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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.

Nick Rich

With over 35 years of consulting engineering experience, Nick is focused on the efficiency and effectiveness of power distribution and technology system design for high-performance buildings. He has worked on various projects, including office, multi-family residential and commercial, municipal and civic, and education (K-12 and higher education) experience. A registered professional engineer, Nick specializes in…

Eric de Oliveira

Eric de Oliveira is a knowledgeable member of the Electrical Studio and has experience designing electrical systems for healthcare, industrial, laboratory, commercial, residential, and trading facilities. Throughout his career, Eric has emphasized the design of electrical systems seeking cost-effective solutions to meet project needs. He has also worked on evaluations and due diligence studies for…

Eric Helke

Eric is originally from Lancaster, California, a small town in the Mojave Desert just outside Los Angeles. There, he grew up and went to school at Edwards Air Force Base, where his parents worked and supported the military and space programs. Early in his childhood, he moved to the greater Seattle area, where he still…

Ian Edmunds

Ian received his associate degree in applied sciences from North Seattle Community College and holds a certificate in lighting design. With seven years of experience as an Electrical Designer, as well as experience as an HVAC field technician, Ian can communicate well across engineering disciplines, understanding the details of the systems he is modeling. He…

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

Luke Jacobson

Luke graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Washington. While his studies focused primarily on digital circuit design and FPGA programming, his time with Rushing opened his eyes to the dynamic and rewarding challenges of electrical systems design in building projects. He is eager to learn and grow…