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How safe are enclosed spaces?

How safe are enclosed spaces?

                                      As we come out of the stay at home orders and back into spaces there is a sense of how safe are the enclosed spaces we...

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Are we prepared for 2020 climate challenges?

Coronavirus has taken hold and the forthcoming economic impact will be tough for many. It does make me question our response and what we could have done to be better prepared. My perception is that South Korea, Taiwan, and others may have had a more prepared response...

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CPACE: Tips to Avoid Pitfalls

You have an old building and you want to make it as energy-efficient as possible. How do you go about the process? Engage an architect, general contractor or property manager? How will it be paid for? CPACE is a great place to start your project and it can be...

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Keeping your air clean has never mattered more

COVID-19 has many people worried. It’s hard to track, trace and understand. But, we do know that there are ways to improve your indoor air quality right now - where work/home may have become one for many of us. If only it was as easy as putting a light in a duct and...

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Gas is cheap

Thomas Friedman laid out a future in his book, “Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution - and How It Can Renew America” (2008) offered a future scenario that I think we are on the cusp of embracing. Peak oil may or may not ever happen, as we hear...

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Climate fight mirrors coronavirus fight — are we ready?

Coronavirus has taken hold and the forthcoming economic impact will be tough for many. It does make me question our response and what we could have done to be better prepared.  My perception is that South Korea, Taiwan and others may have had a more prepared response...

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Designing for High Indoor Air Quality during COVID-19

DMA just recently completed the design of a luxury home that had a requirement for high indoor air quality. It’s never been more necessary to have exceptional indoor air quality. Covid-19 and the widespread closures it has brung make me wonder what I can do as an...

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Join Our Team: Mechanical HVAC Engineer

Are you passionate about energy efficiency and seeking to make a difference in the built environment? At DMA Engineering, we are committed to environmental stewardship by providing creative and efficient solutions for residential and commercial buildings. We are a...

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The Great Indoors — or Not

The Great Indoors — or Not

Indoor noise is one of those things that in the moment, can be infuriating but is seldom spoken of. Yet, the impact on inhabitants is large, unpleasant, and far-reaching. Have you ever been excited to go to an event and hear a coveted speaker share their insights? Me,...

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