Keith D. Prata

Keith D. Prata

Mechanical Department Manager




Clarkson University - B.S. Mechanical Engineering


Laboratory | Corporate | Hospitality



Keith leads the Mechanical Engineering team in our Boston office. Born and raised in the Boston area, Keith is a second-generation MEP engineer. He has over 25 years of experience in the engineering of HVAC systems for a variety of projects. Keith's experience includes both domestic and international design experience for offices, research and teaching laboratories, hospitality resorts, educational buildings, and culture facilities. Keith’s experience in laboratory design has led him to present at national and local conferences.  He also presents AIA Continuing Education sessions for many architectural firms.

Some of his recent projects at Bala include the 580,000 SF headquarters for a Confidential Client in Cambridge, IDC/IDG headquarters, and the conversion of 451 D Street from office-to-lab spaces.  Keith also specializes in the design of custom-built energy recovery units, upsized cooling towers, and new DX custom AHUs with multi-fan array.

What is your favorite place?
Maine (during the summer) or Bermuda (at any time of the year!)

What is your favorite sport (play or watch)?
I love watching (and formerly playing) football