http://www.newcomb-boyd.com Thu, 19 Jul 2018 14:07:19 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.7 Employee Spotlight: Igor Shvets, RCDD http://www.newcomb-boyd.com/spotlights/employee-spotlight-igor-shvets-rcdd/ http://www.newcomb-boyd.com/spotlights/employee-spotlight-igor-shvets-rcdd/#respond Thu, 19 Jul 2018 14:02:51 +0000 http://www.newcomb-boyd.com/?p=9549 Get to know one of our talented engineers in our Special Technologies Group! With 8 years of experience designing communications systems, Igor’s design experience encompasses more than 70 projects for academic buildings, military installations, and health care facilities. Igor is a graduate of Southern Polytechnic State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering

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Electrical Code for Meeting Rooms http://www.newcomb-boyd.com/uncategorized/electrical-code-for-meeting-rooms/ http://www.newcomb-boyd.com/uncategorized/electrical-code-for-meeting-rooms/#respond Fri, 13 Jul 2018 15:13:56 +0000 http://www.newcomb-boyd.com/?p=9676 The 2017 version of the National Electrical Code now dictates locations and quantities for receptacles provided in meeting rooms. Meeting rooms are typically designed or intended for the gathering of seated occupants for such purposes as conferences, deliberations, or similar purposes, where portable electronic equipment is likely to be used.  The infographic below helps explain

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Matt DiPiro, PE

Matt DiPiro, PE

Associate Partner

Matt has 13 years of experience in the electrical engineering design of commercial and institutional facilities. He has been responsible for more than 60 projects in new and renovated spaces, including academic buildings, residence halls, food service venues, healthcare centers, and office buildings. Matt is knowledgeable of sustainable buildings, having designed more than 10 projects that have achieved or are pursuing LEED certification.

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Project Spotlight: State of Georgia Judicial Complex http://www.newcomb-boyd.com/spotlights/project-spotlight-state-of-georgia-judicial-complex/ http://www.newcomb-boyd.com/spotlights/project-spotlight-state-of-georgia-judicial-complex/#respond Tue, 10 Jul 2018 17:49:53 +0000 http://www.newcomb-boyd.com/?p=9651 The $110M State of Georgia Judicial Complex will replace the former Georgia Archives Building, constructed in 1965 and commonly referred to as the “White Ice Cube”. Newcomb & Boyd designed the replacement archives facility, located in Morrow in 2000 and provided minor renovations and evaluations to the building destined to be demolished. The 200,000 square

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WELL – Update 2.0 http://www.newcomb-boyd.com/deep-green/well-update-2-0/ http://www.newcomb-boyd.com/deep-green/well-update-2-0/#respond Tue, 19 Jun 2018 17:31:57 +0000 http://www.newcomb-boyd.com/?p=9611 IWBI, the International Well Building Institute, launched WELL Building Standard version 2 pilot (WELL v2) on May 31st, 2018. Under the leadership of Rick Fedrizzi (previously CEO and founding chair of the USGBC from 2001 to 2016), IWBI is working to reduce barriers to entry while maintaining features that distinguish WELL Building Standard version 1

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Ramya Shivkumar, CEM, WELL AP

Ramya Shivkumar, CEM, WELL AP

Associate, Energy & Sustainability

Ramya has more than 10 years of experience in designing and consulting on energy efficient building systems. Her expertise includes sustainable design, energy efficiency, integrated design, and building energy analysis and simulation. Ramya is a certified WELL Accredited Professional.
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Employee Spotlight: Amanda Askew, CPD http://www.newcomb-boyd.com/spotlights/employee-spotlight-amanda-askew-cpd/ http://www.newcomb-boyd.com/spotlights/employee-spotlight-amanda-askew-cpd/#respond Mon, 11 Jun 2018 17:23:03 +0000 http://www.newcomb-boyd.com/?p=9558 Get to know one of our talented engineers in our Atlanta Office! Amanda has 5 years of experience in the design of plumbing systems. Her experience includes over 30 projects for new and renovated facilities, including health care, k-12, corporate, and higher education facilities. Amanda is a graduate of Georgia Institute of Technology with a Bachelor

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Journey to SITES Platinum: The Lodge at Gulf State Park http://www.newcomb-boyd.com/water-conservation/sites-platinum-lodge-gulf-state-park/ http://www.newcomb-boyd.com/water-conservation/sites-platinum-lodge-gulf-state-park/#respond Thu, 31 May 2018 13:11:14 +0000 http://www.newcomb-boyd.com/?p=9532 It’s officially summer vacation season. Finally. Time to take trips to the lake or the beach, and go swimming, hiking, biking, fishing, and exploring. Enjoying all these activities usually means planning out several different trips, but Gulf State Park offers all of the above within walking distance of a new hotel built with sustainability in

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Danna Richey, PE, GPCP

Danna Richey, PE, GPCP

With more than 7 years of experience consulting on sustainable and energy efficient buildings, Ms. Richey is knowledgeable in energy modeling, measurement and verification strategies, integrated design, and commissioning. In addition to her experience with health care, mixed-use, and office buildings, she is proficient in the requirements for LEED certification and ASHRAE Standards. Ms. Richey is a LEED AP, Fitwel Ambassador, GPCP, and an expert in helping projects reach their sustainability goal.
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Project Spotlight: Tidelands Yawkey Surgery Pavilion http://www.newcomb-boyd.com/spotlights/project-spotlight-tidelands-yawkey-surgery-pavilion/ http://www.newcomb-boyd.com/spotlights/project-spotlight-tidelands-yawkey-surgery-pavilion/#respond Wed, 30 May 2018 15:27:44 +0000 http://www.newcomb-boyd.com/?p=9563 The first facility included in the Tidelands Health system, Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital opened in 1950. Since it’s opening, Tidelands Health has become the largest healthcare provider in the Georgetown and Horry Counties and employs more than 2,000 physicians and staff. The 43,000 square foot, one-story expansion of the Black River Campus consists of six

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Employee Spotlight: Chris Crane, PE http://www.newcomb-boyd.com/uncategorized/employee-spotlight-chris-crane/ http://www.newcomb-boyd.com/uncategorized/employee-spotlight-chris-crane/#respond Mon, 07 May 2018 21:07:46 +0000 http://www.newcomb-boyd.com/?p=9397 Get to know one of our talented engineers in the Charleston office! With 20 years of project management and mechanical engineering experience, Chris has provided mechanical, plumbing, fire sprinkler systems design and construction administration services on over 450 projects of varying size and complexity for commercial, corporate, military, higher education, hospitality and mixed-use, mission critical, industrial,

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Engineering Leaders http://www.newcomb-boyd.com/uncategorized/engineering-leaders/ http://www.newcomb-boyd.com/uncategorized/engineering-leaders/#respond Fri, 05 Jan 2018 12:02:19 +0000 http://www.newcomb-boyd.com/?p=9096 Central to continuing to serve our Clients at a high level is providing opportunities for the growth and development of our bright and dedicated team members. We are pleased to announce the promotion of our new Associate Partners, Senior Associates, and Associates. Associate Partners What brought you to a career in the A/E/C industry? I

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Guiding Principles Compliance (GPC) http://www.newcomb-boyd.com/deep-green/8985/ http://www.newcomb-boyd.com/deep-green/8985/#respond Tue, 05 Dec 2017 15:39:37 +0000 http://www.newcomb-boyd.com/?p=8985 The United States Air Force is moving away from LEED certification and is moving to Guiding Principles certification. Since 2001, new federal facilities have been required to comply with federal sustainable building requirements called the Guiding Principles for Sustainable Federal Buildings (also known simply as Guiding Principles). Up until recently, projects for the United States

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Danna Richey, PE, GPCP

Danna Richey, PE, GPCP

With more than 7 years of experience consulting on sustainable and energy efficient buildings, Ms. Richey is knowledgeable in energy modeling, measurement and verification strategies, integrated design, and commissioning. In addition to her experience with health care, mixed-use, and office buildings, she is proficient in the requirements for LEED certification and ASHRAE Standards. Ms. Richey is a LEED AP, Fitwel Ambassador, GPCP, and an expert in helping projects reach their sustainability goal.
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