Thriven Design’s engineering studio has one of the deepest pools of expertise in our firm, led by two principals with a combined 76 years of industry experience. The engineering studio develops solutions for both new construction and rehabilitation projects, and is driven to create cost-effective, energy-efficient building systems that provide healthy environments for occupants for years to come.
Solutions for All Market Sectors
The Thriven Design engineering group is fully integrated throughout the firm’s design practice, and provides a variety of professional design, assessment, and consulting services that support our clients in all market sectors. Thriven Design approaches both new construction and rehabilitation projects with engineering solutions that create building systems that are cost-effective to build and operate, energy-efficient, and that provide healthy environments for the occupants.
Thriven Design’s engineering professionals are fully-credentialed and experienced in providing the following specialized services:
Mechanical (HVAC) Design
When it comes to heating, ventilation and cooling, our team is committed to designing systems that work.
A building’s electrical systems are a critical part of its successful day-to-day operation and maintenance.
From low-flow plumbing fixtures to the design of comprehensive storm water drainage and retention systems.
Fire Protection Engineering
Our fire protection services offer clients the peace of mind that their properties, staff and occupants will be safe.
If you’re planning on energy efficiency being a part of your next project’s program, we can help you get there. We offer energy consulting, master planning and design, and energy program management.
We are a nationally-recognized leader and pioneer in sustainable design, green and energy-conscious design.
No matter what level of LEED® certification you’re seeking on your next project, we can help you achieve it.
Physical Needs Assessment
We’re capable of giving our clients a complete assessment of the state and condition of their building systems.
Commissioning & Retro-Commissioning
A passion for transforming under-performing buildings into successful, healthy and sustainable environments.
Forensic Consulting & Expert Testimony
Capable of providing our clients qualified, professional, expert testimony regarding their properties and assets.
Mechanical (HVAC) Engineering
A facility’s heating, ventilation and cooling systems are key components to the successful long-term operation and health of the building, and if designed properly can aid in the overall reduction of energy consumption while boosting the energy efficiency of the property. Our team of in-house engineers and energy experts are thoroughly experienced in the design of systems both large and small, ensuring that building operators, owners and end users have a functional, comfortable and healthy building environment in which to live, work or play.
From power generation and distribution services to energy conservation, life safety and security, a building’s electrical systems are critical to its successful day-to-day operation and maintenance. And whether it’s mission critical equipment or normal daily functionality, such as light switches, wall outlets and office lighting, our team of electrical engineers and designers ensure efficient, state-of-the-art electrical systems in every project we take on.
From domestic water and sanitary services to laboratory and medical gas applications and specialty plumbing systems, our team of plumbing engineers has you covered. And whether its the specification of low flow plumbing fixtures or the design of comprehensive storm water drainage and retention systems, our solutions help to support the long-term sustainability, efficiency and functionality of our client’s assets.
Fire Protection Engineering
Working in tandem with our mechanical, electrical and plumbing engineering teams, our fire protection services offer clients the peace of mind that their properties, staff and occupants will be safe and protected in the event of a fire. Our experts can assist with the assessment of existing hazards, and have experience with a variety of fire suppression systems, including wet/dry sprinklers, water mist and clean agent suppression systems, as well as dry chemical extinguishing systems.
With absolute consistency Stephen Finkelman has provided me, and our clients, with forward thinking, technically proficient and economically feasible MEP solutions for a broad range of new and adaptive re-use building projects.Allan A. Stock, AIA