ABRA Auto Body & Glass

Various Locations | Commercial

Overview

ABRA Auto Body & Glass Repair Services counts on ISG to expand its brand, improve store efficiency nationwide, maintain a consistent image and productive workspaces through the design of new facilities and renovations.


Opportunity

The extensive amount of specialized work areas and equipment within ABRA facilities requires meticulous coordination of HVAC and dust collection systems, water and air systems, electrical systems, and lighting design.

Solution

Throughout these large-scale projects, ISG upholds constant communication and effective group collaboration, ensuring that each ABRA facility maintains brand identity, promotes productivity, and is more efficient. Working across the country, the team works closely with ABRA, development consultants, construction managers, local subcontractors and suppliers, City administrators, and building code officials to ensure each facility satisfies local needs and requirements. Through an integrated design approach, ISG holistically analyzes structural, mechanical, and electrical systems and incorporates the most efficient and cost-effective systems into each facility. The implementation of ISG’s dust collection system design minimizes rework and creates a healthier environment for employees. ISG has also installed energy recovery systems for the mechanical equipment and advanced lighting controls to improve overall facility operating efficiency and maximize equipment performance and longevity.


Market News

ISG Strategically Advances Environmental Service Expertise

July 23, 2020 (Bloomington, Minnesota) – ISG, a professional design and engineering firm made a strategic advancement to expand its services by welcoming Julie Blackburn as its new Environmental Practice Group Leader, out of the firm’s Bloomington office. Joining 300+ employee-owners including a team of in-house environmental scientists, Julie, the former Governor’s appointee to the Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council, brings over 25 years of passion for identifying environmental solutions and will guide the firm as it takes the next step in becoming an industry leader in environmental services.
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ISG Named Business of the Year by Grow Cedar Valley

June 22, 2020 (Waterloo, Iowa) – Based on its growing presence in eastern Iowa and efforts to give back to the community, ISG has received the 2020 Business of the Year Award from Grow Cedar Valley, an organization devoted to the growth of businesses in the region. ISG’s Waterloo office was honored as one of two businesses of the year (1-50 full-time employees), marking the firm’s growing impact in the region since expanding its footprint to Waterloo in 2018.
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