Facilities Engineering and Design Services

Our engineers understand the multidisciplinary demands and coordination required for the success of your next project ...

...Today, the ever-growing complexity required to design, build and operate modern facilities demands advanced engineering skills and hands-on experience. Erdman Anthony's engineers have exactly that. Whether it's a research, healthcare, retail or industrial facility, we provide working knowledge of each environment and its unique requirements. We can design, analyze, and simulate new or existing buildings with the latest industry tools to save our clients both time and money.

Members:

 

Core Business Leader

Michael St. John, PE

Principal Associate, Facilities Engineering

145 Culver Road, Suite 200, Rochester, NY 14620

[P]: 585-427-8888 x1054

[F]: 585-427-8914

Facilities Capabilities

Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning

  • Close-tolerance temperature & humidity control systems
  • Cleanrooms & mini-environments
  • Laboratory ventilation & pressurization
  • Industrial ventilation
  • Air filtration & emissions control
  • Dust collection
  • Commercial/institutional building HVAC systems
  • Thermal energy storage & recovery
  • Central heating & cooling plants
  • Cogeneration plants
  • District heating & cooling systems
  • Specialty & hazardous exhaust systems
  • Building Information Modeling (BIM)
  • (existing & new construction)
  • Systems assessment (functionality & performance)
  • Feasibility & life cycle cost analysis

Process Piping and Plumbing Systems

  • Domestic water systems
  • Pure water systems
  • Central utility piping systems
  • Sanitary, storm & specialty drainage systems
  • Medical & Laboratory gas services
  • Process chemical storage & delivery systems
  • Compressed air plants & piping
  • Steam & condensate piping
  • Cross connection controls
  • Pipe Stress Analysis
  • Hangers & supports
  • Building Information Modeling (BIM)

Fire Protection and Life Safety

  • Analysis of building & fire codes
  • Fire risk assessments/performance based design
  • Automatic sprinkler systems
  • Special hazard fire suppression
  • Site plan and water supply system evaluation
  • Fire detection & alarm systems
  • Smoke management
  • Hazardous material storage & classification
  • Facility & Campus master planning
  • Construction related risk assessment
  • Explosion prevention
  • Independent expert investigations
  • Fire & intrusion alarm systems

Chemical Process Design

  • Batch processes
  • Continuous processes
  • Chemical manufacturing
  • Coating of film and paper products
  • Process equipment design
  • Solvent handling and storage
  • Environmental compliance
  • Utility systems
  • Industrial quality management

Refrigeration Engineering

  • Direct expansion systems
  • Secondary coolant systems
  • Ammonia systems
  • Air & water-cooled condensers
  • Water-side economizers
  • CO2 Coolant Systems 

Electrical Power and Distribution

  • Arc flash studies
  • Building distribution systems
  • Medium voltage systems design
  • High voltage design systems
  • Substation design
  • Cogeneration systems
  • Emergency generation systems
  • Exterior & interior lighting system design
  • Fault, load flow & coordination studies
  • Transmission & distribution lines
  • Utility services provided – rate schedule analysis & client liaison

Telecommunications

  • Data centers
  • Mission-critical facilities
  • Cell site design
  • Voice & data networks infrastructure
  • E-Rate programs
  • Wireless networks
  • PBX/VOIP systems
  • Telephone & data wiring

Building Control Systems

  • HVAC systems control design
  • Building Management Systems (BMS)
  • Lighting control (LEED, NYSERDA, etc.)
  • Networked systems (LON, BacNet)
  • Sub-systems integration
  • Metering & historical data collection
  • AF drives

Industrial Control Systems

  • PLC hardware design & software development
  • SCADA configuration
  • HMI terminals
  • Database connectivity, shop floor to ERP/MES
  • Instrumentation design
  • Process control design

Energy Consulting

  • Technical & economic feasibility analysis
  • Energy conservation measures
  • Alternative energy sources
  • Sustainable design
  • LEED® certification consulting

Building Structures

  • Structural analysis and investigations
  • Feasibility studies
  • Seismic analysis
  • Structural modeling
  • Structural value analysis
  • Foundation and substructures
  • Framing design
  • Bridge design
  • Specialty & support systems
  • Structural renovations, alterations, & historical restorations

Commissioning

  • ASHRAE/LEED guidelines
  • Design and submittal reviews
  • Commissioning specifications
  • Documented site observations
  • Functional testing and trend analysis
  • O&M and training reviews