Denver, CO — Don Saal has joined M.E. GROUP as a Denver Practice Lead for their Forte Building Science practice.  Don brings over 20 years of experience in the building design and construction industry as a mechanical engineer and is a long-time champion of integrated project delivery.

“Don shares our firm’s purpose of Improving Life through Better Built Environments.  We believe his long track-record of helping clients create higher performing buildings strengthens our team,” said Rick Maniktala, President of M.E. GROUP.

As a Practice Lead, Don will work closely with M.E. GROUP’s clients to manage project delivery.  He will be a champion for the firm’s human-centered design process that leverages the M.E. GROUP’s collection of research to create better project outcomes.  Don is a licensed professional engineer, certified geo-exchange designer and LEED accredited professional.  His past projects include Net-Zero energy buildings and deep energy retrofits where he has served in numerous roles, including high-performance design engineer, integrative design facilitator and sustainability consultant.

“Don’s acquired experience allows him to integrate with our firm’s leadership in building science, MEP design, technology, acoustics, energy, and ecology to deliver the right solutions for our clients in Colorado,” said Pete Jefferson, Vice President of M.E. GROUP.