PHI ENGINEERING LLC
plans. reports. permits. land surveying. project planning.
Michael D. Phipps, PE LS PRINCIPAL 
180 Yale Avenue, Milford, CT 06460
203-283-4904
phiengineering@gmail.com

PHI Services



SITE DEVELOPMENT, PUBLIC WORKS, PROJECT PLANNING AND BUILDING REHABILITATION SERVICES 

  • Real Estate Development Feasibility Studies
  • Schematic, Development and Construction Phases Design
  • Civil-LEED Templates and Low-Impact/Green Building Optioning
  • Zoning-Planning-Engineering Department Submittals
  • Subdivision Planning and Design (lot split, minor and major subdivisions)
  • Wet Utilities Design (sewer, stormwater, domestic/fire water, groundwater)
  • Mass and Fine Grading Plans (cut/fill/net volume analysis)
  • Horizontal and Vertical Control Plans and Surveying
  • Roadway, Driveway and Fire Lane 
  • Peer and Out-of-State Engineering Review and Certifications
  • Parking Analysis and Vehicle Maneuverability Studies (stall, dock and travel path)
  • ADA Facilities (on-site) Design and Barrier Identification
  • Septic Systems and Underground Disposal Works Design
  • Streetscape Design (curb, gutter, walk and green spaces and corridors)
  • Trail Design (exercise, ADA, bicycle and equestrian)
  • Demolition Plans
  • Material Takeoffs and Estimates
  • Traffic Signage, Striping and Markings 
  • Construction Observation and Inspection Services
  • Construction Engineering and Surveying  
  • Specifications and Contractor Submittal Evaluation
  • AIA Standard Contracts welcomed

PERMITS  Top

  • Inland Wetland and Coastal Zone Permits
  • Sediment and Erosion Control Plans and Details
  • US EPA and US ACE Permitting
  • Local Municipal Zoning-Planning-Engineering Permits
  • FEMA Permits and Certifications

STORMWATER MANAGMENT (DRAINAGE)  Top

  • Drainage (stormwater) Studies, Reports, Letters
  • Detention and Retention Solutions  
  • FEMA Floodplain/Floodway Studies and Certifications
  • Existing Piped-Facilities and Storage Capacity Analysis
  • Low-Impact Stormwater Management Solutions
  • LEED Credit Templates and Prerequisites Forms
  • Groundwater Management (pumping, interception-collection-disposal)
  • Rainwater Harvesting and Storage Design
  • Bio-Retention and Rainwater Garden Design

 STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING AND DESIGN  Top

  • Foundation Systems
  • Waterproofing and Dewatering Design
  • Reinforced Slab Design
  • Slope and Shore Stabilization and Underground Drainage Design 
  • Retaining Wall and Headwall Design
  • Subsurface Structure Design (tanks, vaults, etc.)
  • Trademarked Wall Implementation (Versalok, Keystone, etc.)

HVAC AND MECHANICAL USER-BUYER MANAGEMENT SERVICES  Top

PHI can assist homeowners and small businesses by helping them manage logistical and purchasing risks associated with replacing existing HVAC and mechanical systems (water heaters, furnaces, AC, PV/solar cell technology, etc.).  

We provide our clients with the following mechanical project administration services:

  • Identification of Opportunities and Constraints
  • System Cost Evaluations
  • Vender, Supplier and Manufacture Selection Recommendations
  • Contractor Selection Recommendations and Contractor Oversight  
  • Review of Contractor Shop Drawings, Submittals and Proposals/Contracts
  • Coordination of Craftsmen (electricians, plumbers, installers, contractors, etc.)
  • Verification of Contractor Licensure and Insurances
  • Verification of Building Code Compliance (CT Building Code and Revisions)
  • Change Order Control and Negotiation
  • Shipping Coordination Assistance
  • Identification of Counter-Cost Opportunities (available deductions, rebates, etc.)
  • Estimation of Rate of Return Timetables

PHI Mechanical will assure you receive great value for your investment.


LICENSED LAND SURVEYING SERVICES  Top

PHI uses late model, professional-grade surveying instruments and measurement equipment. Our equipment is regularly inspected and maintained, and exceeds standards established by the Connecticut Association of Land Surveyors and the State of Connecticut’s Department of Consumer Protection.  

Our solar-powered mobile field office (a.k.a. MO) offers PHI Surveyors instantaneous access to CADD systems, surveying software, project files/data and web knowledge. MO hosts a small, yet dense, library of texts, manuals and white papers. MO enables us to swiftly Recognize, Manage and Resolve all survey-related concerns without leaving the site. 

PHI carries E&O liability insurance, is a registered Limited Liability Corporation in Connecticut, and is fully licensed by the State of Connecticut to provide Professional Engineering and Licensed Land Surveying Services. `


PHI provides the following land surveying and mapping services.

  • FEMA Flood and Elevation Certificates, Studies, Permits
  • ALTA Title Insurance Surveys and Certifications
  • Lot-Split, Minor and Major Subdivisions
  • Topographical Surveys and Relief Mapping
  • Construction/Building Layout and Staking
  • 'As-built' (construction records) Surveying and Mapping
  • Property Line, Boundary Line and Easement Line Surveying and Mapping
  • Riparian, Wetland, Ecotone and Water Boundary Surveying
  • Zoning, Planning, and Entitlements Analysis and Consultation
  • Utilities Mapping (gas, water, electric, telecom, etc.)
  • Connecticut Motor Vehicle Dealer or Repair Facilities Site Plans
  • Wetland and Soil Flags, Deep Test Holes, Percolations Tests Mapping  
  • Tree and Vegetation, Habitat and Soil's Mapping
  • Elevation and Foundation Certificates
  • Driveway and Driveway Approach Plans
  • Mapping of Vantage Opportunities, View Windows and View Horizons 
  • Story Pole/Balloon Construction and Mapping
  • Vertical and Horizontal Control (baseline/gridline, temporary benchmarks, etc.)
  • Quality Control and Assurance Surveying
  • Contractor Cut-Sheets and Submittal Review
  • Pre-Construction Photography and Video
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