Bard, Rao + Athanas Consulting Engineers, LLC (BR+A), founded in 1975, provides state-of-the-art integrated and coordinated mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection consulting engineering and building commissioning services.
Our experienced staff examines alternative solutions and provides proven and responsive heating, ventilating, air conditioning, electrical, plumbing and fire protection engineering design for state-of-the-art facilities. We are able to handle large-scale and complex projects from inception to construction completion, in their entirety. We provide computer-based life-cycle cost analyses, study alternative systems and feasibility of alternative layouts and are a proactive participant in value engineering – early in a project.
BR+A is a Member of the U.S. Green Building Council and a proponent of Sustainable / Green Design Concepts. Many staff engineers are LEED Accredited Professionals and as a firm we are involved in many projects that have achieved or are pursuing LEED Certification – including numerous projects that have Achieved LEED GOLD Certification.
Bard, Rao + Athanas Consulting Engineers (BR+A) utilizes Revit MEP 2010 and AutoCAD MEP 2010 for Building Information Modeling and 3D Design as well as Autodesk NavisManage 2010 for collision detection and 3D Design Review.