We solve technical challenges for the most advanced buildings on the planet

Salas O’Brien provides multidisciplinary design services to meet the demanding needs of research facilities encompassing labs, R&D, industrial and high containment facilities. Our client work maximizes the built environment and processes for Fortune 500 companies, emerging technology leaders, government, and top tier research universities..

What we can offer

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

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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Decarbonization & sustainability

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

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Geothermal & renewables

Salas O’Brien is a leader in consulting and engineering for sources of energy that can be replenished naturally, such as geothermal / geo-exchange, solar, wind, and hydropower.

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Building science

Salas O’Brien’s team are experts in building materials and systems, and how they perform in real-world conditions. We can help you improve building performance.

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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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