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The 2nd Annual Allen & Shariff Technical Seminar

20 Stanwix Street

It’s coming. Can you feel the excitement? We’re thrilled to be presenting our second annual seminar this Wednesday, September 25 at 20 Stanwix Street in Pittsburgh. It’s going to be a great program full of talented and accomplished guest speakers and lots of learning for all involved.

Here’s a sneak preview of the speakers we have lined up for the 2nd Annual Allen & Shariff Technical Seminar:

Jeff Reisenweber, from the air management professionals at FläktGroup SEMCO, will discuss the science, features, and benefits of energy recovery wheels.

Sandra Stashik from Acuity Brands Lighting will delve into the physiological implications of lighting and how to integrate circadian rhythm into lighting design.

Spectrum Energy’s Chet Knaup will present updates to the PA Energy Code. Chet will also showcase some of the financial incentives available and how to capitalize on those incentives to win projects.

This is going to be an informative and fun seminar building both invaluable knowledge and rewarding relationships. We hope to see you there!

To register, contact Paul Messineo at pmessineo@allenshariff.com or 412-322-9293.  Space is limited. 

RSVP by Friday, September 20th.

Keeping It Real with Paul Messineo

The Keeping it Real series is your chance to hear from Allen & Shariff staff on life, lessons, and leadership, straight from the trenches. Sometimes literally.

Name and Title: Paul Messineo, Business Development Manager
Office location: Pittsburgh, PA
Years at Allen & Shariff: 10 years


 

Describe something from your past (school, work experience, a mentor) that most influenced you to become a business development manager?
During my first year at a small engineering company, I noticed that 75% of our projects came from only three companies. I mentioned to our company president that we may want to look for additional clients.  He agreed and said, “You can help me look for these clients and do engineering design too, but you don’t get any increase in salary. Thanks for volunteering.”

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The Keeping it Real series is your chance to hear from Allen & Shariff staff on life, lessons, and leadership, straight from the trenches. Sometimes literally. Name and Title: Donald R. (Don) Hocking, PE, LEED AP BD+C – Senior Mechanical Engineer Office location: Salisbury, MD Years at Allen & Shariff: 14.5 years   As Senior […]

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When Shady Side Academy Senior School – a high school with a 130-acre campus in the Fox Chapel suburb of Pittsburgh – sought out Allen & Shariff to not only complete mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection design but also for the firm’s commissioning service, it was an instant fit. As a science-based learning building […]

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Keeping It Real with Ali Arshian

The Keeping it Real series is your chance to hear from Allen & Shariff staff on life, lessons, and leadership, straight from the trenches. Sometimes literally.   Name and Title: Ali Arshian, Senior Electrical Engineer Office location: Columbia, MD Years at Allen & Shariff: 11 years & 5 months What’s the one skill that you […]

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White Paper: Meeting Code & Keeping Healthcare Workers Safe

Building codes. They’re important standards that almost all industries have to meet in order to keep people safe, remain efficient, and ensure an environmentally conscious setting. Codes are constantly evolving in order to stay ahead of trends, right size issues, and account for changing environments. These changes often have compounding effects—from prompting slight updates to […]

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Why Energy Modeling Matters

Our Virtual Lunch & Learn blog series explores a specific topic adapted from our most popular Allen & Shariff Lunch and Learn courses. Whether for new construction, existing building system auditing, or commissioning, energy modeling is inseparable from smart, efficient MEP engineering. Every design decision impacts a building’s energy use, sometimes for the lifetime of […]

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