OLA’s MEP engineers and energy engineers develop government relationships with a thorough understanding of funding requirements, state/local regulations, and the importance of timely and on-budget project delivery.
MEP Engineering, Fire Protection Engineering, and Energy Engineering
Renovation of 110,000 square feet office space for NYC agencies (DCAS, DYCD, and DFTA).
OLA’s MEP system design includes new HVAC systems and distribution, new electrical equipment and distribution, new fire alarm system for the entire building, new plumbing equipment and distribution, and fire sprinkler systems including a new fire pump for the entire building. Energy modeling services for the project helped maximize systems efficiency towards the pursuit of a LEED Silver certification.
Commissioning, Monitoring & Verification
A 30,000 square foot gut rehabilitation of a former school building from the early 1900’s into a government office.
First public building in New York State to achieve a LEED NC Platinum Rating. OLA’s commissioning services included LEED prerequisite commissioning, commissioning specifications, commissioning plan, pre-functional tests, functional tests, and a commissioning report.
MEP Engineering, Fire Protection Engineering
First phase of a ground floor renovation including a new teen center, The Edge.
The first phase of this three phase project constructed a teen space featuring a social area with a big-screen television, a computer and study area, and a digital media lab. MEP design included new lighting, lighting controls, upgrade to digital controls, and reconfiguration of the existing building system. Awarded the 2014 Building Award from the New York Library Associations Public Library Section.