Rooted in California, our firm has diverse experience in design-build and collaborative delivery methods which speaks to our firm’s philosophy of approaching every project with a proactive and hands on approach to the design.

From the onset of a project we work hand-in-hand with all project team members and stakeholders to identify the project goals, needs, and desired outcomes. We leverage LEAN tools such as Choosing By Design (CBA), A3 documents, and Target Value Design (TVD) to bring owners, contractors, designers, and stakeholders together to vet all options and achieve the project goals.

We work passionately to integrate the needs of the project into the building design, with an emphasis on developing options to increase energy efficiency, reduce the building’s carbon footprint, reduce operating costs, and consider long term building maintenance as part of the design variables.

Progressive thinking is in our DNA. We thrive on challenging the status quo. Our progressive approach to engineeirng ensures that we stay at the forefront of our industry, delivering the best solutions to our clients.

As a firm specializing in design-build, our team brings LEAN expertise and a collaborative mindset to every project to help meet any project budget and schedule to deliver successful projects across a multitude of sectors.


For nearly five decades, Silverman & Light has provided award-winning electrical engineering, low voltage, and lighting design to the industry. Established in 1976, our company has built a loyal clientele, based on our ongoing commitment to client satisfaction and design excellence.

Today, the company has evolved into a premiere, multi-service, engineering firm with experience across all sectors of the design and construction industry ranging from small tenant improvements to multi-million square foot ground-up campuses, and everything in between.

Our capabilities include not only power systems and lighting design, but specialties in low voltage systems design for information technology and fire alarm/life safety, as well as alternative energy concepts, including microgrids, fuel cells, co-generation, photovoltaic solar systems, wind generation, daylight harvesting, and Net Zero Energy (NZE) buildings.



Silverman & Light, Inc. is currently certified with the following California agencies: