Tom Phoenix joined the firm in 1989 and is both Principal and Director of Engineering. Tom has over 30 years of experience in the design and operation of both large and small HVAC and plumbing systems. He was the 2014-15 Society President of ASHRAE. Tom’s expertise includes high performance building systems design, energy modeling, LEED certification, feasibility studies, and renovations.


Education: North Carolina State University: Bachelor of Engineering Operations

Representative Experience

  • NewBridge Bank Park (Greensboro, NC): Minor League Ballpark
  • MMPA Headquarters (Greensboro, NC): Historic Renovation and Adaptive Reuse
  • Laboratory Corporation of America (Burlington, NC): Corporate Office Building
  • CentrePoint (Greensboro, NC): Mixed Use Residential/Commercial Downtown Tower Renovation
  • AMP, Inc. (Winston-Salem, NC): Manufacturing Facility Renovation
  • Analog Devices (Greensboro, NC): New Office and Laboratory Facility – LEED Silver Certification
  • Randolph County (Asheboro, NC): Historic County Courthouse Expansion
  • Triangle Transit Authority (Research Triangle Park, NC): Bus Maintenance and Operations Facility
  • City of Greensboro Transit Authority: Multi-Modal Transportation Center; Vehicle Maintenance and Operations Center (LEED Gold)
  • City of Greensboro: Water Resources Operations Center; District Police Station #2; Fire Station #11



  • Northeast High School (Greensboro, NC): Gymnasium, Cafeteria and Classroom Expansion
  • Southeast High School (Alamance County, NC): Renovation and Expansion of Cafeteria
  • Guilford Technical Community College: Technical Education Center, Adult Education Center, New General Classroom Building (LEED Gold)
  • Hollins University (Roanoke, VA): Campus-Wide Facilities Audit; Presser Hall Renovation; Swannanoa Hall Renovation
  • Emory & Henry College (Emory, VA): Byars Hall Expansion and Renovation (LEED Silver); Wiley Hall Master Plan and Renovation (LEED Silver)
  • Elon University School of Law (Greensboro, NC): Renovation and Adaptive Reuse
  • Lees-McRae College (Banner Elk, NC): Student Recreation Complex (LEED Gold)