Expertise

DESIGN TECHNOLOGY

Nearly all our projects utilize design technology programs. We integrate BIM into our document preparation utilizing the latest versions of Revit, Navisworks, among others. Our engineers, designers and drafters are also proficient in the use of AutoCAD and MicroStation. Our experience, expertise and use of state-of- the-art software for project design assistance, provides assurance that we complete quality projects effectively and efficiently for our clients.

95%

employees use AutoCAD, Revit, MicroStation

85%

 projects utilize Revit

Engineering Services

STRUCTURAL | MECHANICAL | ELECTRICAL | REFRIGERATION

Nelson-Rudie provides structural, mechanical, electrical and refrigeration engineering services for nearly all building and project types, sizes and complexities.

OUR CLIENTS

Our clients are architects, building owners, developers and general contractors in the commercial, industrial and government market sectors. We have gained extensive experience working on projects throughout the United States. Our client work also includes numerous nationwide project programs.

OUR TEAM

We have professional engineers licensed/registered across all 50 states and five Canadian provinces, who are readily available to work alongside our clients on their next building project. Our team of 55+ design professionals includes 13 professional engineers, eight engineers-in-training (EIT) and nine graduate engineers as well as BIM specialists, designers and drafters. We also have five LEED accredited professionals available to assist in sustainable design.

Our talented engineers and designers/drafters have access to state-of-the-art design programs and participate in continuing education coursework to ensure our team is designing competently and competitively.

OUR EXPERIENCE

Our company has been involved in the analysis, design and construction administration of numerous types of projects, both new construction and renovation including historical buildings. We are familiar with nearly all projects types from ice rinks and aquatic facilities, to medical clinics and senior housing campuses, to retail stores and office buildings.

Furthermore, our experience with numerous national retail and food service clients has allowed us to develop expertise in working with many challenging code environments throughout the United States and Canada.

Learn more about our projects.

DESIGN SERVICES

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Structural Engineering
STRUCTURAL
  • Foundations – conventional, piles and drilled piers
  • Structural building framing systems
  • Special structural inspections and testing schedules
  • Preparation of reports
  • Existing building field surveys
  • Remedial recommendations
  • On-site observations
Mechanical Engineering
MECHANICAL
  • HVAC systems
  • Plumbing systems
  • Fire protection system design criteria
  • Energy efficient solutions
  • Energy analysis
  • On-site observations
Electrical Engineering
ELECTRICAL
  • Power systems
  • Lighting systems
  • Fire alarm system design
  • Systems analysis (coordination studies, short circuit analysis, lighting foot-candle studies)
  • Low voltage systems (audio/video, computer/data, security, telephone)
  • On-site and equipment observations
Supertarget Refrigeration
REFRIGERATION
  • Supermarket systems
  • Distribution centers
  • Cold storage
  • Central chilled water plants
  • Process cooling
  • Energy efficient solutions
  • Energy analysis
  • On-site observations
DESIGN TECHNOLOGY

Nearly all our projects utilize design technology programs. We integrate BIM into our document preparation utilizing the latest versions of Revit, Navisworks, among others. Our engineers, designers and drafters are also proficient in the use of AutoCAD and MicroStation. Our experience, expertise and use of state-of- the-art software for project design assistance, provides assurance that we complete quality projects effectively and efficiently for our clients.

95%

employees use AutoCAD, Revit, MicroStation

85%

 projects utilize Revit