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Our mission, vision, and values

Full-service engineering firm

Who we are

Taitem Engineering is a full-service consulting engineering firm at the forefront of innovative, sustainable design and building science. Founded in 1989, Taitem undertakes consulting services in the areas of mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and structural engineering, commissioning, LEED, energy modeling, sustainability consulting, energy studies, and energy research clients include public and private entities, and its projects include buildings in many sectors, including education, multifamily, commercial, industrial, and healthcare. During 30 years of continuous operation, Taitem has continued to expand its offerings in energy efficiency and net-zero energy, leading the market, while maintaining its commitment to its mission as reflected in its name, “Technology As If The Earth Mattered.”

Vision statement

To advance an equitable built environment through smart solutions for future generations.

Mission statement

Our team takes a quality-focused and holistic approach to high performance building system design and energy efficiency. We carefully research and explore emerging technologies to determine their real-world value, and we contribute to programs that have a measurable impact on improvements to industry best practices. We foster a culture of collaboration among our clients and colleagues and provide a stimulating and rewarding environment for our staff.

Core values

We value

Honesty and integrity

so we uphold the highest professional ethical standards; treat our co-workers, clients, and prospective clients with respect and kindness; and communicate with openness, kindness, and conviction.

We value

Planet earth

so we strive to be a leader in engineering and building science—areas that will improve the environment and people's lives; aim for excellence, setting high goals and working to achieve them; and continue to learn and grow, applying new knowledge to our work and adapting to a changing world.

We value


so we provide a stable, caring, sustainable workplace; encourage cooperation and inclusion; and support other organizations that share or could benefit from our values and expertise.

Taitem is a certified B-Corp

Certified B Corporations are leaders in the global movement for an inclusive, equitable and regenerative economy. Unlike other certifications for businesses, B Lab measures a company’s entire social and environmental impact.

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