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The IDEA Online Resource Guide is an excellent source for locating best-of-breed providers of services, products and technology to the district energy industry.

Consulting Engineering & Architectural Services

Affiliated Engineers, Inc.
AEI specializes in energy and utility systems master planning, design and implementation for large, multi-building campuses. Our goal is to provide each client with optimal energy solutions, based on individual campus needs. Our energy services include alternative and renewable fuel analysis and implementation, emissions control planning, chilled water, steam, high and medium temperature hot water, distribution systems, thermal storage, CHP, and modeling.

1414 Raleigh Road
Suite 305
Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27517
(919) 419-9802
(919) 419-9803 fax
E-mail: jschuett@aeieng.com
Contact: Jerry Schuett


Applied Engineering Services
Applied Engineering Services is an Indianapolis-based consulting firm providing mechanical, electrical, and instrumentation engineering services to health care, governmental, higher education, and industrial clients. Services include building additions, renovations, HVAC, plumbing, power, lighting, chilled water, steam, compressed air, purified water, telecommunications, power distribution, and commissioning.

9100 Keystone Crossing
Suite 200
Indianapolis, Indiana 46240
(317) 810-4141
(317) 810-4140 fax
E-mail: info@applied-e-s.com
Contact: John Yoder


Burns & McDonnell
Burns & McDonnell -- a full-service engineering, architecture, and construction solutions firm -- has a dedicated OnSite Energy & Power Group. The OnSite Energy & Power Group\'s extensive experience includes planning, design and commissioning of large campus utility systems at universities, airports, hospitals, and other large campuses. Services include: Energy Conservation, Utility Master Plans, Central Utility Plants, Combined Heat and Power, Thermal Energy Storage, Electrical Distribution and Commissioning.

One Ridgmar Centre
6500 West Freeway
Fort Worth, Texas 76116
E-mail: spclark@burnsmcd.com
Contact: Scott Clark, PE
9400 Ward Parkway
Kansas City, Missouri 64114
E-mail: tburkhalter@burnsmcd.com
Contact: Tim Burkhalter


CDM Smith
CDM Smith provides integrated solutions in water, environment, transportation, energy and facilities to public and private clients worldwide. Our district energy clients include college campuses, hospitals, manufacturing facilities, and wastewater treatment facilities. For the city of Avon, Colorado, CDM Smith designed a system that utilizes a heat pump to capture energy. That energy provides heat for the community swimming pool and snow melting on sidewalks. As a full-service engineering and construction firm, CDM Smith delivers exceptional client service, quality results and enduring value across the entire project life cycle.

Latham, New York 12110
518.782.4522 fax
E-mail: gossmt@cdmsmith.com
Contact: Matthew Goss


CHA Consulting, Inc.
CHA’s Power & Energy Market team serves a wide range of electric and gas utilities, alternative energy companies, and institutions including colleges and universities throughout the United States. The team consists of over 100 engineers, project managers, and utility support specialists that have a wide range of experience in electric and gas transmission and distribution, district heating and cooling, alternative energy, thermal/generation, campus utility, and communications infrastructure projects.

Albany, New York 12205
(518) 453-4500
(518) 453-3967 fax
E-mail: gcorso@chacompanies.com
Contact: Greg Corso, PE


Concord Engineering Group
CEG is a full service engineering, energy consulting and commissioning firm. We specialize in energy master planning, construction management, facility design, power & utility infrastructure, energy auditing, renewable technologies (landfill gas, wind and solar), combined heat & power, geothermal engineering and full-building commissioning. CEG is the leader in alternative financing and State/Federal incentives for energy conservation and power generation projects. Our experienced professionals are renowned for solving the problems affecting your facilities and plants in a constantly shifting energy and regulatory climate.

520 Burnt Mill Road
Voorhees, New Jersey 08043
(856) 427-0200
(856) 427-6529 fax
E-mail: MFischette@concord-engineering.com
Contact: Michael Fischette, PE


Doherty Engineering Inc.
Doherty Engineering Inc. provides engineering consulting and design services to the industrial, institutional and commercial sectors. Our clients include large commercial entities, university and college campuses, hospitals, district energy corporations and industrial facilities. We prepare feasibility studies, provide contract administration services, and have been retained as owner\'s engineer and peer reviewers.

6780 Campobello Road
Suite 102
Mississauga, L5N 2L8
(289) 259-5988
(905) 248-3324 fax
E-mail: pdoherty@DohertyEngineering.c
Contact: Paul Doherty


Fosdick & Hilmer, Inc.
Fosdick & Hilmer is a truly superior MEP engineering firm with vast knowledge and expertise in District Energy and Combined Heat & Power applications. Our company was founded in 1905 and has grown into a firm with a stellar reputation for dependable, thorough, and knowledgeable service for our many clients. Our licensed professional engineers consistently provide innovative solutions to exceed client expectations.

710 Asp Avenue
Suite 700
Norman, Oklahoma 73069
513-241-3659 fax
E-mail: ogwin@fheng.com
Contact: Owen Gwin, PE
309 Vine Street
Suite 50
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
513-241-3659 fax
E-mail: jgrubbs@fheng.com
Contact: Joel Grubbs, PE


FVB Energy, Inc.
FVB Energy is a consulting firm specializing in district energy, CHP, thermal energy storage and renewable energy systems, with decades of experience providing expert services including engineering, economic and financial analysis, investor due diligence, district energy marketing and contracts, utility rate design and government relations. Global Presence, Local Solutions.

222 South 9th Street
Suite 825
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55402
(612) 338-4489
(612) 338-3427 fax
E-mail: info@fvbenergy.com
Contact: Mark Spurr


GLHN Architects & Engineers
Established in 1963, GLHN Architects & Engineers, Inc. is an employee-owned firm in Tucson offering integrated, multi-discipline services in architecture and mechanical, electrical, and civil engineering. GLHN has a staff of over 70 full-time employees, including LEED Accredited Professionals in all major disciplines, Registered Communications Distribution Designers, Certified Energy Managers, Energy Reduction Analysts, Certified Commissioning Agents, a Fire Protection Engineer, personnel Certified in Plumbing Engineering, and Lighting Certified staff. GLHN works primarily in the governmental and institutional sectors and is committed to establishing long-term client relationships.

Tucson, 85716
520-795-1822 fax
E-mail: hjohnsto@glhn.com
Contact: Henry Johnstone


Goss Engineering, Inc.
GEI is a California small business corporation engaged in providing consulting engineering services in the areas of Thermal Energy Storage (TES), Cogeneration, District Energy, Central Plant systems, and HVAC design and studies for educational, industrial, commercial and healthcare environments.

Corona, 92882
951-340-1090 fax
E-mail: lbh@gossengineering.com
Contact: Lucas Hyman


HGA Architects and Engineers
HGA is recognized nationally as a design leader, driven by a collaborative culture and deep knowledge of sustainable technologies. As an interdisciplinary firm, we strive to integrate the unique perspectives of architects, engineers and planners to create inspiring, efficient, and lasting results that help prepare our clients for the future. Our dedicated Energy and Infrastructure Practice Group has extensive experience in Central Utility Plants, Biomass Facilities, Commissioning, Campus Infrastructure, Building Infrastructure, Energy Audits, Carbon Management, and Renewable Energy.

Milwaukee, 53202
E-mail: info@hga.com
Contact: Rick Hombsch


I. C. Thomasson Associates, Inc.
I. C. Thomasson Associates, Inc. (ICT) is an employee-owned multidisciplinary professional services firm founded in 1942. ICT has a dedicated Process and Power group which provides master planning, utility modeling, air emissions permitting, design, and commissioning services for district energy facilities, central utility plants, thermal energy storage, and distribution systems serving university campuses, government facilities, downtown districts, and industrial/manufacturing facilities. Projects have included combined heat and power (CHP), traditional fossil fuel, and renewable fuel thermal energy and power generation; and electric and absorption based chilled water generation.

2950 Kraft Drive, Suite 500
Nashville, Tennessee 37204
E-mail: bbeck@icthomasson.com
Contact: Barry Beck


Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. is one of the world\'s largest and most diverse providers of professional technical services. We are a market focused engineering and architectural firm providing all traditional A&E services in house. The dedicated Energy & Power Solutions Group of Jacobs provides a broad range of services including planning, design, construction and commissioning services, as follows; infrastructure master planning, energy efficiency upgrades, district energy plants, combined heat & power systems, power distribution, Green House Gas reduction strategies and renewable infrastructure.

1111 South Arroyo Parkway
Pasadena, California 91109-7084
(817) 735-6038
( 817) 735-6148 fax
E-mail: Russell.laird@jacobs.com
Contact: Russell Laird, Jr.
777 Main Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76102
817-735-6148 fax
E-mail: Roger.Copeland@jacobs.com
Contact: Roger Copeland


Kattner Associates LLC
Kattner Associates brings a balanced approach to district energy development and growth, reflecting appreciation and knowledge of asset management, strategic planning, technical challenges and customer perspectives. With 30 years of experience and long-term relationships with district energy clients, Kattner Associates offers consulting services that provide positive results for your organization, your customers and your community.

205 Valleyview Place
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55419-1376
(612) 338-5956
E-mail: jfk@kattnerassociates.com
Contact: Jack Kattner


MEP Associates
Established in 2002, MEP Associates has grown into a highly respected multi-disciplinary engineering firm specializing in the design of complex facilities. Our staff includes professional engineers, project managers, commissioning agents, system designers, CAD technicians, field representatives, LEED and sustainable design professionals. MEP has orchestrated a staff that challenges themselves to go beyond design by demonstrating a passionate commitment to the markets and communities they serve. Our engineers and design professionals have specialized skills to make valuable contributions whether it is master planning, renovations, or new facilities. Design Services Include: geothermal, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection, commissioning and sustainable design.

2720 Arbor Court
Eau Claire, Wisconsin 54701
(715) 832-5680 Ext. 1142
(715) 832-5668 fax
E-mail: amberb@mepassociates.com
Contact: Amber Bettinger


Established in 1994, NV5 (formerly Sebesta Blomberg) is a nationally-recognized provider of full-service engineering and design services. Our ability to connect across market and disciplines across the country allows us to approach engineering from different perspectives, and gives us an ability to create innovative solutions. NV5\'s professional staff is linked across a nationwide network of offices throughout the country, including Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Minneapolis-St. Paul, and Washington, DC. The foundation of our company is built on the relationships we maintain with our clients, business partners, and the community.

Roseville, Minnesota 55113
E-mail: info@sebesta.com
Contact: Tony Litton




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