Yearly Archives: 2019

Changes to PA UCC Code: Mechanical Code Changes 2009 vs 2015 IECC/IMC

The change from the 2009 International Codes to the 2015 International codes in Pennsylvania, except for the City of Philadelphia, ushered in many substantial changes when it comes to mechanical system design, construction and operation. Similar to other code updates, the hike toward sustainable design and operation continues in these common areas: increased equipment efficiency

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Thieret Joins Pittsburgh Office as Project Manager/Senior Mechanical Engineer

We are pleased to announce that Carl E. Thieret, PE has joined the firm in Pittsburgh as a Project Manager/Senior Mechanical Engineer. Carl has over 30 years of experience in the industry and has extensive project experience in education and healthcare markets. He is a graduate of Point Park University with a Bachelor of Science

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Changes to Pennsylvania UCC Code: The Overview

The Pennsylvania’s Uniform Construction Code (UCC) first began being enforced in April 2004. Fourteen years later, Act 35 of 2017 updated the code requirements to the 2015 International Codes. Application of this new standard began for all projects without a signed construction contract on October 1, 2018. The grace period for permit application for projects

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Barton Associates’ Announces Promotion of Robert J. Allen, PE, CPD

We are proud to announce the promotion of Robert J. Allen, PE, CPD to Regional Technical Director of Plumbing/Fire Protection Engineering! Robert has been with Barton Associates for over 21 years. In his new role, he is responsible for providing technical leadership to the plumbing/fire protection engineering staff within the York Office. He will directly

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We’re Speaking at the Spring KAPPA 2019 Conference!

Please join us at the Spring 2019 KAPPA conference hosted by Millersville University Presentation: Mold and Moisture in Schools Presentation: Stephen Oskin, PE, LEED AP and Michael Rader, PE, CEM When: March 13 @ 10:40 am Where: Lancaster County Convention Center Objective:  This presentation offers an overview of mold and moisture control, focusing on educational facilities in the Mid-Atlantic

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Barton Associates’ Welcomes New Mechanical Designer

We are pleased to announce and welcome Cole D. Romanoski as a Mechanical Designer to work in our York office. Cole graduated from of the Pennsylvania College of Technology with an Associate’s Degree in Computer Aided Design and received his Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering Design Technology. He has three years of experience in Mechanical Drafting

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Barton Associates, Inc. Is Now A 100% Employee Owned Company!

We are pleased to announce that it is now a 100% employee owned company through an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) Trust. The ESOP will further enable the company to continue its strong tradition of providing high quality service and technical expertise for many years to come. An ESOP is an employee benefit plan, which

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Barton Associates’ Announces Promotions

We are proud to announce multiple promotions within the company to support its continued growth and success. Yancy D. Unger, PE and Michael A. Jacobs, PE have been promoted to Vice President. Yancy has over 25 years of project management, engineering and lighting design experience with higher education and cultural and performing arts clients. Michael

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Barton Associates’ Welcomes Two New Employees

We are pleased to announce and welcome Zachary C. Harter, EIT as a Mechanical Designer and Samuel P. Owen as an Electrical Designer to work in our State College office. Zachary is a recent graduate of The Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology. For the past two years,

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