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SERVICE | QUALITY | INTEGRITY | SUSTAINABILITY

MANUFACTURING + INDUSTRIAL


+ 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


MANUFACTURING + INDUSTRIAL DBR understands the ever-changing industrial marketplace. From manufacturing to warehouse and distribution, our goal is to integrate practical solutions with new technology. Our engineering teams have the capability to complete the most challenging industrial projects. Through close collaboration with the client, our design teams utilize time tested tools and methodologies to create an efficient and functional building.

Whether remodeling an existing space or planning and creating a brand new facility, DBR will apply our 45+ years of industrial project experience to create right sized solutions that are safe and operationally excellent. Industrial projects are a class of engineering design all their own, and they offer challenges that we love to take on.

+ PROJECT TYPES

+ SPACE REQUIREMENTS

WAREHOUSE

LIGHT MANUFACTURING

INDUSTRIAL

SPECIALTY PRODUCTS

DATA CENTERS

• • • • • • • • • • • • • •

Temperature / Humidity requirements Ventilation and Exhaust Systems Centralized Chilled and Hot Water Central Plant Design Building Automation Systems Process Cooling Compressed Air Systems Specialty Gases (Natural Gas, Propane, N2, O2, R410a) Specialty Drainage Systems ESFR Sprinkler Systems Power Infrastructure Generator Design Interior and Exterior Lighting Design Lighting Control Systems Technology and Security Infrastructure

COLD STORAGE

Brian S. Jenkins Partner

Will Meister, PE Partner

bjenkins@dbrinc.com 713.914.0888

wmeister@dbrinc.com 713.914.0888


Daikin Texas Technology Park | Waller, Texas | Powers Brown Architecture

+ WE KNOW PROJECT DELIVERY METHODS “DBR has been a great partner on the Daikin build. From the original design through multiple expansions and renovations, we have relied on DBR to get the MEP design right, and our confidence in their expertise and dedication has paid dividends at every phase. The DBR team has earned our enduring trust.” – David Brown, Director, Harvey | Harvey-Cleary Builders

DESIGN-ASSIST

DESIGN-BUILD

The DBR project team can take any project as far as needed to come up with budget estimates. We work with contractors who are already a part of the project team as they are able to bid out projects to subcontractors and work with owner budgets to meet their end goals.

The DBR project team will work with the project team throughout the entire process. We work hand in hand with the contractor to develop engineering solutions during a collaborative process to seek out technical solutions that work within the project schedule and budget.


THIS AIN’T OUR FIRST RODEO, Y’ALL. Industrial 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 industrial experience:

PROJECT

LOCATION

ARCHITECT

SIZE

SCOPE

Ameriport Building II

Baytown, Texas

Powers Brown Architecture

168,480

New Building

ASCO Equipment Sales & Service Facility

San Antonio, Texas

Acuform Architecture

52,000

New Building

Core Lab – Houston Expansion

Houston, Texas

Lamoureux Associates, Inc.

120,000

Addition/ Renovation

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD Satellite Cold Storage

Cypress, Texas

Texas-IBI Group, Inc.

20,283

Addition/ Renovation

Daikin Texas Technology Park

Waller, Texas

Powers Brown Architecture

4,131,997

New Building

Daily Thermetrics

Houston, Texas

Powers Brown Architecture

122,546

New Building

Galaxy FBO

Conroe, Texas

JGJ Architects

105,000

New Building

G&H Diversified Manufacturing

Houston, Texas

Munson Kennedy Partnership

99,895

New Building

Holt CAT – Little Elm

Little Elm, Texas

Acuform Architecture

51,000

New Building

Katerra

San Marcos, Texas

Powers Brown Architecture

614,960

New Addition

K-Tec Electronics, Phase II

Houston, Texas

House Reh Burwell Architects

210,000

New Building

NWR Houston Facility

Houston, Texas

Powers Brown Architecture

370,000

New Building

Powell Electrical Systems

Houston, Texas

Powers Brown Architecture

271,000

New Building

Primoris Office & Warehouse

Houston, Texas

Grace Hebert Architects

65,550

New Building

Prologis Carrier STX2

San Antonio, Texas

Powers Brown Architecture

849,262

New Building

Puffer Sweiven Warehouse

Stafford, Texas

Ziegler Cooper Architects

40,000

Addition/ Renovation

Platform Warehouse Suites

Schertz, Texas

Acuform Architecture

87,300

New Building

Satpon Phase 1, Buildings 1&7

Baytown, Texas

Powers Brown Architecture

125,810 each

New Building

Sunbelt Steel Facility

Houston, Texas

Sunbelt Steel

140,234

Renovation

Tex Isle Manufacturing Facility

Robstown, Texas

EE Reed Construction, LP

105,300

New Building

The Woodlands Manufacturing Facility

The Woodlands, Texas

Munson Kennedy Partnership

301,471

New Building

Tramontina USA Corporate Headquarters

Sugar Land, Texas

Powers Brown Architecture

340,000

New Building

Tube Supply Warehouse

Houston, Texas

Brave Architecture

160,000

New Building

Vigavi Southwest Distribution Center

Houston, Texas

Powers Brown Architecture

170,456

New Building

Underwood Distribution Center

Deer Park, Texas

Munson Kennedy Partnership

401,800

New Building

West Airport Distribution Center

Houston, Texas

Munson Kennedy Partnership

129,400

New Building


+ CASE STUDY + Located on 497 acres. + Employs over 4500 people. + Second largest building of its kind in the US. + Largest tilt-wall construction building in the world.

+ MANUFACTURING • • •

• • •

1.85 million sf of floor space with an additional 200,000 sf of mezzanine space. Fed by 18 separate 4000A electrical services. Fully conditioned space, with cooling loads of over 3,500 tons. Served by Air Rotation Units, AHUs, RTUs, and fan coil units located throughout the space. Specialty gases in the building are Natural Gas, Propane, Compressed Air, R-410a, N2, HP N2, O2, He. Sprinkler design for high-pile storage throughout. LED High-bay fixtures throughout, with additional LED lights located at working areas.

+ DISTRIBUTION • • •

• • •

1.85 million sf of floor space. Fed by 3 separate 2000A electrical services, with a generator backup. Fully conditioned space, with Cooling loads of over 1,500 tons. Served by 17 Air Rotation Units and fan coil units located throughout the space. Dedicated air compressor loop that feeds just the distribution center. Sprinkler design for high-pile storage throughout. LED High-bay fixtures throughout.


DAIKIN TEXAS TECHNOLOGY PARK POWERS BROWN ARCHITECTURE

4.2 million square feet (92 acres!) of Distribution, Manufacturing, Office, and Lab under one common roof structure. Daikin Texas Technology Park (DTTP) in Waller County, about 40 miles from Houston, features a 4.2 million square foot building, the largest tilt-wall structure in the world, with 370 panels measuring more than two miles in length. DTTP also ranks as the second largest manufacturing facility in North America and is also the largest and one of the most technologically advanced HVAC manufacturing facilities in the country.

INDUSTRIAL

WAREHOUSE

• •

• •

The DTTP consolidates several production facilities in Texas and Tennessee, including existing research and development, manufacturing, engineering, logistics, marketing, distribution and sales operations under one roof the project is LEED Gold Certified.

SPECIALTY PRODUCTS

+ LABORATORY • •

DTTP will support the design, engineering and assembly of a wide variety of heating and cooling products for residential and commercial use that carry the Daikin, Goodman and Amana brand names.

200,000 sf of lab/testing space, on two levels. 54 different testing labs including weather from -40F to +1,400F, reliability, vibration, and rain. Power is provided by 5 separate 400A electrical services. Fully conditioned space, with Cooling loads of over 600 tons. Served by suspended and roof mounted AHUs and fan coil units located throughout the space. Dedicated process cooling plant using three 550 air cooled chillers. Specialty gases in the building are Natural Gas, Propane, Compressed Air, R-410a, N2, HP N2, O2, He.

4,131,997 SF

WALLER, TEXAS

+ OFFICE • •

• • •

200,000 sf of office space, on two levels, and a partial mezzanine. Open office floor plans, full cafeteria, kitchen, auditorium, executive / board room space, training labs, a wellness clinic, and a product showcase center. Fully conditioned space, with combination of VRV units, pretreatment OAHUs, and RTUs Lighting is all LED. Project was certified LEED Gold.


+ QUICK TIP Warehouse Warm Lit Shell design – includes highbay lighting, space heating to meet average temperature of 60+ degrees in space, and code minimum ventilation.

MHI Phase 1.5 Warehouse | Pearland, Texas | Powers Brown Architecture


POWELL ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS POWERS BROWN ARCHITECTURE

DBR provided Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing design services for a new 3-story, 71,000 sf office building and a 200,000 sf manufacturing facility. The office building includes a standard interior build-out and the manufacturing plant is fully air conditioned with a 28-foot clear height tiltwall construction with crane bays.

LIGHT MANUFACTURING & SPECIALTY PRODUCTS

271,000 SF

Revisions to the office layouts in both the office building and manufacturing building have been made, including changes to open the office floor plans, furniture coordination, and AV changes. HOUSTON, TEXAS


AMERIPORT BUILDING II POWERS BROWN ARCHITECTURE

DBR provided Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing design services for the AmeriPort Distribution Building II, located in the AmeriPort Industrial Park, and was developed by National Property Holdings, LP and designed by Powers Brown Architecture. This is the first conventional tilt-wall and structural steel building to be constructed in the rail-served logistics park. The distribution center is on a 17-acre tract and the 726-acre masterplanned industrial park is in close proximity to the Port of Houston. With easy access to Interstate 10, Cedar Bayou, and rail, AmeriPort focuses on logistics to significantly improve efficiencies and savings for business. It’s no wonder this development, included more than 750,000 sf of buildings by the end of it’s construction in 2011.

WAREHOUSE

168,480 SF

BAYTOWN, TEXAS


+ RIGHT SIZED SOLUTIONS Whether remodeling an existing space or planning and creating a brand new facility, DBR will apply our 45+ years of industrial project experience to create right sized solutions that are safe and operationally excellent.

SAN ANTONIO WATER SYSTEM (SAWS)

HOLT CAT LITTLE ELM

DAILY THERMETRICS

SATPON PHASE 1, BUILDINGS 1&7

VIGAVI SOUTHWEST DISTRIBUTION CENTER

PLATFORM WAREHOUSE SUITES

Marmon Mok | San Antonio, Texas

Powers Brown Architecture | Houston, Texas

Powers Brown Architecture | Houston, Texas

Acuform Architecture | Little Elm, Texas

Powers Brown Architecture | Baytown, Texas

Acuform Architecture | Schertz, Texas


GALAXY FBO JGJ ARCHITECTS

DBR provided Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing design services for a 34,000 sf, 3-story building to include space for a office, administration, meeting, and a small restaurant. Engineering services were also provided for the 18,000 sf aircraft canopy for passenger boarding and de-boarding and 53,000 sf aircraft hangar to lean-to. Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing utilities were also provided to the customs building.

WAREHOUSE

105,000 SF

DBR’s design services revised the lighting control system from a low voltage control system to contractors and occupancy sensors.

CONROE, TEXAS


+ QUICK TIP Standard average footcandle design levels for various Industrial spaces include Open Warehouse – 20-30 FC, Manufacturing spaces 30-40 FC; Detailed Assembly spaces – 50 FC+.

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD – Satellite Cold Storage | Cypress, Texas | Texas-IBI Group, Inc.


+ QUICK TIP Warehouse Cold Dark shell design includes egress emergency lighting, space heating for freeze protection, code minimum ventilation.

ASCO Equipment Sales & Service Facility | San Antonio, Texas | Acuform Architecture


PROLOGIS CARRIER STX2 POWERS BROWN ARCHITECTURE

DBR provided Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing design services for a new industrial warehouse and office space. This distribution facility was built for air conditioning and refrigeration equipment manufacturer, UTC-Carrier and is LEED Certified. This 32-foot clear height tilt wall project commenced in September 2016 and occupancy was achieved in April 2017.

WAREHOUSE

849,262 SF

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS


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