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Tighe & Bond Announces Employee Certifications

Posted July 8, 2009 by

WESTFIELD, MA, JUNE 11, 2009 – Tighe & Bond, Inc. is pleased to announce that Amy McDonough has become a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Accredited Professional. LEED Accredited Professionals demonstrate a thorough understanding of green building practices and principles and the LEED Rating System by passing an exam administered by the Green Building Council. The accreditation distinguishes professionals with the knowledge and skills to successfully steward the LEED certification process.

Amy is a senior hydrogeologist who received her Bachelor of Arts in Geology, at Miami University and her Master of Science in Geology at the University of Vermont. She joined Tighe & Bond in 2005 and resides in Florence, Massachusetts.

WESTFIELD, MA, JUNE 16, 2009 – Tighe & Bond, Inc. is pleased to announce that Wayne Harju, P.E., has met the requirements to become a Certified Energy Auditor (CEA). Wayne earned his CEA by attending the required training and passing the exam, demonstrating his high level of competence and ethical fitness in the energy auditing field. This certification is useful in evaluating how energy is being used and identifying where consumption can be reduced in a facility.

Wayne is a lead electrical engineer who received his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, from the Milwaukee School of Engineering and his Master of Engineering, Electric Power Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Wayne joined Tighe & Bond in 1993 and resides in Westfield, Massachusetts.

WESTFIELD, MA, JUNE 22, 2009 – Tighe & Bond, Inc. is pleased to announce that Joseph A. Canas, P.E., has become a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Accredited Professional. LEED Accredited Professionals demonstrate a thorough understanding of green building practices and principles and the LEED Rating System by passing an exam administered by the Green Building Council. The accreditation distinguishes professionals with the knowledge and skills to successfully steward the LEED certification process. Joe works out of our Shelton, Connecticut office.

Joseph Canas is a project manager who has expertise in various civil engineering disciplines, including stormwater collection systems, roadway design, floodplain modeling, construction administration, and subsurface sewage disposal systems. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Connecticut. Joe resides in Beacon Falls, Connecticut and has been with Tighe & Bond since 1994.

WESTFIELD, MA, JUNE 16, 2009 – Tighe & Bond, Inc. is pleased to announce that Francis J. Hoey, P.E., has become a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Accredited Professional. LEED Accredited Professionals demonstrate a thorough understanding of green building practices and principles and the LEED Rating System by passing an exam administered by the Green Building Council. The accreditation distinguishes professionals with the knowledge and skills to successfully steward the LEED certification process.

Fran is Senior Vice President and an experienced member of our civil engineering group with specialized expertise in structural and geotechnical engineering. He holds professional registrations in two disciplines, civil and structural. Fran earned his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute. He has been with Tighe & Bond since 1992 and resides in Holyoke, Massachusetts.
Founded in 1911, Tighe & Bond is one of the most experienced engineering firms in New England, with offices in Westfield, Worcester and Pocasset, Massachusetts; Danbury, Middletown and Shelton Connecticut. Tighe & Bond is annually ranked among the top design and environmental engineering firms nationally by the Engineering News Record. The firm provides engineering and environmental services for clients in municipal and state government, industry, healthcare, education and commercial development.

For more information regarding Tighe & Bond’s capabilities, contact Mary Beth Morris, P.E., Director of Marketing, 413-572-3247 or email at MBMorris@tighebond.com.

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