INSIDE HEERY
OCT
2017

The Society for College and University Planning’s (SCUP) Annual Southern Regional Conference brings individuals representing higher education institutions and private sector organizations to exchange ideas and learn best practices in integrated planning. The two-day conference engages featured... Continue Reading

INSIDE HEERY
OCT
2017

The Massachusetts towns of Townsend, Pepperell and Ashby officially celebrated the recent completion of the new North Middlesex Regional High School with a ribbon cutting ceremony on October 20. Heery-Boston’s Project Management Team along with students, staff and school administrators listene... Continue Reading

INSIDE HEERY
OCT
2017

Heery Director of Sports Facilities Design Mike Holleman (pictured second from right) weighed-in on the future of sports facilities as part of the distinguished panel of experts at the 17th Annual AXS Sports Facilities & Franchises Conference this week. The session covered the new ge... Continue Reading

INSIDE HEERY
OCT
2017

Heery Commissioning Agent Janelle Kolisch was honored at the Daily Journal of Commerce’s Women of Vision Luncheon on October 10 for influencing the building industry through leadership, mentoring, community involvement and the promotion of diversity. In the photo above, Janelle is pictur... Continue Reading

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OCT
2017

Little Red Riding Hood is your everyday run-of-the-mill “good girl”. She looks innocent and unassuming and is easily recognizable, always wearing her favorite hooded red cape. However, Little Red Riding Hood has a secret. Like any modern-day millennial, Red Riding Hood likes to go out and ... Continue Reading

INSIDE HEERY
SEP
2017

On September 15, Heery's Healthcare Design group joined administrators, doctors, patients and friends of Doylestown Health to celebrate the groundbreaking of the Center for Heart and Vascular Care. The 102,637 square foot renovation and expansion project will add a new ground floor entrance an... Continue Reading

INSIDE HEERY
AUG
2017

From Portland to Houston, Heery was proud to have partnered with school districts across the country on several school building improvement projects. We begin this academic year celebrating with students and staff their new and improved schools. We hope you enjoy your new learning spaces and b... Continue Reading

INSIDE HEERY
AUG
2017

The International Association of Venue Managers (IAVM) held its 92nd annual VenueConnect Conference and Trade Show at the Music City Center in Nashville, TN on August 7. The week-long conference hosts professionals from a gamut of public assembly venues including arenas, co... Continue Reading

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AUG
2017

Heery Engineering was onsite at the new Georgia State Stadium for the project team’s final punch inspection before the stadium is turned over to GSU for the Panther’s first game in their new home stadium on August 31.

The team includes Mechanical Engineers Peter Barron and Perry Kleppi... Continue Reading

INSIDE HEERY
JUL
2017

Last week it happened without warning, a safety moment you might train for but don’t expect to have to react to.

Ken Cheatwood, a long-time Heery employee, encountered a medical emergency affecting one of his co-workers. His colleague had collapsed. Just a moment before, both were talk... Continue Reading

INSIDE HEERY
JUL
2017

Anne Arundel County celebrated a milestone earlier this month with the completion of the Enhanced Nutrient Removal (ENR) Upgrade to the Cox Creek Water Reclamation Facility, a 30 million gallon per day municipal wastewater treatment plant located in Curtis Bay, MD. 

The largest capital... Continue Reading

INSIDE HEERY
JUL
2017

The summer season is an especially exciting time at Heery as we host a diverse set of talented individuals who are looking to gain real-world experience as they continue their education in colleges and universities across the country. From Portland to Raleigh, Design to Project Management, int... Continue Reading

INSIDE HEERY
JUL
2017

A design that creates a timeless civic landmark that reflects the importance of the justice system while bolstering the court’s need for security.

Being the second largest County in Florida, the 1.6 million county population needed a judicial system that was l... Continue Reading

INSIDE HEERY
JUN
2017

Atlanta Public Schools’ Office of Career, Technical and Agricultural Education recognized the efforts of Heery International and Senior Project Manager George Harkness toward the institution’s mission at the 2017 Partner Recognition Breakfast. Dr. Michael Maze, APS Director of Career, Technica... Continue Reading

INSIDE HEERY
JUN
2017

It’s easy to use cinematic descriptions when discussing the City of West Hollywood: sunshine above Santa Monica Boulevard, dog on a glittering leash, a couple entering Hamburger Mary’s, a stroller embroidered with a George Eliot quote, music on the patio. A visitor would be easily entertained ... Continue Reading

INSIDE HEERY
JUN
2017

Michael E. DeBakey High School for Health Professions offers students interested in science and health careers an alternative to the traditional high school experience. When the school opened in 1972 as a partnership between the Houston Independent School District (HISD) and Baylor College of ... Continue Reading

INSIDE HEERY
MAY
2017

On May 23, staff from our Boston office watched with City and school officials and the design and construction project teams as the final steel beam was placed on top of the new Beverly Middle School. When complete, it will be the largest middle school in the state of Massachusetts. The ... Continue Reading

INSIDE HEERY
MAY
2017

For its third year, Heery International has been approved as a Certified Commissioning Firm (CCF) by the Building Commissioning Certification Board. The CCF demonstrates the highest standards for professional commissioning firms.

With the determination and ability to provide premier se... Continue Reading

INSIDE HEERY
MAY
2017

On May 9, Heery's Houston Team had the pleasure of celebrating with the Houston Independent School District, city officials and the community-at-large the groundbreaking of the new Barbara Jordan High School for Careers. Heery is serving as the Program Manager for the new 120,000 square ... Continue Reading

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APR
2017

For Heery, the commitment to sustainability began with the Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries’ oil embargo and the resulting oil crisis in 1973. Energy was scarce and prices skyrocketed. Buildings, as one of the largest users of energy, presented a opportunity that building des... Continue Reading

INSIDE HEERY
APR
2017

Each year, Earth Day comes to us as a reminder of the importance our impact has on the global environment. Today, Heery celebrates the growing movement surrounding sustainable practices in design and construction by reminding ourselves of the impact our industry has on the global environment. ... Continue Reading

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APR
2017

The Oregon School Facility Management Association (OSFMA) recognized Heery International for over 25 years of partnership and support at its 31st Annual Conference. OSFMA is an organization of school facilities maintenance professionals with the common goal of promoting and developi... Continue Reading

INSIDE HEERY
MAR
2017

On February 28, design students from Kennesaw State University engaged in a Firm Crawl where they stopped by our corporate office in Atlanta for a backstage pass into the working world of Heery International.

The visit began with a tour, where students caught a glimpse of our office cu... Continue Reading

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FEB
2017

This year National Engineer’s Week was February 19-25, the very week the Heery Landover office holds its annual competition, the Paper Airplane Contest. On Monday, February 20, Heery employees competed to make an airplane using the approved paper and could only add an extra $1 worth of materia... Continue Reading

INSIDE HEERY
FEB
2017

Heery's Director of Engineering Operations, Michael Rometo, hit the slopes for some skiing recently and shared a selfie he took after what must have been a long, cold run down the mountain in blizzard conditions.

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FEB
2017

Heery's Iowa City office gathered on February 17th to celebrate Phil Grimes’ retirement. Phil came from Heery's Orlando office to the Iowa City office in 2012 to be the construction manager for the new University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital. His guidance, leadership, an... Continue Reading

INSIDE HEERY
FEB
2017

The University of Florida’s Harrell Medical Education Building recently earned LEED Gold Certification. The U.S. Green Building Council recognized the structure for its strong environmental performance and sustainable design. The new building employs a chilled beam system to reduce energy cost... Continue Reading

INSIDE HEERY
FEB
2017

Every day when we listen to the news or read the paper, we are shocked by tragic scenarios and large-scale natural disasters. We must prepare our buildings for worst-case scenarios, it is a harsh reality. Given finite resources, however, hospitals must attempt to focus their resources on the m... Continue Reading

INSIDE HEERY
JAN
2017

As the students travel from class to class at the new Hazel Wolf K-8 School, they are embraced by opportunities to learn. The living wall of plants is cared for and studied, the staircase demonstrates the mathematical equations involved in the building's design, and the outdoor teaching spaces... Continue Reading

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DEC
2016

Founded in 2006, Gingertown is a holiday spirited initiative that allots designers and teams to build creative town structures. Each year, David M. Schwartz Architects hosts the event and creates a new master plan for the "magical town of ginger." This year's site plan was set around the... Continue Reading

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NOV
2016

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INSIDE HEERY
OCT
2016

Aspen Valley Hospital celebrated the opening of their new healthcare facility with a ribbon cutting event on October 29th. The building's design reflects the existing context of Aspen and provides approximately 230,000 square feet of new and renovated space to meet the needs of the community. ... Continue Reading

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OCT
2016

The 3400 Overton Project team celebrated the topping out of the new seven-story, Class-A office building and parking structure on Friday, October 21.

Since breaking ground in the fall of 2015, the project has had over three miles of pilings put in place, 596 tons of rebar, over 500 pie... Continue Reading

INSIDE HEERY
SEP
2016

The Philadelphia Navy Yard Clinic B615 recently held its Ribbon Cutting Ceremony.

Heery designed the newly renovated historic navy clinic building in the Navy Yard. The clinic provides medical and occupational health services for navy personnel in the Philadelphia region. The renovatio... Continue Reading

INSIDE HEERY
AUG
2016

Staff from Heery Atlanta’s marketing, business development, interiors and sports architecture teams visited its 3400 Overton Park Drive project today to view the construction halfway through the concrete skeleton. Heery is providing biweekly onsite visits to give Heery staff a better knowledge... Continue Reading

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AUG
2016

Heery International Foundation is hosting its Charity Golf Tournament on October 10, 2016!

Heery clients, vendors, associates and subcontractors are invited to participate in our North Region's first Golf Tournament for Charity! Join us for a day of fun on the course s... Continue Reading

INSIDE HEERY
MAY
2016

Heery hosted two Atlanta engineering and technology teachers for a day-long Engineering Teacher Externship where they experienced a real-life model of working in a collaborative engineering work environment. Ms. Lucy from Crim Open Campus High School and Mr. Campbell from Fredrick Douglass Hig... Continue Reading

INSIDE HEERY
MAY
2016

In a safety culture, proactive steps against accidents are pervasive in every corporate undertaking. Promoting a safety culture sets an overall tone that communicates to employees, first, that employer’s care about their safety in and out of work, and, second, that accidents that threaten the ... Continue Reading

INSIDE HEERY
APR
2016

To spur some friendly office competition, we challenged our Heery-Atlanta Design Team to think outside the box. The task was to see which group could build the tallest structure using only spaghetti noodles, two marshmallows, a piece of tape and a cup. The challenge resulted in interesting and... Continue Reading

INSIDE HEERY
MAR
2016

Congratulations to David Beaudine, Sr. Project Manager from our Spokane office on his appointment as representative of Construction Managers, to the Capital Projects Advisory Review Board's Project Review Committee for the State of Washington. It's a 3-year appointment and we're proud of your ... Continue Reading

INSIDE HEERY
MAR
2016

Monday, March 14, marks a major milestone in the life of our Heery family. Bob Edney, our employee with the most years, celebrates 44 years at Heery.

Heery sat down with him and talked with him about his journey.

 

Where are you from?

I’m origin... Continue Reading