Barrish Pelham & Associates, Inc. is now in its third generation as a consulting structural engineering firm in the Sacramento area. After being founded by Mr. George Goodall in 1945, the firm prospered under Mr. Goodall and subsequently Mr. Jack Barrish. The current principals of the firm are Mr. Stephen Pelham, Mr. Peter Sandlin and Mr. Ian Williams.
With 65 years of Expertise, Integrity, and Service as our foundation, BPA continues to grow and evolve, embracing state of the art engineering and project delivery techniques including Building Information Modeling (BIM), Integrated Analysis & Construction Modeling, Sustainable Design, and Integrated Project Delivery (IPD).
Our extensive experience and expertise focuses on the structural design of Civic, Educational, Healthcare, Ecclesiastical, Hospitality and Housing facilities. This experience includes new facilities, addition and alteration, seismic analysis and retrofit.
In addition to design work our expertise includes the evaluation of Existing Structures both prior to and after damage has occurred.
We have extensive experience in determining the cause and extent of damage due to wind, water, fire, earth movement, and earthquake forces. This real world experience is combined with state of the art analysis procedures to provide realistic Property Assessments and loss prevention programs for building owners and insurers. Our Disaster Response Team provides timely and concise information immediately following a natural disaster.