Insight and Integrity

For nearly 50 years, R&A has focused on understanding our clients’ needs and delivering optimal and effective designs to achieve their goals. With integrity, creativity and responsiveness, R&A provides solutions that are both practical and sustainable. Whatever your engineering needs, we are always up for the challenge.

R&A provides a wide range of engineering services that involve the design, analysis, planning and commissioning of mechanical and plumbing systems. Specific expertise encompasses district heating and cooling, central utility plant planning, systems optimization and energy/equipment retrofit designs.

While R&A has a strong and established reputation in the Healthcare field, we also apply our engineering proficiency in the K-12, higher education, commercial, civic and light industrial sectors.

The real backbone of R&A is our strong staff of registered mechanical engineers, commissioning authorities, designers, CAD/Revit operators and support staff, many of whom have been with the firm for over 20 years.

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Effective Field Work Informs Design

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Quality Management Drives Design

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Communication Promotes Design

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R&A’s staff includes registered mechanical engineers, certified commissioning agents, experienced designers, CAD technicians, BIM specialists and support staff.

In addition to professional engineering registration, industry certifications and associations include:

US Green Building Council – All principals and project managers are LEED Accredited Professionals
AABC Commissioning Group (ACG) – Certified Commissioning Authority
Building Commissioning Association (BCxA)
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American Society of Healthcare Engineering
American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)
American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE)
American Institute of Architects (AIA)

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at R&A

We are a team of talented professionals and engineers committed to serving our clients and community with respect and passion.  We strive to both advance our knowledge of the indoor environment and encourage our staff to grow personally and professionally through extension courses, conferences and direct college work. Our main office is located in Sacramento with a satellite office in Oakland.

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Come join our team!

If you are interested in working with a well-respected, innovative mechanical engineering firm that is committed to designing buildings for greater efficiency and value, we want to hear from you. Please submit your resume using the link below and we will get back to you promptly.

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