Category: Engineering

Salas O’Brien Wraps Up Inaugural High School Internship Program

Nine students from Tustin Unified School District gained hands-on experience and in-depth insight into architectural and engineering careers at Salas O’Brien during our inaugural high school internship program. “It’s so important that we invest in preparing and developing the next generation of engineers and technical professionals,” Salas O’Brien CEO and Chairman Darin Anderson said. “I […]

Girard Engineering Joins Salas O’Brien

Salas O’Brien announced today that Girard Engineering has joined the company, further strengthening Salas O’Brien’s presence in the Washington, DC, region and creating a combined firm of 51 offices, more than 1,300 team members, and 330 registered professionals.

SIA Solutions Joins Salas O’Brien

Salas O’Brien announced today that SIA Solutions has joined the company, adding a nationwide team focused on federal projects to Salas O’Brien and creating a combined firm of 50 offices, more than 1,250 team members, and 320 registered professionals.

Salas O’Brien to Acquire PCI Skanska

Salas O’Brien announced today that it has agreed to acquire PCI Skanska from Skanska USA, adding an engineering team focused on power and industrial projects and creating a combined firm of 44 offices, 1,200 team members, and more than 300 registered professionals.

BVH Integrated Services Joins Salas O’Brien

Salas O’Brien announced today that BVH Integrated Services has joined the company, expanding our presence in New England and creating a combined firm of 43 offices, more than 1,100 team members, and 290 registered professionals.

The Leffler Group Joins Salas O’Brien

Salas O’Brien announced that the Leffler Group has joined the company, adding a Denver-based structural engineering team and creating a combined firm of 41 offices with more than 1,000 team members and 260 registered professionals. The Leffler team represents the latest in a series of structural-focused mergers for Salas O’Brien. As the next step in […]

Madison Municipal Building Video Profile

We’re excited to announce that our Madison Municipal Building project in Wisconsin earned a regional 2021 ACEC Engineering Excellence Grand Award. Our designs brought modern MEP systems that perform 50% more efficiently than code baseline to this historic building, helping the project achieve LEED platinum and Energy Star status.

Salas O’Brien Reaffirms Commitment to Downtown LA

While many companies are fading from the Downtown Los Angeles landscape, Salas O’Brien has strengthened our roots there and reaffirmed our commitment to provide local support to our projects and clients in the area by establishing a physical presence closer to the heartbeat of the city.

2020 Annual Impact

We designed more than 5,400 projects for over 1,600 clients, representing almost $5 billion in construction costs. Our designs also saved more than 70 million pounds of greenhouse gases and will every year in perpetuity.

Dunlap & Partners Engineers Joins Salas O’Brien

Salas O’Brien announced today that Richmond-based Dunlap & Partners Engineers has joined the company, further adding to Salas O’Brien’s technical expertise and creating an combined firm of 39 offices with more than 1,000 team members and 260 registered professionals. The Dunlap team adds significant expertise in markets including institutional, healthcare, and corporate, and when combined […]

Stephenson Engineering Joins Salas O’Brien

Salas O’Brien announced today that Toronto-based Stephenson Engineering has joined the company, further adding to Salas O’Brien’s technical expertise and creating an integrated firm of 38 offices with more than 950 team members and 250 registered professionals. With a portfolio including many prominent buildings on the Toronto skyline, the Stephenson team adds significant structural engineering […]

Indoor Air Quality and Airborne Transmission of COVID-19

Precautions to prevent the transmission of coronavirus via direct and indirect contact like social distancing, handwashing, and mask wearing have become commonplace based on recommendations from the scientific community. But more may be needed, especially given the mounting evidence that SARS-Cov-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, is airborne and can be carried by aerosols.

KPW Structural Engineers Joins Salas O’Brien

Salas O’Brien is thrilled to announce that Oakland, CA-based KPW Structural Engineers has joined the company, significantly expanding our structural engineering services and advancing an ambitious plan to create the best engineering, facility planning, and commissioning firm in the world.

Creating Safe and Healthy Buildings through Good Design

We work collaboratively with a variety of stakeholders to form teams with the right knowledge and experience to identify, develop, and implement effective, reasonable, and appropriate systems and processes that mitigate potential transmission, improve air quality, and enhance facility cleanliness, all of which can mitigate the risk of transmission.

Stanford White Joins Salas O’Brien

Salas O’Brien announced today that Raleigh-based engineering firm Stanford White has joined the company, creating a combined firm of 35 offices with more than 825 team members, 190 registered professionals and clients including the most significant companies, institutions and government agencies in the United States.

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