The George E. Franchere Education Center - Mabee Farm Historic Site
A new 13,000 SF Educational Center on the existing Mabee Farm Historic Site including a community room, display galleries, meeting rooms, classrooms, and a climate controlled artifact storage space.
Design of HVAC, plumbing, electrical and fire protection systems. HVAC design included a ground source heat pump system and electrical design included a roof mounted 22.5kW photovoltaic system. M/E assisted in an energy study to determine appropriate NYSERDA grant opportunities.
Constructing a building on a historic site presented design challenges in integrating mechanical, electrical and plumbing elements that would maintain the historic nature of the site.
Rotterdam Junction, NY