Talented engineers.
​​​​​​​Trusted expertise.

Over the past four decades, BR+A has built a global reputation for excellence in MEP/FP Engineering Design. We help to create state-of-the-art facilities by providing tightly integrated and coordinated engineering services for every aspect of the built environment. With principals actively involved in each project, BR+A tackles everything from small, quick-turn assignments to the most complex, large-scale projects—from inception to construction completion and start up.

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Electrical
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Design services include: Normal and emergency power, Uninterruptable Power Supply (UPS), emergency and standby generator, lighting and controls, grounding and lightning protection systems, power quality and harmonic analysis, short-circuit, coordination and arc fault analysis.

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Energy Modeling
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Innovative strategies for energy conservation, from building envelope to MEP systems, lighting, and renewables.

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Fire Protection
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Design services include: Wet and Dry-Pipe Fire Sprinkler and Standpipes; Fire Pumps, Fire Alarm and Emergency Communications, Clean Agent Suppression, Water-Mist Suppression, Fire Detection including Early Warning Detection, Smoke Control, Flammable Liquids Storage and Explosion Protection systems.

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Infrastructure Design
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Concept and design of new, expanded, and replacement central plant MEP and technology systems.

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Building Commissioning
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Multi-disciplinary building systems commissioning on a wide range of facility types. Services include: Certification commissioning for LEED, Energy Star, or regulatory requirements, Retro and Re-Commissioning,  Building System Optimization, Functional Performance Testing, Troubleshooting, Operations and Maintenance Staff System Training.

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Lighting
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Enhancing architectural and living spaces with beautiful, economical, and environmentally conscious lighting designs.

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Master Planning
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Assist in the development of master plan concepts, including MEP systems narratives, cost models, and recommendations for sustainable design concepts.

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Mechanical/HVAC
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Design and selection of the heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems based on comprehensive energy budget and life-cycle analysis, instrumentation and controls, and building automation systems.

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Plumbing
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Design services include: Domestic water and sanitary, specialized waste, water harvest and reclaim, high purity water and, medical and laboratory gas piping and vacuum systems.

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Sustainability Consulting
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Energy and sustainability services include: Whole building energy modeling, ASHRAE level energy audits, utility rebate/incentive assistance, energy code consulting, Life Cycle Cost Analysis (LCCA), renewable energy evaluation, LEED Consulting, energy master planning and net zero feasibility.

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Technology/Security
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Design services include: Video/audio conferencing, sound and masking, digital signage, A/V and Information and Communication Technology (ICT), CCTV, intrusion detections security camera, telephone, data, CATV cabling and infrastructure, and intercom/paging/call systems.