BIG RED BLOG

Establishing Mail Service in New Residential Developments

The United States Postal Service is in charge of establishing the most efficient way of delivering mail in new subdivisions and developments. Developers are required […]

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AUSTIN

What is a Service Extension Request (SER) for Water or Wastewater in the City of Austin?

In the City of Austin, a Service Extension Request (SER) is a request by a landowner to extend City water and/or wastewater service to a tract […]

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DALLAS

Event Recap: BIG RED Thanks! Dallas Happy Hour (PHOTOS)

Last Thursday we celebrated with our Dallas-area clients and friends with a BIG RED Thanks! happy hour event at Blatt Beer & Table at Preston Hollow […]

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HOUSTON

No more off-street parking requirements in EaDo and Midtown Houston? City Council to vote this year.

Do you have a potential project within Houston’s East Downtown (EaDo) or Midtown Management Districts that you just can’t get to pencil out on paper due […]

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MEP

Roof Drainage System Design

It’s important that the roof drainage system on your next commercial building is properly designed. Buildup of rainwater on a roof can cause structural damage […]

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BIG RED BLOG

Fall 2018 College Recruiting Calendar

School is back in session and we’re ready to hit the career fair circuit! Our recruiting team is ready to speak with students who are […]

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UNDER CONSTRUCTION

Construction Update: District at Scottsdale

We recently spent some time in Arizona to visit the District at Scottsdale project – a live/work/play development in Scottsdale’s Airpark corridor just outside of Phoenix. […]

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AUSTIN

Event Recap: Austin Summer Happy Hour (PHOTOS)

We recently celebrated the latest installment of our BIG RED Thanks! series of happy hour events, where we gathered with our clients, co-consultants, and friends at the Hops & […]

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AUSTIN

Construction Update: Four Points Centre Building 3

Construction crews with White Construction Company are making progress at the Four Points Centre Building 3 project in Austin, Texas. The project will bring over 170,000 […]

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PODCAST

UNLEASHED Podcast Episode 010 – Jesús Donato P.E., Project Engineer

We return to our Houston office in this episode to speak to Jesús Donato – a Project Engineer on our Civil team who is part […]

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AUSTIN

Fourth& Earns AEGB 5-Star Rating!

We are happy to share that the Fourth& project has achieved a 5-Star rating from the Austin Energy Green Building (AEGB) program – the highest […]

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AUSTIN

Construction Update: Flatiron Domain

Construction is underway at Flatiron Domain, a multifamily project situated on 4.9 acres within The Domain in northwest Austin, Texas. When completed, the five- and […]

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MEP

Getting It Right: HVAC Load Considerations For Your Next Building

Anticipating cooling and heating loads is an essential stage in HVAC design. Underestimate and your system may not be able to maintain a comfortable environment. […]

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BIG RED BLOG

We’re Looking For A Few Good Interns (Fall 2018)

At BIG RED DOG, we believe that it is important to train and impart knowledge to the next generation of engineers. Each semester, we select current […]

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TRAFFIC

Using GIS Data To Optimize Carsharing Station Locations

Aisling O’Reilly is a Transportation Intern in our Austin office. She attends the University of Minnesota, majoring in Urban Studies with a focus on Urban […]

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MEP

Which Terminal Unit (VAV Box) is Right for Me?

Multiple zone Variable Air Volume (VAV) systems are very popular in commercial developments today. These systems utilize main air handlers to provide conditioned air to […]

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DALLAS

BIG RED DOG Engineering’s Dallas Office Relocates to Walnut Glen Tower

BIG RED DOG’s Dallas office has relocated to the Walnut Glen Tower – a 464,289 square-foot, 18-story office tower located just north of Downtown Dallas […]

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HOUSTON

What is the City of Houston’s Major Thoroughfare and Freeway Plan?

The City of Houston’s Major Thoroughfare and Freeway Plan (MTFP) is an integral tool in providing mobility for Houstonians throughout the City. The MTFP is […]

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BIG RED BLOG

BIG RED DOG Lands On “Hot Firm” List For 4th Consecutive Year

BIG RED DOG is pleased to announce that we’ve ranked #86 on Zweig Group’s 2018 Hot Firm List, a prestigious list honoring the 100 fastest […]

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STRUCTURAL

BIG RED DOG Announces Sugar Land Office Relocation to Accommodate Growth

BIG RED DOG Engineering | Consulting, a Texas-based multi-discipline engineering and consulting firm, is moving its Sugar Land operations to a new space in the […]

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