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 30, 2020

DBR 2019 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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January 6, 2020

Project Spotlight: Innospec Innovation Center

Innospec (Innospec Oilfield Services Division) had committed to a lease of the space, and more importantly, to a vacate date at their existing facility. This put pressure on the design team to work as quickly as possible to complete the design effort to allow long-lead mechanical and lab equipment to be ordered in order to support the schedule, as well as give Innospec the state-of-the-art research facility they desired.

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December 12, 2019

Q&A With Construction Administration Practice Area Leader, Ron Morgan

With over 25 years of experience performing Construction Administration services, Ron is responsible for site surveys/investigations, due diligence reports, comprehensive analysis, and field verification of construction practices before and during the construction phase of the project.

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November 18, 2019

Mitigating Electrical Issues of Aging Infrastructures

DBR can employ a multi-tiered design that aims to prevent damage to public and private infrastructure, provide minimal electrical distortion to the network and effectively suppress or redirect surges and spikes in the electricity we use. These strategies ultimately increase the life span of equipment, result in fewer internal failures and result in more reliable and efficient use of power.

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November 4, 2019

New DBR LEED Associates

Congratulations to the following DBR employees who have recently passed their LEED exams and received new credentials. Sustainability is one of DBR’s core values. We celebrate the accomplishments of these individuals who took the initiative to learn more about the best practices promoted by the LEED Green Building Rating System! 

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October 24, 2019

DBR Marketing Team Receives Three SMPS Design Awards

Each year marketers and business developers in Houston’s built environment come together for an evening of celebration to recognize excellence by marketing professionals, and honor the most creative and effective marketing materials in the industry.

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October 9, 2019

Q&A With Director of Sustainability, Eddy Santosa

Eddy serves as the Director of Sustainability at DBR and supports the firm statewide with over fifteen years of experience practicing sustainable design in the A/E/C industry.

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October 4, 2019

The Benefits of Building Commissioning

Building commissioning provides appreciable and calculable benefits to building developers/owners, occupants, construction and design teams, and ultimately our nation.

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September 23, 2019

Project Spotlight: Holocaust Museum Houston

The three-story building clocks in at 57,000 square feet of exhibition galleries, classrooms, a café, and an indoor theater. Following the ambitious expansion to the building, the Holocaust Museum Houston now ranks as the fourth largest Holocaust museum in the nation.

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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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