Tetra Tech offers various services to help create a safe, comfortable, and environmentally sound building environment, including movable structures for ports and harbors.

We work with our clients to provide sustainable buildings that are energy and resource efficient and promote a healthier environment for building occupants. We specialize in designing innovative building systems for the world’s signature buildings and have helped our clients achieve Platinum, Gold, and Silver LEED® certification in hundreds of buildings around the world.

Mechanical—Building Systems and Moveable Structures

  • Heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC)
  • Building automation systems and controls
  • Central plant systems design
  • Radiant heating and cooling
  • Underfloor air distribution
  • Natural and displacement ventilation
  • Thermal storage
  • Geothermal heat exchange systems
  • Smoke control and exhaust
  • Computational fluid dynamics modeling
  • Building Information Modeling (BIM)
  • Process engineering
  • Automation
  • Industrial mechanical and electrical services
  • Mechanical and structural systems (loading arms, gear boxes, cranes, and winches)
  • Floatable structures (barges and docks)
  • Lock systems


  • Utility service and power distribution systems
  • Emergency and standby power generation
  • On-site cogeneration systems
  • Distributed power generation
  • Critical power systems (UPS, PDUs, Static Transfer Switches)
  • Electrical power monitoring systems and SCADA
  • Lighting controls
  • Grounding and lightning protection
  • Fire alarm and security systems
  • Short circuit and coordination studies
  • Arc flash studies
  • Reliability and redundancy studies
  • Single point of failure analysis
  • Power quality analysis
  • Capacity and demand analysis
  • Architectural lighting design
  • Low-voltage systems design (telecommunications, audiovisual, security)

Plumbing and Fire Protection

  • Fire suppression systems
  • Fire pumps
  • Sprinkler and standpipe systems
  • Domestic water systems
  • Sanitary systems
  • Storm drainage
  • Water conservation and graywater systems
  • Blackwater systems
  • Gas systems, including medical and laboratory