Insights & News

Insights & News

Stay up to date with what is going on at Harris & Sloan.


H&S Welcomes Dineth Ketagoda!

Harris & Sloan's high-density group continues to grow as our MEP (Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing) department adds Dineth Ketagoda to the team. Dineth joins our Bay Area office as a Project Manager, with 8+ years of experience in high-density, mixed-use, and commercial projects.

H&S Field Team: Going Above and Beyond

Harris & Sloan's field team is hard at work, supporting construction progress throughout California.  In addition to their normal site work, the team is picking up extra observations in jurisdictions that have halted or limited on-site inspections.

Housing Moves Forward Despite COVID-19

The most recent developments regarding the COVID-19 pandemic have altered our daily lives in many ways. Despite these changes, housing construction continues across the state and we are supporting that effort through new design and field support.

Martin Chavez, Promoted to Project Manager!

We are excited to announce that Martin Chavez has been promoted to Project Manager. Martin is located in our Sacramento office, and has worked on a variety of high-density projects utilizing wood and concrete throughout California. During his 5+ years at Harris & Sloan, Martin has been an instrumental part of our growing high-density department...

"Every Point Counts in 2020" & Rheem's Hybrid Electric Heat Pump Water Heater

It is no secret that electrification is picking up steam in the housing industry as more jurisdictions introduce Reach Codes banning natural gas in new construction projects. The 2019 Building Standards that went into affect on January 1, 2020 have raised the energy efficiency bar, calling for more creative ways of meeting Title 24 compliance. Yesterday Abe Cubano spoke about the California Building Code (CBC)...

Harris & Sloan at the Cal Poly SEAOC / ARCE Structural Forum

We had a great time at the Cal Poly SEAOC / ARCE Structural Forum this weekend! This is one of our favorite events of the year because we get together with alumni, chat with professors, and connect with current students. When asked about his Structural Forum experience Calvin Roth (Cal Poly ’18) explained that he...

Mechanical E.O.R. Glenn Thompson, P.E. Retires after 40+ Years in the Industry!

Last week we celebrated the well-deserved retirement of Glenn Thompson, P.E.! Glenn was the Mechanical Engineer of Record at Harris & Sloan for 6 years, and has been instrumental in providing a wealth of knowledge to many of our new mechanical engineers. In addition to his engineering career Glenn also served in the United States Navy. Glenn’s retirement plans include reading and relaxing with his charming wife, Marge...