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.

VAME Community Living Center, Togus, Maine

Augusta Maine’s VAME Togus is transitioning aging veterans in their care to new “Small House” Community Living Centers (CLC). AEI performed mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection design and construction administration services for the first phase, which includes the construction of two new 8,500 SF prototype houses. The residents are veterans in need of institutional … 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

Blackstone Gateway Visitor’s Center, Worcester, Mass.

The Worcester Blackstone Gateway Visitor Center, a full-service, multi-use community facility that features a welcoming area, historic and cultural exhibits, a theater, restroom facilities, a passive recreation lawn, and office, classroom and meeting space, is as an active tribute to the multi-faceted culture of the Blackstone River Valley. AEI designed all new MEP/FP and lighting … 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

Armed Forces Reserve Center, Middletown, Conn.

Architectural Engineers designed the HVAC, plumbing and fire protection systems for this two-building LEED Gold project. AEI integrated energy recovery equipment, high-efficiency gas fired boilers, solar-thermal domestic water heating and demand control ventilation as part of achieving a 30% energy savings below the ASHRAE base system. The project was modeled using Revit software with the … Read more

Weston DPW, Weston, Mass.

AEI provided all MEP/FP design and CA services for the demolition and reconstruction of the Weston DPW. The new, two-building facility includes an 18,400 SF vehicle equipment operations garage with a vehicle wash bay and vehicle and equipment storage spaces, and a 23,500 SF operations building with administrative offices, employee support spaces, workshops, and vehicle … 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

British Airways First Class Lounge, Logan International Airport, East Boston, Mass.

AEI provided MEP/FP engineering for the fit-out of shell space in the new Terminal E for use by British Airways as a first class passenger lounge. This project ran concurrently with the design of the new Lufthansa Lounge as well as the Terminal E base building upgrade. Many of the tenant amenities required the design … Read more