Meta is now Bala | Meta

Washington D.C. engineering firm, Meta Engineers, has merged with Bala Consulting Engineers to broaden their range of engineering design services and market sectors. In addition to providing MEP/FP engineering, Bala | Meta can now offer Structural Engineering, Commissioning, Technology Design, and Critical Systems Operation and Testing services to the corporate, developer, data center, public sector, healthcare and education markets. Meta leaders Paul MacDonald and Donna Castelli will continue to run the operations for Bala | Meta.

With offices in Philadelphia, New York, Boston, Baltimore and Washington D.C. Bala Consulting Engineers strengthens their ability to service major corporations, developers and architects on a regional and national basis.

Designing the Future

Meta Engineers, P.C.

Celebrating 40 years of achieving Engineering Excellence through experience from the past and innovation for the future.

We meet our clients design challenges, utilizing our experience and knowledge base from the past while keeping abreast of the latest technologies. Utilizing Meta’s design creativity and innovation, we provide sound and unique solutions to any situation faced. Solutions that are delivered by a Team committed to Client satisfaction and success.

Meta’s goal is to treat each and every assignment as an opportunity to showcase the abilities of the entire team, our company and the client.

What we Do

Achieving Engineering Excellence

Meta’s goal is to treat each and every assignment as an opportunity to showcase the abilities of the entire Team, Our Company, and the Client.


Our goal is to maximize client satisfaction by meeting the myriad objectives of government corporate and investment customers. The criteria and goals of the client are carefully analyzed at the initiation of the project to ensure the most “cost effective” systems and components are integrated into the design.


    Our goal is to provide our customers with cost effective engineering and design solutions that result in reliable and adaptable electrical systems that successfully serve the needs of the client and their customers.


      Our goal is to provide the customer with cost effective plumbing and fire protection engineering and design solutions that meet the needs of the facility and the requirements of the governing regulatory authorities. Our engineers constantly strive to stay abreast of the most current codes and regulations governing the design of plumbing and fire protection systems.

      Specialized Services

      Our services include, but are not limited to the following:

      • Overall site utilities planning
      • Construction site inspection services
      • Engineering evaluations and studies
      • Third party review
      • Construction administration including change order review, construction meetings, response to RFI’s and construction meetings
      • Providing Physical Needs Assessments of existing facilities

      Let’s Build Something

      We’d love to talk to you about your next project. Let’s get in touch today and start your dream project.