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SEFA Lab of the Year 2021 – Harvard University Science and Engineering Complex

Excellence – Innovation – Teamwork It is a tremendous honor that the Harvard University Science and Engineering Complex (SEC) is the 2021 SEFA Lab of the Year.  The SEFA Lab-of-the-Year™ Award expresses the highest honor that can be given to a laboratory building, bringing enormous pride to everyone who participated in this effort. This project...

Time for Golf!

Don’t delay…sign up today for our 27th annual charity golf tournament on September 3rd! Proceeds go to March of Dimes, ACE Mentor Program of Connecticut and Boys & Girls Club of New Britain. You can register to play, sponsor and/or donate!

CREW CT Blue Ribbon Awards 2021

At last night’s 26th Annual CREW CT Blue Ribbon Awards Showcase, van Zelm Heywood & Shadford, Inc. was thrilled to be on a winning project: Best in Class: Workplace Innovation Award & People’s Choice Award for LAZ Parking Home Office in Hartford, CT! Thank you CREW CT and congrats to Tecton Architects, One of a...

Harvard SEC Achieves Sustainability Certifications

Science and Engineering Complex (SEC) achieves LEED Platinum and Living Building Challenge Petal certifications.  This is an unprecedented achievement for Harvard, and both especially stellar achievements given the diversity of the building, complexity of the program and the size (over 500,000 gross square feet).  This is the largest building, and the first building with wet...

Amherst College New Science Center Receives Two BSA 2020 Awards

We are honored to have served as the MEP engineers on the Amherst College New Science Center which won two awards at the Boston Society of Architects gala last week… an Honors Award for Design Excellence and a Citation for Sustainability Design.  The project is also a previous national AIA Committee on the Environment (COTE)...

UPENN Trustees Approve Vagelos Laboratory Design

We are excited to be working with BEHNISCH ARCHITEKTEN on the University of Pennsylvania Vagelos Laboratory for Energy Science and Technology and are pleased that the project has received design approval by the University’s Board of Trustees. The new $173 million facility at 3200 Walnut Street will consolidate existing and emerging energy research programs by...

Congratulations to van Zelm Engineers’ 2020 Employee Recognition Award Winners!

Congratulations to van Zelm Engineers’ 2020 Employee Recognition Award winners! The three outstanding winners were selected by our principals and team leaders due to their outstanding performance, dedication, and leadership skills. The award winners received the awards at our annual luncheon which also recognized staff who received their service milestones at van Zelm Engineers. (Photo...

Maintaining Safe and Healthy Environments During COVID-19

van Zelm can Help! At van Zelm Engineers, our highest priority is the safety and well-being of our staff and clients, as well as their families and the communities we serve. Now, more than ever, we take our role as consultants seriously as the corona-virus pandemic has dramatically changed everyone’s lives and workplaces. Ventilation and...

Congratulations to van Zelm’s Talented Leaders

A company’s success is driven by teamwork.  As our company continues to grow, so have these van Zehn leaders.  We celebrate the promotion of these individuals for their engineering excellence, creativity, and dedication to our clients.  –  Steve S. Krawczynski, President & Chairman


On behalf of all of us at van Zelm, we’d like to extend our thanks to you for supporting our 25th Annual Charity Golf Tournament. Read MoreSee the Pictures