Advanced Engineering Consultants (AEC) specializes in providing mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection and technology engineering design and construction administration services. Our professional team averages more than 18 years of experience, bringing professionalism, competence and outstanding service and expertise in engineering design to our clients. What started as a small solo practice in 1998 has grown into a prominent MEPT engineering firm. Our firm has worked on projects large and small in Central Ohio and across the Midwest, country, and now globe! We value providing our clients the feel and experience of the small firm but now have the project experience and portfolio to back us up.

AEC has come a long way from our start in 1998. We've expanded to approximately 60 employees and 5 offices, including our LEED Gold Certified headquarters in Columbus. Enjoy a look at our history.

AEC'S HISTORY

2017

- AEC opens a regional office in Cincinnati, OH

2016

- AEC opens a regional office in Cleveland, OH

2015

- AEC completed work for its first overseas project. AEC was tasked with completing a facility assessment for the Department of State in Moldova.

- AEC was ranked 30th in the Small Organization category for Columbus CEO’s Top Work Places

2014

- AEC moves to 1405 Dublin Road, Columbus, OH

- AEC Indiana moves offices to 8606 Allisonville Road

- AEC earns LEED Gold Certification for the renovation of our 13,000 square foot office space in Columbus, OH. Learn more about our office renovation and the sustainable energy designs used in our space.

- AEC earns Top 25 ranking for Engineering Firms by Columbus Business First

- AEC earns Top 50 ranking for Fastest Growing Companies by Columbus Business First

- AEC earns Top 100 ranking for MEP Giants in the US by Consulting - Specifying Engineer Magazine

Celebrating 15 Years AEC Dublin Office

AEC Celebrates 15 years of Excellence

2013

- AEC is ranked 16th Largest Minority-Owned Business in Central Ohio by Columbus Business First

- AEC earns Top 50 ranking for Fastest Growing Companies by Columbus Business First

- AEC earns Top 50 ranking for Women-Owned Businesses by Columbus Business First

- AEC earns Top 100 ranking for MEP Giants in the US by Consulting - Specifying Engineer Magazine

2012

- AEC earns Top 50 ranking for Best Places to Work in Central Ohio by Columbus Business First

2011

- AEC receives Award of Merit for Concept Design from the USAF School of Aerospace Medicine for the New Student Activity Center at Wright Patterson Air Force Base.

- AEC opens regional office in Virginia Beach, VA

2010

- AEC is ranked as the 15th Fastest Growing Company in Central Ohio by Columbus Business First

- AEC received the Citation Award from the United States Air Force for design excellence for the Security Forces Operation Center at Wright Patterson Air Force Base.

- AEC received the Award of Merit for Concept Design from the Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC) for engineering design provided for the Sensors Directorate Laboratory Addition at Wright Patterson Air Force Base, OH

- AEC receives the Small Business of the Year, Excellence in Engineering Award from the Society of American Military Engineers for engineering services provided to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District.

- AEC earns Top 50 ranking for Best Places to Work in Central Ohio by Columbus Business First

2009

- AEC received the Award of Merit for Concept Design from the Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC) for engineering design provided for the New Security Compound at Wright Patterson Air Force Base, OH

- AEC opens regional office in Indianapolis, IN

2008

- AEC moves to 1310 Dublin Road, Columbus, OH

New AEC Office

2007

- AEC receives its first multi-year ID/IQ contract with the US Air Force at Wright Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton, OH

2003

- AEC moves to 1030 Dublin Road, Columbus, OH

- AEC earns its first LEED Gold certification for engineering design services provided for the new Columbus Fire Station No. 10

New AEC Logo Fire Station

AEC unveils a new logo

2002

- AEC moves to its first office at 1350 West 5th Ave, Columbus, OH

1998

- Lisa Huang founded AEC from the basement of her home in Dublin, OH

AEC Original Logo

Original AEC Logo