About

Our History

B&H Engineers was established in 2005 when owners, James Barron and Todd Abernathy, sought to create a company to specifically address the shortage of minority-owned firms that provide quality engineering services. They were devoted to use engineering as a way to shape the way we live and develop smarter solutions for our clients and most importantly, our environment.

B&H specializes in Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing services in a variety of market sectors throughout the U.S. We are proud to develop trusting and long-term relationships with our partner and clients. This has allowed us to cultivate our experience within the engineering field and implement innovative design solutions to exceed our client’s expectations.

Since then, B&H has flourished to become one of the top engineering firms in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area at local and state levels and continues to expand their operations at the federal level through our HUB, SBE and 8(a) certification.

B&H Engineers Core Values

B&H’s core values reflect how we, as an organization want our staff to operate individually and collectively. They are critical for meeting client objectives and guide us on how we make decisions on a daily basis.

  • Design Excellence – The deepest level of engineering design in achieving the client’s mission
  • Innovation – Discovering new ways of creating value
  • Reliability – Whenever, wherever and whatever the customer requires
  • Sustainability – Providing the best for people and the environment now and in the future

Executive Staff

Todd Abernathy

Todd Abernathy

Principal

Mr. Abernathy cofounded B&H Engineers and has served as the President since the company’s beginning. Abernathy brings a great deal of business management and thought leadership to the organization. He is responsible for setting the overall direction and strategy for the company.

Abernathy graduated with a Bachelor of Business degree from The University of Oklahoma. Before assuming his leadership role at B&H Engineers, Todd worked in the strategic marketing industry, as well as software consulting industry. As a teen, he helped his father with his mechanical/electrical company which ultimately led to his interest in the engineering industry. Todd has continued to reach exponential heights through his forward thinking and leadership skills. Throughout his tenure, he continued to build strong bonds and relationships with his clients and colleagues and believes that is why B&H is successful as it is today.

In addition to leading a successful company, Todd is also on the committee of Barbara Bush’s Foundation for Family Literacy and The Wounded Warrior Effort.

Todd Abernathy

Todd Abernathy

Principal

Mr. Abernathy cofounded B&H Engineers and has served as the President since the company’s beginning. Abernathy brings a great deal of business management and thought leadership to the organization. He is responsible for setting the overall direction and strategy for the company.

Abernathy graduated with a Bachelor of Business degree from The University of Oklahoma. Before assuming his leadership role at B&H Engineers, Todd worked in the strategic marketing industry, as well as software consulting industry. As a teen, he helped his father with his mechanical/electrical company which ultimately led to his interest in the engineering industry. Todd has continued to reach exponential heights through his forward thinking and leadership skills. Throughout his tenure, he continued to build strong bonds and relationships with his clients and colleagues and believes that is why B&H is successful as it is today.

In addition to leading a successful company, Todd is also on the committee of Barbara Bush’s Foundation for Family Literacy and The Wounded Warrior Effort.

James Barron

James Barron

Principal

James Barron cofounded B&H Engineers and serves as Chief Operating Officer for the company. He oversees the engineering operations and leads the quality control for the company. Barron has over 20+ years of proven experience across a broad spectrum of mechanical engineering practices, is licensed across 30 states and demonstrates innovative, energy-efficient designs.

Growing up, Barron worked as an auto-mechanic and discovered he had a knack for building things. He obtained his Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Brigham Young University and holds a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Utah. His entrepreneurial spirit soon led him to own his own engineering firm, B&H Engineers Inc. in 2005. His success story started from a one-man, garage based operation to landing his first big project for Winstar World Casino and the rest was history. Since then, Barron has been published in prestigious publications including AIAA, ASME, and Journal of Sound and Vibration. B&H continues to grow rapidly and Barron’s story will be an inspiration for generations of entrepreneurs to come.

Outside of work, Barron loves to travel, play golf and spend time with his grandchildren. Barron also maintains memberships with a number of professional associations such as the American Society of Heating Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) and the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME).

James Barron

James Barron

Principal

James Barron cofounded B&H Engineers and serves as Chief Operating Officer for the company. He oversees the engineering operations and leads the quality control for the company. Barron has over 20+ years of proven experience across a broad spectrum of mechanical engineering practices, is licensed across 30 states and demonstrates innovative, energy-efficient designs.

Growing up, Barron worked as an auto-mechanic and discovered he had a knack for building things. He obtained his Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Brigham Young University and holds a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Utah. His entrepreneurial spirit soon led him to own his own engineering firm, B&H Engineers Inc. in 2005. His success story started from a one-man, garage based operation to landing his first big project for Winstar World Casino and the rest was history. Since then, Barron has been published in prestigious publications including AIAA, ASME, and Journal of Sound and Vibration. B&H continues to grow rapidly and Barron’s story will be an inspiration for generations of entrepreneurs to come.

Outside of work, Barron loves to travel, play golf and spend time with his grandchildren. Barron also maintains memberships with a number of professional associations such as the American Society of Heating Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) and the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME).

Our Engineers

One size does not fit all

Each project is carefully examined by our seasoned engineers and designed with our client’s needs in mind.

Members of our firm work closely with clients, architects and contractors to ensure that the building exceeds our clients expectations. Our staff has extensive experience in providing quality engineering consulting services for the study, design and development of the following,

  • central plant facilities
  • chilled water
  • steam distribution
  • geothermal systems and more

B&H Engineers has built an impressive portfolio across various locations around Dallas/Ft. Worth and other states. Our LEED Accredited team are among the industry leaders in their ability to enhance air quality and implement a “Green Building” design. With this experience on hand, B&H’s staff offers a strong foundation for the best in engineering evaluation and design of your facility.

Our Registrations

B&H Engineers, Inc. is a Native American owned and operated full-service Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing and Fire Protection professional consulting firm providing each Client with the highest quality professional service to ensure every project meets requirements as well as any local, state and national standards and regulations. We have a national presence and the ability to perform work in most states. B&H places great emphasis on our commitment to providing the very best engineering design, technical expertise, and service. Our MEP engineers are LEED Accredited and have extensive experience designing MEP systems for new construction and renovations, as well as renovating and upgrading MEP systems to your existing facility.