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

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

University of Massachusetts Bioengineering Department, Amherst, Mass.

AEI provided engineering services for IT/security, plumbing and fire protection engineering in the new biomedical engineering department at UMass Amherst. IT and security systems consist of upgrades to medium voltage distribution equipment, secondary power distribution, metering, emergency generator system, lighting and lighting controls, fire alarm, structured cabling, door access, and CCTV surveillance. Plumbing systems consist … Read more

Framingham State University Hemenway Hall Addition and Renovation, Framingham, Mass.

Architectural Engineers provided plumbing and fire protection design and construction administration for the $60 million expansion and renovation of the campus science center. AEI designed protected water, acid waste, wet sprinkler, plumbing sanitary waste, lab waste, venting, domestic and protected hot and cold water recirculation, and emergency wash tempered recirculated water piping systems. The plumbing … Read more

University of Massachusetts Life Sciences Laboratory II (LSL2) Fit-out, Amherst, Mass.

With a goal of providing cutting-edge space for interdisciplinary research, the Life Sciences Laboratory II building on the University of Massachusetts, Amherst campus features both laboratory and laboratory support space that includes a growth chamber laboratory, a freezer farm laboratory, an FTMS laboratory, and a server room. Working in the 98,000 SF South Wing, AEI  … Read more

Sharon Town Hall, Sharon, Mass.

The Town of Sharon engaged a design team to determine the feasibility of modernizing its town hall for accessibility and code compliance, improvements to space utilization, and energy efficiency. After the study phase, the town elected to demolish the existing building and build a new facility in its place. AEI participated in the study, and … Read more

Brooke 2 Charter School, Mattapan, Mass.

Brooke 2 Charter School is an urban charter school providing an elementary education to students in levels K-8. AEI provided sustainable mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection design services for a full, 57,000 SF renovation that included the replacement of the electrical distribution system as well as internal and site lighting and the installation of … Read more

University of Massachusetts Perry Hall Renovation and Expansion

AEI was engaged to perform electrical engineering design and construction for the $50M, 50,000 SF renovation and addition in the School of Engineering at UMass Lowell. The scope of work included replacing the existing electrical system, reusing the existing generator, designing a new distribution system for the primary transformer and secondary power, new lighting and … Read more