Since our start in 1998, AEC has been recognized numerous times by our peers and community as an outstanding MEP Engineering Firm and a great company in general.


2015

Top Work Places
Ranked 30th in the Small Organization category
Columbus CEO Magazine

Top Minority-Owned Business
Ranked 18th on the Minority-Owned Business List
Columbus Business First

2014

Small Business Award for Excellence in A/E Design Services
For architecture and engineering design services provided by our Join-Venture to the US. Department of the Army
Society of American Military Engineers

LEED Gold Certification
AEC's Columbus Office achieved LEED Gold Certification for their 13,000 Square Foot office renovation in Columbus, OH
U.S. Green Building Council

Top 25 List - Engineering Firms
AEC earns Top 25 ranking for Engineering Firms based on 2013 consulting billing hours in Central Ohio
Columbus Business First

Top 50 Fastest Growing Companies
Ranked one of the fastest growing companies in Central Ohio
Columbus Business First

Top 100 MEP Giants
One of the top 100 mechanical, electrical, plumbing (MEP), and fire protection engineering firms in the United States
Consulting - Specifying Engineer Magazine

2013

16th Largest Minority-Owned Businesses
One of the largest minority-owned businesses in Central Ohio
Columbus Business First

Top 25 List Minority-Owned Businesses
Ranked by 2012 company revenue
Columbus Business First

Top 50 Fastest Growing Companies
Ranked one of the fastest growing companies in Central Ohio
Columbus Business First

Top 50 Women-Owned Businesses
Ranked by 2012 company revenue
Columbus Business First

Top 100 MEP Giants
One of the top 100 mechanical, electrical, plumbing (MEP), and fire protection engineering firms in the United States
Consulting - Specifying Engineer Magazine

2012

Top 50 Best Places to Work
Ranked one of the best places to work in Central Ohio
Columbus Business First

2011

Award of Merit for Concept Design
New Student Activity Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH
USAF School of Aerospace Medicine

2010

Citation Award for Design Excellence
Sensors Directorate Laboratory Addition and Alteration, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH
Air Force Material Command (AFMC)
The USAF Design Awards Program is a national program that recognizes projects that achieved the Air Force goal of design excellence as it relates to the natural and built environment.

Award of Merit for Concept Design
Security Forces Operations Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH
U.S. Air Force
The USAF Design Awards Program is a national program that recognizes projects that achieved the Air Force goal of design excellence as it relates to the natural and built environment.

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

Fast Fifty Award
Ranked 15th fastest growing company in Central Ohio
Columbus Business First

Top 50 Best Places to Work
Ranked one of the best places to work in Central Ohio
Columbus Business First

Top Micro Company List
Ranked one of the top Mirco Companies in Central Ohio
Columbus Business First

2009

Award of Merit for Concept Design
New Security Compound, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH
Air Force Material Command (AFMC)