Complete Solutions

At SPA our passion for the design quality of the built environment has led to a reputation for creating high-performance, fiscally responsible and award-winning buildings. We work collaboratively, matching expertise to client and community goals. Supported by the skill and experience of a sizable staff of professionals we offer a full range of services to our clients.

  • Building Science

    Building Science

    Building science is a growing area of expertise that bridges the gaps between architecture, engineering, testing and building research, and is recognized as crucial to the success of minimizing the impact of the built environment on the natural world from the design, construction, commissioning, operation and maintenance of buildings.


    Our Building Science Services Include:
    • Prime Consulting
    • Pre-design
    • Conceptual & Schematic Design
    • Design Development
    • Assessments & Inspections
    • Contract Documents
    • Tender Documents
    • Construction Administration
    • Commissioning
    • Post-construction Services
    • Thermal Imaging Building Diagnostics
    • Energy Code Analysis & Review
    • Building Code Analysis & Review
  • Sustainable Design

    Sustainable & Green Design

    Smart design demands the creation of facilities that conserve finite resources while delivering a superior built environment to live, work and play. At SPA we combine innovative solutions to achieve new heights in sustainability, conservation and operational savings. Our goal is to create efficient and cost-effective designs that consume fewer resources, while minimizing the impact to the environment.

    Our sustainable vision calls for the design of better facilities for a better future. We are mindful of the energy used to create, distribute, install, use, reuse or recycle the materials we choose in the construction of every project. Our designs provide the best overall cost solutions and the lowest negative environmental and social impact.


    Our Sustainable Solutions Services Include:
    • NECB Compliance Analysis
    • Alternate Energy System Design
    • Building Performance Evaluation
    • Daylighting Strategies
    • Energy Audits
    • Energy Efficient Lighting Design
    • Energy Performance Modeling
    • Green Roof Design
    • Grey & Black Water Systems Design
    • Indoor Environmental Assessments
    • LEED Submission Coordination
    • Life Cycle Costing
    • Natural Ventilation Design
    • Alternate Energy Sources
    • LEED Certification Process Management
    • Sustainable Site Design
    • Low Impact Design
    • Storm Water Management 
    • Waste Reduction & Recycling
    • Environmentally Sensitive Building Material Sourcing
    • Low Temperature Hydronics
  • Structural Engineering

    Structural Engineering

    Successful solutions do more with less. Our structures are measured not only by their stability, but also by their economy in fulfilling their purpose.

    Each project brings unique challenges, we analyze and consider the benefits of several alternative structural schemes for each project. In doing so, we can ensure the right structural solution is chosen to suit our clients' needs.


    Our Structural Engineering Services Include:
    • New Buildings & Additions
    • Feasibility Studies
    • Code Analysis
    • Assessments & Inspections
    • Site Investigations
    • Structural Analysis, Restoration & Upgrades
    • Failure Analysis
    • Load Capacity Reviews
    • Pre-purchase Evaluations
    • Computer Modeling & Analysis
    • Parking Structures
    • Contract Document Preparation
    • Contract Document Administration
  • Electrical Engineering

    Electrical Engineering

    From the start of any project our primary objective in designing electrical systems is to provide each facility with a reliable electrical backbone, suitable for both the planned use of the facility as well as providing for clients' established future needs.

    We recognize the constant evolution of technology in this sector and offer progressive industry knowledge in addition to a personal pursuit of safe and cost effective system design on every project.


    Our Electrical Engineering Services Include:
    • CSA - Z32 Testing
    • ARC Flash Hazard Analysis
    • Fire Alarm System Verification
    • Assessments & Inspections
    • Existing Facility Evaluation & Inspections
    • Daylighting Analysis
    • Systems Evaluation, Design, Commissioning & Testing
    • Operation & Maintenance Evaluation
    • Power Distribution Systems
    • Emergency Power Systems
    • UPS Systems
    • Computer Aided Lighting Systems
    • Fire Alarm and Life Safety Systems
    • Voice & Data Systems
    • Paging & Sound Systems
    • Cable Management
    • Communications
    • Equipment Grounding
    • Energy Efficient & Ergonomic Lighting Design
    • Power Coordination Studies
    • Security
    • Structured Cabling Systems
    • Feasibility Studies
    • Energy Studies
  • Mechanical Engineering

    Mechanical Engineering

    Mechanical systems play an increasingly important role in today's modern facilities. Our design professionals bring their experience and knowledge of commercial, institutional and industrial buildings to each project as they establish appropriate cost-effective solutions for the facility at hand.

    Our design experience on a broad spectrum of facilities paired with our clients' utilization of a varied range of project delivery methods recieves our utmost diligence staying informed on the latest in technology, design approach and construction practices. As a result, our buildings perform better. They are more efficient to operate and maintain, and better for the environment overall.


    Our Mechanical Engineering Services Include:
    • Code Evaluation & Compliance
    • Systems & Equipment Analysis & Design
    • Assessments & Inspections
    • Energy, Water & Indoor Environmental Quality Research & Studies
    • Building Envelope Energy Modeling
    • Heating & Ventilation
    • Air Conditioning & Humidification
    • Plumbing & Venting
    • Intelligent Building Control Systems
    • Air & Water Filtration
    • Diesel Fuel Supplies to Emergency Generators
    • Life Cycle Analysis (Energy & Sustainability Audits, Existing Facility Evaluation, Costing)
    • Heat Recovery & Energy Conservation
    • Fire Protection Systems
    • Contract Document Preparation
    • Contract Document Administration
  • Civil Engineering

    Civil Engineering

    At SPA Engineering our interdisciplinary approach brings together creative and strategic thinkers to facilitate the complex, reciprocal relationships between sites and their surrounding context.

    Civil Engineering creates the circulatory system of any development. Whether routing vehicles, water, power or pedestrians, we specialize in smooth-flowing sensible design. Throughout the planning and development phase we provide our clients with a logical master plan, encompassing function, constructability and value.


    Our Civil Engineering Services Include:
    • Site Analysis & Feasibility Studies
    • Assessments & Inspections
    • Site Grading & Drainage
    • Roadway & Circulation System Design
    • Master Utility Plans
    • Sanitary Sewer & Storm Drainage System Design
    • Stormwater Retention & Management
    • Water Distribution System Design
    • Utility & Capital Improvement Design
    • Earthwork Calculations & Analysis
    • Lot Layouts
    • As-built Document Preparation
    • Construction Administration
    • Permit Coordination