Evolve Mechanical Solutions is a specialized engineering firm focused only on Restaurants and Tenant Improvements.

Evolve Mechanical Solutions is an engineering firm specializing in premier restaurant design and tenant improvements. Our services include Mechanical (HVAC), Plumbing and Hood Fire Suppression.

We pride ourselves on offering the most cost effective solutions without compromising quality of construction, as well as being one of the fastest to issue drawings to the city. We understand that every day your business isn’t open, is a day you’re losing money. Thus our response time on the job is quick and efficient.

We pride ourselves on being professional, accurate and efficient. You can expect a professionally designed project on time, and on budget—every time.

James Hicks, Founder

James specialized in kitchen engineering for high rise towers, light commercial and institutional engineering, and servicing the British Columbia and Alberta areas for over 16+ years. His long list of credits include such prestigious clients as the Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel, The Ferrari Maserati of Vancouver, and was the Lead Engineer on the award winning Living with Lakes Leed Platinum, a geo/solar thermal energy building heating system.

James opened Evolve in 2012, and later incorporated in 2013 as Evolve Mechanical Solutions.

David Clou

A retired Firefighter & Chief Fire Prevention Officer at Richmond Fire Rescue Department and graduate from BCIT and the JIBC, David brings 40 years of field experience and expertise in BC Building & Fire Codes and NFPA Standards to the job as a Building and Fire Code consultant for Evolve. He also conducts Field Review services in Mechanical Engineering for Evolve, as well as teaches BC, National, and NFPA Codes throughout Canada, and internationally. 

Roya Tabesh

Evolve’s dedicated and detail-orientated administrator and bookkeeper, Roya is focused on the daily operations and client interactions. Roya is also a registered dietitian (Bsc, RD) and in her spare time enjoys working within the healthcare industry and spending time with her family enjoying outdoor activities.