Consulting Engineers  



EquitySpec Consulting Engineers is a full service firm which offers mechanical, electrical, and energy engineering services for commercial, institutional, industrial, and residential projects. We can provide traditional legacy-type plan and spec and design-build plans as well as building information modeling (BIM) and energy and sustainable design services.

We use Revit MEP, EnergyPro, E-Quest, AutoCad and other software as well as the CSI MasterFormat and GreenFormat specification systems for design analysis and preparation of construction documents to meet client budget and schedule constraints without compromising the quality or completeness of the work.

Mechanical Engineering Services

Design of Heating, Ventilating, and Air-conditioning (HVAC) systems including: Central chilled water and heating hot water plants
Energy management and control systems (EMS)
Variable flow chilled water systems
Variable air volume systems
High pressure steam systems for process loads and commercial kitchens
Energy recovery systems

Design of plumbing systems including domestic water, drain, waste, vent, sewer, fuel gas, medical gas, compressed air.

Energy Engineering Services

Title 24 compliance
Life-cycle cost analysis
Solar thermal system design
Solar PV system design
Net-zero project design
Grid-neutral project design
Carbon-neutral project design
Building commissioning and performance verification
Retro-commissioning and building audits
Utility incentives - identification and development of energy savings programs to secure energy savings performance incentives through partnership programs with government agencies and utility companies including SCE, SDGE, DWP and IID. Our designs for new construction and retrofit work provide substantial reductions in electricty use, natural gas and/or propane use, and water consumption.

We have designed projects in over 50 cities and local jurisdictions in Southern California, as well as projects requiring design and permitting and/or certification by the following agencies:

Department of Energy (DOE) Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE) Programs
Energy Efficiency & Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Programs
State Energy Program (SEP)
County Departments of Environmental Health
County Departments of Industrial Hygiene
DPH - Department of Public Health
DSA - Division of the State Architect
HCD - Department of Housing and Community Development
OSHPD - Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development
SFM - State Fire Marshall
USGBC - United States Green Building Council (LEED)

The firm was founded in 1988 by David A. Celmer, P.E. Mr. Celmer remains the principal and is the chief mechanical engineer. Professional liability insurance is maintained with CNA/Schinnerer.

A brief description of projects can be found by clicking on the links at the left. Projects are organized by Project Type, Project Location, Project Name, or Project Date.

For more information, call the Inland Empire office at 909 534-3596 or the Coachella Valley Office at 760 834-1537, or e-mail EquitySpec Consulting Engineers at



Inland Empire Office
4805 North Sierra Way
Suite 115
San Bernardino, CA 92407
Phone: 909.534.3596

Coachella Valley Office
42600 Caroline Court
Suite 102
Palm Desert, CA 92211
Phone: 760.834.1537
Fax: 760.832.7333