WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff Opens Buildings Practice in Los Angeles

Specialties include Building Enclosure and Engineering Services

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Dan Delisle

WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, a global engineering and professional services organization, has expanded its buildings practice by establishing an office in Los Angeles, California.

Dan Delisle, an associate with the firm’s building enclosures group, will be based in the new Los Angeles office. The group provides specialized expertise in building enclosure engineering, including curtain wall design, enclosure commissioning, waterproofing, roofing, building cladding, curtainwall rehabilitation and restoration, and forensic engineering.

“We have been working in Los Angeles for a long time, so we are thrilled to grow our ability to service clients in the region,” said Steve Burrows, director of buildings, and west regional leader for WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff in the USA. Some of the firm’s recent projects in Los Angeles include Metropolis, a 1.295M sf mixed-use development and Sunset Boulevard’s Edition Hotel.

Mr. Delisle has over 17 years of experience in the construction industry as a building enclosure consultant. He has worked on a wide range of projects, including new design consulting, construction litigation, investigation, construction administration, and rehabilitation of existing buildings. He specializes in analysis and design of building-enclosure systems, including curtain walls, contemporary walls, roofing, and waterproofing, water penetration and air infiltration field-testing, and preparation of specifications and construction documents. He is the author of numerous technical papers and presentations, and a book that helps people to pass the civil professional engineering (P.E.) exam.

“Dan has considerable experience in the construction industry, with project management, and within the facade engineering field.” noted Paul Totten, head of building enclosures at WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff. “His technical capabilities will be of great value to clients who are faced with virtually any building enclosure challenge.”

Mr. Delisle received a B.A.Sc. in civil engineering from California Polytechnic State University. He is a registered Professional Engineer in California, Washington, D.C., Virginia, and Maryland and is a registered LEED AP BD+C with the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). He is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers and the National Institute of Building Sciences.

WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff’s buildings practice has offices in 18 cities across the United States and provides award-winning MEP and structural engineering, as well as a host of related specialty services. Some of the firm’s recent work includes 111 W. 57th Street in New York City; Amazon Headquarters in Seattle; Transbay Transit Center in San Francisco; and the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, DC.

About WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff

WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, one of the world’s leading engineering and professional services consulting firms, provides services designed to transform the built environment and restore the natural one. The firm’s expertise ranges from environmental remediation and urban planning, to engineering iconic buildings and designing sustainable transport networks, to developing the energy sources of the future and enabling new ways of extracting essential resources. Approximately 34,500 employees, including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors, program and construction management professionals, as well as various environmental experts, work for this dynamic organization in more than 500 offices across 40 countries worldwide.