Rehab Engineering, P.C., was founded in 2005 by Ed Lipsky, a licensed professional engineer with more than 40 years of experience in all types of construction, and Flay Blalock, a licensed professional engineer with more than 20 years of experience in product design/development and nine U.S. patents.
By integrating the diverse backgrounds and expertise of its co-founders, Rehab Engineering is uniquely poised to think creatively across engineering disciplines to find innovative solutions to their clientsí construction challenges.
Rehab Engineering pays special attention to the relationship between mechanical, electrical, plumbing and structural design and the architectural, civil engineering and site requirements of a project, providing technical expertise, on-site problem-solving and direct support from start to finish. This integrated design approach, coupled with their substantial experience with todayís most progressive building systems, allows Rehab Engineering to meet their clientís toughest goals for "green" energy efficient building performance.
KEY PERSONNEL
Flay Blalock
Flay Blalock
President and co-founder
  • 20+ years of product design and manufacturing experience
  • Nine U.S. patents
  • Licensed professional engineer in North Carolina since 1989
  • Also licensed in Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Wisconsin
  • HERS (Home Energy Rating System) Rater, certified to identify ENERGY STAR homes as defined by the US EPA Energy Star program using the RESNET Mortgage Industry National HERS Accreditation Standard
  • LEED Accredited Professional
  • Extensive experience in design and coordination of green building techniques with progressive building science
  • Bachelorís degree in Mechanical Engineering from N.C. State University
Ed Lipsky
Ed Lipsky
Vice-president and co-founder
Also president of Rehab Builders, Inc., affiliated general contractor
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  • 40+ years of construction experience
  • Licensed professional engineer in North Carolina since 1979
  • Passed licensing exam in Civil Engineering
  • Bachelorís degree in Electrical Engineering from N.C. State University
  • Adept in the design and layout of residential apartments and circulation for the adaptive reuse of historic/existing buildings
  • Extensive experience in on-site evaluation and problem-solving of structural and site-specific issues with historic/existing buildings
Eric Suckow
Eric Suckow
  • Specializes in Plumbing, Mechanical and Electrical design, including lighting design; AutoCAD expert
  • Extensive experience with building science analysis tools, including REM/Rate software and BLOWER DOOR testing
  • MBA from Clarkson University in Potsdam, New York
  • Bachelorís degree in Mechanical Engineering from Clarkson University
  • Cross-trained as construction foreman with Rehab Builders, Inc.
Don Boschker
Don Boschker
  • Extensive experience solving complex structural problems in historic buildings
  • Specializes in on-site analysis, problem-solving and construction administration
  • 20+ years of product design and manufacturing experience
  • Five U.S. patents
  • Bachelorís degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte
  • Cross-trained as construction superintendent with Rehab Builders, Inc.
Jon Drexler
Jon Drexler
  • Specializes in extensive on-site structural analysis of existing conditions, heavy structural repairs and selective demolition in historic buildings
  • 5+ years of experience in the construction industry
  • Certified Engineer-In-Training in Virginia since 2009
  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering Technology from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte
  • Cross-trained as construction assistant-superintendent with Rehab Builders, Inc.