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Ryan Thorson

Mechanical/Electrical Leader - Building Design

Ryan leads the mechanical engineering practice within LHB’s Integrative Design Team, which focuses on the built environment. With more than three decades of industry experience, he has worked on projects that span the spectrum of mechanical systems design, including plumbing, HVAC, and fire protection.

At LHB, Ryan’s responsibilities include project management and mechanical systems design. He has designed efficient systems for new facilities and has conducted numerous ventilation replacements and boiler upgrades involving tight phasing schedules, old buildings, and outdated systems, as well as multiple phased construction projects. Ryan has more than two decades of experience in designing thermal displacement ventilation systems, which significantly improve air quality within buildings. He has presented on this topic at school facility manager conferences.

Years in Industry 32
Memberships & Accreditations Duluth Engineers Club
Engineers Club of Northern Minnesota
Awards ASHRAE Technology Awards (2003, 2008, 2012)