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M.E. GROUP has launched a new division called Forte Building Science that will now provide the firm’s Building Physics, Commissioning, Occupant Experience, and Certification services. This distinctive group is dedicated to advancing a much-needed modern approach to building innovation and creating opportunities for unique and easier solutions to building challenges.

What makes Forte unique is their diversity of expertise, including licensed architects, professional engineers, social scientists, TAB & controls professionals, and sustainability consultants who work together to overcome building challenges related to energy performance, health and wellness, resiliency, and sustainability. The Forte team is led by Nate Maniktala and Pete Jefferson, both long-time Principals and owners with M.E. GROUP.

“At Forte Building Science our goal is to make delivering innovative buildings easier for designers, builders, and owners.  Whether by facilitating design with our analysis, preventing building failures through commissioning, or validating goals with industry certifications. We are able to leverage our unique skills to help our clients achieve the results they seek, with greater ease,” said Maniktala.

Forte Building Science is already making a strong impression with well-known architects and owners across the country. Current clients include: HKS, Perkins Eastman, Kansas State University, Prologis, University of Nebraska, and CHI Health.

Forte Building Science is a division of M.E. GROUP, a high-performance engineering firm that integrates MEP systems to create buildings that are comfortable, energy-efficient, and work in harmony with the environment.