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Aviation Experience

Our aviation experience includes a variety of projects with airports of all sizes throughout the region. We have provided our services at Ft. Riley's, Marshall Airfield, St. Louis Lambert International Airport, Kansas City's Downtown Wheeler Airport and Kansas City International Airport, City of Manhattan, and City of Nevada. We have completed designs for runway lighting, maintenance facilities, terminal expansions, security-CCTV, data centers, administrative offices, and more.

KCI Facility Shop

KCI Facility Shop Complex

$12,000,000 MEP Project

Electrical design services include power, lighting (interior and exterior), lightning protection, fire alarm, CCTV/access control systems, communications and data/IT design. Mechanical design provided the administration space with a variable refrigerant flow (VRF) system for energy savings to help meet LEED Gold standards. The remainder of the shop will be ventilated with wall propeller fans and heated with high efficiency gas fire unit heaters. Low flow plumbing fixtures will be used throughout. 

St. Louis Lambert Airport Chiller 2

St. Louis Airport East Plant Chiller #2

$700,000 Electrical Project

Electrical design and construction administration services for demolition of the 4160V electrical feed to existing chiller. Also provided electrical design for a new 4160V switchboard and transformer to power to new 1300 ton, 480V, 3-Phase chiller.

Kansas City Airport

KCI Runway 1R-19L

$1,300,000 Electrical Project

Electrical design and on-site construction support for the Runway 1R-19L. Services included electrical design, plan and specification preparation, cost estimates, and design report narrative writing. We  also provided a full time on-site field representative for the duration of the project. The field representative was required to be on site for up to 12 hours a day. 

KCI American Airlines Renovation

KCI American Airlines Renovation

$5,500,000 MEP Project

MEP engineering services for a reconstruction project in Terminal C. Includes relocating the security lanes, adding two sets of restrooms (to replace the existing single restroom group), relocating two interior secure doors, and prepping for future concession areas. Also requires removal of two existing baggage claims and installation of one larger baggage claim. 


Our healthcare experience includes a variety of projects with facilities of all sizes throughout the region. We have provided our services at Barnes-Jewish Hospitals in St. Louis, MO; Western Missouri Medical Center in Warrensburg, MO; Ft. Leonard Wood Dental Clinic; and VA Hospitals throughout the Midwest. We have completed designs for tenant finishes, intensive care units, an angioplasty center, nurse call, X-ray rooms, medical gas vacuum, general lighting, HVAC, administrative office renovation, and more.

BJC HealthcareBJC West County Hospital - St. Louis, MO

$100,000,000 MEP Project

Replacement of a hospital and medical office building. New hospital will be 6 stories with 102 beds in the first phase. Facility will accommodate the emergency department, ICU, imaging, administration, food service, labs, pharmacy, peri-operative, surgical programs, and more. The medical office building will be 3-stories with under-building parking and a connector link to the hospital at two levels.

FLW Dental Clinic

McCrite Plaza at Briarcliff - Kansas City, MO

$18,000,000 MEP Project

Expansion of a senior living facility. This is a two-story 87,000-square-foot, 96-bed facility that will provide short-term rehabilitation services, long-term skilled nursing care and memory care. Electrical design included the lighting and power design as well as the nurse call system and fire alarm system for the entire facility. Mechanical design included HVAC and plumbing design for studio resident units, common areas and four kitchen areas. 

VA HRCVA Human Resource Center - Building 9 - Topeka, KS

$9,000,000 MEP Project

Remodel of office space for new lighting and panelboard design was provided to meet the new electrical requirements of the building. provided design for a backup power system and 1 MW generator. Upgrades were made to the HVAC system and plumbing fixtures. 

Wash U MCC

Washington University School of Medicine Mid Campus Center - St. Louis, MO

$70,000,000 Plumbing Project

517,000-square-foot building includes a full basement with below-grade parking, programming space, and campus utility infrastructure. Custom Engineering also provided assistance in the LEED certification process for the MCC; the project is pursuing LEED-NC v2009 Silver Certification.


Multi-Family Housing

Custom Engineering, Inc. has been providing MEP design services for several housing authorities including Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas City Kansas Housing Authority. Custom Engineering has over 30 years of experience and knowledge in codes such as IBC, NEC, and IMC as well as the HUD Design Manual.

27th & McGee

27th & McGee Condominiums - Kansas City, MO

$3,500,000 MEP Project

New 3-story condominium building. The building will have three unit types with a total of 58 units. The units have DX cooling and electric heating. All units are completely sprinkled for fire protection. There is also a commons area on each floor as well as a lobby on a separated VAC zone. The lighting for the apartment units and common areas in the condo building are all LED lighting.

Central West End

Central West End Mixed-Use Facility - St. Louis, MO

$9,000,000 MEP Project

Six-story mixed-use development with two subterranean parking levels. The ground floor features 11,000 square feet of retail space. The second floor contains 10,000 square feet of office space and 3,000 square feet of amenity space that may be utilized by both the office and residential users. The third through sixth floors are residential and each floor contains 13-15 apartments for a total of 72 units.

Quail North

Quail North Apartments - Oklahoma City, OK

$20,000,000 MEP Project

14 three-story townhouses with 8-12 residences per building with lower level private garages totaling 300,000 sq. ft. Five three-story garden-style apartments with 24 residences per building. All residence buildings are equipped with at least one handicapped accessible unit. The complex has one clubhouse/ community center, one outdoor pool, seven detached garage buildings with six garages per building, and one maintenance garage.

st. Michael's

St. Michael's Veterans Center - Kansas City, MO

$11,200,000 MEP Project

A 58-unit apartment building with 62 parking spaces in Kansas City, Missouri. The apartment building is three-story, with an elevator and internal enclosed corridors and common areas. The facility is designed especially for those veterans who are homeless, or at risk of becoming homeless, with various special needs.