Mechanical Engineering

  • Heating, Ventilating, & Air Conditioning (HVAC) design
  • Hydronic chilled, heating water and condenser water systems
  • Laboratory makeup & exhaust air systems
  • Outside air pretreatment & heat recovery systems
  • Desiccant dehumidification systems
  • Kitchen makeup & exhaust systems
  • Ground loop water source heat pump systems
  • Building automation systems (BAS) with DDC controls

Electrical Engineering

  • Power distribution systems
  • Interior & exterior lighting
  • Emergency & exit lighting
  • Sports lighting
  • Dimming systems
  • Fire alarm systems
  • Backup power generators
  • Uninterruptible power supplies (UPS)
  • Lightning protection systems
  • Special grounding systems
  • Outlets & raceway systems for IT, voice, and security cabling systems

Plumbing Engineering

  • Domestic cold & hot water systems
  • Domestic waste & vent systems
  • Natural (fuel) gas piping systems
  • Building storm drainage systems
  • Automatic fire sprinkler systems
  • Laboratory gas systems
  • Laboratory waste and vent systems
  • Medical gas systems
  • Kitchen grease waste systems
  • Compressed air and vacuum systems
  • Greywater systems
  • Commercial- and institutional-grade fixture specifications

MEP Commissioning

  • New building commissioning
  • Existing building retro-commissioning
  • Commissioning plans
  • OPR design review
  • Prefunctional & functional performance testing
  • LEED BD+C fundamental & enhanced commissioning
  • System and equipment troubleshooting

Consulting Engineering

  • Life-cycle cost studies
  • MEP systems evaluation
  • Energy efficiency studies
  • Due diligence studies for real estate transactions
  • IAQ consulting engineering
  • Field investigations & documentation of existing MEP systems
  • Economic evaluations of alternative MEP systems


Geothermal Engineering

  • Design for educational and commercial building types
  • Ultra-high efficiency HVAC system design
  • Well field bore, depth, and spacing optimization
  • Analysis of borehole conductivity tests
  • Centralized and decentralized system designs
  • Expertise with Central Texas and geological site conditions

Sustainable Design

  • Design for LEED, Energy Star, and Austin Energy Green Bldg programs
  • Expertise with 8,760-hour building energy modeling software
  • Photovoltaic energy systems
  • Daylighting controls
  • Decarbonization strategies
  • Water conservation strategies
  • MEP system optimization strategies
  • Collaboration to optimize building envelope systems and site orientation

Building Information Modeling

  • Three-dimensional layout of ductwork, piping, and lighting systems
  • Conversion of laser scan point cloud to working 3D model
  • Coordinated clash-detection with architectural and structural models
  • Building walkthrough animations
  • Design using Autodesk Revit and BIM360 platforms

CFD Airflow Modeling

  • Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) software analysis
  • Assessment of predicted airflow velocities and space temperatures
  • Design to mitigate space temperature stratification issues
  • Enhanced engineering design for critical and special use spaces
  • Analysis of existing HVAC comfort challenges