Life-Long Inspiration

Point of View

We seek out creative and configurable solutions for learning environments that help students and educators ignite discovery every day.

School can be one of the most influential environments in a child’s life. From tackling rigorous curriculum to developing strong relationships to feeling safe and cared for, students—and educators—need facilities and programs that nurture and support their ability to achieve their best.

We see every K-12 project through the multi-layered lens of child, parent, educator, administrator, operator, and design engineer, and use this perspective to drive our approach and deliver versatile and valuable options and systems solutions. We look for ways to maximize resources, push the envelope of sustainability, and enable flexibility for future change and adaptation. We work efficiently and economically to minimize impact on school operations. No detail is too small to address if it helps students and educators delight in the wonder of education.

Meet Our K-12 Education Market Leader

Nick Baker, Wood Harbinger Associate and Commissioning EngineerAssociate Principal Nick Baker, P.E., CCP, GPCP, LEED AP BD+C is our Transportation Market Leader. If you’re looking for a teaming partner for transportation opportunities and want to learn more about Wood Harbinger’s expertise, please reach out to Nick at 425.628.6042 or by email at

Specialty Services

  • Innovative HVAC and plumbing systems for rigorous sustainability goals while providing comfort and health
  • Solar photovoltaic arrays for onsite power generation
  • HVAC and lighting controls systems that support diverse and multipurpose spaces
  • Energy dashboards for real-time learning and engagement
  • Smart classroom information and communication technology systems
  • Integrated communication and security systems such as clock/intercom/emergency alerting systems/door access/intrusion detection

Facility Types

  • Early childhood education facilities
  • Public and private elementary, middle, junior high, and high schools
  • Performing arts facilities
  • Recreation facilities including pools
  • Science labs
  • Kitchens
  • Data/MDF rooms
  • Maintenance, warehouse, and distribution shops and facilities
  • Administration and support buildings

K-12 Education Projects

Hamilton International Middle School Commissioning
Seattle Public Schools
Seattle, WA

Lynnwood High School Commissioning
Edmonds School District
Bothell, WA

Nathan Hale High School Modernization Phase 1B and 2 Commissioning
Seattle Public Schools
Seattle, WA

  • By the Numbers

    Over 20 new education project won each year, on average

    18% of Wood Harbinger’s work

    68% of Wood Harbinger’s LEED projects are in education