Building Systems Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

We provide complete system assessment, design and construction phase services for HVAC, plumbing, and fire suppression systems. Our goal is to balance comfort, safety, health, and hygiene with sensitivity to first, operating, and maintenance costs. This approach integrates the building systems with the occupants’ need for a flexible, responsive, and energy-saving environment. Services include:

  • Alternative energy sources (Geothermal and Solar)
  • Automatic temperature controls
  • Building management systems
  • Coal, gas, and oil burner retrofits
  • Compressed air systems
  • Dust collection systems
  • Energy protection systems
  • Fire suppression systems
  • High-pressure boiler plants
  • HVAC systems
  • Industrial process distribution
  • Plumbing and drainage systems
  • Steam power distribution
  • Value engineering and life cycle analysis
  • Ventilation heat recovery

Electrical Engineering

From specialty lighting design and electrical power supply to developing and integrating completely automated systems, our electrical engineers can support a project from evaluation through system start-up and troubleshooting. Our specialized experience matches cost-effective solutions with client needs through the following services:

  • Electrical studies and analyses
  • Interior and exterior lighting
  • Power distribution
  • Facility systems
  • Fire detection and security systems.
  • Telecommunications and networking
  • Process automation and control
  • Operation and maintenance evaluation
  • Systems commissioning, field inspection, start-up

Structural Engineering

Buchart Horn has been planning, designing, and adapting infrastructure and buildings for 70 years. Our structural engineering services involve all types of materials and structural systems, including:

  • New buildings
  • Special structures
  • Structural studies, reports, investigations, evaluations, design for structural systems
  • Foundation systems
  • Retaining walls
  • Above- or below-ground containment structures
  • Masonry-wall bearing systems
  • Steel frames
  • Antenna towers
  • Parking structures

For more information or to request our services, please contact us.