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Banfield Pet Hospital shows Vancouver campus plan


The Columbian

Feb 05, 2015

Banfield Pet Hospital’s new 17.5-acre corporate campus in east Vancouver will include three office buildings designed by one of the Northwest’s top architects, a...

How Hood River Students Help Run Their Super-Green School


Portland Monthly

Jan 28, 2015

Hood River Middle School’s Music and Science Building (Opsis Architecture) is featured in Portland Monthly. As the first public school building to...

The CEOs Speak


Jan 10, 2015

Interface Engineering is proud to be a sponsor of the second annual Net Positive Energy + Water Conference, January 22-23 in San Francisco. Join ...

Overhauling the World’s Busiest Border Crossing is No Small Feat


Engineering News-Record

Dec 23, 2014

The San Ysidro US Land Port of Entry is the busiest border crossing in the world, serving 150,000 people per day. The facility remained...

The Importance of BIM in Laboratory Design


Laboratory Design

Dec 10, 2014

Our abstract from this year’s I2SL Annual Conference is featured in the current issue of Laboratory Design. Written by Principal John McMichael and JE Dunn’s...

Bricktastic LEGO Build-Off


Dec 01, 2014

Members of our Portland Community Outreach team are gearing up for the inaugural Bricktastic LEGO Build-Off! Hosted by LRS Architects, this friendly competition...

Autodesk University


Dec 01, 2014

Creating energy performance models often requires multiple analysis programs to complete. Using Revit to create a single model that can be exported to various programs...

Ground Zero


High Performing Buildings

Nov 01, 2014

Portland Community College’s Newberg Education Center (LEED Platinum) is featured in High Performing Buildings. ...

The Path to Net-Zero


Nov 01, 2014

Hood River Middle School’s Music and Science Building (Opsis Architecture), the first net-zero energy public school in the country, is in the spotlight...

CSU Maritime Academy New Dining Hall Ribbon Cutting


Oct 24, 2014

The CSU Maritime Academy New Dining Hall (Flad Architects) team celebrates the grand opening at a ribbon cutting ceremony on October 24. This was a highly...

Habitat for Humanity


Oct 17, 2014

Members of our Portland Community Outreach Group recently lent a hand and a hammer for Habitat for Humanity’s 171st and Division development, where a total...

Comparison of Integrated Simulation Tools for LEED v4


Daylight Credit Assessment

Oct 03, 2014

Dr. Ladan Ghobad, Sustainable Design / Energy Specialist with the Washington, DC Office of Interface Engineering, will present on climate-based daylight modeling. She will give an...

2014 EcoDistrict Summit


Sep 24, 2014

Each year, the EcoDistricts Summit unites the world’s most innovative change makers and city leaders to support, ignite and further define the global movement to...

The Importance of BIM & Efficient Laboratory Systems


Sep 22, 2014

The Collaborative Life Sciences Building & Skourtes Tower (CLSB) project is a true collaboration between Portland State University, Oregon State University, Oregon Health & Science University,...

Determining Proper Laboratory...

Determining Proper Laboratory Ventilation


Consulting-Specifying Engineer

Sep 19, 2014

Whether designing a laboratory in an educational facility or hospital, proper ventilation is key. In the recent issue Consulting-Specifying Engineer, Principal Rick Russell...

Net-Zero Energy: Three Years and Running


Trim Tab

Aug 08, 2014

Hood River Middle School’s Music and Science Building (Opsis Architecture) is featured in Trim Tab, a quarterly magazine published by the International Living...

Balancing Passive, Active Fire Protection

Consulting-Specifying Engineer

Jul 25, 2014

Kathleen Roach, CET, CFPSInterface Engineering Fire protection for buildings and their occupants consists of various elements. This is an overview of the International Building Code’s (IBC)...

High Performance: ​East County Courthouse


Northwest Energy Efficiency Council News

Jun 30, 2014

East County Courthouse was recently featured in Northwest Energy Efficiency Council News. The article highlighted the sustainable measures and integrated approach...

2014 CANstruction


Apr 07, 2014

The 2014 CANstruction build was a success! Congrats to the S.D. Deacon and Interface team for applying their design and construction skills for...

Pearl River Tower

Pearl River Tower


Architectural Record

Apr 03, 2014

Managing Principal Roger Frechette shares his thoughts and high-rise design expertise on the recently completed Pearl River Tower in the latest issue of ...

The Fine Art of Mixed-Use Design


Consulting-Specifying Engineer

Apr 01, 2014

Associate Principal and Senior Mechanical Engineer Andrew Lasse weighs in on the challenges in designing mixed-use buildings in the latest issue of Consulting-Specifying...
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