Additions to Notkin Staff March 15, 2013
Notkin recently added four staff members.
Larry Brown, P.E., returns to the firm as a project manager. His 30-year career in mechanical engineering includes 15 years as a sole proprietor, specializing in critical infrastructure replacement projects for healthcare clients. He has significant cold region design experience and assisted clients in developing dynamic electronic recordkeeping systems. As an owner’s advocate, he facilitated design and construction solutions that required complex phasing and implementation. Larry graduated from Washington State University and is licensed in multiple states.
Pam Babitsky also returned to Notkin as a CAD Designer. She has more than thirty years of experience in mechanical drafting for engineering and contracting firms primarily for healthcare, education and industrial facilities.
Brian Robinett, P.E., LEED AP, a Washington State University graduate, joins the firm as a project engineer. He has ten years of mechanical and plumbing design experience for educational, healthcare and municipal clients in Washington State and California.
Sophana Kong was hired as front desk coordinator to provide operations support. She is a recent University of Washington graduate.
Seattle Staff Growing December 31, 2012
Notkin welcomed several new staff members recently: Peter Eberle, P.E., LEED AP and
Yan-Hon (Moses) Chong, P.E., LEED AP BD+C, as project engineers; Robert Lauderdale, EIT and Daimian Bingham, EIT, as mechanical designers; Richard Rhodes as CAD Technician; and Holly Newman, CPA as controller.
Peter has 14 years of experience in mechanical design and commissioning for healthcare, cultural arts, higher education and federal clients. He graduated from Montana State University. Moses is a graduate of University of Washington, and has six years of experience in HVAC design and energy analysis for education, healthcare, research and mixed-use clients.
Robert, another graduate of Washington State University, has been blending sustainable solutions with mechanical and plumbing design for federal, healthcare and educational clients for more than six years. Daimian has three years of in commercial HVAC and commercial kitchen ventilation design experience and will soon graduate from Walla Walla University.
Richard’s background as a CAD technician includes 2- and 3-D drawings for recreational, hospitality and federal clients. He has five years’ experience with mechanical and plumbing contractors.
Holly graduated with an MBA from California State University and has more than 20 years of accounting experience with electronic commerce, digital technology, banking and non-profit companies.
Three New Project Managers, November 9, 2012
Peregrin Jones, Brad Lentz and Sean Riley were promoted to project manager. Per joined the firm in 2010 and works with biotechnology, healthcare, higher education and federal clients. Since joining the firm in 2006, Brad has been responsible for supporting Department of Defense and Homeland Security clients throughout the U.S. Sean’s clients include major medical centers in Seattle who he’s worked with since joining Notkin in 2004.
Hospital’s mechanical design process a complex dance
Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce, July 26, 2012
Design and construction of the Montlake Tower at UW Medical Center required a light step and careful choreography to integrate the new tower with existing hospital operations.
JBLM medical/dental clinic wins gold SAME Design Excellence award
Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce, November 9, 2011
The Winder Family Medical Clinic/Fulton Dental Clinic Addition at Joint Base Lewis-McChord earned a gold award at the 15th Annual Society of American Military Engineers Design Excellence Awards hosted by the Seattle and Mount Tacoma posts. The solar hot water system installed in the addition represents the first of its kind at JBLM, contributing almost 40 percent of the clinic’s total domestic hot water need. Notkin's design/build partner was Vet Industrial
In association with The Korte Company.
Marcie Lohr named marketer of the year
Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce, June 22, 2011
The Seattle Chapter of the Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) recently announced winners of the 2011 Reign Awards. Marcie was honored for her participation, mentoring and leadership in SMPS, for other design and construction industry organizations, and at Notkin.
John Rowland named engineer of the year
Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce, January 25, 2011
The American Consulting Engineers Council of Washington honored John Rowland with the prestigious Engineer of the Year Award at the Engineering Excellence Awards celebration on January 21 at The Westin Bellevue.
Carl Bellows earns ASHRAE Healthcare Facility Design Certification, November 17, 2009
Carl Bellows, P.E., a senior mechanical engineer at Notkin, is a certified Healthcare Facility Design Professional. The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers' certification program identifies individuals who have mastered a body of knowledge covering successful design and operation of healthcare facilities. The technical content for the exam was developed in cooperation with the American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE) of the American Hospital Association (AHA).
Everett Community College Gray Wolf Hall is LEED Silver Certified, September 23, 2009
Everett Community College's undergraduate education center received a LEED Silver rating from the USGBC. The 77,000 sq ft facility, which also serves at the University Center of North Puget Sound, features operable windows in administrative areas and increased building envelope.
Notkin Promotes Schwend to Associate, September 1, 2009
Darren Schwend, P.E., LEED AP was promoted from project manager to associate. Darren joined the firm in 1997 and has significant healthcare and higher education design and project management experience.