Specialized Engineering Solutions was formed to serve the unique requirements of healthcare clients.

Specialized Engineering Solutions (SES) is a multi-disciplined building systems design engineering and commissioning firm.  Our expertise and focus is on highly technical, critical use, and code compliant environments.





Our Mission

Specialized Engineering Solutions (SES) is committed to providing Quality Service and Innovative Engineering Solutions.

Our Values

Take Ownership
Self Reflecting
Client Focused
Industry Leaders



Taking a Data-Informed Approach to IAQ

Data collection through continuous monitoring of systems provides Facilities Teams valuable information to make data informed decisions.  Healthcare-associated infections (HAI) affect millions annually, with nearly 100,000 patient deaths attributed to these...

Energy Codes and Commissioning Requirements

Energy Codes and Commissioning RequirementsSince 2010, the International Energy Code (IECC) started including some level of commissioning requirements as part of code updates. These early requirements have evolved into more specifics providing clarity on scope,...

Energy: Measurement & Verification

Want to go "Green?" Start with Measurement & Verification Alex Metschke, PE, CEM, CCPInternational Performance Measurement and Verification Protocol (IPMVP) Option C TypeThe same trope has been used in numerous realms, “You can’t know where you’re going if you...

SES’s Andrea Thompson-20 Women to Watch in HVAC

Andrea Thompson, PE, CEM,  named in Engineering Systems "20 to Watch: Women in HVAC"Congratulations to Andrea Thompson for being selected as one of the Top 20 Women to Watch in HVAC by Engineered Systems! This year, more than 75 women were nominated from all levels of...

5 HVAC Design Considerations/Solutions for Designing Future Flexibility

Post-COVID 19 Pandemic: Reimagining the Design of the Next Generation of Hospitals  The COVID-19 Pandemic Health Crisis has challenged us all to work in different ways. No group has had more impact than the caregivers and front-line workers interfacing daily with...

SES HVAC Upgrade – Ionization

SES Upgrades HVAC System to Ionization-Based Air Treatment  As part of our ongoing efforts to provide a high-quality work environment, we recently upgraded our HVAC systems in our Omaha Office to include higher grade filtration and ionization-based air treatment,...

A4LE Rocky Mountain Chapter’s Annual Design Awards: Gering Public Schools

A4LE Rocky Mountain Chapter’s Annual Design Awards: Gering Public Schools Summit Category for Renovations Award  The Gering Public Schools’ Addition and Renovation project took home an award at the A4LE Rocky Mountain Chapter’s Annual Design Awards Extravaganza...

Building Commissioning Association (BCxA): 20 Under 40 Program Award

Building Commissioning Association (BCxA): 20 Under 40 Program Award Recipient, Kenny Reed, PE, CCP, CEM, LEED AP BD+C  Kenny Reed, PE, CCP, CEM, LEED AP BD+C, is among the Building Commissioning Association’s inaugural class of 20 Under 40 Award recipients. The...

COVID-19: Solutions for Today, Strategies for Tomorrow

COVID-19: Solutions for Today, Strategies for Tomorrow  SES Associate Principal, Eric Granzow, PE, LEED AP, HFDP, CEM, shares key challenges and potential solutions for addressing current healthcare facility shortfalls and “future proofing” new facilities for...

Do you need Commissioning on your project?

Is commissioning a requirement on my projects?  In the last 10 years, commissioning has continued to gain considerable adoption as energy codes, standards, and best practices are looking to improve the performance of buildings by reducing peak energy demand, air...


We have a local, regional and national reputation as experts in the design and understanding of healthcare facilities. We pride ourselves on being at the forefront of the healthcare industry’s best practices.

PE | Registered Professional Engineers

FP | Registered Fire Protection Engineers

LEED AP | LEED Accredited Professionals

CEM | Certified Energy Managers

LC | Lighting Certified Professionals

RCDD | Registered Communications Distribution Designer

ASSE 6005 | Medical Gas  System Certified

PMP | Project Management Professionals

CCP | Certified Commissioning Professional

CxA | Certified Commissioning Authorities

QCxP | Qualified Commissioning Process Providers

HFDP | ASHRAE Certified in Healthcare Facility Design

CHC | Certified Healthcare Constructor

CHFM | Certified Healthcare Facility Manager

NFPA 101 | LSC and Joint Commission Certified