Archive of: Engineering Leadership

  • Ross & Baruzzini Celebrates 65th Year in Business
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    Ross & Baruzzini Celebrates 65th Year in Business

    Ross & Baruzzini is pleased to announce its 65th anniversary. Founded in 1953, Ross & Baruzzini has expanded from a two-person engineering firm to its present team of more than 300 professionals that operate throughout the United States serving clients in more than 30 countries.
  • Q&A with President William Overturf, III
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    Q&A with President William Overturf, III

    This year, we are proud to celebrate 65 years in business, a milestone made possible by our dedicated team and loyal clients. Company President, William H. Overturf, III, shares his thoughts on culture, client relationships and his recommendations for young professionals.
  • In-Situ Fan Curve Calibration in VAV Systems
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    In-Situ Fan Curve Calibration in VAV Systems

    How accurate are airflow measurements? Most TAB standards were designed for CAV systems. In addition, system effect and site conditions vary in each project. These and other challenges are addressed with a different approach to airflow measurements for in-situ fan calibration of VAV systems to advance the virtual airflow measurement concept.
  • Ross & Baruzzini Gives Back: Watson Transitional Home for Veterans
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    Ross & Baruzzini Gives Back: Watson Transitional Home for Veterans

    Ross & Baruzzini is pleased to contribute to the Cissell Mueller Construction, Inc. design-build team for the Watson Transitional Home for Veterans in St. Peters, Missouri being developed by St. Clairs Hearts Foundation.
  • Designing Modern Park Facilities: Part 1 of 3 Internal and External Building Components – The Unsung Heroes of Park Facilities
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    Designing Modern Park Facilities: Part 1 of 3 Internal and External Building Components – The Unsung Heroes of Park Facilities

    The National Recreation and Park Association (NPRA) estimate that Americans visit their local parks and recreation facilities an average of 29 times per year. Forest Park alone attracts 13 million visitors annually, and one-day events such as the Great Forest Park Balloon Race attracts thousands of visitors in a single day. With this type of high usage by the general public, it’s no wonder that park facilities, such as pavilions and comfort stations, can take a real beating and be the unfortunate targets of graffiti and other types of vandalism.
  • Ross & Baruzzini Ranks Among ENR’s Top 500 Design Firms for 2018
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    Ross & Baruzzini Ranks Among ENR’s Top 500 Design Firms for 2018

    Ross & Baruzzini is pleased to announce its ranking at No. 278 on Engineering News-Record’s (ENR) annual list of the Top 500 Design Firms. This position is up from the firm’s 2017 ranking of No. 309 and is the eighth consecutive year that Ross & Baruzzini has been recognized as a Top 500 Design Firm.
  • The Pantograph Barrier: Part 2 of 4 Effects & Consequences
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    The Pantograph Barrier: Part 2 of 4 Effects & Consequences

    Part two of this four part series examines the reasons why the Pantograph Barrier exists and its effects and consequences.
  • The Importance of Facility Operator Involvement in Design Projects
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    The Importance of Facility Operator Involvement in Design Projects

    Facility Operator involvement during the early conceptual development stage of the design process can have the greatest impact on the project’s ultimate success. The Operators understand their facility better than anyone else and the results of the project will directly affect them. Therefore, their input can be very valuable to the Design Team.
  • Energy and Cost Saving Strategies for Operating Rooms
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    Energy and Cost Saving Strategies for Operating Rooms

    ORs are incredibly profitable when they are active, but healthcare facilities lose money when they are unused. Operating costs for ORs are susceptible to a variety of factors that affect profit such as disposable medical supplies, drug prescription waste, schedule delays, etc. But one money-saving factor is often overlooked: HVAC systems setbacks.
  • Ross & Baruzzini: 65 Years in the Making
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    Ross & Baruzzini: 65 Years in the Making

    This July will mark Ross & Baruzzini’s 65th anniversary and to celebrate we are taking time during the months leading up to the special day to talk about the firm’s past, present and future. As I kick off our 6-month-long celebration I want to remember our founders and share some of my own memories about Dr. Donald K. Ross, Sc. D., P.E. and Joseph Baruzzini, P.E.

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