Rehab Engineering provides mechanical, electrical, plumbing and structural design services to meet the unique needs of historic renovation and adaptive reuse projects and new construction alike, with a special focus on multifamily housing.

Established in 2005, Rehab Engineering is a Professional Corporation licensed in the Carolinas, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin. Our mission is to provide cost-effective creative design support for quality building construction to ensure that every client’s project achieves its intended purpose.

  • Completing engineering designs for plan review, permit and construction
  • Coordinating owner requirements with engineering and construction, including ensuring compliance with funding agency requirements
  • Researching code interpretations to provide expert assistance with compliance issues
  • Working with National Park Service representatives and state historic preservation officials on engineering issues related to the rehabilitation of historic structures
  • Providing problem-solving, cost-saving and value-engineering proposals that bridge all engineering and construction disciplines, including architecture and financing
  • Performing structural analysis of existing buildings, including locating and determining orientation, size and depth of reinforcing bars in concrete and masonry (using an eddy-current based REBAR LOCATOR)
  • Performing analysis of existing building and site piping systems using a remote INSPECTION CAMERA, including determining the integrity, location, size and depth of piping
  • Field measuring existing buildings to produce schematic CAD drawings which can include conceptual layouts of building circulation and apartment locations, especially useful for early economic feasibility analysis
  • Providing building and dwelling unit envelope analysis and trouble-shooting for heat loss/air infiltration (using an INFRARED CAMERA) and moisture/water ingress (using a MOISTURE METER with RF probe)
  • Providing analyses to assist owners/developers to qualify for tax credits and financing incentives (including pre-construction analyses and recommendations, followed by on-site performance verification testing with BLOWER DOOR and DUCT BLASTER)
  • Providing coordination and assistance for LEED certification projects, particularly for Energy & Atmosphere, Indoor Environmental Quality, and Water Efficiency credits, including whole building energy model simulation
  • Designing lighting applications and fixture placement for interior and outdoor spaces, including verification of existing and newly installed lighting systems

In addition to traditional Construction Administration, Rehab Engineering can provide complete execution and implementation of our custom designed solutions to your toughest and most sensitive structural repairs and modifications.