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Rubric’s mechanical, electrical, and plumbing engineering design capability spans a variety of facilities including laboratories, universities, visitor centers, air traffic control towers, office buildings; and systems including energy efficient lighting control systems, biocontainment lab and animal holding systems, utility water treatment systems, utility mechanical conveyor systems, and specialty hydraulic systems.


A commitment to client satisfaction and a reputation for unsurpassed quality have placed Rubric at the forefront in the mechanical and electrical engineering arenas. Our approach involves:

  • Gathering information from utilities, clients, users, and municipal authorities.

  • Designing functional, code-compliant, energy-efficient and sustainable systems within each client’s budget.

  • Providing close coordination with stakeholders (owners, architects, construction managers, etc.) and other engineering disciplines involved in each project.

  • Applying environmentally friendly technologies and energy efficient systems design that surpasses minimum code requirements while fitting within each client’s budget.

  • Adhering to our Quality Assurance Program guidelines.

Our total complement of services includes:

  • Heating

  • Air Conditioning

  • Ventilation & Industrial Ventilation

  • HVAC Control Systems

  • Central Utilities Plant Design

  • Medium-Voltage and Low-Voltage Power Distribution

  • Emergency Power, Standby Power and Uninterruptible Power Supply

  • Lighting and Lighting Controls

  • Fire Detection & Alarm and Mass Notification Systems

  • Security Access Control and Intrusion Detection

  • Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV) Video Surveillance

  • Communications & Data Systems

  • Instrumentation & Controls

  • SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) and Telemetry

  • Potable and Non-Potable Water Systems

  • Sanitary Sewage Systems

  • Design for Specialty Piping Systems

  • Wet and Dry Sprinkler Systems and Gaseous Fire Suppression

  • Facilities Inspection and Facilities Condition Assessment

  • Inspection for Code Compliance and Code Review

  • Energy Analysis & Optimization Design and Energy Management

  • Design for LEED Attainment

  • Engineering Design, Construction Documents, Bid Assistance and Construction Administration

  • Power Generation Design including Waste Methane and Solar as Energy Sources

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