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Rushing was built from the ground up. Through dedication, strength, and putting humans first, a particular rush comes with putting together all of the pieces. We create, problem-solve, analyze, and eventually bring it all to life. We want to show people the Rushing difference in a way that makes an impact where people and the planet flourish.


National Indoor Plant Week 2023

Happy National Indoor Plant Week!! We love indoor plants; they offer multiple benefits, both for your physical well-being and the environment. Here are some of the advantages of raising indoor plants: Improved Air Quality: Indoor plants remove harmful pollutants from the air, including volatile organic compounds (VOCs) like formaldehyde, benzene, and xylene. They also mirror…


Updates on Refrigerant Phase Out Webinar

Last week, Rushing hosted a webinar regarding the Updates on the Refrigerant Phase Out for Washington State. We hope you found value in the discussion and have included links to the slide deck and session recording below. We’ve also included a link to the Washington State Department of Ecology Informational Guidebook as an additional resource….


Rushing Capabilities Statement

Rushing – Capability Statement – August 2023


General Rushing Portfolio

General Rushing Portfolio – 2023-08-24

“We understand that innovation and creativity are born through diverse design representation in problem solving.” – Rae Anne Rushing 

Thought Leadership

World Water Week 2023

World Water Week – August 20-24 Seeds of Change: Innovative Solutions for a Water-Wise World  Rushing celebrates World Water Week 2023 which focuses this year on innovations in design during a time of unprecedented challenges. Planning for various water uses within a building is becoming a high priority. This is due to the increasing cost…


Health Is Wealth

The business case for wellness protocols in the built environment. By: Carissa Nelson and Nina Olivier We all know the research, the built environment plays a crucial role in our health and well-being, but is there a business case that supports the investment of a focus on occupant health through Wellness protocols like WELL &…

Meet Our Team

Human Resources Manager: Lindsay Decker

Lindsay Decker is the Human Resources Manager at Rushing. She has been with Rushing since 2021 and is a licensed Professional in Human Resources. Tell us about how you got into Human Resources. I started my path in HR while working various contract jobs for multiple WA State tribal enterprises within their business development while…

Energy Services

Director of Energy Services: Andi Burnham

Andi Burnham is an Associate Principal and the Director of Energy Services at Rushing. She has been with Rushing since 2018 and is a licensed Professional Engineer (Mechanical), and has LEED AP BD+C, BEMP (Building Energy Modeling Professional), and HBDP (High-Performance Building Design Professional) certifications. What inspired you to get into your field? I’ve always been curious about…

Meet Our Team

Director of Electrical Engineering: Nick Rich

Nick Rich is an Associate Principal and the Director of Electrical Engineering at Rushing. He has been with Rushing since 2019 and has his P.E. and LEED AP certifications. What inspired you to get into your field? My affinity for all things scientific and logical, as well as a drive from my father. What do…

“We pride ourselves on inclusion, sharing a space in which everyone has a voice and a seat at the table.” – Rae Anne Rushing


Business Services

Rushing’s Business Services team is comprised of our Accounting, Human Resources, Marketing, Facilities and IT teams. Their daily tasks include a combination of employee, office, and behind the scenes business-related focuses that contribute to the flow of Rushing. From proposal support to server management, the Business Services team covers an assortment of responsibilities to keep…