To positively impact the lives of animals by increasing the quality of animal care facility design and engineering.
Develop quality, enriched environments for animals
Contribute to the enduring, humane treatment of animals
Provide quality design and customer service
Be the industry leader in animal care engineering and design
C. Scott Learned, MS, MBA, PE, LEED AP
Scott Learned supervises the engineering of mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection, and air and noise control aspects of animal care facilities at Design Learned, Inc. In addition, he provides consultation, floor planning recommendations, and the specification of animal caging, animal equipment, and finishes. Scott possesses a vast knowledge of animal facility requirements — inspired and informed by his extensive experience caring for pets and rescued animals.
Scott is Board Certified, both as a Licensed Professional Mechanical Engineer (PE) and a Licensed Professional Electrical Engineer (PE) and is a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional (LEED AP). He is registered with the NCEES and holds Professional Engineering registrations throughout most of the United States. In addition Scott is a Principal Member of the NFPA Standards Committee 150: Fire and Life Safety in Animal Housing Facilities.
Scott is a frequent speaker on animal care facility engineering at national conferences and has published a range of articles addressing the challenges of engineering for animal care facilities in Pet Services Journal, Animal Sheltering magazine, and the proceedings of several veterinary organizations.
Scott attended the University of Connecticut earning his Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Master of Business Administration, Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Bachelor of Science in Psychology.