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

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 Whitmore Hall Mechanical and Electrical Upgrades, Amherst, Mass.

As prime consultant, AEI provided MEP/FP study, design and CA services, and through our consultants, architecture, structural and environmental engineering, for complex HVAC and electrical upgrades including the conversion of a former server room to swing office space, and replacement of the existing constant volume dual duct mixing boxes and existing main electrical gear. The … Read more

Assabet Valley Vocational Technical High School, Marlborough, Mass.

AEI provided electrical engineering services related to the testing and evaluation of electrical feeders in the existing 410,000 SF high school. The study assessed the feasibility of reusing feeders for the unit substations and panelboards, and determined the necessity of electrical upgrades including switchboard and panelboard replacements. Design involved lighting, power and emergency power generation … 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

Arlington Community Safety Building, Arlington, Mass.

After completing a masterplan that involved an inspection of existing systems and the conceptual identification of required upgrades and cost estimates, Architectural Engineers commenced MEP/FP design and CA services in two phases to allow continued occupancy throughout construction. The ADA compliant building features holding cells with a sally port, a fitness center, a briefing room/training … Read more