Salas O'Brien News

Dramatic Energy Savings at Stanford University

Posted by Salas O'Brien on Jul 11, 2017 2:00:00 PM

Improving the efficiency of large institutional buildings has been a core part of Salas O'Brien's work and history since its founding in 1975. While others worked for the good of the environment in a variety of ways, we knew that we could have a dramatic impact through the quiet, behind-the-scenes work of making buildings operate more efficiently and reliably.

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Topics: Commissioning, Engineering, Technology, Clean Energy

Salas O'Brien Rated a Top Design Firm in Texas and Louisiana

Posted by Salas O'Brien on Jul 11, 2017 10:55:58 AM

Engineering News-Record (ENR) just released its rankings of the top design firms in Texas and Louisiana—and it will surprise no one familiar with Salas O'Brien that the firm was ranked #7 in MEP Engineering and #10 in Education for the region.

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Topics: Texas, Engineering, Louisiana, ENR

Project Report: Zero-Energy Louisiana Retreat

Posted by Salas O'Brien on Jun 28, 2017 2:34:00 PM

When you think of Louisiana, you might not think of a place where the heat and humidity would make zero-energy living a remote possibility. But that didn't stop Salas O'Brien's team from dreaming big and making it happen for our client.

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Topics: Engineering, Technology, Clean Energy

Salas O'Brien Completes Massive Technology Upgrades at Aldine ISD

Posted by Salas O'Brien on May 18, 2017 3:46:26 PM

In November 2015, Aldine Independent School District voters approved a $798 million bond proposal for renovation and new construction projects. Nearly $99 million of that was for upgrading technology in existing schools with the goal of fostering better education and safety.

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Topics: Engineering, K12, Houston, Technology

Latest LEED: MARTA's Brady Mobility Facility

Posted by Salas O'Brien on May 11, 2017 12:13:11 PM

The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) is the main public transport system in the city of Atlanta and includes both rail lines and buses. Demand for MARTA buses is at an all time high—making it time to update the bus “mobility stations” throughout the city.

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Topics: Commissioning, Engineering, Atlanta

Project Report: C.H. Collins Stadium

Posted by Salas O'Brien on May 2, 2017 1:00:00 PM

Located at the tip of the “Golden Triangle,” which includes the cities of Dallas, Fort Worth and Denton, Denton ISD is one of the fastest-growing school districts in North Texas.

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Topics: Engineering, K12

Project Report: Halyard Health Headquarters

Posted by Salas O'Brien on Apr 18, 2017 2:38:00 PM

Halyard Health is a medical technology company with roots dating back to 1872 and Kimberly, Clark & Co. From its headquarters in Alpharetta, Georgia, Halyard operates 11 manufacturing facilities and has more than 12,000 employees worldwide.

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Topics: Commercial, Corporate, Engineering

Walgreens + Salas O'Brien = Success

Posted by Salas O'Brien on Apr 11, 2017 11:12:44 AM

With annual sales of over $100 billion and a current Fortune ranking of 19, Walgreens is the largest drugstore in the United States and a dominant force in the American retail landscape.

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Topics: Retail, Engineering

Project Report: King's Hawaiian Production Facility

Posted by Salas O'Brien on Mar 30, 2017 12:28:34 PM

King’s Hawaiian began on the “big island” of Hawaii in 1950 and has since expanded to become a Hawaii and California powerhouse. While perhaps best known for their signature Hawaiian Sweet rolls, the company has expanded into a wide variety of related products.

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Topics: Industrial, Engineering