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SERVICE | QUALITY | INTEGRITY | SUSTAINABILITY

HOSPITALITY + MULTIFAMILY


+ OUR STORY

+ OUR LOCATIONS

DBR provides an alternative to traditional firms by providing better opportunities for our people and as a result, a better experience for our clients. Founded in 1972, DBR Engineering Consultants, Inc. has evolved into the premier MEP engineering firm in Texas, providing mechanical, electrical, and plumbing engineering services, as well as building commissioning, integrated technology, and security system consulting. DBR’s steady growth has been fueled by loyal clients who appreciate our willingness to listen, openminded approach to problem-solving, and relentless commitment to service. Now, more than 48 years later, DBR has a team of over 150 professionals in six cities across the State of Texas. While our history guides our growth, our talented team of consultants are focused on the future. We are helping to create healthy and comfortable environments that will stand the test of time.

MEP ENGINEERING

BUILDING COMMISSIONING

INTEGRATED TECHNOLOGY

SUSTAINABILITY


HOSPITALITY + MULTIFAMILY DBR designs high-performing buildings that help our clients provide an outstanding product to both residents and guests. From luxury hotels to amenity-rich condominiums and apartments, Owners know that a great building should be simple to operate, easy to maintain, and built to last. Residents and guests want a comfortable place to come home to. We approach every project with an open mind and the curiosity needed to find the

best possible solution, but we are also prepared to use our extensive experience to help guide the project toward that solution. Our engineering team is wellversed in the challenges of hospitality and residential projects and we work closely with architects and developers to provide the best value possible.

+ PROJECT TYPES

+ PRELIMINARY DESIGN

HOTELS + RESORTS

MULTIFAMILY

MIXED-USE

Kenneth Roland, PE Partner kroland@dbrinc.com 214.217.9500

• Pretreatment of outside air for humidity control with dedicated outside air systems (DOAS) and energy recovery. • Demand controlled ventilation to improve indoor air quality (IAQ) and building energy efficiency. • VRF variable refrigerant systems, DX split systems, chilled water systems, or water source heat pumps. • Networked room controls for lighting, sound, alert, security, and air conditioning. • Emergency power distribution for residence refrigeration equipment or other important electrical systems. • ProVent design vs. traditional waste and vent systems. • Teal system, tank type, or point of use water heating systems. • Manifolded PEX systems verses traditional domestic water piping layouts.

Kevin Pfeiffer, PE, LEED AP Partner kpfeiffer@dbrinc.com 713.914.0888


Palisade Palms | Galveston, Texas | Kirksey Architecture


THIS AIN’T OUR FIRST RODEO, Y’ALL. Hospitality + Multifamily projects are a class of engineering design all their own, and they offer challenges that we love to take on. Please take a look at our partial experience listing:

PROJECT

LOCATION

ARCHITECT

SIZE

The Westin at The Woodlands

The Woodlands, Texas

Kirksey Architecture

9,205

The Westmore Condominiums

Houston, Texas

Mirador Group

98,018

Bunker Hill – Apartment & Retail

Houston, Texas

Slate Real Estate Partners

880,106

Allen Parkway – Condos

Houston, Texas

HOK (Hellmuth, Obata Kassabaum, Inc.)

570,340

Palisade Palms

Galveston, Texas

Kirksey Architecture

447,733

Tru by Hilton – San Antonio

San Antonio, Texas

Open Studio Architecture, PLLC

38,000

W Hotel – Nashville

Nashville, Tennessee

Edwards Electric

411,777

Kirby Condominium Tower

Houston, Texas

MDA Holdings

400,000

Thompson Riverwalk Hotel & Condos

San Antonio, Texas

Powers Brown Architecture

372,654

The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel & Convention Center – Phase 2

The Woodlands, Texas

Gensler

300,000

The Lane at Waterway

The Woodlands, Texas

Shepley Bulfinch

260,000

Giorgetti Houston

Houston, Texas

Stolz Partners, LLC

211,500

The Empire Condo Lofts & Flats

Houston, Texas

Ziegler Cooper Architects

179,471

Embassy Suites – Landmark

San Antonio, Texas

Powers Brown Architecture

172,000

Brier Creek – Marriott Residence Inn & Courtyard Suites

Houston, Texas

Morris Architects (purchased by Huitt-Zollars)

165,000

The Sophie at Bayou Bend

Houston, Texas

Memorial Condominium, LTD

152,000

Katy Trail Condominium Building

Dallas, Texas

Michael Hsu Office of Architecture

150,032

The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel & Convention Center – Phase 3

The Woodlands, Texas

Gensler

150,000

Briarglen Condominiums

Houston, Texas

Ziegler Cooper Architects

138,000

Towne Place Suites by Marriott – Oklahoma City

Norman, Oklahoma

Mayse & Associates, Inc.

123,930

Pioneer Natural Resources Apartments

Midland, Texas

Ziegler Cooper Architects

122,000

Homewood Suites by Hilton – The Colony

Dallas, Texas

Mayse & Associates, Inc.

107,082

Fairway Pines

The Woodlands, Texas

Morris Architects (purchased by Huitt-Zollars)

105,000

Marriott Towne Place Suites

Clear Lake, Texas

House Reh Burwell Architects

90,000

Tru by Hilton – Lubbock

Lubbock, Texas

Open Studio Architecture, PLLC

85,000

Courtyard Marriott – Bunker Hill

Houston, Texas

Mayse & Associates, Inc.

80,758


THE LANE AT WATERWAY SHEPLEY BULFINCH

DBR Engineering worked alongside Shepley Bulfinch to provide Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing design services for a new luxury multifamily community in The Woodlands, Texas. The Lane at Waterway is a 179,338 sf, 7-story community that offers 163 residence with one, two and three bedroom plans as well as walk-up 2-story townhomes with direct street access. Impressive features include 9-foot ceilings, Nest thermostats, keyless entries, and quartz counter tops for all new residences. The community promotes health and wellness with its resort-style amenities such as a state-of-the-art fitness center, clubroom, third-floor amenity deck, indoor/outdoor cooking areas, bike storage, and walkable access to The Woodlands Waterway, a 1.8-mile Riverwalk. Additional amenities include impressive co-working spaces for residents who work from home and a 2-story, 240-space parking garage with a gated entrance.

MULTIFAMILY

260, 000 SF

THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS


Kirby Condominiums | Houston, Texas | Ziegler Cooper Architects


ALLEN PARKWAY PAVILION & CONDOS

MIXED-USE

HOK ARCHITECTS

For the design of this new mixed-use development on Allen Parkway in Houston, Texas, DBR worked with HOK Architects and provided Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing design services. DBR completed two phases of this development, a retail pavilion, and a luxury hotel and condominium operated by Thompson Hotels. The pavilion is a 3-story, 51,340 sf building with ground level structure that houses retail spaces, restaurants, and a high-end fitness facility. The detail of electrical power and lighting to the landscape pathways and civic art encourages community activity around the pavilion site. The 42-story, 570,340 sf luxury hotel and condominiums offer 180 hotel keys on the first 14 floors and upper level residential units with individual balconies with lavish plunge pools. The project is expected to achieve LEED Gold certification.

PAVILION 51,340 SF CONDOS 570,340 SF

HOUSTON, TEXAS


+ RIGHT SIZED SOLUTIONS DBR has provided engineering services for hospitality, multifamily, and mixed-use project types throughout the US. From luxury hotels to amenity rich condominiums and apartments, DBR designs high-performing buildings that help our clients provide an outstanding product to both residents and guests.

TRU BY HILTON

THE SOPHIE AT BAYOU BEND

ARENA VISTA – 215 COCA COLA PLACE

SPRINGHILL SUITES BY MARRIOTT

GIORGETTI LUXURY CONDOS

THE WOODLANDS WATERWAY MARRIOTT HOTEL

Open Studio Architecture | San Antonio, Texas

Latitude Architects | San Antonio, Texas

Mirador Group | Houston, Texas

Mirador Group | Houston, Texas

Open Studio Architecture | San Antonio, Texas

Gensler | The Woodlands, Texas


The Westin at The Woodlands | The Woodlands, Texas | Kirksey Architecture


THE TERMINAL AT KATY TRAIL MICHAEL HSU OFFICE OF ARCHITECTURE

DBR Engineering worked with Michael Hsu Office of Architecture to provide Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing design services for an elegant new mixed-use condominium development in Dallas, Texas. This sophisticated 8-story, 91,000 sf development has a total of 19 units for the finest residences in Dallas. Other amenities include a 58,500 sf private underground parking garage, concierge services, outdoor dining area, beautiful water features and landscaping, a fitness studio, and sweeping views of downtown Dallas, green parks, the lush Terminal Garden, and/or the Katy Trail. Residents can also enjoy 10,223 sf of retail and restaurants just outside the lobby on the ground level.

MIXED-USE

150,032 SF

DALLAS, TEXAS


THE WESTMORE CONDOMINIUMS THE MIRADOR GROUP

In the Upper Kirby District of Houston, Texas, DBR is working with the Bellairebased Mirador Group on the new luxury Westmore Condominiums. The 7-story mid-rise building will house 33 residential condos that range from 1,560 to 1,800 sf and 4 penthouses, each spanning about 2,500 sf. Each space will feature floor-to-ceiling windows, hardwood flooring, and will be prewired for smart-home technology. In addition to the residential spaces, the building will also feature a state-of-the-art fitness center.

MULTIFAMILY

150,032 SF

HOUSTON, TEXAS


W Hotel | Nashville, Tennessee | HKS Architects


The Arts Residences at the Thompson Hotel | San Antonio, Texas | Powers Brown Architecture


EMBASSY SUITES LANDMARK POWERS BROWN ARCHITECTURE

DBR worked alongside Powers Brown Architecture to provide Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing engineering services for the design of a new 172,000 sf, 8-story, 203 key hotel. The first-floor mixed-use space includes a ballroom, meeting rooms, bar, restaurant, lounge, offices, a fitness room, and a commercial kitchen. These public spaces, including all meeting rooms, ballrooms, and lobbies, were design with a lighting power consumption system was designed to at approximately .4w/sf, greater than 50% better than energy codes. On all guestroom floors (2-8) there was only 8’8” floor height on each guestroom floor, making HVAC conditioning very tight in all spaces. Guestrooms were conditioned with chilled water vertical fan coil units while corridors were conditioned with vertical chases only.

HOTEL

172,000 SF

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS


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From luxury hotels to amenity-rich condominiums and apartments, Owners know that a great building should be simple to operate, easy to maint...

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From luxury hotels to amenity-rich condominiums and apartments, Owners know that a great building should be simple to operate, easy to maint...

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