Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning (HVAC)

Our HVAC system designs create indoor environments that are comfortable and healthy for the occupants, cost-effective for the owner, and efficient with resources. We strive to utilize sustainable design strategies wherever possible while maintaining simplicity of design, ease of control and maintenance, and the least possible life-cycle cost. We also perform existing system assessments and advise our clients how they can improve the performance of their equipment.


Our HVAC Service Offerings Include:

  • Design, plans, and specifications for new construction, renovation, and retrofit
  • Existing systems condition assessment and recommendations
  • Expertise in the following system types
    • Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF)
    • Central Water-Cooled Chilled Water Plants and Cooling Towers
    • Central Air-Cooled Chilled Water Plants
    • Dedicated Outside Air Systems (DOAS)
    • Water Source Heat Pumps
    • Variable Air Volume (VAV)
    • Central Air Handling Unit (AHU)
    • Rooftop Packaged Air-Conditioning Units
    • DX Split-System Air-Conditioning Units
    • Thermal Energy Storage, Co-Generation, and Energy Recovery
    • Commercial Kitchen Ventilation (CKV)
    • Building Automation Systems and Controls
  • Advanced system design strategies
    • Variable speed fans, pumps, and compressors
    • Pressure independent control valves
    • Demand-controlled ventilation
    • Displacement ventilation
    • Mixed-mode cooling and natural ventilation
    • Passive cooling and ventilation
  • System, ductwork and air distribution designs that maximize
    • Indoor air quality
    • Thermal comfort
    • Acoustical performance
  • Cooling load calculations in order to right-size equipment
    • Properly sized and controlled equipment enables better dehumidification
  • Life-Cycle Cost Analysis (LCCA) of systems and equipment
  • Commissioning (Cx) and optimization of mechanical systems
  • Designs that comply with applicable codes and follow industry standards and guidelines