February 04, 2021

RMF Reflects on 2020 Honors, Celebrating Over 22 Award Wins and Industry Rankings

RMF Engineering, a leader in full-service MEP engineering, today announced its recognition by 17 different industry associations and publications during 2020.

The firm earned 22 honors in total, joining the ranks of four “Top Firms” lists and winning 18 awards for projects ranging from healthcare to higher education, spanning the entire East coast. Despite the global pandemic and its effects on the market climate, RMF remained steadfast in its commitment to client service and delivering first-class projects. The awards further underscore RMF’s steep industry expertise, leadership in the field, and proven track record in collaboration and teaming on key projects with industry partners.

Company Awards

  • BD+C Giants 400: Top Engineering Firms (ranked 26th)
  • Consulting Specifying Engineer Cx Giants (ranked 16th)
  • EC&M Top 40: Electrical Design Firms (ranked 26th)
  • ENR Top 500 Design Firms (ranked 274th)

Regional Awards

  • AGC New York State Excellence in Partnering Award for the Boiler Plant Replacement at the Basic Sciences Building SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Contractor: Dynamic Mechanical Contractors.
  • AIA Baltimore 2020 Excellence in Design Award: Michael F. Trostel, FAIA, Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation for the Enoch Pratt Free Central Library Renovation. Architect: Ayers Saint Gross.
  • AIA National 2020 Healthcare Design Award for the Hampton County Health Clinic in Varnville, SC. Architect: Liollio Architecture.
  • AIA SC
    • Merit Award for 2020 AIA Adaptive Reuse or Historic Preservation for the USC Instructional Chemistry Building (Law School Conversion). Architect: Watson Tate Savory / EYP.
    • Honor Award for 2020 AIA Adaptive Reuse or Historic Preservation for the Florence-Darlington Technical College Lake City (at the Continuum). Architect: McMillan Pazdan Smith.
    • Citation Award for 2020 AIA New Construction for the SC Parks, Rec & Tourism Hardeeville Welcome Center. Architect: Liollio Architecture.
    • Merit Award for 2020 AIA New Construction for the Wando Mt. Pleasant Library. Architect: LS3P.
  • American Planning Association Honor Award for Outstanding Federal Planning for the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Master Plan. Architect: Metropolitan Architects and Planners, Inc.
  • 2020 ASHRAE Charleston Chapter
    • Existing Public Assembly, Additions and Renovations to the Columbia Metro Convention Center. Architect: McMillan Pazdan Smith Architects.
    • New Healthcare Facility, Self Regional Hospital Women’s Center and ACC Renovation. Architect: McMillan Pazdan Smith Architects.
    • Existing Other Institutional, SCDC Manning Correctional Institution Boiler Replacement.
  • CMAA 2020 Project Achievement Award: Public Building | Renovation / Modernization | Constructed value less than $15 million for the Atlanta Public Schools, Gideons Elementary School Addition & Renovation. Architect: Goodwyn/Mills/Cawood – Atlanta. Contractor: Balfour Beatty.
  • ENR MidAtlantic 2020 Best Projects Award of Merit Energy/Industrial for the William & Mary West Plant. Architect: Lord Aeck Sargent. Contractor: DPR Construction.
  • ENR Southeast’s 2020 Best Project for the Andy Quattlebaum Outdoor Recreation Center at Clemson University. Architect: Cooper Carry. Contractor: Sherman Construction.
  • Historic Columbia 2020 Preservation Award: New Construction in a Historic Context for the USC Old Law School to Chemistry Lab. Architects: Watson Tate Savory Architects, EYP Architecture. Contractor: Gilbane.
  • IES VE User of the Year Award 2020 – North American Winner for the Kirkland Correctional Institution CFD Analysis.
  • SCUP 2020 Excellence in Planning for an Existing Campus, Honor Award for the Emory University Framework Plan. Architect: Sasaki Associates.
  • WoodWorks 2020 U.S. Regional Excellence Award for the Florence-Darlington Technical College, The Continuum Building (Lake City Workforce Development). Architect: McMillan Pazdan Smith Architects. Contractor: Thompson Turner Construction.