Coronavirus Update/ Returning to the Office: AEI's is in the process of preparing our office for staff to return on a modified schedule, providing the City of Boston re-opening guidelines continue to move forward. During quarantine, AEI's staff have successfully worked remotely. Every staff member is equipped with the same equipment at home as they have in the office to ensure efficiency and seamless transitions between workstations. We will continue to work remotely and will provide a formal reopening date when it's available. At this time, only staff will be allowed in our space. Our contact information and policies on in person meetings and site visits remain the same as they have since early March. Please feel free to contact us if you have questions.

MSBA Accelerated Repairs Finn Elementary School Boiler Replacement, Southborough, Mass.

AEI provided MEP and lighting design and CA for documenting and specifying all work associated with replacing two hot water oil-fired boilers, fuel pumps and piping inside the boiler room. Floor drains were relocated for the new layout and power was provided to new mechanical and plumbing equipment, which was connected to the central Automated … Read more

MSBA ARP Nashoba Valley High School Roof, Window and Boiler Replacements, Westford, Mass.

Through the MSBA ARP program, AEI replaced existing rooftop units and roof drains, extended and rerouted mounted piping to support the roof replacement, added electrical service receptacles and outdoor lighting, and provided power to new and reinstalled mechanical equipment. AEI also investigated options to replace a gas-fired hot water boiler and all auxiliary mechanical equipment.

MSBA ARP Worcester Schools Roof, Window and Door Replacements, Worcester, Mass.

AEI provided MEP/FP engineering services for window, roof and exterior door replacements at three Worcester elementary schools. The scope involved converting existing spaces into ADA-compliant restrooms, exterior door ADA upgrades and electric snow melting systems on all ADA ramps, new window AC and HVAC systems, LED Egress lighting, fire alarm upgrades with voice activation and … Read more

MSBA ARP Quincy Schools Roof, Windows and Wall Replacements, Quincy, Mass.

AEI provided an existing conditions assessment and schematic design for establishing the budget with the MSBA and the City of Quincy, and construction documents to aid in roof replacement. Due to the age and condition of mechanical equipment and roof drains/piping, all equipment was replaced with new, and all electrical equipment on the roof was … Read more

Lowell Community Charter School Third Floor Expansion

AEI provided MEP/FP engineering services for portions of the charter school as required for installation of a new elevator and stair. AEI also provided guidance for the existing flue system affected by changes on the third floor. Work also included a new gas-fired water heater with recirculating pump, new boilers, new electrical distribution, and two … Read more

MSBA ARP Campbell Elementary School

AEI provided MEP services for windows, door and boiler replacement and accessibility upgrades at Campbell Elementary School. Evaluation and schematic design services include upgrades to the kitchen and restroom facilities and building envelope. Providing existing conditions analysis, explanation of a proposed solution, and confirmation that this solution meets applicable energy codes.

UMass Chan Medical School New Education and Research Building, Worcester, Mass.

AEI provided P/FP design and CA with an early under-slab work package. Work included design of advanced grey water and water-reuse systems; a UV filtration system for stormwater re-use; a fire pump, domestic water booster pumps, and wet and dry sprinkler systems; two separate P/FP pressure zones; and all systems for the vivarium, including cage … Read more

Mass. Military Academy OPM Services for Resilient Infrastructure Upgrades, Buzzards Bay, Mass.

AEI served as the OPM for pilot Design Build Infrastructure upgrade projects through DCAMM. Responsibilities included assistance with RFP preparation, schedule development, design review, trade-bid evaluation, construction period oversight, review of close-out documents, and development of final lessons-learned reports.  This project involved constructing a new utility building above the design flood level, new electric switchgear … Read more

Massachusetts Chief Medical Examiner’s Office HVAC Upgrades, Boston, Mass.

As prime consultant, AEI performed renovation activities of the examination facility for the Chief Medical Examiner. The two-story, 27,000 GSF building includes a mechanical penthouse, and functional areas include a building lobby, common corridors, locker rooms, an elevator core, a cafeteria and kitchen, public restrooms, office spaces, a garage, autopsy rooms, an X-ray suite, storage … Read more

New Orleans Veterans Affairs (NOVA) Replacement Hospital, New Orleans, La.

Hurricane Katrina devastated the New Orleans VA Hospital. The Southeast Louisiana Veteran’s Health Care System (SLVHCS) chose to rebuild on a nearby site, and AEI provided plumbing and medical gas design for a number of the campuses nine buildings. The 1.7M SF hospital must meet new VA resiliency standards by being able to operate independently … Read more