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Nic Dalzell joins RPF Environmental, Inc.

Posted December 11, 2018 by

RPF Environmental, Inc., an environmental health and safety consulting firm, is pleased to announce that Nic Dalzell has recently joined the team as a Project Manager. Mr. Dalzell has an impressive professional track record as a general manager at a prominent New England Staples location. Not only has he developed a team management approach, he has been completing measurably successful projects, providing top-notch customer service, as well as analyzing and solving complicated problems. Combined with his accelerated aptitude for environmental sciences, he will be a great benefit to RPF Environmental, Inc. and its customers.

Mr. Dalzell earned a Bachelor of Science in environmental biology with a minor in chemistry from Plymouth State University. While there, he earned the honor of being the Top Environmental Biology Student. He recently completed training to become an EPA accredited asbestos inspector with licensure pending for New Hampshire, Maine, and Massachusetts. His eighteen years of professional work is enabling him to quickly come up to speed to provide exemplary service to RPF Environmental’s customers.

With offices located in Maine, Massachusetts and New Hampshire, RPF Environmental specializes in testing and consulting services including asbestos, indoor air quality, lead, mold, silica, legionella, other hazardous materials, environmental site assessments, OSHA compliance, safety audits, industrial hygiene, environmental health and safety training, and other related projects. Visit their website at http://www.airpf.com/ or call 1-888 SAFE AIR.


Mabbett Achieves the Trifecta as One of The Fastest Growing Companies

Posted November 15, 2018 by

BEDFORD, MA (November 2018) – Mabbett & Associates, Inc. (Mabbett®) is pleased to announce that the firm has been ranked as the 42nd fastest growing company in Massachusetts by the Boston Business Journal (BBJ) in 2018; #32 on the 2018 Zweig Letter Hot Firm List of the top 100 fastest growing architectural, engineering and environmental (A/E/C) firms in the United States and Canada; as well as ranked #3,359 on the 2018 Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in America and #22 in the environmental sector.

The Zweig White Hot Firms have outperformed the economy and their competitors to become leaders in their chosen fields. The “Hot Firm” designation has been synonymous with success in the A/E/C industry. Rankings are based on a survey of industry firms conducted by ZweigWhite, the publisher of The Zweig Letter, and the nation’s management leader in enhancing business performance for A/E/C firms.

The Inc. 5000 ranks private companies by overall revenue growth over a three-year period. This prestigious list of the nation’s most successful private companies has become the hallmark of entrepreneurial success and the place where future household names first make their mark, as stated on www.inc.com.

“We are most pleased to have been honored by the BBJ; designated a Hot Firm for the fifth time; and ranked by Inc. magazine for the forth time,” stated Arthur N. Mabbett, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer. “The objectives of a long-term business perspective, continuing reinvestment, and strategic decision-making are being achieved by Mabbett. I am proud that our hard working, persistent and most professionally competent staff has been recognized by our business peers again this year. We thank our clients for their confidence and continuing opportunities to serve them.”

For 38 years, Mabbett has delivered value-added services to industry, commercial enterprise and Federal, state and local agencies. Mabbett is a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Center for Verification and Evaluation (CVE), verified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) headquartered in Bedford, MA with regional offices in Providence, RI; Alexandria, VA and Montclair, NJ. www.mabbett.com


BlueWave honored at NECA Market Movers Awards event

Posted November 6, 2018 by

The Northeast Energy and Commerce Association (NECA) held its 5th Annual Market Movers Awards Night, October 17, 2018 in Boston’s Innovation District honoring the team at BlueWave Solar. BlueWave Co-founder and Chairman, John DeVillars, were present with other BlueWave representatives to accept NECA’s 2018 Innovation Award.

NECA is New England’s oldest and most broadly-based, non-profit trade association serving the competitive electric power industry. Every year the Innovation Award is presented to individuals, companies, or project teams who have introduced transformational business models, technologies or policy solutions that have advanced or strengthened the energy industry in the Northeast. Past awardees have included the Block Island Wind Farm Project, Jason Hanna from Greentech Lab, Steven Cowell from E4theFuture, and Phil Giudice from Ambri.

“We are thrilled to be honoring BlueWave Solar as this year’s awardee,” NECA President Joe Dalton said. “BlueWave Solar exemplifies the leadership, innovation and community that has helped to evolve the energy industry. I am very proud to be honoring their outstanding achievements.”

BlueWave Solar is a pioneer of community solar in Massachusetts, having developed the first two community solar projects in New England and more than 135 MW of solar projects in Massachusetts alone. BlueWave continues to innovate as a solar developer including working with the Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources exploring “dual-use projects” in Massachusetts, which enable agricultural productivity and solar energy to coexist on farmland. To expand solar access to homeowners throughout the country, BlueWave also now offers innovative loan financing for residential rooftop solar systems.

“Innovation is at the core of everything we do here at BlueWave,” said John DeVillars. “We are always looking for new ways to address complex problems, and to collaborate with our partners and customers to deliver powerful solutions. From project development to community solar access to residential solar loans, we’ve brought together the technology, experience, and ideas needed to serve a growing industry. Most importantly, we have the people, both our employees and our partners, who can make these innovative ideas a reality. Our innovation is only as good as our execution, and we’re thrilled that we and our partners have been recognized by NECA for doing the job right.”

Speakers at the NECA Annual Awards Night included Judith Judson, Commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources, and Alistair Pim, Vice President of Innovation & Partnerships with Northeast Clean Energy Council (NECEC).

BlueWave was also a finalist for Clean Energy Company of the Year at NECEC’s 11th Annual Green Tie Gala on October 25, and has been recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in Boston by Boston Business Journal, and listed on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing private companies in the U.S. two years in a row.


Register with “e” inc. & be a part of the SPARTAN SPRINT in FENWAY PARK – Nov. 10

Posted October 24, 2018 by





Then run in the 2018 SPARTAN RACE for “e” inc. Join the “e” inc. Team at the SPARTAN RACE at FENWAY & support its work to provide much-needed science for thousands of young people, along with the action skills to make a difference.

Registering thru Team “e” inc. gives you our special “e” inc. T-shirt, access to the “e” inc. Team staging area inside Fenway Park, special “e” inc. swag, fabulous food, plus your Spartan gear. BUT you will be more than a Spartan Race contender. You will also be using your skills & energy to bring change for the planet & our city’s kids.

Tickets are $156 (plus $14 insurance) &, Courtesy of the Spartan Kids Foundation, 100% of profits go directly to support the kids of “e” inc.!!!

To register for TEAM “e” inc. copy the url below:


YOUR RACE STARTS AT 8:15 AM On: Nov. 10, 2018 at the SPARTAN Fenway Park Stadium Sprint.

We’re rooting for YOU!! You are part of the team that is running for the future of the planet.

Note: 10 days before the start we will be sending you extra details of your heat, How to find the “e” inc. team – and other specifics.


Tighe & Bond Climbs Six Spots in ENR’s Top 200 Environmental Firms Ranking

Posted September 14, 2018 by

Westfield, Massachusetts – September 13, 2018 – Tighe & Bond, one of the leading full-service engineering and environmental consulting firms in the northeastern United States, climbed six spots this year to No. 148 on Engineering News Record’s (ENR) 2018 Top 200 Environmental Firms ranking. ENR ranks its list of top 200 environmental firms nationally based on the percentage of their 2017 gross revenue from environmental services.

Earlier this year Tighe & Bond moved up 19 spots to No. 241 on ENR’s 2018 Top 500 Design Firms ranking, up 34 spots in the past two years. ENR ranks its list of top 500 design firms nationally based on design-specific revenue from the previous year.

“Our yearly climb in this important national ranking is made possible by the ongoing trust that both our public and private clients place in us for their environmental consulting and engineering needs – as well as our dedicated, professional staff,” said David Pinsky, P.E., President and CEO of Tighe & Bond. “Our goal is to provide an expansive portfolio of engineering and environmental services to our valued clients throughout New England and New York.”

Tighe & Bond

Tighe & Bond, Inc. provides comprehensive engineering and environmental services to hundreds of public and private clients across the northeastern United States, with emphasis on the education, energy, government, healthcare, industrial, real estate, and water/wastewater markets. A staff of 370 work from offices located in Middletown and Shelton, Connecticut; Westwood, Pocasset, Worcester and Westfield, Massachusetts; Portsmouth, New Hampshire; Rhinebeck, New York, and Providence, Rhode Island.

An employee-owned firm, Tighe & Bond is invested in its clients’ successes. In business for over a century, the firm continues to evolve to keep pace with client needs. Vision, technical expertise, exceptional service and strong client relationships have always been at its forefront.

Engineering News Record ranks Tighe & Bond a top 10 New England design firm, a top 500 national design firm, and a top 200 environmental firm. Building Design+Construction also ranks Tighe & Bond one of the top 60 engineering firms in the United States, and Zweig Group has recognized Tighe & Bond numerous times as a best engineering firm to work for in the United States.

For more information, please contact Marketing/Communications Specialist Debbie Whitney at 413-572-3207, or email at DJWhitney@tighebond.com.