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Neiman Marcus Hudson Yards

New York, NY

Neiman Marcus, a department store that sells luxury goods worldwide, has opened its newest flagship store in NYC’s Hudson Yards development on Manhattan’s West Side. Avcon worked closely with Related Companies and their base building team to support the ground-up construction of the entirely new building and systems as they relate to Neiman Marcus specific applications. Avcon designed the MEP systems to work with a state-of-the-art energy management system to ensure an energy efficient and environmentally conscientious store.

PROJECT FACTS

Type: BASE BUILDING Project Area: 3 stories; 200,000 SF Service: MEP/FP engineering

  • Multiple mechanical equipment rooms on each floor
  • Air side economizer design
  • Integrated electrical panels
  • State of the art energy management system
  • Central, open escalator well connecting all three floors
  • Post fire smoke exhaust capability

370 Lexington Avenue

New York, NY

Renovation of various office spaces as base building engineers. Upgrade of building infrastructure with new standpipe sprinkler system to comply with Local Law 26. Modifications to building kitchen exhaust systems for various food establishments on the ground floor.

PROJECT FACTS

Type: CORPORATE & OFFICE, TECH BASE BUILDING Project Area: 40,000 SF Service: MEP/FP engineering

Charming Shoppes Headquarters

Bensalem, PA

Avcon worked with the retail holding company to upgrade their headquarters before the company’s acquisition by Ascena. Avcon worked on the design of a state-of-the-art energy management system that resulted in an additional 20% efficiency in equipment operation and energy savings. The new system was provided to manage the operation of multiple HVAC units including those on the four office floors, rooftop, and data center, as well as all zone VAV boxes. The system provided a single user-friendly interface that can be used for different control protocols of the existing equipment.

PROJECT FACTS

Type: BASE BUILDING Project Area: 80,000 SF Service: Mechanical/Control

  • Energy Management System
  • HVAC Equipment Control

Bergdorf Goodman

New York, NY

Bergdorf Goodman is a New York City based luxury department store known for high-end designer clothes & shoes. Avcon has been the building engineers for over 25 years. Base building services that Avcon has worked on include the complete upgrade and relocation of MEP infrastructure to allow the cellar to be made into a retail space. Other projects have included engineering for MEP/FP systems and equipment for restaurants, alteration rooms, computer centers and the addition of vertical transportation in the form of both elevators and escalators.

PROJECT FACTS

Type: BASE BUILDING Project Area: 10 stories; 300,000 SF Service: MEP/FP engineering

  • Replacement of air cooled equipment with new 1,200 ton capacity chiller plant
  • Two 600 ton gas absorption chillers
  • Six 200 ton (each) custom-made HVAC units
  • Addition of 450 tons of air cooled chillers
  • Addition of passenger and freight elevators

745 Fifth Avenue

New York, NY

Upgrade and replacement of high pressure steam PRV stations for the base building heating and domestic hot water systems. Installation of new control arrangement and zone control valves to isolate building heating zones.

PROJECT FACTS

Type: BASE BUILDING Project Area: 34 floors

Yeshiva University

New York, NY

Survey and preparation of due diligence report for ten apartment buildings.

PROJECT FACTS

Type: BASE BUILDING Project Area: 10 buildings

Saks Fifth Avenue Flagship Store

New York, NY

The Saks Fifth Ave Flagship store located at 611 Fifth Ave, NY, NY is the headquarters for the famous luxury department retailer. Avcon has been the base building engineer for over 20 years. We have provided engineering services for a full electrical infrastructure upgrade with new electric service equipment and vertical busducts, new emergency generator installation, fire pump installation, and the conversion of the domestic water supply system from the storage tanks into constant pumps system. We have conducted several energy studies to allow for the continuous improvement of MEP base building systems, including the energy cost analysis and addition of economizer cycle for the chiller plant winter operation and an energy study of the existing heating system and equipment with the possibility to convert from steam heating system into hot water for entire building.

 

PROJECT FACTS

Type: BASE BUILDING Project Area: 10 stories, 600,000 SF Service: MEP/FP engineering

  • Central chiller plant
  • Central heating plant utilizing Con Edison high pressure steam
  • Electric service upgrade with (4) 4000A services, and new 8,000Amp service
  • Installation of four escalators to connect concourse level with first and second floors
  • Conversion of domestic water supply system from storage tanks to constant pumps system

HMS Host at Newark Liberty International Airport

Newark, NJ

Extensive coordination between client and Port Authority. Base building systems.

PROJECT FACTS

Type: BASE BUILDING Project Area: Terminal C Service: MEP/FP engineering