Sacramento Engineering Consultants was established in 1989, by Rickert Henriksen.  Originally a two-person firm, we have flourished to become a 25 person company serving the engineering needs of the Sacramento area, California and 49 other states.




Sacramento Engineering Consultants was created to provide practical engineering expertise to the construction industry at a reasonable cost.  High construction and energy costs necessitate practically designed electrical, HVAC, and fire protection systems utilizing the most energy efficient equipment.  The challenge of providing the above and achieving an aesthetically pleasing final project is the purpose of Sacramento Engineering Consultants.




Commercial, retail, schools, hospitals, medical office buildings, skilled nursing and sub-acute facilities, high rise office buildings,   hotels, multi-family residences, generator installations, cellular phone facilities, computer facilities, exterior high voltage, and electrical substation construction are some of the projects completed by Sacramento Engineering Consultants.


Practical cost effective innovative interior and exterior lighting design, power, fire and intrusion alarm, intercommunication, clock, nurse call, generator, UPS systems, HVAC and plumbing design, and fire sprinkler protection have been engineered on the above projects.


Peer review plan checks for hundreds of City, County, State and Federal projects have been performed.


Expertise on CAD, California Energy Commission Title 24 energy compliance programs and various computer lighting and power computer programs is also offered.




Professional Engineering Design

Joint Trench Engineering

Independent Plan Check Service

Design Build Engineering in Association with

  Mechanical and Electrical Contractors

Short Circuit and Coordination Studies

Engineering Judgments

Energy Conservation Studies

Co-generation facilities

Photovoltaic System Design

Evaluation of Mechanical and Electrical Systems in Existing Buildings

Feasibility Studies

Sustainable Design, LEED Accredited Professional