Established in 1973, Vanderwesten & Rutherford Associates Inc. (V&R) provides mechanical & electrical engineering design services to a variety of facilities including institutional, healthcare, secondary and post-secondary, industrial, municipal and recreational facilities.
Being a firm that is medium in size, the personal involvement and dedication of their directors has ensured seamless client service. Similarly, they employ highly motivated and creative design professionals committed to their goal of exceeding client expectations.
V&R understands that buildings work holistically as entire systems and that the mechanical and electrical disciplines are integral components in this harmonious relationship. Building systems that work in unison lower both financial and environmental costs. Sustainability in building design has become a moving target that is constantly broadening its reach.
V&R’s collaborative team approach promotes efficient coordination between disciplines in order to design the most effective systems for the owner. V&R’s mission is to bring a holistic, comprehensive approach to engineering design for all of their clients. They endeavor to build relationships with their clients to fully understand their needs and expectations for the proposed projects. V&R’s philosophy is to look at all angles of a design through multiple lenses.
At V&R they navigate this changing landscape with proven sound engineering practices that ensure their designs are as functional as they are efficient. Employing LEED certified professionals ensures that V&R can utilize in-house software packages and work seamlessly with LEED consultants to design sustainable energy efficient LEED accredited facilities.
They have significant experience working with various Elementary, Secondary and Post- Secondary Institutions, and are on the roster lists for many of them including: Western University, Queen’s University, Seneca College, Fanshawe College, McMaster University, Carleton University to name a few.