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We know that COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES strive to attract the generation’s next leaders. OLA’s higher education portfolio dates back to 1974, proving a deep understanding of the facilities and infrastructure required to consistently support the advancement of students.

Monroe College

New Rochelle, NY

SERVICES PROVIDED

MEP Engineering, Fire Protection Engineering

PROJECT FEATURES

74,000 square foot multi-use residence facility

ARCHITECT

Doban Architecture

OLA performed the MEP systems design for Monroe College’s new six story multi-use building, Gaddy Hall. In addition to the 100 dorm rooms, there are 7 classrooms for The School of Business and Accounting, offices for administration, and a 250- seat cafeteria. The project was an effort on behalf of the College’s desire to revitalize downtown. The building integrates dormitories, classrooms, and study environments to best support the current students and attract prospective students.

PACE UNIVERSITY

PLEASANTVILLE, NY

SERVICES PROVIDED

Commissioning

PROJECT FEATURES

Renovation and addition to Kessel Student Center

ARCHITECT

EYP Architecture

OLA ‘s team commissioned the 66,000 square foot renovation and addition to Pace’s Kessel Student Center located on the Pleasantville campus. As part of the project’s optimization of energy system operation, constant volume air handling units were replaced with variable volume air handling units and all old existing temperature controls were converted to a new computer based controls system.

Manhattanville College

Purchase, NY

SERVICES PROVIDED

MEP Engineering, Fire Protection Engineering

PROJECT FEATURES

New 33,000 square foot LEED Gold Student Center

ARCHITECT

Peter Gisolfi Associates

MEP design includes an evaporative chiller, condensing boilers, distributed outdoor air system, demand controlled ventilation, and daylight controlled lighting to achieve 50% energy cost reduction compared to the LEED baseline. A photovoltaic electric system generates 13% of peak use. Water conservation features utilize ultra-low flow fixtures and waterless urinals to save 60% compared to the LEED baseline.

College of Mount Saint Vincent

Riverdale, NY

SERVICES PROVIDED

MEP Engineering, Fire Protection Engineering

PROJECT FEATURES

$2.2 million renovation of the third floor in the science hall.

ARCHITECT

Peter Gisolfi Associates

Renovated area includes the construction of an Organic Chemistry Lab, a Teaching Lab and a Preparatory Room. The labs contain a total of seven exhaust air hoods. New variable volume exhaust and make up air systems were designed for the hoods. The renovation also contains drying ovens, refrigerators, compressed air, gas, vacuum, nitrogen, and acid neutralizing sumps.

NYS Judicial Institute

White Plains, NY

SERVICES PROVIDED

MEP Engineering, Fire Protection Engineering

PROJECT FEATURES

New 28,000 square foot training center at Pace University for continuing education by New York State judges and their staffs.

ARCHITECT

KG&D Architects

To make way for the center, an existing building was demolished and was replaced with a state-of-the-art 3-story structure containing lecture room/mock trial courtroom with data ports at each student location. The building also houses classroom,conference rooms, a business center, and a 160-seat dining facility with a full kitchen.

 

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