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.

Carbon / Energy

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


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.

Fire Protection

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.

Infrastructure Design

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

Building Commissioning

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.

Borealis Lighting Studio

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

Master Planning

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


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.


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.

Sustainability Consulting

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, energy master planning and net zero feasibility.


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.

Particle Therapy Design

Particle Therapy facility engineering systems design, consulting, and commissioning. Vendor interface design, support to operational facilities after particle therapy system installation.