6379 Center Drive, Norfolk, VA 23502
PHONE: (757) 466-7400

Since 1961

Bowman, Foster & Associates (BFA) is a Verified Small Business consulting engineering firm providing a wide range of services throughout the United States, and a variety of locations abroad, for over 50 years. We routinely manage multi-discipline projects & contracts in which BFA partners with Architects & other engineering disciplines to provide full E/A design services under a single contract or project.


BFA's primary role is developing Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing and Fire Protection design solutions for renovations, repairs and new construction of various types of facilities. Over the past 5 decades we have expanded our capabilities and experience and now provide our clients with a full array of design solutions and construction delivery alternatives to include design/build and design-bid-build delivery process.

Repeat Clients

Highlighted Work

Please take a look below at some of our recent and highlighted work.
More examples can be found under the project menu at the top of this page.

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    • Life Cycle Cost Analysis
    • Heating Ventilation & Air Conditioning
    • Central Plants
    • Indoor Air Quality
    • Control Systems
    • Fire Protection Services
    • Plumbing Design
    • Process Piping
    • Thermal Storage
    • Refrigeration
    • Steam Distribution
    • Chilled Water



    • Lighting (int./ext.)
    • Power Distribution
    • Instrumentation
    • Emergency Power
    • Arc Flash / Coordination
    • Telecommunications
    • Power Conversion
    • Fire Detection Alarm
    • Process Controls
    • Communication Distribution
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    Other Services

    • Energy Audits
    • LEED & Green Design
    • Data & Operation Centers
    • Energy Saving
    • Retrofit Buildings & Systems
    • Budget Development
    • Scope Development
    • ATFP Retrofit
    • Water Treatment Facilities
    • SCIF and Security

    Construction Administration

    • Shop Drawing Review
    • Phase Consultation
    • Bid Phase Services
    • Pay Request Evaluation
    • Construction Management


Client Testimonials

Outstanding management by prime contractor [BFA] and sub contractors. This firm continues to be exceptionally responsive. They set the standard for professional- ism as a partner with the Government and as an expert consultant. They strive hard to go the extra mile and build a cohesive project team. I give them my strongest recommendation for future government projects.

Jarrod January, Contracting Officer
Department of VA Medical Center, Hampton, VA

Scheduling work in this residence is difficult and I was pleased at the responsiveness of your office considering the short notice you were given. further appreciate that you, as a principal of the firm, considered the work at the residence important enough to be personally involved... I thank you for your timely performance for the Navy

J.C. Dean, Captain - Command Officer
Washington Navy Yard, Washington D.C

The cooperativeness, responsiveness and patience of the A/E firm was outstanding.

Suzette Hartmann, Project Engineer
Washington Navy Yard, Washington D.C

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