Solutions for Better Buildings

Keithly Barber Associates (KBA), is a building commissioning provider whose innovative, customized commissioning approach, and creatively applied technical expertise, make us an excellent partner on projects for both new and existing buildings. 

Headquartered in Tukwila WA, KBA has commissioning professionals located in Seattle, Denver and Salt Lake City, as well as a continuous presence in the San Francisco Bay area. KBA also has a commissioning division in Colorado operating as Toombs and Associates. 

KBA specializes in high performance buildings such as industrial manufacturing facilities, biotech laboratories, hospitals, educational facilities and sustainable buildings, with a focus on energy conservation. Since KBA was incorporated in 1996, our team has commissioned projects ranging from a few thousand to nearly one million square-foot, both in the U.S. and abroad. 

As a Building Commissioning Association (BCxA) member, we set and abide by the highest professional standards. All our work is completed in accordance with the BCA's 'Essential Attributes of Building Commissioning'

One of the ways KBA measures success is through the number of repeat clients we do business with. We are very proud of the connections we build throughout the project process, and are pleased that these often lead to the development of a successful working relationship, and further collaborations on future projects. A few of the clients KBA has developed suchlike relationships with includes; The Boeing Corporation, City of Seattle, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research, Schuchart Corporation, Shriners Hospitals for Children, Seattle School District and Washington State Department of Enterprise Services. 

Project Testimonials

Any organization that values people and efficiency and is looking for consummate professionals to research problems, analyze data and develop solutions, would be well served by hiring Keithly Barber Associates, Inc.
— Tim Ausink, Heery International
From the start to the finish of the project, KBA’s leadership and technical expertise set the tone for the commissioning process to be executed successfully.
— Andrew McIntyre, W.G. Clark Construction Co.
KBA would make a difference on your project team. This firm will ensure your projects are commissioned properly, thoroughly and with a team focus.
— Tom Goett, Walsh Construction Co.
(KBA’s) hallmark...was their ability to work collaboratively, proactively and responsively with the project team to meet the demands of these complex, fast paced projects.
— Charlie Allnutt, DRP Construction