We are your partner in figuring out complicated challenges

Salas O’Brien delivers innovative and sustainable solutions for campus energy transitions, new construction, and retrofitting in higher education. We help institutions achieve carbon elimination goals and balance sheet targets through renewable energy solutions. Our team understands the importance of versatile spaces, efficient systems, and advanced technologies to support fluid pedagogies and transformed undergraduate cultures.

Our multidisciplinary team works with design teams, advancement and development offices, and trustees to provide comprehensive engineering solutions that deliver measurable results.

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What we can offer

Salas O’Brien provides a wide variety of engineering and technical services in higher education to meet the demands of this high-performance sector.

Decarbonization & sustainability

Salas O’Brien works with clients to develop and implement strategies that result in higher performance, greater resilience, and produce tangible savings for campuses.

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Mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection

Salas O’Brien’s mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection design team delivers common-sense, integrated design solutions that are cost-effective, reliable, and energy efficient.

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Salas O’Brien’s structural expertise extends from conceptual development and 3D modeling to surveys, investigative studies, and due diligence assessments.

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Salas O’Brien’s technology design team provides design for data infrastructure, security systems, and audio-video technology.

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Salas O’Brien’s acoustics design team provides design for room acoustics, sound isolation, noise/vibration control, and environmental noise mitigation.

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Salas O’Brien’s commissioning/retro-commissioning team specializes in verifying that building systems and equipment perform at their optimum function, ensuring your facility operates efficiently and reliably.

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