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Perfecting Sustainable Engineering Designs



* New York, New Jersey,
* Pennsylvania, Delaware,
* Maryland, Virginia,
* North Carolina, Connecticut
* District of Columbia



LEED and CEM Personnel

DBE - Maryland, Pennsylvania, Delaware and New Jersey Departments of Transportation.

DBE – Cities of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Wilmington, Delaware

DBE – State of New Jersey

REGISTERED PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER – Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, North Carolina, Washington, DC, and Jamaica


Mechanical Engineering

Our team of mechanical engineers and designers has a broad range of experiences in all facets of Heating, Ventilation, Air conditioning and Energy Efficiency. We are committed to leveraging proven technologies, to create cutting edge solutions that deliver practical, reliable designs.


Systems include

• Hot water and Steam system, design and distribution

• Energy Analysis

• Chiller systems.

• Ice storage and Themal HVAC system

• Automatic Temperature Controls (Digital/Analog)

• Heat Recovery System

• ,    HVAC Systems

• Piping Systems Design

• Labortaory HVAC Systems  

• Building Management Systems

• HVAC  Load analysis/equipment sizing and selection



Electrical Engineering

Our Electrical designers are experienced in power distribution, lighting design, emergency power configurations. We also provide a range of electrical reports includingaudits on due diligence, fault rectification, power quality and energy management. 



• Lighting Design

•  Fire Alarm Systems

•  Lightning protection systems

•  Power Distribution

•  Photovoltaic Systems

•  Emergency Power & UPS

•  Lighting design and lighting Control  Systems

• as well as key highway lighting projects

Plumbing Engineering

Plumbing engineering
The plumbing designs of our skilled engineers are at the core systems for a variety of facilities; including high rises and low rise residential complexes, athletic facilities, water treatment facilities, schools and universities.  DAB plumbing designs are also integrated into an array of transportation facilities- airports, and bus maintenance facilities. 



  Potable cold and hot water distribution 

• Natural gas piping

• Storm drainage systems designs

• Sanitary drainage system designs

• Plumbing engineer consultant services

• Hot water circulation

• Fuel oil systems

• Compressed air systems

   Laboratory Vacuum Systems

• Energy Analysis and systems use       evaluation

• Commercial kitchen design

• Rainwater harvesting system design


Fire Protection


Our team of engineers produce effective well designed fire protection systems for commercial, residential, industrial and military facilities. Our compliant designs incorporate applicable construction codes and account for unique and diverse building types, spaces and hazard levels. In short, from the simplest to the most complex fire protection designs, our clients’ satisfaction and safety are top priorities.  


• Fire Suppression Systems

• Sprinkler system design

• Hydraulic calculations for new and existing systems

• Design modifications for existing systems

• Determination of NFPA design criteria

• Water service and fire pump systems design

• Fire protection feasibility studies

• FM 200 & Ansul Systems

• Automatic and Manual Standpipe Systems

• Code Compliance

• Detection and Alarm Systems




Desmond A. Baker & Associates (DAB) specializes in MEP & FP Design, and delivers expertise in Energy Conservation Studies, and Sustainable Designs and is the leading engineering firm in the Mid-Atlantic States. Since 1986 the private and public sector have relied on our services to meet essential requirements for projects in Federal, State, Municipalities, Corporations, School Districts, Universities, and Religious organizations. 

At DAB our experienced engineers leverage current and proven technologies to produce consistently high quality designs that satisfy the most demanding client requirements. We listen to understand client needs, and translate client wishes into superior solutions. Our project management approach allows our team to work harmoniously with senor management, operations and administrative personnel to achieve projected outcomes within budget and on schedule.  

We are a certified Minority Business Enterprise firm in the states of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland and the District of Columbia.  


DAB provides a range of services for Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing and Fire Protection engineering needs, and is well versed in the delivery of energy efficiency and sustainability designs. The firm has been responsible for numerous design initiatives and key projects throughout the mid-Atlantic region. Our engineering team execute on all phases of projects from concept through post construction, to ensure quality outcomes and complete client satisfaction

Value Engineering

Sustainable Building Design

Prime Consulting-MEP & FP



MEP & FP Consulting

Sustainable Designs

Energy Conservation Studies

1988 and 1992

State of Delaware Small Business recipient



Design Award for William Penn Homes


SBA Recipient for Delaware


Brandywine Professional Association Award





For any inquiries, questions or commendations, please call: 302-584-1383 or fill out the following form

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Main Office

2102 Baynard Blvd. 

Wilmington, Delaware 19809

Office: 302-658-1390

Fax: 302-658-1392

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 9543

Wilmington, DE 19809

Trust DAB with your next project
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