Security Engineering

GSA’s Chief Engineer is responsible for developing the policy and requirements for the building security used in the design and construction of GSA buildings. The team performs explosive testing, develops design tools, and provides technical assistance to project managers. This program supports the mission of GSA as well as other federal agencies and departments. This work was formerly under GSA’s Building Security Technology Program (BSTP).

For additional information, visit the Whole Building Design Guide or contact Bill Earl (

Last Reviewed: 2021-07-26