Insights

Dive into insights from our talented team of designers and engineers, as they cover topics that matter most to our clients and industry.
February 19, 2020

New AIA Continuing Education Courses

At this time DBR offers nine presentation opportunities for continuing education and we are ready to provide lunch and learn opportunities to you and your staff!

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February 17, 2020

Celebrating Our Engineers for E-Week 2020

This week we celebrate National Engineers Week by recognizing our awesome engineers by the decades! Our success is only as valuable as the people who encompass our team. We are made up of passionate, committed and optimistic individuals.

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February 11, 2020

Designing for Health: How Can Green Buildings Improve Our Well-Being?

On an average day, a typical American will spend approximately 90 percent of the day indoors. During this time, we are influenced by a variety of factors in our environment such as the surrounding air, water, food, lighting, acoustics, temperature, materials, and other people – All of which have an impact on our physical and mental health.

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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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