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Cost-effective Upgrades For Outdated Commercial Spaces

In my most recent blog post, “Renovating Office Space to Deliver High Performance,” I wrote about how to update commercial office space to better align with the needs of today’s high-performance businesses. More often than not, those major needs are...

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Insights on Project Controls

Why are Project Controls needed on your project? So what are considered ‘Project Controls’ processes?These systems are applied to the project during the initiation and setup phase, and provide our clients the financial, schedule, budget, and document...

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Saving Green While Going Green

LEED stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design. If you read this closely, you’ll notice that sustainable design clearly requires leadership. As the champion for LEED projects at BRPH, I am often tasked with providing this leadership and...

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Futurecasts from FEFPA 2017

Students may be out for summer, but education professionals across the state of Florida are hard at work planning for the future success of today’s students. More than 400 professionals met at the Florida Educational Facilities Planners Association’s...

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Preparing for Hurricanes with Resilient Design

Before Hurricane Sandy, ‘Resilient Design’ was a trending search term on Google of interest to select building professionals. Post-Sandy, things have changed: yes, the interest level in the general marketplace has grown considerably for Green Building,...

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What You May Not Know About EPA Criteria For Test Tracks

We’ve had the opportunity to design some of the world’s most precise and critical manufacturing and test facilities that serve the aerospace and aviation markets. As we continue to grow our firm, it’s only fitting that we bring this dedication to precision...

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4 Key Steps to Successfully Implement Automation

Efficiency is at the very core of the manufacturing business, and pursuing it affects every point in the production line. This leads many owners to employ automation for a segment of or an entire area of their facility. A shift to automation brings a...

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Lean Design: Navigating Chaos and Complexity Today

"The Times They Are A-changin'" - so said Bob Dylan over 40 years ago. He was a keen observer of the times, who chronicled and gave voice for many on the turmoil and influences affecting the United States during the 1960s. Similar can be said of the AEC...

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Top Three Takeaways from AIA Grassroots Conference 2017

Grassroots is an exclusive event for leaders of the American Institute of Architects (AIA). The 2017 agenda focused on component leadership as well as workshops designed to help component officers become more effective chapter and civic leaders. Members...

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Designing for memorial- the art of telling a story

The Space program is full of spectacular stories. Like those made popular by Hollywood in major motion pictures like Apollo 13 and the recent box office hit, Hidden Figures, there are stories to be told that will resonate with generations to come. While...

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