BBS News

School athletic facilities in 2021

Over the spring and summer months of this year, BBS landscape architects and site designers have been busy at work on many athletic projects throughout the Metro region, as the local school districts get ready for the new sports season of 2021/2022. Here are just a recent few.

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2021 Women in Building Services: Jaclyn Ruggiero

The following spotlight appeared in New York Real Estate Journal (NYREJ) on June 22, 2021: Jaclyn RuggieroArchitectural and Interior DesignerBBS Architects, Landscape Architects and Engineers, PC What led you to your current profession?I guess you could say that creativity and technicality run in my family as both my father and grandfather have extensive engineering and […]

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Progress Update: Construction of the New BBP Library Reaching the Home Stretch

Blue Point, NY – Taking advantage of favorable weather conditions this Spring and Summer, construction is on-going at the site of the former St. Ursula Convent in Blue Point, NY, which is being converted into a modern, state-of-the-art public library. The 28,600-square-foot facility is undergoing a complete interior renovation including new walls, doors, windows, floors, […]

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2021 Women in Building Services: Sandra Bragaglia

The following spotlight appeared in New York Real Estate Journal (NYREJ) on June 22, 2021: Sandra BragagliaArchitectural DesignerBBS Architects, Landscape Architects and Engineers, P.C. What did you want to be when you grew up?I always wanted to be an architect. When other kids were building fantastical things with their Legos, I was building floor plans. […]

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Tennis Court Renovations Completed at Elwood High School

Congratulations to the Elwood Public School District on the renovated tennis courts! Recently, the district held a small ribbon-cutting ceremony at John H. Glenn High School for the newly-renovated tennis courts. These were completed as part of a capital bond project approved by the voters in 2017 and designed by BBS in 2020. The local […]

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Progress Update: Geothermal and Solar Projects Approved for Conte Community Center

Huntington Station, NY – Town of Huntington officials recently approved additional geothermal and solar projects at the former New York State Armory as part of the on-going efforts to convert and renovate the original building and site for the proposed James D. Conte Community Center. With the funds allocated for both projects, BBS was authorized […]

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Energy Performance Contracting Series: EPC Drivers and Financing

BBS has been implementing energy efficient projects for over 25 years, having designed hundreds of millions of dollars worth of Energy Performance Contracts. We provide exceptional design, implementation guidance, energy-efficient solutions, innovative technologies, and carbon footprint reduction applications. What is an EPC (Energy Performance Contract)? An EPC is an agreement that allows the customer to […]

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Managing Construction Budgets Impacted by Global Events

BBS Risk Management – Construction Costs. What a tumultuous year we have had here in the Northeast Region. As we enter the second year since the pandemic hit, we are seeing signs of relief and recovery paired with a rise in consumer sentiment. Businesses are re-opening and rebalancing their approaches, complete with new jobs that […]

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Outdoor Learning and the Future of Activated Student Spaces

With Spring around the corner, we have fresh air and time outside on our mind. Getting outside, away from smart screens and Chromebooks, allows students and teachers alike to connect with each other and their surroundings in a way that their traditional classroom may not allow. It is well documented in numerous studies that spending […]

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BBS Welcomes John Prentice, AIA

BBS is pleased to announce the addition of John Prentice, AIA, to our team. John worked at BBS early in his career and went on to gain experience at several firms, most recently as a Senior Project Manager at Tetra Tech. In addition to his extensive experience in K-12 education design, John has served clients […]

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