Mechanical Engineering and Design

One Post Oak Central Plant Houston, Texas

KCI provides expertise in mechanical system design for central plant, HVAC, plumbing, process piping, materials handling, refrigeration, industrial ventilation, and utilities systems. We partner with owners, developers, architects and contractors to produce innovative designs that incorporate energy conservation, maintenance efficiency and environmental responsibility. Our experienced professionals commission HVAC and fire protection systems to assure proper installation and function, and our engineers incorporate the knowledge acquired through commissioning work as feedback into our analysis and design. Services include:

  • Heating, ventilating, and air conditioning
  • Plumbing and process piping
  • Refrigeration
  • Energy management and conservation
  • Utility analysis and design
  • Building management and system controls
  • Material handling and process control
  • Smoke control systems
  • Facility assessments
  • Code compliance
  • Green build design
Esperson Building Central Plant, Houston, Texas

KCI understands that engineered systems are crucial design elements in the functionality of buildings and facilities. The firm has extensive experience designing new construction or modifying existing systems. Our team approaches each project with a proven step-by-step strategy aimed at best occupant amenities, with the lowest amount of energy consumption, cost, and pollutant generation while informing integrated design processes with energy implications made by various design options. For each of our projects, we customize the design to fit the unique needs of the facility based on the building program, the site’s climate and the energy utilities’ billing regimes.