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Salas O’Brien and COVID-19

We know you are probably receiving many messages regarding the serious threat of COVID-19 and how various organizations are responding. As a proactive step, we want to communicate and assure you that we are working, we are prepared, and we are taking the risk seriously. Although Salas O’Brien has no known cases of COVID-19 on […]

Salas O’Brien’s Fire Protection Engineering Protects Lives, Property, and Investment

Salas O’Brien’s fire protection engineers (FPEs) use science and engineering to provide one of our most important services, safeguarding life and property and preventing economic loss and environmental damage. Even though many of our clients are surprised to learn that we offer it, our fire protection experience and portfolio are extensive. Fire protection relies on […]

Salas O’Brien Director of Commissioning Training is ASHRAE Distinguished Lecturer

Hank Jackson, our national director of commissioning training, has held the distinction of being an American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) Distinguished Lecturer for more than 11 years with a list of seven topics he presents for the organization. Claiming the title of ASHRAE Distinguished Lecturer is an honor shared by only […]

Announcing Key Executive Recognitions at Salas O’Brien

As we do each year, we are recognizing leaders who have distinguished themselves even further. We want to celebrate their growth, how they live our values, provide consistent leadership, lift up others around them and deliver exceptional results for our clients. Each team member below was nominated by one or more principals, and each was […]

Recruiting Q&A with Our Director of Recruiting

At Salas O’Brien, we want every job candidate to have an outstanding application experience with us. We believe preparation is key, so we asked our Director of Recruiting Gavin Chafin to explain how applicants can best prepare themselves for this process and what they should expect from it. Q: Gavin, where does your team normally […]

MEP Associates Joins Salas O’Brien

Salas O’Brien announced today that MEP Associates has joined the company, creating a combined firm of 31 offices with more than 775 employee-owners, 170 registered professionals and clients that are the most significant companies in the United States. MEP and its offices in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Oklahoma expand Salas O’Brien’s offerings in the Midwest and […]

Fuel cells can save energy costs under right conditions

Producing energy can take a lot of, well, energy. A conventional internal combustion engine generator must first convert chemical energy to thermal energy via combustion, thermal energy to mechanical energy via a turbine, and finally mechanical energy to electricity through an alternator. Fuel cells save energy by cutting out the middle steps. Natural gas can […]

RMS Engineers Joins Salas O’Brien

Salas O’Brien announced that RMS Engineers has joined the company, creating a combined firm of 26 offices with more than 675 employee-owners, 140 registered professionals and clients that are the most significant companies in the United States. RMS and its office in Dallas expand Salas O’Brien’s Texas presence and add a dedicated team that delivers […]

Salas O’Brien Receives 2019 Awards

We’re thrilled to announce that Salas O’Brien has earned numerous awards that represent the substantial, consistent growth our company has achieved. Most recently, we were ranked among the top 25 firms on the 2019 Commissioning Giants list and as one of the Silicon Valley’s fastest-growing private companies. For the seventh consecutive year, we’ve been named […]

What You Can Expect From Working with Salas O’Brien

At Salas O’Brien, we like to say that you can “expect a difference” while working with us. We approach each new project with a new client as the start of a long-lasting relationship. Each project that follows builds on that relationship, allowing us to better understand and better serve the client each time we work […]

Augmented Reality: Visualizing End Results for Clients

Salas O’Brien is bringing designs to life using the latest augmented reality technology so that clients, the design team, the construction team, and all stakeholders can get a more realistic view of the finished project before construction even begins.  Augmented reality (AR) superimposes computer-generated 3D images over existing structures and provides an interactive experience of real-world environments. This technology […]

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