Engineering Services of Vermont is working with Housing Vermont, Inc. on the renovations to to their new office space on Bank Street in Burlington, Vermont. ESVT has provided mechanical engineering to rework the existing HVAC systems to be reconfigured for the new office layout and has provided support in the lighting and lighting controls for the space. Construction work is ongoing. https://www.hvt.org/
The Walker Farm Theatre is a studio type, black box performance space to accommodate an audience of up to 150 people. The 10,000 square foot building will contain the performance space, public lobby, dressing and green rooms, offices, costuming areas and storage. As is typical of professional theatres, the project required close collaboration and coordination of the design of the mechanical, plumbing and electrical systems with the Architect, Structural Engineer and Acoustical Consultant to provide a silent environment and proper space acoustics. The construction documents for the theatre are completed and after successful fundraising efforts, the project is moving into bidding to allow construction to being early summer. Bread Loaf Corporation is leading the design team
We visited the Westminster Public Safety Building Friday 05/13/16.
Efficiency Vermont has named two Vermont design firms as Partners of the Year in energy efficient design and construction. The awards honor Hayward Design Build, in Colchester, and Rutland-based Engineering Services of Vermont. Claus Bartenstein and Dan Dupras, principals of Engineering Services of Vermont, received the Commercial New Construction Partner of the Year award for achievements in the design of high-performance commercial buildings. READ PRESS RELEASE
ESVT recently provided engineering services to renovate the mechanical systems at Lothrop Elementary School in Pittsford, Vermont. This school was heated by oil-fired boilers which supplied a combination steam and hot water heating distribution to both the school building and adjacent Town Hall building. Classrooms were ventilated by poorly functioning unit ventilators and a pneumatic control system oversaw operation of equipment. Total square footage of both buildings is 40,000 square feet. Annual fuel oil consumption was around 19,300 gallons of No. 2 fuel oil. The scope of work included replacing one oil fired boiler with two 500 mbh Froling wood pellet boilers and a 36 ton exterior pellet storage silo. Two 400 gallon thermal storage