• Service

    Embracing the responsibility to provide for the needs and expectations of our clients, employees, and community. We consider it more than just a job.

  • Quality

    Asking the appropriate questions, utilizing all our resources and ingenuity, and performing the proper due diligence to deliver solutions that we are proud of. We deliver confidence.

  • Integrity

    Cultivating a transparent and undivided workplace. We keep it real by remaining grounded in our values and focusing on what is right, not who is right. We do the right thing.

  • Sustainability

    Our social duty is to design systems that minimize our carbon footprint and provide healthy spaces for work and play. We believe every day is Earth Day.

the DBR Difference

Open Minds.

Incredible Service.

Making Life Better.




Our MEP engineering practices ensure the smallest carbon footprint whether it’s HVAC, lighting design, or plumbing systems.


Whether it’s our design or yours, our fully independent Commissioning Agents are at the leading edge of system start-up and validation ensuring adherence to schedule and lower cost of ownership.


The end user experience drives our technology design. Our design is coordinated with the supporting MEP disciplines and architectural features yielding a seamless result.


We hold ourselves accountable to preserve non-renewable resources with our ability to design innovative solutions at the leading edge of building sciences.

  • Hospitality + Residential Portfolio

    Allen Parkway Pavilion & Condos

    Houston, Texas

  • K-12 Portfolio

    Dripping Springs ISD – Walnut Springs Elementary School Relocation

    Dripping Springs, Texas

  • Community Portfolio

    Hope Outdoor Gallery

    Austin, Texas

  • Commercial Portfolio

    Endress + Hauser

    Houston, Texas

  • Hospitality + Residential Portfolio

    W Hotel

    Nashville, Tennessee

In The News

Q&A With Project Manager, Hugo Avila

Hugo Avila, PE serves as a Project Manager based in the McAllen office of DBR and joined with over twenty-four years of industry experience. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from The University of Texas at San Antonio and has been a licensed Professional Engineer since 2002.
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Designing for Health: Thermal Comfort – The WELL v2 Standard

In the A/E/C industry we design and create buildings. One of the main functions of a building is to act as a controlled environment that is separate from the surrounding exterior conditions. As designers, we have the opportunity to create an environment that is both comfortable and health-promoting for our future building occupants.
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DBR Offers Virtual AIA Continuing Education Courses

Do your employees need AIA Credits? DBR is now offering all Lunch & Learn courses virtually. Don't worry, lunch is still included.
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