LAS VEGAS – Ryan Calahan, PE, LEED AP, has been selected among the country’s top building, design and construction professionals under the age of 40 in the prestigious Building Design+Construction 2019 “40 Under 40”. Calahan is a principal with FEA Consulting Engineers, which BD+C also selected as the 7th largest hotel engineering firm in the country for the second year in a row this year.
Calahan is the only Nevada professional named by BD+C in this year’s 40 Under 40. “I’m honored to be recognized among some of the country’s top young professionals in the construction and design industries,” said Calahan. “They are leaders in their businesses and communities, bringing innovative and unique ideas to industries ranging from design and architecture to engineering and development.”
Named the “Engineering Virtuoso” of the 2019 class, BD+C recognized Calahan’s involvement in the engineering of more than 30,000 hotel rooms and the engineering of the world’s first LEED Gold certified casino with Rivers Casino in Des Plaines, Illinois.
Calahan was also recognized for his charitable outreach in Southern Nevada and beyond the U.S., including his work with the ASHRAE (American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers) Southern Nevada Board of Governors and its recent humanitarian trip to Guatemala to install solar light and electricity kits in rural homes.
“Ryan represents the future of engineering in the best possible ways,” said Boyd Erickson, CPD, vice president and partner of FEA Consulting Engineers. “He understands the importance of innovation and excellence in engineering and never stops working to improve the products we as a firm deliver to some of the top hotel and entertainment venues in the world.”
About FEA Consulting Engineers:
FEA Consulting Engineers provides mechanical, electrical and plumbing engineering as well as Low voltage, Lighting design and environmental services. FEA specializes in hospitality and entertainment spaces and in both 2018 and 2019 was listed as one of the country’s Top 10 Hotel Engineering Firms in the BD+C Giants 300. The firm’s current projects include Resorts World Las Vegas, Circa Las Vegas and Hotel Del Coronado in San Diego. Recent hospitality projects have included The Cosmopolitan, The Cromwell, TopGolf and World Market Center. For more information, visit www.fealasvegas.com.