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Services

Our Design Services

Turpin & Rattan Engineering, Inc. is a full service Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing and Technology (MEPT) consulting engineering firm. We provide design consulting for a wide range of building types and sizes with extensive experience in design for new construction, modernizations, tenant improvements and renovations.

In addition, we provide a range of offerings to complement our core MEPT consulting services such as quick turnaround delivery methods, sustainable design, energy modeling and utilize the latest versions of design software including Revit MEP Building Information Modeling (BIM).

Mechanical Design Services

Mechanical systems traditionally account for a substantial portion of energy consumption in built environments, accounting for 30 – 35% of a building’s annual electrical use or more depending on the occupancy. For this reason, the mechanical design methodology at Turpin & Rattan Engineering, Inc. emphasizes energy efficiency as a central goal. Our experienced staff has the expertise to design high performance systems and incorporate modern efficiency standards to produce a better result.

Mechanical Design Services Include:

  • Heating Hot Water Systems
  • Chilled Water Systems
  • Rooftop Packaged HVAC Systems
  • Custom Modular, Fan Array and Built-up Air Handling Systems
  • Hot Aisle Containment and Cold Aisle Containment Systems
  • Water-to-Water Heat Pumps
  • Air-to-Air Heat Pumps
  • Variable Refrigerant Flow Systems
  • Variable Speed Drives
  • Fuel Tank Piping / Storage Systems
  • Direct Digital Control (DDC) Systems

Energy Modeling and Software:

  • Revit MEP Building Information Modeling (BIM)
  • EnergyPro
  • AutoDesk AutoCAD

Delivery Methods:

  • Design / Bid / Build
  • Quick Turn Around
  • Lease-Leaseback
  • Design Build

Agency Compliance:

  • USGBC LEED® Consulting
  • Title 24 Compliance
  • Peer Review
  • CUPA Hazardous Material Review Coordination
  • Permitting
  • OSHPD Compliance
  • Division of State Architect (DSA) Coordination

Electrical Design Services

The electrical design methodology at Turpin & Rattan Engineering, Inc. draws on decades of experience fused with a leading-edge enthusiasm for sustainable energy outcomes. Our electrical team works closely with clients and colleagues to remain responsive to changes and the shifting dynamics of the design and construction process.

Electrical Design Services Include:

  • Interior, Exterior, and Specialty Lighting Design
  • Power Distribution
  • Substation Design Up to 15 kV
  • Low and Medium Voltage Systems Up to 34.5 kV
  • Static and Rotary Uninterruptible Power Systems
  • Emergency and Standby Power Generation Systems
  • Alternative Energy Generation (Fuel Cells)
  • Photovoltaic (PV) Systems
  • Fuel Cell Systems
  • Co-generation Facilities
  • Fire Alarm / Life Safety Systems
  • Short Circuit Coordination and Arc Flash Studies

Energy Modeling and Software:

  • Revit MEP Building Information Modeling (BIM)
  • AutoDesk AutoCAD
  • SKM Powertools

Delivery Methods:

  • Design / Bid / Build
  • Quick Turn Around
  • Lease-Leaseback
  • Design Build

Agency Compliance:

  • USGBC LEED® Consulting
  • Title 24 Compliance
  • SDG&E Savings By Design
  • CHPS Collaborative for High Performance Schools
  • OSHPD Compliance
  • Division of State Architect (DSA) Coordination

Plumbing Design Services

Turpin & Rattan Engineering, Inc. is a leader in innovative plumbing design for small to large size built environments. Our designers utilize effective materials and modern design techniques to provide energy efficient, cost effective outcomes. Staff includes Certified Plumbing Design (C.P.D.) professionals.

Plumbing Design Services Include:

  • Domestic Hot And Cold Water Equipment and Piping
  • Plumbing Fixtures
  • Waste and Vent
  • Storm Drainage
  • Natural Gas Distribution
  • Reclaimed Water
  • Domestic Water Pumping (Constant and Variable Flow)
  • Compressed Air
  • Lube and Oil Distribution Systems
  • Fuel Oil Tanks (Above Grade and Below Grade) and Distribution Systems
  • Process Water Systems (Reverse Osmosis, Deionized Water, Etc.)
  • Coordination and Performance Specifications for Fire Protection Systems

Energy Modeling and Software:

  • Revit MEP Building Information Modeling (BIM)
  • AutoDesk AutoCAD

Delivery Methods:

  • Design / Bid / Build
  • Quick Turn Around
  • Lease-Leaseback
  • Design Build

Agency Compliance:

  • USGBC LEED® Consulting
  • Title 24 Compliance
  • Peer Review
  • Permitting
  • OSHPD Compliance
  • Division of State Architect (DSA) Coordination

Technology Design Services

Design by our In-House BICSI Registered Communications Distribution Designer (RCDD) offers results exceeding typical industry standards. Benefits of BICSI RCDD certified technology design includes maximizing performance while creating systems that are flexible, scalable, and future ready. Designs solutions include both fiber and copper wiring wire management methods.

Technology Design Services Include:

  • Telephone
  • Telecommunication
  • Data Network Distribution
  • Audio Visual / Interactive Educational Environments
  • CATV / CCTV
  • CCTV Surveillance
  • Security Intrusion Detection
  • Intercom
  • Public Address

Software:

  • Revit MEP Building Information Modeling (BIM)
  • AutoDesk AutoCAD

Delivery Methods:

  • Design / Bid / Build
  • Quick Turn Around
  • Lease-Leaseback
  • Design Build

Agency Compliance:

  • BICSI (RCDD) Compliance
  • Title 24 Compliance
  • Peer Review
  • Permitting
  • OSHPD Compliance
  • Division of State Architect (DSA) Coordination

Sustainable Design Services

Achieving sustainable outcomes is the future of the design and construction process. Turpin & Rattan Engineering, Inc. offers several services intended to optimize energy efficiency. We pride ourselves on creative design solutions that achieve sustainable objectives such as US Green Building Council LEED Certification, Collaborative for High Performance Schools and photovoltaic integration.

Sustainable Design Services Include:

  • Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®)
  • Collaborative for High Performance Schools (CHPS)
  • SDG&E Savings by Design
  • Photovoltaic Integration
  • Energy Modeling

Visit Our Sustainable Portfolio for Sample Experience.