Category Archives: Sustainability

Wood Harbinger Digs In For Green Seattle Day

On Saturday, November 3rd, 2018, 1,145 people gathered together and planted more than 8,400 plants at 15 different parks around Seattle. Among the group were six intrepid Wood Harbinger souls taking up shovels and hauling compost at Warren G. Magnuson Park in support of the 13th Annual Green Seattle Day, hosted by the Green Seattle […]

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Adventures in Homebrew

by Shaun May, EIT If you drink beer, read on. If you truly love beer, like my colleague Ben and I, read on. But be forewarned, this tale is not about why you should love beer. This tale is about deepening a love that has already taken hold. A love brewing inside, bubbling, frothing, steeping. […]

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The Cost of Energy Conservation

by Jeff Yirak, P.E., CPMP, LEED AP BD+C, O+M We spend a lot of time emphasizing the role that energy consumers play in their electricity and natural gas consumption based on the choices they make. We design high-efficiency heating water systems with condensing boilers and complicated control systems, while specifying LED luminaires with automatic daylight […]

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Nancy Brown is a WSSHE Associate Member of the Year

Wood Harbinger Project Manager Nancy Brown was awarded Associate Member of the Year by the Washington State Society for Healthcare Engineering (WSSHE) Puget Sound Chapter. Congratulations Nancy on this well-deserved honor!!

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When Halloween Lights Help Prevent Winter Holiday Lighting Problems

by Dee Thierry and Matt Woo, P.E., RCDD, LEED AP BD+C It was lunchtime and Electrical Engineer Matt Woo and Engineering Production Specialist, Charlie Nelson had volunteered to string up the festive orange and Tarantula studded lights in preparation of our Halloween costume party and potluck. We discovered that what was once a full string […]

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The Process of Energy Modeling – Part III

By Paul Greenwalt Wood Harbinger’s engineers have been blogging since 2013! This Throwback Thursday series features posts from back in the day that are just too good to stay at the back of the blog. Enjoy this one by Paul Greenwalt, originally published on January 21, 2014: In the previous parts of this series, I […]

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The Process of Energy Modeling – Part II

By Paul Greenwalt Wood Harbinger’s engineers have been blogging since 2013! This Throwback Thursday series features posts from back in the day that are just too good to stay at the back of the blog. Enjoy this one by Paul Greenwalt, originally published on January 9, 2014: In Part I of this series, we focused […]

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The Process of Energy Modeling – Part I

By Paul Greenwalt, EIT Wood Harbinger’s engineers have been blogging since 2013! This Throwback Thursday series features posts from back in the day that are just too good to stay at the back of the blog. Enjoy this one by Paul Greenwalt, originally published on November 14, 2013: There seems to be a misconception about […]

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Central Power Station Upgrades – University of Oregon

Our  Throwback Thursday blog series features posts from back in the day that are just too good to stay at the back of the blog. This installment takes us back before we were even posting blogs! Check out this video from the University of Oregon featuring their 2011 Central Power Station upgrade. Wood Harbinger served […]

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