Technical Director | Electrical

Randall Ehret provides support to Technical Authorities and engineering staff to minimize risk on projects. He directs initiatives focused on improving quality and staff development. He has provided electrical infrastructure design for projects such as the Prentice Women’s Hospital and the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab in Chicago when he worked in the High Performance Buildings group.

Randy embraces technical design challenges and contributes to commissioning services, such as new hospital blackout testing. Randy is highly regarded as a speaker, presenting at national conventions such as ASHE (American Society for Healthcare Engineering) and for regional professional organizations such as BOMA (Building Owners and Managers Association). He is a board member of I2SL (International Institute for Sustainable Laboratories).


  • “Future of Healthcare Facilities: Adaptability, Scalability and Equity – Are Fundamental Shifts Occurring?” Webinar panelist. October 2020.
  • “McCormick Place’s Rapid COVID-19 Alternate Care Facility Conversion.” Architectural Products. July 2020.
  • “Best Practices for Designing Government Buildings.” CSE Roundtable. July 2020.
  • “Future of Healthcare Facilities: Design & Construction.” Bisnow National Healthcare Midwest. November 2018.
  • “How to Design Medical Buildings.” Interviewed. CSE magazine. November 2017.
  • “Designing for Human Ability.” Medical Construction & Design. September 2017.
  • “Critical Power: Power Generation Systems in High-Performance Buildings.” Webcast. Consulting-Specifying Engineer. September 2017.
  • “Chicago Adaptive Reuse Revolution & Property Management.” Bisnow. Adaptive Reuse Panel. Moderator. September 2016.
  • “How Attractive is that investment?” Bisnow’s 4th Annual Chicago Healthcare Real Estate Summit. Panelist. July 2015.
  • “Standby Power for Hospitals.” Engineered Systems Magazine. Webinar. October 2013.
  • “Chicago Healthcare Real Estate Summit.” Bisnow. Panelist. Chicago, Illinois. November 2012.