We are Engineers and More
LANDTECH is a multi-disciplinary engineering company in Westport, Connecticut. Our firm is made up of civil engineers, site planners, environmental scientists, financial analysts and construction management professionals. Established in 1979, LANDTECH is dedicated to blending innovative environmental design with conscientious development, respecting the needs of both our clients and the communities in which we work, live and prosper.
Over our history LANDTECH has established a reputation throughout Connecticut and New York as one of the leading environmental and engineering firms. We bring a wide breadth of experience in planning, design, development and administration to every one of our projects, big or small.
LandTech’s clients consist of private single family homeowners, state and federal governmental agencies and local municipalities, including local school boards and town agencies, deveopers of commercial, industrial and residential properties and commercial businesses. The diversity of disciplines within our firm allows us to provide each client with a comprehensive approach to their individual project.
We have the capabilities to fill varying project roles lead site consultants providing analysis and recommendations, to project surveys, civil engineering, site planning and environmental science, to providing support as an integral member of a project’s design team and providing ongoing construction oversight.
Special Engineering Programs
Among LANDTECH’s many accomplishments, our firm has participated in several projects related to the State of Connecticut Department of Transportation’s TOD (Transit- Oriented Development) pilot program.
TOD projects have included the Saugatuck Center project in Westport, the Fairfield Metro Center, and the recently commissioned Railroad Place project, also in Westport. LANDTECH is a member of the United States Green Building Council (USGBC).
LANDTECH’s Company Structure
LANDTECH was established as Land-Tech Consultants in 1979 and is a Connecticut “S” Corporation, with offices in Westport, CT. The firm is owned and managed by Peter T. Romano, principal.
The firm maintains a staff of licensed professional engineers, environmental specialists who are Professional Wetland Scientists and Certified Professionals in Erosion and Sediment Control and environmental biology, a certified Soil Scientist, AutoCAD operators and an administrative staff to support the technical personnel as well as our clients. LANDTECH also makes use of a number of highly qualified outside consultants in various specialties.
LANDTECH and the Environment
LANDTECH’s work often involves finding an appropriate balance for cost-effective solutions for private homeowners, developers, corporations, institutions and munipalities, that still reflect our profound respect of the amazing natural environment we are blessed to enjoy here in Fairfield County, Connecticut.
Our engineers and scientists work tirelessly to stay informed and educated on state-0f-the-art solutions to problems related to tidal and flood zones, stormwater pollution, wetlands creation and mitigation, erosion control and dozens of other critical factors involved in planning and development.
Members of our staff have devoted themselves to decades of study and certification in the environmental sciences, but in the final analysis, we live here too, and every member of LANDTECH feels a deep commitment to preserve our natural environment and remediate problems we encounter, to insure the beauty and sanctity of our surroundings for generations to come.
LANDTECH’s awarded work includes the Kohler Environmental Center at Choate Rosemary Hall, designed by Robert M. Stern Architects, which has been awarded the top honor in the AIA New York Chapter’s 2014 COTE (Committee on the Environment) “Proof + Beauty” Awards program.
LANDTECH received a HOBI (Home Builders & Remodelers Association) Award for Phase 1 Mixed-Use Development of the Saugatuck Center in Westport, CT. Phase 2 of the project, also a Mixed-Use Development, was awarded a HOBI Award the following year.
The Saugatuck Marina, developed in conjunction with Gault Energy, was designated by Connecticut’s Department of Energy & Environmental Protection as the best Public Access and Public Kayak and Canoe launch area in the state of Connecticut.
LANDTECH also recieved the 2012 Coastal America Partnership Award for the clean-out and restoration to natural habitat of 35 acres of barrier beach at Long Beach West and surrounding areas in Straftord, CT.
LANDTECH is licensed by the Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection for the corporate practice of engineering. The firm has staff members who are licensed Professional Engineers in the State of Connecticut. Our company is a Certified Small Business Enterprise by the State of Connecticut.