SSM conducted a survey and performed an energy audit of the existing facility in 2010 and suggested several no cost and low cost strategies for saving energy as well as some capital improvement project that would have an impact on energy efficiency.Read More
SSM provided a water system evaluation and feasibility study to address current water needs and provide recommendations to the District for improvements to the system and better service to the schools’ population.Read More
SSM performed a detailed field survey of each building. The existing fan coil units were located in extremely tight spaces above the ceiling. Converting the system from a two-pipe system to a four-pipe system required detailed coordination with existing architecture and other utilities.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.
SSM electrical engineers performed the design review for the 2.8 kW ground mounted solar array connecting the system into the campus distribution system and design review for the electrical car charging station as in-kind gifts to the University.Read More
Provided a peer review of the designed MEP systems to assure compliance with local codes for the 135,000 SF structure housing 39 research and teaching laboratories. The main feature of the facility is a nearly 40 foot high bio-filter wall, which is the first of its kind in an American university.Read More