What We Do...

LEED Consulting
Let Lile Engineering assist you to maximize the efficiency and sustainability of your construction project!

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We help you avoid costly change orders by assuring that a building works like it was designed to work.

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Energy Auditing
Energy Auditing determines the most cost-effective energy conservation strategies for your building.

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Who We Are...

The Company


Lile Engineering has been helping clients achieve energy and cost reductions in sustainable design since 2011.

We help clients achieve LEED certification,commission their building HVAC and Envelopes, and reduce energy consumption with energy modeling and energy auditing.

Lawrence Lile

Lawrence Lile-s
Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Missouri College of Engineering.

30 years in mechanical and electrical engineering

Licensed Professional Engineer in Missouri and Illinois.
Qualified in Commissioning Process Professional
LEED Accredited Professional with a specialty in Building Design and Construction.

Jessica Scott

Jess Scott checks fluorescent fixture ballasts

Engineer Jess Scott checks fluorescent ballasts with an instrument during a commercial energy audit.

Master’s of Arts in Geography
Bachelor’s in Environmental Science, extensive coursework in civil engineering.

10 years with environmental site assessments, GIS, Geotechical/hydrological engineering and environmental education.

Expertise in energy auditing/modeling and LEED applications.

Broadway Hotel

LEED Consulting, Comissioning

Broadway Doubletree Lobby

LEED Consulting, Comissioning

LEED Plans

LEED Consulting

Building Envelope


Eco Schoolhouse Interior

LEED Consulting, Comissioning, Energy modeling


LEED Consulting, Comissioning, Energy modeling

Arc Flash Safety

LEED Consulting

Lile teaches Energy Conservation Code playfully

  Lawrence Lile taught a class of Engineers, Architects and Building Inspectors the ins and outs of the 2015 International Energy Code, in Kansas City December 2. Developed with Halfmoon Education Seminars,Read More...
By : lawrencelile | Dec 3, 2016

Macon Field Maintenance shop achieves LEED Gold for the Missouri National Guard

Lawrence Lile was a consultant on a project with the Missouri National Guard. The Macon National Guard training site is an award-winning facility that trains personnel while being careful stewards of theRead More...
By : lawrencelile | Jun 3, 2016

325,000 gallons of water to set back Old Faithful one hour for DST

“Visitors to our park expect Old Faithful to erupt on time” says Yellowstone National Park Chief Ranger Doug Drinton.  The park hired Lile Engineering to calculate the exact amount of water itRead More...
By : lawrencelile | Apr 1, 2016

Ameren Shoreline Management Office achieves LEED

The utility company Ameren owns the Lake of the Ozarks dam, and also owns the Lake of the Ozarks. Maintaining their commitment to the community and the environment, the Ameren Shoreline ManagementRead More...
By : lawrencelile | May 20, 2015

Lile speaks on Habitat Zero Energy House

Lawrence Lile will speak at the Advancing Renewables in the Midwest conference April 6 and 7 about the Central Missouri Habitat for Humanity Zero Energy House. This innovative, low cost home isRead More...
By : lawrencelile | Mar 26, 2015

Lile Engineering helps Habitat build Zero Energy House

Winter energy bills are a cold, hard reality for many low income Americans.  Often the winter heating bill can be larger than the rent, surprising the unlucky renter and quickly busting theirRead More...
By : lawrencelile | Feb 19, 2015

Commissioning Benefits

    How does Commissioning help construct a better building?     Commissioning starts with a deep conversation with the Owner about their needs for the building.  Why are there two pumpsRead More...
By : lawrencelile | Feb 17, 2015

Hay bales are for horses – not for erosion control

Haybales make terrible erosion control structures. LEED requires effective erosion and sedimentation controls.  These controls must be planned, installed, and documented on every LEED project.  Lile Engineering helps clients and contractors installRead More...
By : lawrencelile | Feb 4, 2015

Conservation Efforts a Good Use of Energy

  Lile Engineering was highlighted in an article in The Columbia Daily Tribune.  Reporter Chip Cooper described Mr. Lile as “… a part of the movement to put the United States on theRead More...
By : lawrencelile | Feb 4, 2015

Put a 427 Hemi in that Hot Rod Prius!

Recently Lile Engineering worked on an energy audit for New Life Community Church in Columbia, Mo.  Here Lawrence Lile examines the  inside of an air handler for problems. This unit proved toRead More...
By : lawrencelile | Jan 31, 2015