Design Engineering

Engineering excellence since 1989

Taitem has decades of experience providing full design services across multiple sectors including commercial, industrial, higher-education and multi-family buildings. Our staff includes professional engineers with licenses in NY, CO, PA, MA, MI, NH, and VT.

Our design team collaborates closely with our Energy + Sustainability team of Certified Energy & Carbon Reduction Managers, Passive House & LEED-certified professionals, and commissioning agents to deliver continuous insight into a building’s energy performance throughout the design process.

Taitem is committed to providing effective design solutions for our projects and building lasting partnerships with all of our clients.



In addition to MEPS design, our team provides condition assessments and feasibility studies; solar and geothermal system design; construction administration support, and sustainable building design, including Net-Zero and Passive House.






Mechanical systems

  • High-efficiency HVAC Design and Analysis
  • Mechanical Construction Documents and Specifications
  • Exhaust Systems
  • Central Chiller/Boiler Heating
  • Systems Integration
  • Controls Engineering
  • Ventilation System Design
  • Code Compliance Review
  • Commissioning

plumbing systems

  • Sanitary Systems
  • Backflow Prevention
  • Storm Systems
  • Rainwater Collection Systems
  • Gas Piping
  • Code Compliance Review
  • Commissioning

fire protection systems

    • Fire & Smoke Alarm
    • Sprinkler Design
    • Hydraulic Calculations
    • Foam / Chemical Systems

electrical systems

  • Building Service and Power Distribution
  • Interior and Exterior Lighting Design
  • Security Access Control, CCTV
  • Public Address, Sound Systems
  • Telephone and Data Communications
  • Standby Power Generation
  • Uninterruptible Power Supplies
  • Transient Voltage Surge Suppression
  • Lightning Protection Systems
  • Process Controls
  • Medium Voltage Underground Power Distribution
  • Protective Relaying
  • Power Factor Correction
  • Load Flow Studies / Short Circuit Analysis
  • Overcurrent and Overvoltage protection and coordination
  • Systems Integration Services
  • Code Compliance Review
  • Solar Design Review

structural engineering

  • Design of concrete, masonry, steel, cold form metal framing, and wood structures
  • Foundation and retaining wall design
  • Special inspections and specialty structures
  • Structural feasibility & assessment studies including structural analysis for solar energy systems
  • Expert testimony/Drafting