Posts From July, 2020

Q/A with Michael C. English, Senior Partner

HEA's 25th Anniversary (1995-2020)

This year marks HEA's 25th Anniversary! To celebrate, we're sharing some insights from Founder and Senior Partner, Michael C. English.

What thoughts and emotions come to mind when you think about HEA reaching its 25th year?

I can't believe I am that old 😊 When I was younger, I always wondered what it would be like if I said I have 25-30 years of experience. Now I know. It’s a great feeling knowing that something was created from nothing and built to this level and having such an impact on projects and infrastructure across the country.

What made you start HEA?

First was the opportunity I saw, where there was a gap in the construction process and the answer was commissioning providers. I decided to grow this and develop the company as people have the right to work and live in a building that operates correctly and is energy efficient.

Part 1 in a 5 part series. Stay tuned!

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Storm Preparedness for Your Facility: Don’t Wait for the Forecast

Out of nowhere, the predictions start, and the weather forecaster produces an impossible to decipher series of computer generated storm tracks. You might breathe a sigh of relief when those tracks do not come anywhere near your city, or maybe you will wake up the next day to find out that all of the models have changed, and your city is now in the bulls eye of a significant storm event. 

Now you have to decide what you can do before the high winds and heavy rain hit. Or, you can start now, before the hurricane season gets into full swing and look more closely at what makes your building able to withstand Mother Nature’s onslaught.

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