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Founded in 1962 by Mr. W.H. (Harold) Grant, PE, W.H. Grant & Associates, Inc., Consulting Engineers offers mechanical, electrical, and plumbing design and engineering analysis services in Arkansas and adjoining states. The firm serves many types of clients, including architectural firms, business owners, public & private organizations, industrial clients, MEP contractors, and the legal community. The firm has completed MEP designs for fire stations, police buildings, city office buildings, jails, rehabilitation centers, school classrooms, gymnasiums, recreational facilities, college dormitories, college campus central plants, industrial dust collection systems, churches, clinics, and surgery centers. The engineering philosophy at W.H. Grant & Associates, Inc. is to design comfortable, energy-efficient, & fiscally responsible buildings with the owners needs in mind.

In 1978 William C. Grant joined his father in the firm as a physicist, mechanical, and electrical designer. He continued in the roles of MEP designer, physicist, engineer, and manager of the firm before completing his ABET accredited degree and subsequent professional engineer licensure. Currently, William C. (Bill) Grant, MS, PE, is President and CEO of W.H. Grant & Associates, Inc. David N. Yarbrough, PE completed an internship as a draftsman at the firm while completing his degree. Later, he returned to join the firm as an Engineer Intern and subsequently a Professional Engineer (PE). William Joseph (Joe) Grant, EI, having previously worked in the firm as an MEP draftsman & designer, recently returned to the firm while working to complete his bachelor’s degree in Systems Engineering.

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Design

  • Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing Design for New and Remodel Construction
  • Energy Analysis and Modeling
  • Investigative Engineering
  • Building Commissioning
  • Ammonia Refrigeration Vent Analysis
  • Fire Protection
  • Feasibility Studies

People

William C (Bill) Grant MS PE

Bill has worked as a UALR Instructor, Graduate Assistant at the University of Notre Dame, Expert witness, Engineering designer, and Consulting Engineer. Bill is licensed as a PE in Arkansas, and he has experience in co-generation, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems. Bill has completed MEP design on many types of projects, including hospitals, clinics, surgery centers, adult living centers & nursing homes, colleges & universities, churches, industrial buildings, and military institutions.

  • University of Arkansas Little Rock (UALR), Little Rock, AR; BS in Systems Engineering
  • University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN; MS in Nuclear Physics
  • University of Arkansas Little Rock (UALR), Little Rock, AR; BS in Physics
William C (Bill) Grant MS PE

David N Yarbrough PE

Prior to 1998, David worked in the general construction field and has worked either directly or indirectly in the field of HVACR since 1998. He worked as a service technician for companies in Northwest Arkansas before obtaining his HVACR contractor’s license in 2002. Upon relocating to the Little Rock area in 2003, David worked in the HVACR & plumbing fields before returning to college at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR) in 2005. David earned his degree in engineering and minor in mathematics in 2008, and he obtained his professional engineering registration (PE) in the State of Arkansas in 2012. He brings to the firm a wealth of hands-on and design experience in mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and general construction. In particular, David has experience investigating, analyzing, trouble-shooting, and repairing a wide variety of mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems. David has been employed by the firm since 2006.

  • University of Arkansas Little Rock (UALR), Little Rock, AR; BS in Systems Engineering
  • Southern Arkansas University (SAU), Magnolia, AR; BS in History (Minor in English)
David N Yarbrough PE

William Joseph (Joe) Grant PE

Joe has experience in lighting design, MEP drafting, IT, and marketing. He was a draftsman for the company from 1995 – 1999. During his time away from the firm, Joe worked for Pacific Lighting Systems in Seattle, Washington as a Project Quotations and Lighting Designer. Joe then moved to the Washington, D.C. area and was a hard goods buyer for one of the largest ski shops in the Mid-Atlantic Region. Most recently, before returning to the firm, Joe owned a sales agency for a dozen action sports companies. In 2010, Joe returned to work at the firm, and he began attending college at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR). Joe earned his degrees in engineering and mathematics in 2013. Joe is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Arkansas, and he performs mechanical and electrical design for the firm.

  • University of Arkansas Little Rock (UALR), Little Rock, AR; BS in Systems Engineering; BS in Mathematics
William Joseph (Joe) Grant PE

Joseph Lipsmeyer

Joseph earned his Associate of Science in Visual Communications from University of Arkansas Community College Morrilton (UACCM) in December 2016. Since graduation, Joseph has worked as a draftsman for Kimbell Mechanical and at Home Depot in their display construction. Joseph has been employed with W.H. Grant & Associates, Inc. as a draftsman since April 2018.

  • University of Arkansas Community College Morrilton (UACCM), AS in Visual Communications
Joseph Lipsmeyer

Brad A. Johnson MBA

Brad has over 15 years of experience in Account and Project management, Finance and Marketing. Brad entered military service following High School and is a United States Marine Corps Veteran. Following his Honorable Discharge, Brad completed his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, earned his Series 7 License, and managed financial accounts for AG Edwards. After earning his MBA, Brad transitioned into industrial project management with Grainger and gained valuable experience organizing and executing projects in HVAC, electrical and lighting engineering and design. During his time with Grainger, Brad earned advanced technical training at the GE Lighting and Electrical Institute at historic Nela Park in Cleveland, OH. Brad began working for WH Grant in 2014 and is currently completing a degree in Electrical Engineering.

  • John Brown University; Master’s Degree in Business Administration
  • University of Arkansas-Fayetteville; BS in Business Administration
Brad A. Johnson MBA