Edina, Minn. – Tuesday, March 6, 2018 – Emanuelson-Podas (EP) recently announced that Benjamin Bahr has obtained his professional engineer (PE) licensure, Brady Brodsho, PE, has obtained his lighting certification (LC) and Adam LaFollette, EIT, has received his LEED Green Associate accreditation.

Bahr is a member of EP’s mechanical engineering department and helps lead the firm’s energy modeling activities. His recent projects include the Cuningham Group office remodel (pursuing WELL certification), the City of Minneapolis East Side Storage and Maintenance Facility (pursuing LEED Gold) and Higher Ground St. Paul (a B3 project).

To become fully licensed, engineers must complete a four-year college degree, pass two intensive competency exams and work under a professional engineer for at least four years.

Brodsho is an Electrical Engineer with five years’ experience designing commercial electrical systems across numerous industries. Initiated in 1991, the lighting certification (LC) is granted by the National Council on Qualifications for the Lighting Professions (NCQLP) and is designed to set a baseline standard covering the entire scope of the vast lighting field. Brodsho earned his PE licensure in 2017.

LaFollette, a Mechanical Designer and EIT with nearly three years in the industry, obtained his LEED Green Associate credentials as part of his continued interest in sustainable design. LaFollette is currently pursuing his PE licensure.

About Emanuelson-Podas: Founded in 1957, Emanuelson-Podas, Inc., (EP) delivers expert mechanical, electrical and plumbing design solutions to a select group of clients in a variety of industries. Headquartered in Edina, Minn., the company embraces a work approach rooted in collaboration and partnership, based on the belief that amazing spaces happen when real connections are formed between engineers, architects, contractors and business owners. A values-driven company, EP’s key industry areas include the corporate, civic, education, fitness, financial, healthcare, hospitality, housing, industrial, municipal, restaurant, retail and worship sectors.