Author: Linda Brown

ATS Welcomes Wes Torio to the Energy Department!

Wes Torio newest addition to the Energy Department.ATS is pleased to welcome Wes Torio to the Energy Department. Wes is a Home Energy Rating System (HERS) field rater inspector. He will be working with our other professionals in the field providing residential energy efficiency testing. An avid outdoorsman, Wes spends his free time skiing, hunting and traveling. We are happy to have Wes join our team.

ATS Welcomes Thea Goertzen!

Thea GoertzenWe are pleased to welcome Thea Goertzen to our Energy Department. Thea is a Home Energy Rating System (HERS) rater. She has completed the national training and certification provided by RESNET and will be working with the other professionals in our Energy Department. Thea’s free time is spent enjoying time with her daughter, two dogs and a ferret. We are excited to have Thea join our ATS family.

ATS Now Providing Services to Granger, Texas.

City of Granger TexasATS Engineers, Inspectors & Surveyors is excited to announce that we have been selected to provide building inspection and plan review services for Granger, Texas. ATS currently serves over 30 jurisdictions across the State. We are honored so many communities trust us to help ensure the health and safety of their citizens.

For more information about our city services contact Linda Brown, 512-328-6995 ext. 115.

Town of Trophy Club, Texas Newest Addition To Our DFW Growth

Trophy Club, Texas Newest DFW ClientATS is pleased to announce that we have been selected to provide Building Inspections and Plan Review Services for the Town of Trophy Club, Texas. Trophy Club is located in the DFW Metroplex and represents our newest client as we continue to grow in the North Texas area. We have the honor of serving many jurisdictions in Texas as their plan review and inspection authority. We are pleased so many communities put their faith in ATS to help ensure the health and safety of their citizens.

For more information contact Linda Brown

David Mitchell, P.E. Presents MEP Design of Zach Topfer Theater to Audio Engineering Society of Central Texas

David Mitchell presenting MEP Design of Zach Topfer Theater

Recently, ATS’ MEP department manager, David Mitchell P.E., had the honor of presenting his MEP design for the Zach Topfer Theater to the Audio Engineering Society of Central Texas. His HVAC design provided a nearly silent and highly energy efficient system with optimal air quality. The overall MEP design greatly contributed toward the achievement of LEED Silver Certification from the United States Green Building Council; among one of the first performance theaters to achieve that rating in Texas. David’s MEP design earned him the 2014 ACEC Texas Engineering Excellence Award – Gold Medal Winner for overall MEP design. We are fortunate to have David on our team.

Dondi Atwell and Home Innovation Labs Make Milestone NGBS Certification

Hanover Building Atlanta GeorgiaHome Innovation Research Labs recently announced their 150,000th certified green building project; Hanover R.S. Construction’s Buckhead Village project. ATS’ own Dondi Atwell performed the required third-party verification inspections for the Hanover Buckhead Village, National Green Building Standard (NGBS) project in Atlanta, Georgia. Home Innovation Research Labs certifies compliance of residential projects with the NGBS; the only ANSI-approved consensus standard on green building. The NGBS provides verification that a home, apartment building, or land development is designed and built to achieve high performance in six key areas: Site Design, Resource Efficiency, Water Efficiency, Energy Efficiency, Indoor Environmental Quality, and Building Operation & Maintenance. Congratulations Home Innovation Research Labs and Dondi Atwell for achieving this monumental milestone.

ATS Participates in AIA Summer Conference

ATS Engineers, Inspector & Surveyors recently attended the local American Institute of Architects (AIA) Summer Conference here in Austin. Jim Goes P.E., S.E., (ATS’ Structural Department Manager) talked with many design professionals about the engineering services ATS provides.