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OLA’s engineers know K-12 education facilities are the growing grounds for the children in our communities. We focus on low-cost energy efficient systems that establish an ideal environment for learning.

Metropolitan Business Academy

New Haven, CT

SERVICES PROVIDED

MEP Engineering, Fire Protection Engineering, DOE2 Energy Modeling

PROJECT FEATURES

New 80,000 square foot high performance business magnet school. Energy performance, as modeled, is 50% more efficient than energy code requirements.

ARCHITECT

The S/L/A/M Collaborative

Energy efficient features include high performance building envelope, high efficiency chiller plant with thermal storage, high efficiency boiler plant, demand controlled ventilation, bi-polar ionization air filtration, low lighting power density, and advanced lighting controls.

Pleasantville High School

Pleasantville, NY

SERVICES PROVIDED

MEP Engineering, Fire Protection Engineering

PROJECT FEATURES

$31 million addition and renovation project

ARCHITECT

KG&D Architects

OLA designed MEP and fire protection systems to be constructed in phases keeping the 1929 steam system and 1960’s hot water boiler plant operational while constructing the new central hot water plant. OLA’s MEP design included infrastructure upgrades to the electrical service and equipment, fire alarm system, intercom system, clock & public address system, and plumbing systems upgrades.

St. Ignatius Loyola Grammar School

New York, NY

SERVICES PROVIDED

MEP Engineering, Fire Protection Engineering

PROJECT FEATURES

$10 million renovation of floors two through six.

ARCHITECT

Peter Gisolfi Associates

Construction was phased over four years of summer only construction and improved classrooms and common areas on the five floors. OLA’s MEP engineers designed new HVAC systems, new electrical and low voltage distribution, and new lighting. As part of the renovation, a new fire alarm system was installed for the entire building. New systems were designed to be installed in multiple construction phases.

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