Insights

Dive into insights from our talented team of designers and engineers, as they cover topics that matter most to our clients and industry.
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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June 8, 2020

Back to School: Keeping the Collaborative Spirit Alive in Campus Renovation Projects

Despite the high expectations placed by the client, extensive preplanning, effective communication, and the ability to innovate drove Hoar Construction and JonesDBR to complete the Aston Hall project at Texas A&M University in just 11 weeks.

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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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April 29, 2020

Designing for Health: Nourishment – The WELL v2 Standard

How can we utilize design techniques in our built environment to encourage us to make food selections that will promote our personal health and well-being? By designing spaces with these IFIC drivers of behavior in mind, the buildings we frequently occupy can play a significant role in promoting healthy quantities and quality of food consumption in our day-to-day lives.

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