Stephen Redding
Lecturer

Profile

Stephen Redding is a Professional Engineer in Texas among other states, a US Green Building Council LEED Accredited Professional, and a member of the Rice Design Alliance. Steve has been a member of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditional Engineers, Inc. for over 30 years serving as the Houston Chapter president from 2007-2008. He has taught the Technology IV Environment course at Rice School of Architecture since 2009.   

Redding has designed Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing systems in various building typologies throughout his career. From 1971 to 1983 he worked for Lockwood Andrews Newnam, Inc. as a project engineer and Operations Manager of the commercial division. In 1983, he established Stephen M. Redding PE., Inc. then, in April 2000, he formed the Redding Linden Burr, Inc. Steve led MEP design from conception to fruition and interacted with clients. He was a Engineer in Training mentor and frequently spoke to architecture firms, property management firms and other industry groups on MEP topics. RLB became highly respected, more than 80% of its business came from repeat customers, the firm was listed by the Engineering News-Record as one of the top 500 firms in the US, as well as being named in the top 100 engineering companies in Consulting Specifying Engineer magazine’s 2010, 2011, & 2012 “MEP Giants” lists.  As President of RLB, Redding negotiated the 2014 acquisition of the firm by KCI Technologies, Inc. Though semi-retired from consulting engineering, Redding assists selective clients with problem resolution, MEP analysis and project management.

Education

  • M.S. Mechanical Engineering, Rice University
  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Rice University
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