Client: SUNY Erie Community College

Location: Buffalo, NY

Provided professional design services for a new 56,000 SF Center For STEM Studies which houses specialized lab spaces for science related programs such as Physics, Engineering Science, Microbiology & Chemistry.

Results: The STEM building was projected to reduce its annual utility costs by nearly 32% while reducing the total building energy usage by nearly 42% over a code minimum building.

Project included:

  • High Performance Envelope, including fixed window shading
  • Variable speed hot water and chilled water pumping
  • Variable speed fans
  • High efficiency lighting systems, including daylighting controls
  • Demand controlled ventilation
  • Energy recovery ventilation
  • High efficiency boilers and chillers
  • Radiant perimeter heating strategies
  • Variable volume fume hood control
  • Earned LEED GOLD Certification
  • Building approved for NYSERDA incentive