SSM was involved in a renovation project to structurally evaluate the existing roof structure for support of new units for heating and cooling the axe-throwing space.Read More
SSM developed a plan to convert a chilled water plant consisting of two independent chilled water systems comprised of 2 – 600 ton chillers (N+1) and associated pumps and 2 – 250 ton chillers (N+1) and associated pumps to a single system consisting of 3 – 400 ton chillers and associated pumps.Read More
Foor and Associates Architects
Study and preliminary design for the conversion of a 2,400 square foot lecture hall into three separate functional spaces by the installation of moveable partitions. HVAC and electrical systems needed to be reconfigured to function as three individual zones. SSM performed a survey of existing HVAC and electrical systems, determined how to modify these system to support the new architectural layout for the space, and estimated the cost of construction for the renovations. SSM also evaluated the existing structure to determine if it could support the proposed moveable partitions.
Assessed the existing condition of the timber-framed structure and provided structural engineering analysis and design to replace or reconstruct a portion of the Breaker.Assessed the existing condition of the timber-framed structure and provided structural engineering analysis and design to replace or reconstruct a portion of the Breaker.Read More
Facility engineers provided complete facility services including structural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection design for the three-story, 75,000 square foot corporate headquarters.Read More
Kramer Marks Architects | Duffy School Apartments
Florence, New Jersey
When the Marcella L. Duffy School was established as Florence School No. 1 in the 1870s, the four-classroom building was the first public school in the community. Located in Florence, New Jersey, this project involved the development of 53 units of affordable, senior housing. The original 1870s school building required substantial on-site inspection during construction. A three-story wood framed addition extended the building.
The project emphasized the adaptive reuse and rehabilitation of the Duffy School into an apartment building featuring historic renovation / revitalization of the former school, completed in 1924, plus new amenities for today's lifestyle. The sustainable design features of this project satisfy the standards of New Jersey’s ENERGY Efficient Homes and USGBC LEED© for Homes programs.
Kramer Marks Architects | Mission First Housing
Bordentown, New Jersey
This project involved the development of 48 units of affordable, senior housing. The project features the adaptive reuse and rehabilitation of the former Eagle Shirt Company factory (aka Union Pants Mfg. Co.) into 21 one-bedroom apartments, and the new construction of an addition for 27 one-bedroom aparments. The building required substantial repairs due to fire damage and foundation subsidence. The three-story wood framed addition nearly doubled the footprint of the original building.Five of the 48 units will provide supportive housing or veterans. The sustainable design features of this project satisfy the standards of New Jersey's ENERGY Efficient homes and USGBC LEED for Homes programs.
Gateway Motion and Fitness
Spotts, Stevens and McCoy has been engaged with the Owners of Midway Fitness since 2012, performing a building energy audit, expansion feasibility projects for their existing facility located in Rehoboth DE. After their decision to relocate, SSM was engaged to provide due diligence and concept planning for alternate sites with existing structures and ultimately, the greenfield site selected for development of a new facility, Gateway Motion and Fitness. Due diligence and concept planning included site and civil engineering, and multi-disciplinary building systems.
SSM is partnered with Ambit Architecture to provide professional services to develop new building design from Programming through Construction Documentation and has been further engaged as the Owner’s representative and Project Manager. The project is currently in Design Development Phase. Basis of Design calls for a 48,000 square foot multi-level facility with diverse programmatic needs for fitness, aquatics, physical therapy and administration.
SSM technical services include: structural design, mechanical, plumbing, fire protection and electrical design and Project Management services to coordinate the efforts of the architectural design work of Ambit Architecture, the engineering design teams and the pre-construction services of Wohlsen Construction.
First Quality Non Wovens, Inc.
SSM provided structural engineering and building engineering for four major buildings for First Quality Nonwovens, Inc. as the structural engineering member of the Design Build team for Quandel Construction services. These projects included a Major warehouse addition in McEhlattan, Pennsylvania, two manufacturing plants in Hazelton, Pennsylvania and a paper Mill in Lock Haven, Pennsylvania. The buildings included a 70,000 square foot manufacturing plant and a 200,000 square foot warehouse and a 70,000 square foot manufacturing and warehouse building.
Yuasa Battery Inc.
SSM structural engineers prepared the site engineering and structural design for a 74,000 square foot battery warehouse and office building for one of the nation's largest recreational engine battery manufacturers.
The project included high bay storage racks, shipping departments, locker and break room facilities and some office areas.