HOUSTON, Texas – Carl Crow, P.E., ASHRAE HBDP, has joined Arup in its Houston, Texas location as an associate principal mechanical engineer with a focus on healthcare and research facilities.
“The Texas healthcare construction market has once again hit its stride, continuing to lead the world in medical advancements and state-of-the art academic medical facilities. Given the slow but sure evolution of our country’s healthcare model, this fast-paced market needs experienced and strategic advisors to guide long- and short-term facilities development,” said Bill Scrantom, Arup Americas’ healthcare business leader. “Bringing Carl on board offers Arup an opportunity to gain a foothold in the market as a first step in becoming the ‘go-to’ consultant in the marketplace for offering innovative, business-centric solutions to the healthcare market. With Carl and his team, Arup will bring our global perspective to Houston through strong, proven local delivery.”
Crow will be focused on growing the healthcare and research design, planning and consulting services in Houston. He will liaise directly with architects, builders, project owners and visionaries in the healthcare and science fields to bring Arup’s culture of integrated project development and creative, forward-thinking engineering solutions to existing and future developments.
“It’s exciting to join a firm with international experience and a breadth of resources to draw upon as we embark on some of the region’s healthcare, science and technology projects,” said Crow. “As a client-oriented consulting firm with a focus on knowledge sharing throughout its global reach, we are exposed to a large variety of techniques and trends that can only benefit our regional market. Texas is on the verge of a tremendous shift in the research, healthcare and wellness market, and having Arup’s proven experience to back it up will be a huge plus.”
Corw has 35 years of experience in the engineering and construction industry specializing in the design and specification of mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems for large building projects including academic, aviation, data centers, cleanrooms, healthcare, high-rise commercial, hospitality and research. Areas of engineering expertise include heating, ventilation and air conditioning, plumbing, fire protection, medical gas/vacuum systems and building energy management and control. Experience includes design and commissioning of numerous building MEP systems.
Crow earned bachelor’s degrees in mathematics and architectural engineering from the University of Texas at Austin; is a past president of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air Conditioning Engineers, Austin Chapter; serves with ASHRAE as a voting member on Technical Committee 9.10 for laboratory systems and is a member of the American Society of Plumbing Engineers. He is also a registered professional engineer in 19 states.