We sincerely appreciate our sponsors below who help make this organization possible.

Founding Sponsors


Architectural, engineering, and consulting firm based in Omaha, Nebraska, United States. HDR has worked on projects in all 50 U.S. states and in 60 countries, including notable projects such as the Hoover Dam Bypass, Fort Belvoir Community Hospital, and Roslin Institute building. The firm employs nearly 10,000 professionals and represents hundreds of disciplines in various markets.

DPR Construction

Commercial general contractor and construction management firm based in Redwood City, California. The privately-held, employee-owned company has 27 offices throughout the United States and specializes in technically complex and sustainable projects for the advanced technology/mission critical, life sciences, healthcare, higher education and commercial office markets.

Norman S. Wright

In business 112 years, Norman S. Wright provides customers with exceptional systems knowledge to meet all project requirements. Representing HVAC manufacturers worldwide, our product lines support the latest energy, sustainability and comfort standards.

Sales and application engineers focus on customers’ needs and industry changes: building codes, energy-efficient technology, human health and operational costs. We offer prompt, problem-solving expertise for design and construction professionals.

acco engineered systems

Since 1934, owners and builders have selected ACCO Engineered Systems to design, install, and maintain more than 250,000 mechanical projects. ACCO is an employee-owned family of companies dedicated to the design, fabrication, installation, maintenance and service of commercial and industrial HVAC, refrigeration, plumbing, process piping, and building automation systems.

Strategic Sponsors

McCarthy Construction

Established in 1864, McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. has a long history of building facilities that drive greater value. From exceptional levels of quality and safety — to ease of maintenance over time, we are firmly committed to helping our clients and partners achieve the short- and long-term strategic goals of every project we do.

Rudolph and Sletten

General contracting firm on the West Coast of the United States providing general contracting and construction management services. The company is headquartered in San Carlos, California with regional offices in San Francisco, Roseville, Irvine, and San Diego.

Gilead Sciences

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of innovative medicines.

GL Planning & Design

GL Planning & Design (GLP) specializes in planning, architecture and tenant-improvement design for facilities with an advanced technology focus. The firm provides a full range of architectural services for the biotechnology, microelectronics and health care sectors, while also designing laboratories, manufacturing facilities, and special purpose buildings for the institutional, higher-education and commercial markets.

Supporting Sponsors

Cannon Design

American architectural practice that provides services for a range of project types including corporate headquarters and commercial office buildings, healthcare centers, education and municipal facilities, multi-family residential, mixed-use, sports facilities and convention centers.


Since 1967, ISEC has been delivering innovative and custom solutions through a national footprint of more than 1,200 dedicated professionals. And our core values – commitment to customer, integrity, respect, safety, and teamwork – are the cornerstones of our business.

Taylor Engineering

Founded in 1995, Taylor Engineering is a nationally recognized engineering firm specializing in mechanical systems design and construction, energy conservation, indoor air quality, controls, and system commissioning.

Integral Group

An interactive global network of design professionals collaborating under a single deep green engineering umbrella. We provide a full range of building system design and energy analysis services, with a staff widely regarded as innovative leaders in their fields. Located in fifteen offices across North America, United Kingdom, and Australia, our passion for sustainable design runs deep.

Affiliated Engineers (AEI)

Consistently ranked in the top ten engineering firms by Building Design + Construction’s MEP Giants, Affiliated Engineers is a leading U.S. -based multidisciplinary consulting engineering firm that plans, designs, and delivers high performance engineered systems for technically complex building and utility infrastructure projects. Nationally and internationally, Affiliated Engineers specializes in the healthcare, research, energy production and distribution, higher education, industrial, mission critical, and sustainability markets.

kW Engineering

Nationwide energy engineering consultants passionate about reducing utility costs, supporting energy efficiency + increasing building sustainability.

Flad Architects

Flad Architects is a national architectural firm across the country. In addition to architectural design, Flad offers interior design, landscape architecture, master planning, strategic planning, structural engineering, and sustainable design services. The firm is involved in multiple markets and building types including: corporate, healthcare, higher education, science and technology, and the federal government.


HOK is a global design, architecture, engineering and planning firm.

Our 1,700 people collaborate across a network of 24 offices on three continents.

HOK designs buildings and spaces that respond to the needs of people and the environment. Our designers are rooted in technical excellence, driven by imagination and focused on a solitary goal: to deliver solutions that inspire clients and communities.


With over 1,000 science, technology and industrial facilities to our credit, totaling over 15M SF, our experience assure innovative, reliable, adaptable, and precise engineering and design solutions. Whether it’s private sector, academic/institutional ,or governmental clients, our design embraces new technologies, manage energy efficiencies and are scalable to meet future needs.

sustaining Sponsors


April of 2014 marked CRB's 30th year as a global consulting, design and construction services firm that relentlessly pursues and delivers success for our clients in advanced technology industries. Founded in 1984 as a single three-person office, we have grown to a team of nearly 1,000 in 15 offices serving clients throughout the world.

Gordon Prill

Gordon Prill, Inc. is a highly respected, full-service design-build firm providing architecture, mechanical and electrical engineering and construction services collaboratively under one roof. We are located in the heart of Silicon Valley in, and for the past 40 years, built our reputation on our technical capabilities to design and construct state-of-the-art research labs, clean rooms and testing facilities for aerospace, science and technology, bio-tech, semiconductor and university clients.