Founded in 1956, Joseph R. Loring & Associates is an engineering and consulting firm. It specializes in heating, ventilating and air conditioning services. The firm offers mechanical, electrical and plumbing engineering solutions. Joseph R. Loring & Associates also provides a range of fire protection and telecommunications services. It serves various architects and builders, as well as public, private and institutional clients. The firm has completed various projects, such as the Duke University Divinity School, Dallas Museum of Art, the Hilton Tower Center, International Finance Corporation and Columbia University. Joseph R. Loring & Associates also offers a range of adaptive reuse, renovation and historic preservation services. It maintains a location in Washington, D.C.