With over 50 years of mechanical experience

Pribuss Engineering, Inc. is recognized as an industry leader in developing and implementing innovative construction and management techniques. Our construction and in-house engineering capabilities in plumbing, heating, air conditioning, industrial piping, and fire sprinkler systems range from single-unit residential to high-rise commercial and complex industrial mechanical systems. We believe that quality work is done right the first time, is actually the most cost-effective.

OUr Story

In 1968, Rudy Pribuss, a Stanford University Engineering graduate with 30 years experience started Pribuss Engineering, Inc. An emphasis on residential plumbing and heating in the early years expanded to the fire sprinkler and mechanical divisions over the 1970’s. Pribuss experienced additional growth 1980’s with a larger presence in the construction and design fields.

Commitment to quality

Our commitment to quality begins with our people—from the office staff to accounting, engineering, estimating, and ultimately to our field personnel—there exists a common understanding that the only real product we offer is service. We consider ourselves fortunate that our people display and promote this commitment as a personal value. Unlike other organizations, we have continued to maintain direct communications between our customers and our staff. We feel this affords us the ability to respond to the needs of the customer in the shortest possible time.

Historical Events

Servicing the Bay Area since 1968

Since our 1968 inception as a Plumbing, Heating, Boiler and Fire Sprinkler service company, we evolved to expand in the construction, alteration, renovation, and modernization areas of our respective disciplines.

Our capabilities allow us to provide engineering, design, and BIM services along with all aspects of construction – ground up, tenant improvement, renovations, and alterations.

At every level of our organization – staff, management, and field, we present professionals who are trained and have experience in their respective duties to provide optimum results.

With our history as reference to continual improvements, attention to current challenges, and an eagerness to embrace forthcoming technologies, products and services; Pribuss Engineering Inc. is – and will be positioned, to provide the best product for our Clients. Mindful of our customer service roots – quality, value and timeliness are paramount to our ability to provide benefit to our Industry, Company, Clients, and End Users.

Thank you for your on-going trust and support, and we look forward to future opportunities!

Bayardo Chamorro

Licenses held

Pribuss Engineering, Inc. holds the following California License Classes:​​​​​


A fire protection contractor lays out, fabricates and installs all types of the fire protection systems; including all the equipment associated with these systems, excluding electrical alarm systems.


A plumbing contractor provides a means for a supply of safe water, ample in volume and of suitable temperature for the purpose intended and the proper disposal of fluid waster from the premises in all structures and fixed works.


A boiler, hot-water heating and steam fitting contractor installs, services and repairs power boiler installations, hot-water heating systems and steam fitting, including fire-tube and water-tube steel power boilers and hot-water heating low pressure boilers, steam fitting and piping, fittings, valves, gauges, pumps, radiators, convectors, fuel oil tanks, fuel oil lines, chimneys, flues. Heat insulation and all other equipment, including solar heating equipment, associated with these systems.


A warm-air heating, ventilating and air-conditioning contractor fabricates, installs, maintains, services and repairs warm-air heating systems and water heating heat pumps, complete with warm-air appliances; ventilating systems complete with blowers and plenum chambers; air-conditioning systems complete with air-conditioning unit; and the ducts, registers, flues, humidity and thermostatic controls and air filters in connection with any of these systems. This classification shall include warm-air heating, ventilating and air-conditioning systems which utilize solar energy.

B General Building Contractor

Except as provided in this section, a general building contractor is a contractor whose principal business is in connection with any structure built, being built, or to be built for the support, shelter, and enclosure of persons, animals, chattels, or movable property of any kind, requiring in its construction the use of at least two unrelated building trades or crafts, or to do or superintend the whole or any part thereof.