Sustainable Engineering Group (SEG) in Madison, Wis., an engineering firm focused on energy optimization and sustainable design, has been acquired by HGA .

The acquisition broadens HGA’s existing expertise in energy and infrastructure planning and design for national clients in healthcare, academic, corporate, and public sectors.

Founded by Manus McDevitt, PE, LEED AP, and Svein Morner, PE, PhD, LEED AP, SEG will officially change its name to HGA and merge operational and administrative functions.

McDevitt has more than 25 years of experience in energy-efficient HVAC design and engineering systems. Morner has comparable tenure in mechanical engineering, with a research focus in thermal storage systems, energy self-sufficient buildings, fuel cell design, and solar panels.