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New Marysville-Pilchuck High School Cafeteria Opens

Students at Marysville-Pilchuck High School came back from winter break to their new Food Commons, a cafeteria and gathering space opened Wednesday, January 4, 2017. The school’s existing cafeteria had been closed since October 2014, after a deadly shooting occurred in the space. The new Food Commons creates a revitalized environment to help the school […]

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A Chilling Reality: The Expensive and Uncomfortable State of Indoor Climate

by Shaun May, EIT This article is part of Wood Harbinger’s newsletter series. Excessive indoor cooling is costing us all a lot of money, so much money it sends chills down my back just thinking about it… Or, is that just the A/C? Multiple studies and articles have discussed the negative effects that cold offices […]

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Harley Davidson + Physics = Commissioning (HD+P=Cx)

By Nick Baker, EIT, CCP, GCPC, LEED AP BD+C 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 post from Nick Baker, originally published on October 1, 2013: What do […]

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Finding the Balance: Systems Integration for Seamless Coordination in a Multifunctional Education Facility

by Mohammed Haq, P.E. This article adapted from a presentation given at the 2015 I2SL Annual Conference, September 21-23 in San Diego, CA. North Seattle College’s existing Allied Health and Technology Building underwent a major renovation that included a 22,900 SF remodel and 23,100 SF rooftop addition. The resulting 46,000 SF multiuse Health Sciences and […]

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Getting to Know Us: Steve Howard

The Wood Harbinger team is made up of diverse and interesting people, who bring all kinds of backgrounds, professional experiences, and insights to our firm. In this blog series, we’ll share a little something about each of the people behind our successful engineering projects. This week, the spotlight’s on Steve Howard, a senior designer with […]

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Essential References for Mechanical Engineers

By John Taylor, P.E., LEED AP BD+C I’ve been in this line of work for over a decade and while I don’t know everything there is to know, I have learned quite a few things. One of the most valuable lessons I’ve learned is that it pays to know how to figure things out. In […]

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Heat Transfer in the Mind of a 7 Year Old

By Nick Baker, EIT, LEED AP BD+C I deal with heat transfer every day. Everyone does.  It is really a basic principle; if you place something cold on something hot, the cold thing gets warm.  That is heat transfer. It is that simple.  Working as a Mechanical Engineer specializing in Commissioning in the Heating, Ventilation […]

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