HV Engineering, Inc. (HVE) is a mechanical engineering firm located in Seattle, WA that specializes in HVAC and Plumbing Consulting Engineering. Founded in 1996, we pride ourselves on incorporating our customer’s requirements into completed designs. We look for practical solutions to client challenges and react quickly to develop “in budget” solutions. Individual experience in the firm is diverse, and there is significant principal involvement in each project to assure quality control. In the engineering service business, the people on a project make it successful, and we are committed to your success.
HVE supports their projects with a highly trained staff, equipped with all the modern tools of the trade, including
- the latest versions of AutoCAD and Revit
- building information modeling (BIM)
- up-to-date specification database
- in-house detail library
- active membership in professional societies (ASHRAE, ASPE)
- ongoing professional development
Brian Roetcisoender, PE, LEED® AP, President
Professional Engineer – WA, AK, ID, OR
University of Washington – BS, Mechanical Engineering Cum Laude, 1989
In Brian’s thirty plus years as a mechanical engineer, he has designed process piping, plumbing, and HVAC systems for commercial, retail, manufacturing, municipal facilities, water and wastewater treatment plants, K-12 and higher education facilities, offices, multifamily residential, senior housing, laboratories, hospitals, natatoriums, and industrial shops. His expertise includes HVAC systems for standby power generation, the design of facilities dealing with the storage and handling of hazardous materials and environments, and design challenges associated with new construction, building renovation, and facility conversion. He has worked on projects ranging in location from Nevada to the Arctic Ocean.
Steve Bloedel, Vice President
Steve is the manager of production and design at HVE. In his twenty five years of experience, he has worked for a number of local mechanical consulting firms and successfully completed hundreds of projects covering nearly every area of the mechanical consulting market in locations throughout the region. Currently, Steve manages the design and delivery of many of HVE’s projects which include HVAC, plumbing and piping systems, BIM modeling and construction support. He is proficient in both AutoCAD and Revit and has been involved with multiple Navis works and other clash detection charrettes. Steve’s project background includes multi-family housing, schools, hospitals, churches, retail developments, tenant improvements, commercial kitchens, medical clinics, senior housing developments, park projects, and mixed-use projects.
Ben Muyres, PE, Associate
Professional Engineer – WA
Gonzaga University – BS, Mechanical Engineering Cum Laude, 2016
In Ben’s five years as a mechanical engineer, he has designed plumbing and HVAC systems for commercial, retail, office, daycare facilities, multifamily/mixed-use residential, commercial kitchens, medical clinics, churches, senior housing, and natatoriums. He has worked directly with owners, contractors and architects to ensure each design is not only well coordinated & constructable, but also meets each projects design goals & budget. Ben has a passion for working on sustainable design projects and has been the lead designer and engineer on numerous projects with green building & sustainable goals including LEED certifications, Built Green, and Evergreen Sustainable Development Standards.
Dustin ‘DJ’ Johnson, Associate
DJ has worked in various roles within the built environment from construction to consulting. The last decade of DJ’s career has been within the mechanical, electrical, and plumbing design and engineering sector working as a consultant or directly for the contractor. His experience includes high-rise and mid-rise commercial and multifamily, assisted living, daycare, K-12 and higher education, urban center and residential development, restaurants, retail, commercial office, warehouse, infrastructure and government, hospital, clinics and laboratories, and various types of tenant improvements. More recently, DJ’s career focus has been in Mechanical Engineering, specializing in plumbing and HVAC with a value engineering and constructability approach. DJ has a pulse on current trends in green technology, sustainability, and the evolution of energy codes with an eye for implementation on projects.