Russell and Dawson Inc. is one of the longest-serving Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) firm in the history of Connecticut.
Our engineers endeavor to explore new challenges and resolve them. Our firm has won accolades in providing complete Structural Engineering; Mechanical, Engineering and Planning (MEP); Fire Protection; Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning; and Commissioning services for a variety of sectors.
We are professionally licensed engineers in Connecticut, Illinois, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Virginia.
Our Experience and Expertise
Our structural engineers help to design the ‘bones and muscles’ of any building.
Our expertise span over five decades, wherein we have been engaged in designing over 10,000 buildings and providing structural solutions for major expansion projects.
Our experience involves structural BIM projects using Autodesk’ Revit BIM 360 Advance Steel, Robot, Navisworks Manage, Tekla’s Tedds, and Shear wall. We have worked on complex and structurally demanding projects that involved load calculation, roof structure, foundation design, retaining wall design, beam/slab/column/frame design and steel /concrete/ RCC structure design.
We expertise in creating the form and shape of the proposed structure i.e. engineering design and modeling for all types of structures (steel, composite, reinforced concrete, pre-stress, post-tensioned, masonry/block), loading (seismic, wind), analysis (continuous beams, rolling load), steel design (beams, torsion, columns) and connections (base plates and bolts).
We provide engineering services for all types of building structures including new construction, renovation, master planning studies, facilities assessments and analysis. However, our team of engineers have specific expertise in engineering services for hospitality projects where the design complexity of the MEP is higher given the nature of the project and associated standards and compliance.
We engineer Our Client’s confidence in building functionality.
Our work has led us to acquire requisite experience in the AEC industry and we thrive to achieve optimum balance between the demands of form, function and finesse; whilst considering sustainability, feasibility, schedule and budget. Our focus is to provide a state-of-the-art building that is engineered to meet today’s needs and in a manner that is resilient, aesthetic and sustainable to meet Our Client’s future demands.
We concentrate on understanding Our Clients’ needs and budget to work diligently on providing engineering services that is energy efficient, cost effective, reliable, safe, environmental friendly, easily operational and easily maintainable.
We sincerely believe in, and are ready to deliver, high value for Our Clients and therefore seek to develop a long-term partnership with them, not only limited to the current project but for all future projects.
How Do We Work
MEP Engineering Services
We determine the comfort and effectiveness of operations through our MEP services.
Our expert team of engineers excels and outshine in designing energy-efficient and eco-friendly MEP design for Our Clients across diverse domains.
MEPs are cardinal for any building project hence it is imperative that these are designed with the latest technological advancements with maximum accuracy and utmost care. Thereby, our experts possess meticulous knowledge of requirements related to building systems and have the required intricate understanding and technical approach to every project.
We provide Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, Fire Protection Design and Drafting Services to Clients across all verticals of design through construction with energy efficiency, sustainability and value engineering.
Our MEP engineers are trained on the latest design tools such as AutoDesk, Revit, ArchiCAD as well as BIM tools which give them an edge when it comes to complex coordination and design review.
From study to design, initial phasing to construction, our mechanical engineers are determined to deliver a solution that integrates energy efficiency with indoor environment quality and thermal comfort through practical solutions.
We are proficiently cognizant with various industry standard codes such as International Plumbing Code, American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, National Fire Protection Association, International Energy Conservation Code and possess the ability to adhere with industry specific drafting standards that ensures optimum solutions for Our Clients and assures code-compliant efficient deliveries of all MEP projects.
Structural Engineering Services
Structural engineering is as much an art as it is a science.
Our team of expert structural engineers’ design, analyze, plan, inspect, and research structural components and systems of all types. This involves technical, fiscal, and environmental considerations coupled with the philosophy that our best work is yet to be seen. With relevant experience and expertise, our structural engineering team prides in delivering sound structural designs.
We empower Our Clients to envision the project structure by ascertaining the shift between the design and detailed models and generating a synchronized model-based designs for the project.
Our structural engineers work in tandem with architects, building owners and contractors to design and provide elegant solutions for all types, sizes and levels of complexity of projects. In order to address detailed requirements, we curate the best team of specialist for every project and we are motivated to collaborate and cooperate with third party specialists to yield higher outcomes for Our Clients.