Firm Profile

Van Note-Harvey Associates, PC is a full service consulting engineering, environmental, planning and land surveying organization tracing its origin back to 1894. Our staff of professional and support personnel have diverse educational and project backgrounds enabling us to provide a complete range of services to private and public clients from Fortune 500 corporations to neighborhood businesses, and at all levels of federal, state and local government. We have served on design teams for numerous academic, institutional, municipal, and private development projects as the prime contractor, as well as under subcontract to major building architects, and design-build contracts.

Professional services have been provided by Van Note-Harvey on projects ranging from minor expansions or modifications/improvements of existing facilities, to totally new campuses and facility site design. Projects have encompassed every aspect of site feasibility planning, site/civil engineering and utility design, environmental compliance studies, regulatory permitting, stormwater management design, roadways/parking, site lighting/landscaping, hazardous waste site remediation engineering, and construction phase services.

Van Note-Harvey has regularly served on green building design teams for a variety of facilities qualifying for LEED Certification. Our Firm provides LEED Accredited Professionals at both the principal and staff levels, and is an active member of the United States Green Building Council (USGBC). For the Site/Civil Engineering discipline, sustainable design focuses on linking natural and man-made systems to achieve balanced environmental outcomes that improve the quality of life and long-term health of the community in addition to the sustainability of a given project site. Specific LEED credit initiatives employed by VNHA have included the prerequisite for Construction Activity Pollution Prevention, credits for Site Selection, Alternative Transportation, Site Development, Stormwater Management, Heat Island Effect, and Light Pollution Reduction.

We are necessarily involved with and continually review the application of constantly changing regulations. This experience, gained from our solid history of project design and regulatory compliance, is coupled with the latest technology and best engineering and environmental techniques to address specific project issues. The consistently successful completion of diverse projects by a highly qualified professional staff relates to over 80 percent of our work being repeat services to existing and previous clients.