© Gene Avallone

© Gene Avallone

Center City Schenectady - Building Renovations

Project

34,000 square foot addition to and renovation of 186,000 square foot building consisting of offices and indoor playing field into higher end offices, YMCA, bank, drugstore, bookstore and restaurants.

M/E Role

Design of HVAC, electric, plumbing and fire protection systems including connection of the building to a district plant for chilled and hot water, new electric switchgear, with minimum shutdown time for existing tenants and new water and gas services.

Challenges

Designing work in phases for tenants as they moved in, including separate electric, plumbing and HVAC systems metering.  Existing building had many modifications to the original with unusual structural components that complicated the available clearances for equipment installation

Location:
Schenectady, NY