The Right Solution For Every Project

Our Services

Mechanical Engineering

We design sustainable HVAC systems and controls for schools, offices, historic buildings, and dozens of other building types.

Electrical Engineering

Power distribution, lighting, life safety, emergency/standby, and gas detection lie at the heart of our electrical engineering services.

Plumbing Engineering

Builders, architects and municipalities rely on us to design plumbing systems central to efficient building operation and a safe living and work environment.

Fire Protection Design

We engineer fire detection, suppression and smoke evacuation systems using the latest technologies.

Who We Are

Founded in 1990 by Bruce B. MacRitchie, MacRitchie Engineering is a full-service MEP/FP consulting firm with a reputation for delivering innovative yet practical solutions that meet the highest standards of client satisfaction. Our services include Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Plumbing Engineering as well as Fire Protection design.

We work with architectural firms, builders, property owners, and municipal officials throughout Boston and New England in a variety of industries and building types, including Education, Health Care, Historical, Industrial, Investigations/Studies, Office Buildings, Public, Residential, Retail, and Sustainable/Green.

Why Choose Us?


Combining their decades of experience in the business, our two principals personally oversee every project team, define scopes of work accurately, and ensure the latest design standards.


Our team’s multi-disciplinary skill set covers studies/evaluations, engineering design, and construction review, which helps us generate practical solutions that really work.


We keep our clients regularly apprised of all progress and challenges in order to deliver on time and on budget.

Our Specialties

Public Works

A long history with local housing authorities, schools, town halls, libraries, and public safety facilities.


Expertise with new construction and maintaining occupancy during renovations.

Historical Renovations

Our portfolio includes the Massachusetts State House and dozens of town and city halls, churches, schools, and museums.


Green building systems, LEED-certified design, and creative energy-efficient designs.

Our Clients

BKA Architects
Environmental Partners
Group 7 Design
McGinley, Kalsow & Associates
Simpson Gumpertz & Heger
Hardaway/Sziabowski Architects
The Galante Architecture Studio
Touloukian Touloukian, Inc.

Boston City Hall
Sandwich Town Hall
Provincetown Town Hall
Needham Town Hall
Wellesley Town Hall
Brockton City Hall
Orleans Town Hall

Saint Elizabeth’s Medical Center
Southern New England Surgery Center
Harrington Healthcare at Charlton
Piedmont Surgery Center
Fresenius Kidney Care

Needham Town Hall
Provincetown Town Hall
Saugus Iron Works
Strand Theatre in Boston
Wellesley Town Hall
Brockton City Hall

Revere Housing Authority (Liston Towers)
Boston Housing Authority (Old Colony)
Archdale and Orient Heights
Chelsea Housing Authority
Norfolk Housing Authority (Arnold Road)
Belmont Housing Authority (Belmont Village)
North Attleboro Housing Authority
Walpole Housing Authority (Ellis Street Housing)
Peabody Housing Authority (Veteran’s Memorial Family Housing & Goldberg Road Housing)

Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical School
Notre Dame Academy
John E. Burke Elementary School
Phillipston Memorial School
Quabbin Regional High School

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