Recognition and Awards

Industry recognition


ENR 500

#232 on 2017 list
Presented by Engineering News-Record

MEP Giants

#29 on 2016 list
Presented by Consulting-Specifying Engineer

Inc. 5000

#2064 on 2016 list
Presented by Inc.

Commissioning Giants

#10 on 2016 list
Presented by Consulting-Specifying Engineer

Selected LEED Projects


Our Reputation


“Since the inception of our business relationship, Salas O’Brien’s entire staff has been insightful, knowledgeable, and professional in regards to our needs and the demands of our specific projects. The staff is always available for questions, they are courteous, easy to work, and very responsive. Salas O’Brien is an asset to our team.”

—Managing Principal, national architecture firm

“Our district has had a long-term trusted relationship with Salas O’Brien that includes several bond programs. The quality of design and thoroughness of their construction administration department has led to several successful projects for the district. Our preference for Salas O’Brien will continue on future projects.”

—Director, Facilities & Construction, school district near Houston

“Salas O’Brien has demonstrated that they are well-versed in electrical, mechanical and architectural design work….Our projects have always been delivered quickly and efficiently, and within budget. The finished projects have been completed and perform as intended, which is a tribute to Salas O’Brien’s follow-through and partnering with the District team.”

—Facilities Maintenance Administrator, municipal water district

“Salas O’Brien has a unique ability to think and solve problems at the contractor and subcontractor level. If a major switchover or test was to occur at 2:00 a.m. Salas O’Brien was there to participate and witness firsthand.

Salas O’Brien’s technical competence, trustworthy approach and overall respectability across the construction and design team is the reason that we have hired them on more than just one project. We consider Salas O’Brien an exceptional member of the team, and highly recommend them to our clients, partners, and tenants.”

—Managing Director, national commercial real estate developer

“Salas O’Brien has been able to save the University thousands of dollars each year by effectively and efficiently reducing energy costs through upgrading our MEP design systems. They have served our campus for over 15 years and continue to provide excellent service to this day.”

—Director, Planning, Design & Construction, urban university with 30,000+ enrollment

“You sometimes wait 30 days for a decision. Salas O’Brien only takes one or two.”

—Project Manager, construction firm in California

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