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

MSBA Green Repairs, Brockton Schools Roof and Boiler Replacement Projects

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

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

University of Massachusetts Tobin Hall Core Renovation and Psychology Dept. Relocation, Amherst, Mass.

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

Cape Cod Community College Nursing Laboratory Renovation, Barnstable, Mass.

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

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

Springfield Technical Community College Arc Flash Studies

AEI performed an Arc Flash study for 16 out of 20 buildings on the 35-acre campus. Arc flash labels were then created for switchboards, panel-boards and motor control centers to comply with NFPA 70 and 70E requirements. These labels provide electrical characteristics, including system voltage, available fault current, clearing time of over-current protective device and … Read more