Salas O’Brien designs for the good of our communities. From healthcare, higher education, and critical environments to corporate headquarters, retail, entertainment, and hospitality, we deliver high-quality, sustainable projects. Our designs will lower construction costs, minimize change orders, and reduce operating and utility costs.

Our nationwide team includes high-energy, creative professionals who listen to our clients’ unique circumstances and tailor-make each design to fit each situation. This focus, combined with our history of zero professional or E&O claims, will give you complete confidence in the quality of our work and our commitment to relationships.

We are proud to be an employee-owned company.




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Community Outreach

Salas O’Brien and its employee owners value active public service through local projects, national associations, and generous giving. Community service is in our blood—and that’s why contributing significantly too the communities where we work and live is a core value here.

Below are some of the organizations that Salas O’Brien and its employee-owners support:

  • ACE (Architecture, Construction, Engineering) Mentor Program
  • American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC)
  • American Institute of Architects (AIA)
  • American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE)
  • Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC)
  • Associated Commissioning Group (ACG)
  • Association for Learning Environments (A4LE)
  • Association of Energy Engineers (AEE)
  • Association of Women in Architecture (AWA)
  • Building Commissioning Association (BCA)
  • California Associations of Building Energy Consultants (CABEC)
  • California Coalition for Adequate School Housing (CASH)
  • Club Managers Association of America (CMAA)
  • Coastal Cleanup Day/National River Cleanup Day
  • Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW)
  • Community College Facility Coalition (CCFC)
  • Construction Specifications Institute (CSI)
  • Dodge for a Cause
  • Energy Management Association (EMA)
  • Engineer for a Day
  • Georgia Association of Physical Plant Administrators (GAPPA)
  • Georgia Hospital Association (GHA)
  • Georgia Peach Sustainability Committee
  • Georgia Society of Professional Engineers (GSPE)
  • Georgia State Codes Advisory Committee
  • Georgia State Electrical Task Force Review Committee
  • Georgia Tech: Pete Hudson Memorial Scholarship (for Electrical Engineers)
  • IEEE
  • Illuminating Engineering Society (IES)
  • InterNational Electrical Testing Association (NETA)
  • International Facility Management Association (IFMA)
  • International Interior Design Association (IIDA)
  • National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
  • National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET)
  • National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE)
  • Orangewood Children’s Foundation
  • Power Association of Northern California (PANA)
  • Rotary International
  • Sacramento Builders Association (SBE)
  • San Jose Downtown Association (SJDA)
  • Seattle AIA Disaster Preparedness Committee
  • Seattle AIA Response Team for Post Earthquake Building Safety Evaluation
  • Second Harvest Food Bank
  • Silicon Valley Chamber of Commerce (SVCC)
  • Silicon Valley Santa Run
  • Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS)
  • Sustain Charlotte
  • Texas Association of School Administrators (TASA)
  • U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)
  • Urban Land Institute (ULI)
  • Walk a Mile in Her Shoes