Cornerstone Building Foundation Award Winner - 2012 Design Consultant of the Year

Company Profile


Kelly, Wright & Associates, P.C. (KWA) is a Tucson-based professional mechanical engineering consulting firm owned and managed by senior design professionals.

As a full-service mechanical engineering firm, KWA has extensive experience in the design of HVAC, Plumbing, and Fire Protection systems for all types of facilities. Established in 2000, the Firm has a history of over eight hundred successful projects in Arizona, California, Colorado, and New Mexico. The firm has also provided engineering services outside the United States in Argentina, Chile, Guatamala, Kuwait, and Mexico.

The firm maintains two registered Mechanical Engineers (with registrations in both Arizona and New Mexico) and one of the few consulting professional Fire Protection Engineers in the State. Two of the principals of the firm have achieved LEED AP certification. Unique in mechanical engineering firms, KWA offers complete fire protection system designs, including hydraulic calculations and shop drawings.

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Example Projects

Education Facilities
KWA provides engineering design services for all types of educational facilities, from grade school to University. Additionally, KWA has provided commissioning... (read more)
Government Facilities
KWA has extensive experience providing engineering designs for Government projects. The KWA team is knowledgeable of the varying required design standards and codes... (read more)
Fire Protection
Fire Protection Engineering
KWA continues to lead in the area of Fire Protection Engineering in Southern Arizona. KWA's design experience includes wet & dry pipe, deluge, pre-action, foam, gas agent... (read more)
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Cornerstone Award
2012 Design Consultant of the Year
Cornerstone Building Foundation

To honor the best in project delivery through an annual awards program that recognizes all members of the building community in the format of a

"Dream Team"
Cornerstone Building Foundation


KWA proudly maintains memberships with the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), the American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE), the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), and the Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE).



KWA provides HVAC design services including audits, feasibility studies, life cycle analyses, payback analyses, master planning, central heating and cooling plants, commercial kitchens, laboratories, and all types of air distribution systems...

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KWA provides waste & vent and domestic water plumbing system designs as well as specialty designs like solar hot water heating, compressed air, medical gas, vacuum, grease waste, as well as many LEED & water-saving solutions...

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Fire Protection

KWA offers complete fire protection engineering services to our clients. This includes the capability of properly coordinating fire protection system designs with the work of other disciplines and integrating them into the contract documents...

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