Midwest Cleanroom Associates


Midwest Cleanrooms Associates builds lasting client relationships. We are consulting engineers, specializing in Cleanroom Design, M/E/P, HVAC and process systems and all type of cleanrooms.

MCA’s management team brings together all of the project goals to make the result greater than the sum of its parts—and the results show through in our projects.

We are committed to the success of our clients and projects, and deliver this commitment via a creative core of staff and management to ensure quality and client response.


Robert Esser, President

· Engineering Curriculum: Grand Rapids Community College
· Engineering Curriculum: Michigan Technological University
· Engineering Curriculum: Western Michigan University
· Mechanical Designer
· Project Manager and Chief Mechanical Engineer: 9 years at Cleanroom Design/Build Firm
· Specialized Training and Experience in HVAC analytical testing, balancing, and design.
· Specialized Training and Experience in Process Systems Design including Deionized Water, Vacuum, Dry Compressed Air, Process Cooling, Specialty Gases, etc.

Specialized Training
· HVAC Systems Design --University of Wisconsin
· Hydronic Design & Application Seminar -- Bell & Gossett
· Steam System Design -- Armstrong

Contact: rjec@mcacleanrooms.com

David Facer, AIA

· Lawrence Institute of Technology, B.S. in Architecture 1976
· Registered Architect, State of Michigan
· Project Architect: 20 years at Cleanroom Design/Build Firms
· Project Architect: 4 years at Architectural Firms

· American Institute of Architects · Michigan Chapter, AIA
· Grand Valley Chapter, AIA
· The Engineering Society, Detroit, MI
· Construction Specifications Institute (CSI)

Contact: dmf@mcacleanrooms.com

John Vander Wall

· Mechanical, Electrical Engineering and Contracting work since 1968
· Experience with Cleanroom Design, Testing and Certification Affiliations
· Member: American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning
· Member: Institute of Environmental Sciences
· Member: Association of Energy Engineers
· Member: International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering
· Member: Controlled Environment Testing Association
· Member: Michigan Medical Device Manufacturers and Suppliers Association

Specialized Training:
· HVAC Controls, Testing, Balancing, Energy Management
· Analytical Systems Testing - How To Meet New Ventilation Standards
· AEE - In-Place Filter Testing Workshop
· Harvard School of Public Health - Principles of Cleanroom & Contamination Control
· Rochester Institute of Technology
· Diagnosis & Mitigating Indoor Air Quality
· AEE - Certification of NuAire Class II Biological Safety Cabinets
· NuAire Inc. - Fume Hoods Selection and Design
· AEE - Hydronic Design & Application Seminar
· Bell & Gossett - Armstrong Hydronic Balancing
· Armstrong Pumps
· HVAC Controls

· Western Michigan University
· U.S. Coast Guard - Four years Electrician

Contact: jav@mcacleanrooms.com