NEW YORK, Jan. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Arup, the global design and consulting firm for the built environment, is pleased to announce the addition of Moe Goudarzi, PE, LEED BD+C, HFDP to its New York office as Associate Principal. Moe brings broad experience in healthcare design to the firm, especially in developing specialized HVAC systems that utilize cutting-edge technologies to reduce energy consumption. His diverse skill set and experience will support Arup's ongoing mission to create flexible and resilient solutions for healthcare facilities.
"Moe will be a terrific asset to the Arup healthcare team," said Bill Scrantom, Arup's Americas Region Healthcare Leader. "He has particularly strong expertise in campus master planning and integrating new technological solutions to support strategic goals. His focus on improving efficiency will support our continuing work to develop sustainable, resilient, and responsive healthcare design solutions."
"I've always been inspired by the opportunities found in new technologies," said Goudarzi. "Knowing that efficiency is a continuing trend in the healthcare sector, I am eager to leverage Arup's diverse, integrated resources to develop innovative design solutions for our clients that are energy efficient, yet still wholly focused on patient wellbeing."
Goudarzi joins Arup from Affiliated Engineers, where he was Project Manager/Lead Mechanical Engineer. Previously, he was with SmithGroup JJR. Working with Banner Healthcare systems, he helped develop templates for energy efficiency and air quality control in health centers; his projects include Dignity Health at the St. Joseph's Hospital Medical Center and the Scottsdale Outpatient Surgery Center in Arizona. Goudarzi is a member of the American Society of Healthcare Engineering (ASHE); the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE); and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).
Arup's healthcare portfolio includes the Kaiser Permanente San Diego Central Hospital project, as well as the Calgary Cancer Center in Canada and the Dublin Children's Hospital.
The preeminent provider of engineering, consulting, planning, design and technical specialist services in the built environment, Arup aims to do the best quality work across diverse specialties to deliver value to its clients and achieve a positive impact on our world. The firm opened its first US office over 30 years ago and now employs 1,400 people in the Americas. Since its founding in 1946, members of Arup have developed transformative ways of working with its clients. The firm's unique version of employee-ownership promotes long-term thinking and significant investment in research and innovation for the benefit of its clients. For additional information, visit Arup's website at www.arup.com and the online magazine of Arup in the Americas at doggerel.arup.com.
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