OBG

O'Brien & Gere

There's a way

There’s a way
to meet your needs by combining our strengths.

For more than 70 years, OBG has offered services that include advanced manufacturing, energy, environment, and water — but our real strength is in creating comprehensive, integrated solutions for clients.

Choose a service line below to learn more and view cases illustrating our approach.

By combining our specialties we’re building stronger solutions.


Why OBG?

Safety

Every second of every day, safety is a priority for us. In fact, OBG employees present more than 21,528 safety moments, per year — making us a top performer in our industry.

Answers

To get the right answers, you have to ask the right questions. It’s this commitment to understanding our clients’ needs that has turned 90% of our business into repeat business.

People

People are the foundation of everything we do. Not just our employees, but every person our ideas impact. Our unique employee ownership culture gives us a shared sense of responsibility for our actions.

Integration

By offering four distinct services under one roof, our clients benefit from the integrated thinking and approach our team takes to providing the right solution.

Relevance

As the world of project delivery changes, OBG continues to change with it — through thought leadership and technology — offering clients solutions for today and tomorrow.

We helped more than

students in NYC be more energy efficient.

Total know-how.

Ask our clients why they choose us and the answer is clear — we’re problem solvers. By combining our knowledge of advanced manufacturing, energy, environment, and water, we create more thoughtful solutions that immediately address the needs of today and provide a more sustainable path forward.

Every project is built on our process.

Our time-tested project delivery process comes down to one thing: culture. At OBG, our teams are integrated, but disciplined — working together to achieve the performance objectives of our clients, every time.

Through STEM support we are creating 100 new engineers and scientists every year.

There’s a way to answer every challenge with integrity.

Our case studies illustrate how our approach blends expertise from across our company into every project, while adhering to our mission in every phase.

MANUFACTURING SCALE-UP FOCUSED ON POWER RELIABILITY AND RESILIENCY

PROGRESS TOWARD RESTORING THE NATURAL BEAUTY AND VALUE OF ONONDAGA LAKE AND SURROUNDING HABITATS

CLIENT-FOCUSED SOLUTION RESULTS IN ENERGY CONSERVATION AND GHG EMISSIONS REDUCTION

OBG Insights:

Avoiding mistakes and managing challenges in developing community microgrids

Before developing a community microgrid, it’s important to engage the right experts and take into account certain market challenges, as detailed in this excerpt from our new report with Microgrid Knowledge and the International District Energy Association, “Community Microgrids: A Guide for Mayors and City Leaders Seeking Clean, Reliable and...
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Financing community microgrids

Financing community microgrids may require piecing together funding from a variety of potential sources, as detailed in this excerpt from our new report with Microgrid Knowledge and the International District Energy Association, “Community Microgrids: A Guide for Mayors and City Leaders Seeking Clean, Reliable and Locally Controlled Energy.” Financing community micr...
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Four good reasons for community microgrids

It is clear why city leaders are turning their attention to community microgrids. Energy is the lifeblood of any contemporary community, and severe storms in recent years have revealed the vulnerability of the central grid. Taking into account the priorities of city leaders — infrastructure, finance, and economic development — here are four...
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Microgrid basics for community leaders: A primer on advanced microgrids

What are advanced microgrids, and why are they becoming so important to the electricity grid? Here is a primer excerpted from our new report with Microgrid Knowledge and the International District Energy Association, “Community Microgrids: A Guide for Mayors and City Leaders Seeking Clean, Reliable and Locally Controlled Energy.” Evolution of t...
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What community microgrids offer to North American cities and towns

MicrogridKnowledge.com has released a guide, created with OBG and the International District Energy Association, to assist mayors and other city leaders who are exploring development of community microgrids as a way to gain more local control over their energy supply. The report, “Community Microgrids: A Guide for Mayors and Ci...
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New article cautions users of wetland boundary information

Experts from OBG’s Natural Resource & Restoration practice published an article discussing the precision limitations inherent in wetland delineation and cautions the users of wetland boundary information to not treat delineated boundaries as precise features. Methods containing subjectivity and extrinsic factors such as anthropogenic disturbance and long term climatic ch...
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Safety Moments App

OBG SAFETY MOMENTS App

Free safety content to help support safety awareness in any office, field, industrial setting, or workplace. OBG’s Safety Moments App provides access to safety content to promote and enhance corporate safety culture. With safety examples for a wide range of applications, these safety moments are applicable to most any industry.

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