MEP Engineering Services for Higher Education

Joseph Seidl of PBA on Air Quality Issues in Natatoriums

A chlorinated pool is its own antiseptic environment, right? Think again. While the water might be sterile, the air can be a different matter. Listen as PBA’s Joseph Seidl explains how PBA helps colleges, universities and municipalities keep all aspects of their natatoriums clean, healthy and safe.

As Michigan’s largest MEP engineering and consulting firm, the driving force behind our work at Peter Basso Associates begins with you: our client and partner.

We build long-lasting relationships with our Higher Education clients because we take the time to understand the specific needs of their building and campus.  We use our wide-ranging experience in all higher education building types, gained over a quarter century, to deliver engineering solutions that enhance the learning environment and also are energy efficient, maintainable, and appropriate to the client.

Peter Basso Associates has provided MEP engineering services for higher education – from design and construction administration to commissioning services for a wide variety of facilities and systems.

Peter Basso Associates delivers specialized expertise in the design of higher education facilities

Using our expertise in energy management system design and the design of high performance systems, we deliver MEP systems that satisfy building owners and occupants.  Check out sample higher education housing, sports, and cultural facilities.


Detroit Institute of Music Education | Detroit, MI

Peter Basso Associates provided mechanical, electrical and plumbing engineering design and lighting design services for the renovation of the historic Bamlet Building in Detroit to be converted into the Detroit Institute of Music Education (DIME). An historic building that over the past several years had fallen into disrepair was hand selected by the founders and developers of the new DIME, as its future home. Learn more...


Ferris State University, University Center Renovations | Big Rapids, MI

PBA provided MEP engineering and lighting design services to upgrade existing systems with energy efficient systems that met the programmatic requirements and reduced operational and maintenance costs. Mechanical implementations included adding 4 new AHU’s for the Student Lounge, Kitchen/ Dining areas, Event/ Meeting Rooms and Office Spaces / Bookstore. Learn more...



Saginaw Valley State University, Ryder Center Fieldhouse | University Center, MI

PBA provided MEP engineering design and lighting design services for the 135,000 sf addition to the Ryder Center at SVSU, which included a new Fieldhouse, featuring a 300-meter track; Changing Room; Storage areas; Lockers; and Office Spaces. Learn More...

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MEP Engineering Design for Higher Education

Download your brochure detailing the benefits of MEP engineering design for Higher Education as well as how the commissioning process can improve your educational facility.