Chuck Griffin has been appointed by Governor Haslam to the State of Tennessee Board for Licensing Health Care Facilities. He will serve as an architect member for a term ending April 30, 2020.

The Tennessee Department of Health Board is responsible for protecting the health of the citizens of the State of Tennessee through the oversight of the regulation of healthcare providers in Tennessee, enforcement of State laws and regulations, and assurance of quality care and standards of practice. Continue Reading

The University of Tennessee’s Joint Institute for Advanced Materials has been awarded LEED Silver by the U.S. Green Building Council and verified by the Green Building Certification Institute. JIAM achieved LEED Silver certification for implementing sustainable strategies and solutions aimed at attaining high performance in energy efficiency, water savings, material selection, and indoor environmental quality. By using less energy and water, LEED certified buildings save money; reduce greenhouse gas emissions; and contribute to a healthier environment for everyone.

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Seven projects were recognized at the annual East Tennessee Chapter of the American Institute of Architects Design Awards Gala. BMa was privileged to be presented the only Honor awards for the evening. The Joint Institute for Advanced Materials and Ole Smoky Distillery both received the top awards for 2017. This yearly event celebrates the best in architectural design produced by architects in East Tennessee. Additionally, BMa’s Kathryn Greer was acknowledged for becoming a licensed architect. We congratulate everyone for elevating design in East Tennessee.

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