OLA Consulting Engineers
info@olace.com
914.747.2800
646.849.4110

The demands related to a changing environment have increased the pressure on COMMERCIAL properties to green their facilities and reduce operating costs without compromising occupant comfort. OLA is your partner in obtaining this balance.

RALPH LAUREN

NEW YORK, NY

SERVICES PROVIDED

MEP Engineering, Fire Protection Engineering, Energy Analysis, and Commissioning

PROJECT FEATURES

From new construction to retrofit, OLA has provided engineering services for Ralph Lauren’s corporate facilities since 1989.

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Multiple

Each year, design work totals hundreds of thousands of square feet and spans beyond the tristate area; facilities range from showrooms, office buildings throughout Manhattan, warehouses in Long Island City, corporate data centers in Greensboro, North Carolina, and storage facilities throughout New Jersey. One recent project at 25 West 39th Street achieved LEED CI Silver.

A/D/O Creative Hub

Brooklyn, NY

SERVICES PROVIDED

MEP Engineering, Fire Protection Engineering, Energy Modeling

PROJECT FEATURES

New 23,000 square foot creative space in a former Greenpoint warehouse.

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This new creative hub oriented toward designer and maker types in New York includes spaces for events and exhibitions, design education, free communal workspace, a fabrication lab, a design shop, and the new restaurant Norman. For this unique building renovation, energy modeling was needed to prove compliance with Energy Code.

Stone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture

Pocantico Hills, NY

SERVICES PROVIDED

Energy Engineering, MEP Engineering, Commissioning

PROJECT FEATURES

Energy use reduction program for the 80-acre farm and community center.

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Robin Zahn Architecture

OLA performed a comprehensive sustainability master plan with a path to net zero energy usage for the main buildings on the campus with a series of energy use reduction projects and on-site energy generation projects budgeted over a twenty-year period. Projects include variable flow kitchen exhaust, chiller plant upgrade, control systems upgrades, a bio-mass boiler system, and a ground-mount solar array.

JACOB BURNS

PLEASANTVILLE, NY

SERVICES PROVIDED

MEP Engineering, Fire Protection Engineering

PROJECT FEATURES

New 28,000 square foot Media Arts Lab that achieved LEED Gold.

ARCHITECT

KG&D Architects

OLA’s design included a vertical well closed loop geothermal heat pump system, dedicated outdoor air system with heat recovery, radiant floor fed by a condensing boiler serving the two story studio, photovoltaic power generation, daylight controlled lighting on upper level office with architectural sawtooth roof that all combine to achieve over a 30% energy cost savings compared to the LEED baseline.

CORPORATE AVIATION FACILITY

WHITE PLAINS, NY

SERVICES PROVIDED

MEP Engineering, Fire Protection Engineering

PROJECT FEATURES

59,000 square foot LEED NC Platinum facility with the first wind turbines in Westchester County.

ARCHITECT

Sullivan Architecture

OLA’s design included wind turbines, thin film photovoltaic system, electric service, diesel generator, lighting control with integrated daylight and occupancy sensors, rainwater harvesting, condensing boilers serving an energy efficient HVAC system, ultra-low flow fixtures, and waterless urinals. Energy features combined to achieve a 48% energy cost reduction compared to the LEED baseline.

CW Brown

ARMONK, NY

SERVICES PROVIDED

Commissioning

PROJECT FEATURES

LEED Platinum, 18,000 square foot office space renovation

ARCHITECT

Dennis Noskin Architect

OLA performed the energy consulting and commissioning for this office renovation. The project is registered as the first LEED Platinum project in Westchester County. The HVAC systems include high efficiency boilers, high efficiency rooftop packaged units, and demand controlled ventilation. Commissioning services cover both LEED fundamental and LEED enhanced commissioning.

PepsiCo

VALHALLA, NY

SERVICES PROVIDED

MEP Engineering, Fire Protection Engineering, Energy Analysis

PROJECT FEATURES

82,000 square foot, LEED EB Gold Research & Development Building

ARCHITECT

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OLA’s services began with a study of potential energy savings measures of the entire campus. For the R&D building, the study demonstrated capital improvements costing approximately $900,000 could yield an annual energy savings of over $117,000 with a 7 year simple payback. Subsequent energy projects included air handling system replacements, new chiller plant with ice storage system, photovoltaic solar power generation, and lighting upgrades.

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