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22 November 2021
AEI provided plumbing and fire protection design and CA for the new construction of a middle and high school in Lunenburg. The project includes a full kitchen/cafeteria, science laboratories, restrooms, locker and shower rooms, and an early work package for underslab piping. AEI reviewed and approved the cost estimate for plumbing and fire protection systems.
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.
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
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
AEI performed MEP engineering services to replace eight roofs at various public schools. AEI documented and specified the replacement of existing roof drains and existing ductwork affected but unable to be reasonably reused. AEI also designed the replacement for steam boilers in the East and North Junior High Schools, including modifications to the gas piping … Read more
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
University of Massachusetts Tobin Hall Core Renovation and Psychology Dept. Relocation, Amherst, Mass.
16 November 2021
AEI performed programmatic scoping and study, design and CA for renovation to core areas of 4th, 5th and 6th floor in order to relocate the Psychology Dept. to this building. Work included replacing mechanical systems in the core areas. Energy efficiency measures included incorporating variable air flow, energy recovery and economizer controls. Upgrades also include … Read more
AEI provided MEP/FP support for a Nursing Lab renovation and design of a new HVAC system for three stories of the North and South Buildings. Design also included power upgrades to support the new HVAC systems and lighting upgrades. Developed demolition and new work plants. Coordinated two separate projects with facility staff in buildings with … Read more
AEI provided design and programming services to develop layouts, MEP system requirements and scope documents for the 166-seat stepped classroom. Through this work, accessibility code deficiencies and technology presentation systems were addressed and upgraded. AEI also assisted in the development of the conceptual cost estimate and bid docs.