Brian Coffield

Associate Principal

A champion for high-performance design and innovative sustainable systems in the built environment, Brian has 16 years of mechanical engineering experience spanning sectors including higher education, laboratory, office, mixed-use, government, healthcare, and mission critical facilities. Brian was the lead mechanical engineer for the LEED Platinum and Living Building Challenge certified Brock Environmental Center at the Chesapeake Bay Foundation – a marquee project that has received an AIA COTE Top 10 Award, ASHRAE Society Technology Award, and AEI Mechanical Engineering Award of Excellence. Brian’s clients appreciate the unique lessons-learned his experience lends to new projects, and the collaborative communication he employs to provide tailored design solutions to meet their goals and reflect their values.


Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA



Professional Engineer: VA

US Green Building Council LEED Accredited Professional, Building Design + Construction