The Ballard Group, Inc. was founded in 1978 to provide quality mechanical engineering services with specific emphasis on heating, ventilation, air conditioning, plumbing, fire protection and medical gas systems design.
The size and composition of our company allows us to be particularly responsive to project Owners, Owner’s Representatives, Architects, other Engineers, and Contractors.
The size and composition of our company allows us to be particularly responsive to project Owners, Owner’s Representatives, Architects, other Engineers, and Contractors. The firm currently employs a total of 23 people at both locations. Of those employees
Our leaders all rose to the top from among the excellent engineers that make up the company. As pictured (left to right) the Owners/Principals of The Ballard Group are: Tim Harris, LEED AP, Vice-President; Matt Doll, P.E., LEED AP, Secretary/Treasurer & Head of Fort Collins Office; Tom Ver Straate, P.E., LEED AP, President; Bert Baiotto, P.E., Principal; and Peter Failla, P.E., LEED AP, Principal. The five principals alone have over 100 years of combined experience in Mechanical Engineering.
Our operating philosophy is to provide sound, innovative engineering services tailored to the needs of each client on time and within budget. We strive to be forward-thinking engineers who use our collective experience combined with industry innovations to deliver energy efficient and cost-effective mechanical systems.
We meet our lofty objectives with a combination of high standards and broad experience drawing from a variety of related engineering projects, and tireless communication. A company’s reputation for consistently performing its job to the satisfaction of the people who employ it is best judged by the volume of repeat business. We perform ~90% of our work as repeat business with previous clients. This is true of both locations. We consistently earn the respect and trust of our clients with sound engineering and highly personal response and service; building new affiliations into long-standing, successful relationships.