Today leaders from the United Way of Greater Knoxville and the Emerald Youth Foundation helped BarberMcMurry architects kick off our 2017-18 in-office United Way campaign. They announced that, while BMa has been involved for over twenty five years, our employees have had 100% participation and collectively contributed over a quarter million dollars in the last ten years. We at BMa are very proud of our participation in the community. The United Way and its affiliated agencies, like the Emerald Youth Foundation, are great places to start giving back. Please consider joining us in giving this year.
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.Continue Reading