Yearly Archives: 2018

Barton Associates’ Welcomes Three New Employees to our York Office

We are pleased to announce and welcome Kyle E. Flanagan, PE, Gregory A. Bosley and Erica N. Evanitus. Kyle has over 15 years of experience in Mechanical Engineering and has extensive project experience in healthcare, education, commercial, retail and industrial markets. He earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Architectural Engineering from Drexel University and

Continue Reading →

Barton Associates’ Bergey Earns Professional Engineer License

We are pleased to announce that Matthew A. Bergey, PE earned his Professional Engineer (PE) license from the Pennsylvania State Registration Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors and Geologists. The license allows him to prepare, sign, seal and submit engineering plans and drawings for public and private clients as well as municipalities and authorities. Matthew

Continue Reading →

Barton Associates’ Electrical Designer Achieves Lighting Certification

We are pleased to announce that Kiley A. Johns, EIT, LC recently passed the Lighting Certification Exam from the National Council on Qualifications for the Lighting Professions (NCQLP). The LC credential demonstrates the necessary knowledge and understanding for applying lighting principles and techniques as well as committed career development within the lighting design field. Kiley

Continue Reading →

Access is Key: Emergency Plumbing Fixtures

There seems to be a misunderstanding among facility owners and operators these days about requirements for emergency fixtures (eyewashes and drench showers). Plumbing codes generally do not prescribe when or where to locate eyewash fixtures. Rather, they address the installation of these emergency fixtures if or when they are required. The Owner is responsible for

Continue Reading →

We’re Speaking at the Fall 2018 KAPPA Conference!

Please join Jennifer Harrington, PE, LC, LEED AP, Barton’s Director of Lighting Design/Electrical Engineer at the Fall 2018 KAPPA conference hosted by Slippery Rock University. Presentation: The Light of  Your Life: The Potential Effects of Light on Our Mental and Physical Health When: October 23rd @ 8AM Where: Pittsburgh Marriott North at Cranberry Woods Objective:  This presentation will explore how the shift

Continue Reading →

Understanding Legionella – Designing to Reduce Risk

Pontiac Fever. It’s got nothing to do with cars, and everything to do with Legionellosis, the disease caused by a pathogenic bacterium called Legionella pneumophila. Legionellosis or Legionnaire’s Disease preys on the elderly, the young and anyone with weakened immune systems. The subsequent fallout can also be catastrophic to a facility and owner because the

Continue Reading →

Cover Your Assets: Why You Need Surge Protection

Electronic devices are everywhere – in our pockets, on our desks, in our homes, in our cars, and in our facilities. Technological advances that make our lives simpler and more productive are made possible by countless electronic devices. The water, gas, electricity, air, and even the information that flows in and out of our buildings

Continue Reading →

Barton’s Russell Gray, PE Received Honorable Mention from ASHRAE

We are pleased to announce Russell Gray, PE, received an honorable mention from the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) Technology 2018 Awards Competition for his work at the Milton & Catherine Hershey Conservatory at Hershey Gardens. An overview of the facility can be found here. Russell led Barton’s mechanical staff and

Continue Reading →

Forget the Clorox™, turn on the lights!

Healthcare Acquired Infections, or HAIs, can result in up to $147 Billion worth of medical expenses per year, with surgical site infections accounting for approximately 33% of these HAI’s. To combat this statistic, Hospitals are doing everything they can to eliminate the causes of these infections by not only performing a “terminal” cleaning at the

Continue Reading →

Barton Associates Named in Top 100 MEP Giants List!

Barton Associates is honored to be among the nation’s top mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection design firms with our recent ranking on the Consulting-Specifying Engineer’s 2018 MEP Giants List. We apply focus, dedication, practicality, precision and longevity to each project we deliver and live by these principles to help us achieve our mission-We Make

Continue Reading →