Building Systems Solutions

Solving Complex Challenges

Getting long-term value and flexibility from your facilities requires strategy, not just structures. We use an integrated design approach for our architectural and engineering design services. This enables us to engage all design disciplines early in the project, making key decisions during the conceptual and schematic design stages. Our multi-disciplinary experience translates to a more efficient and cost-effective project for you.

We optimize our services to meet the distinct needs of each client, whether you’re looking for a partner to help:

  • Meet the latest industry regulations.
  • Contribute to an extensive renovation.
  • Create a brand new facility to support the goals of your operation.

Our team provides the expertise, technical insight, and partnership you need to transform equipment, systems, and entire buildings. We have deep experience in traditional services, including:

  • Mechanical engineering.
  • Electrical engineering.
  • Civil engineering.
  • Structural engineering.
  • Technology/communications engineering.

Our team works to complement the architectural vision while designing efficient building solutions to provide comfortable, healthy, and energy-efficient spaces.

Our Experience

We apply inspired solutions that both advance your mission and transform spaces. Whether it’s a traditional design-bid-build project, or total project responsibility through design-build, we have the team, expertise, and services to ensure the long-term success of your projects. Our team includes:

  • LEED® accredited professionals.
  • Certified commissioning agents.
  • Certified energy managers and auditors.
  • Cybersecurity specialists.

For facility design projects that involve rehabilitation, expansion, new construction, or process changes, we provide:

  • Analysis.
  • Evaluation.
  • Inspections.
  • Plans.
  • Design.

Our Services

Electrical Engineering Services
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Businesses are seeking new ways to maximize the efficient use of energy and improve productivity. New construction, expansion, and modernization of power and electrical distribution systems require strategic design, integration, and complete construction services. Our team can handle small- and large-scale projects where system reliability and performance, along with meeting schedule and budget requirements, are critical client concerns.

Our Services Include:

  • Energy efficiency & conservation.
  • Highway & road tunnel lighting evaluation & design.
  • Power system studies.
  • Arc flash safety training.
  • Electric vehicle charging design & studies.
  • Prime power generation – combined heat & power plants.
  • Facilities power distribution systems.
  • Interior & exterior lighting systems.
  • Fire alarm systems.
  • Security, surveillance & intercom systems.
  • Solar photovoltaic design.
  • Electrical equipment procurement.
  • Energy usage study & review.
Mechanical Engineering Services
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Mechanical systems significantly impact a facility’s operating costs, indoor environmental quality, and the occupant’s comfort. With significant experience in sustainable building design and commissioning, our team helps facility owners and operators:

  • Reduce the cost of ownership.
  • Streamline the procurement process.
  • Stay competitive by optimizing system selection for new construction, renovations, and manufacturing modifications.

Our Services Include:

  • Condition assessments.
  • Feasibility studies & master planning.
  • Energy studies.
  • Life cycle cost analysis & value engineering.
  • Construction documents.
  • Mechanical systems integration.
  • Commissioning, retrocommissioning, & validation.
  • Sustainable design & LEED® consulting services.

Related Capabilities Include:

  • Indoor air quality.
  • Air, hydronic, & steam distribution design.
  • Central utility systems.
  • Air pollution control systems.
  • Refrigeration.
  • Building & process piping.
  • Current good manufacturing practices (cGMP) & energy audits.
  • Humidification & dehumidification.
  • Controls & building automation systems.
  • Fire suppression & risk management.
  • Dust control & suppression.
  • Infrared imaging & diagnostics.
  • Domestic water distribution, including gray water, rainwater, & black water.
  • Sanitary distribution (lab waste, medical waste, oil/water separation, vaccuum systems).
  • Flammable gas & liquid distribution.
  • Laboratory & medical gas distribution.
  • Compressed air & breathable air systems.
Site/Civil Development Services
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We have the in-house technical expertise to deliver comprehensive services for site development projects. Our team holds strong relationships with regulatory agencies to streamline approval and permitting processes. We work with you to develop a site layout that integrates your development requirements, reduces delays, and expedites construction.

Time is everything in site development. We have the right people and processes to deliver all services required for your site development project. Starting with a deep understanding of local, state, and federal regulations, our technical experts keep your site development projects on track. We focus on:

  • Efficiency.
  • Compliance.
  • Sustainability.
  • Continuous improvement.
  • This allows us to identify opportunities within challenges to minimize business and environmental risk.

Our Services Include:

Structural Engineering Services
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Our structural engineers deliver value through:

  • Innovative solutions.
  • Quality designs that meet the safety standards set by the codes.
  • Achieving the client’s aesthetic and functional requirements.

Our structural staff is experienced with current design codes and advanced software for analyzing and documenting the design and construction aspects of a project.

The need for structural engineering exists for any structure that requires the vertical support of a load. Therefore, our structural engineers have been involved in projects across the entire spectrum of services provided by Gannett Fleming. A few examples of structures we have designed include:

  • Water treatment facilities.
  • Subways.
  • Tunnels.
  • Tanks.
  • Train stations.
  • Academic facilities.
  • Commercial buildings.
  • Military installations.

Our Services

  • Inspection & condition assessments for existing structures.
  • Floor/roof load rating.
  • Blast & progressive collapse design for civilian & military facilities.
  • Preliminary & final design of new structures.
  • Rehabilitation & expansion of existing structures.
  • Retrofit/equipment additions.
Technology/Communications
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In today’s global economy, industries are under tremendous pressure to produce more with fewer resources. Automation, communications, and programmable control technology offer cost-effective, measurable ways to stay competitive and make informed decisions. Our process control design thinking and solutions result in well-planned and implemented automation that increases business productivity, quality, and reliability while minimizing process deviation.

Our Services Include:

  • Automation & Control.
  • Design & implementation of virtual machine-based Supervisory control & data acquisition SCADA.
  • Human machine interface (HMI) programming.
  • Loop diagrams.
  • Network system architecture.
  • Programmable logic control programming.
  • SCADA design & implementation.
  • Instrumentation.
  • Control concepts.
  • In/Out (I/O) Lists.
  • Logic diagrams.
  • Piping and instrumentation diagrams P&IDs.
  • Smart device use & startup.
  • System component specification & selection (DPIT, FITs LITs, AITs, etc.).
  • Communications.
  • Comprehensive outside plant (OSP)/inside plant (ISP) design experience.
  • Datacenter design with in-house registered communications distribution designer (RCDD).
  • IT system architecture design.
  • Legacy copper network interface design.
  • Wireless network design with field testing capabilities.
  • Cybersecurity.
  • Panel Design & Fabrication.
  • Panel design.
  • UL 508A certified panel fabrication.
  • Factory acceptance testing.
  • On-site installation & startup service.
  • Specialty Services.
  • Third-party peer review.
  • Building code compliance review/modifications.
  • Forensic evaluation of architectural/ mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP)/structural components.
  • Pre-transition studies.
  • Sustainability evaluations.
  • Building information modeling (BIM)/Revit® visualization.
  • Resiliency studies.
  • Reality capture (3D photography & 3D vector scanning).
  • Piping system destructive & nondestructive analysis/testing.
  • Value engineering analysis.