Firm History

Colvin Engineering Associates, Inc. is a mechanical engineering firm founded by Tom Colvin in Salt Lake City, Utah in 1986. Since our inception, our principals and project managers have been providing innovative design solutions for hundreds of projects across the United States.

Our current clients include all of the major architectural firms in Utah in addition to contractors, owners and developers.

Our project experience includes all types of commercial, institutional and manufacturing facilities. We provide services that include the analysis, design and commissioning of HVAC, plumbing, process piping, energy conservation, CFD modeling, fire protection/smoke control systems and environmental quality/pollution controls.

We utilize a wide array of design elements such as indirect/direct evaporative cooling, under floor air distribution systems, displacement ventilation, radiant panel systems, and chilled beams to accomplish our conservation goals. We routinely utilize many different software packages to assist in selecting and optimizing mechanical systems as well as using Revit or AutoCAD for drafting the plans.

Colvin Engineering Associates is known for energy efficient designs and several projects have received regional and national awards for energy conservation and innovative systems.


We are currently licensed in the following states:

Arizona California
Colorado Connecticut
Georgia Idaho
Maryland Montana
New Jersey New Mexico
New York Ohio
Oregon Pennsylvania
Texas Utah
Vermont Washington