May 20, 2013 - Sebesta Blomberg Awarded Roswell Park Cancer Institute Clinical Sciences Center Project
Sebesta Blomberg has been awarded a 3-year indefinite delivery/indefinite quanity contract for engineering services for the Roswell Park Cancer Institute’s (RPCI) new Clinical Sciences Center contruction and renovation. The new 11-story building, located in Buffalo, New York, will mark the first new construction at Roswell Park since 2007 and first clinical expansion since 1998.
May 1, 2013 - Sebesta Blomberg Ranks as an ENR Top 500 Design Firm
Sebesta Blomberg, a national engineering and consulting firm, ranked 334 on the Engineering-News Record (ENR) 2013 Top 500 Design Firms list. ENR’s Top 500 Design Firms list is an annual ranking of the largest U.S.-based design and construction firms.
April 23, 2013 - University of Massachusetts Power Plant Receives CMAA Award
The Construction Management Association of America, New England Chapter, announced that the University of Massachusetts Power Plant Expansion Project has been selected to receive a Project Achievement Award.
April 22, 2013 - 300 North LaSalle Earns LEED Platinum Certification
Sebesta Blomberg congratulates Hines, our long-term international real estate client and partner, for earning LEED Platinum Certification at 300 North LaSalle in Chicago. Platinum certification is the highest rating under the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED for Existing Buildings (EB) category. Previously, the tower received Gold certification under the LEED for Core & Shell (CS) Rating System.
March 15, 2013 - Sebesta Blomberg Completes Pro-Bono Services for Robert F. Kennedy Children's Action Corps
Sebesta Blomberg, an engineering consulting firm, recently completed pro-bono facility condition assessments for the Robert F. Kennedy Children’s Action Corps. The services were provided for a facility and school in Lancaster, Massachusetts.
March 12, 2013 - Sebesta Blomberg Announces New COO
Sebesta Blomberg, and engineering consulting firm, announced today the appointment of Steve Clinton as Chief Operating Officer.
October 8, 2012 - Retro-Commissioning at UConn
UConn is currently undergoing a significant conservation and construction effort that many students may not know about. Buildings are becoming drastically more efficient through adjustments in the way energy is handled. Sebesta Blomberg, an engineering and design firm, hired by the school, provide the UConn Utility service changes that have been made across campus.
October 26, 2012 - Locals mull cost of LEED and other certifications
Price too high for many, but ideas spreading.
October 8, 2012 - Sebesta Blomberg Announces New CEO
Sebesta Blomberg, an engineering consulting firm, today announced the appointment of Rob Costello as President and CEO of Sebesta Blomberg.
September 20, 2012 - Commissioning Strategies Ensure "Zero Reversal of Airflow" Compliance
Anticipating the worst possible outcomes may be the best way to design an efficient biosafety laboratory that meets the strict airflow performance requirements of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
This report is based on a presentation given by Sebesta Blomberg's Bauers, Donovan and Whitcomb.
August 20, 2012 - Sebesta Blomberg Ranks on MEP Giants 2012 List
Consulting-Specifying Engineer, a CFE Media publication, has announced the results of the 2012 MEP Giants Program, sponsered by Eaton Corp. Sebesta Blomberg was ranked #68 on the annual MEP Giants list.
July 16, 2012 - Hartsfield-Jackson Orchestrates Activation of New International Terminal
Knowing that systems commissioning goes hand-in-hand with terminal activations, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport hired a separate contractor for commissioning services during the design and planning of its new international terminal. Sebesta Blomberg provided the services as a subcontractor to Atlanta Gateway Designers.
July 16, 2012 - PSMJ Announces 2012 Circle of Excellence
Congratulations to 49 exceptional firms that have risen to the top this year, despite economic adversity and drastic changes within the industry!
June 4, 2012 - Biomass Heating - Should You Consider It for Your Campus?
In their search for sustainable energy sources and operating cost reduction, many colleges and universities are considering biomass (typically wood chips) as an alternative fuel source for heating their campuses. Depending upon your campus’ situation, there may be compelling reasons for biomass, but also some challenges to be addressed.
May 21, 2012 - Are Minnesota's green buildings really saving money?
The Minnesota chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has teamed up with EnergyPrint, a St. Paul energy consulting firm, to study the energy and water use of more than 150 buildings in the state that have the council's well-known LEED certification for energy efficiency and sustainability.
May 18, 2012 - Sebesta Blomberg Announces Wisconsin Business Development Manager
Sebesta Blomberg, an engineering consulting firm, has announced that David Bartels has joined its team as Business Development Manager. In this role, he will be responsible for the business development, sales, and client management in Wisconsin and the greater Midwest region. Bartels will focus his efforts on developing relationships with new and existing clients in the public and private sectors.
May 15, 2012 - Sebesta Blomberg Announces Director of Building Envelope Commissioning Services
Sebesta Blomberg, an engineering consulting firm, has announced the recent hire of George Houk as the Director of Building Envelope Commissioning Services for the company. In this new role, he will lead the company’s development of capabilities to provide building envelope commissioning. Houk will collaborate with the company’s internal technical team to better position the company to take advantage of this rapidly growing area in the industry. He will reside in the company’s Washington, DC office, supporting the company’s building envelope commissioning services nationwide.
May 8, 2012 - Sebesta Blomberg Converts Organic Waste to Energy
Sebesta Blomberg joined the Massachusetts initiative to convert organic waste to energy and provided engineering services to support the installation of an anaerobic digester (AD) at Jordan Farm. Sebesta Blomberg helped ensure that the AD systems were properly installed and operational. Projects like this are helping the USDA and U.S. dairy producers meet their commitment of a 25 percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by the year 2020.
May 2, 2012 - Sebesta Blomberg Ranks as an ENR Top 500 Design Firm
Sebesta Blomberg, a national engineering and consulting firm, ranked 277 on the Engineering-News Record (ENR) 2012 Top 500 Design Firms list. ENR’s Top 500 Design Firms list is an annual ranking of the largest U.S.-based design and construction firms.
April 24, 2012 - Taunton Trial Court Received Award of Excellence Merit
The Taunton Trial Court received an Award of Excellence Merit from the 2012 AIA/AAJ Justice Facilities Review Awards Program and Publication. Sebesta Blomberg was the Commissioning agent and provided LEED administration services, commissioned the security systems including access control, CCTV, GAP system, and remote cell door operation, in addition to the MEP.
April 11, 2012 - Sebesta Blomberg Receives Arlington Green Games Award
Arlington County, Virginia celebrated the accomplishments of its Inaugural Green Games competition for the commercial office sector. More than 100 buildings and offices, representing roughly 15 million square feet – or one third – of Arlington’s office space competed in a race to reduce waste, energy and water use, and set other environmental goals.
March 12, 2012 - Sebesta Blomberg Announces Commissioning Manager
Sebesta Blomberg has announced that Kevin Barnett, LEED AP, CxA has joined its team as commissioning manager. In this role, he will be responsible for managing the business development, sales and operations for the greater Philadelphia area office.
March 5, 2012 - Sebesta Blomberg Participates in University of Minnesota Program
In February, Sebesta Blomberg's James Miller worked with University of Minnesota students in the Comprehensive Studio to provide professional insight on high performance sustainable design and responding to questions on the development of their projects and approach to sustainability.
February 16, 2012 - Sebesta Blomberg Awarded NEBB Certification
Sebesta Blomberg, an engineering consulting firm, announced it’s St. Paul office has been Certified by the National Environmental Balancing Bureau (NEBB) in Building Systems Commissioning and Air and Hydronic Testing and Balancing.
January 31, 2012 - Sebesta Blomberg Announces New Commissioning Director
Sebesta Blomberg, an engineering consulting firm, has announced that Nevena Parsons, PE, PMP, LEED AP, CxA, has joined the company as Commissioning Director.