston ISD – Energy Institute High School

Located in Houston’s Third Ward, Energy Institute High School is the newest magnet school in Houston ISD and the first energy-focused magnet school in the Nation. The campus, established in the “Energy Capital of the World,” is helping the district pave the way for students who aspire to a career in the energy industry and ensure they are well versed in corporate culture.

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February 2, 2021

Texas Road Trip: McAllen

Today we are traveling to McAllen in the Lower Rio Grande Valley. This area at the southernmost tip of Texas along the border with Mexico is culturally diverse and rich with history. DBR has had an office here for 15 years and we continue to make a positive impact on the communities of “The Valley.”

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