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Skidmore CIS Phase 1A MEP and Envelope Commissioning Services

Embracing best practices for design in higher education

  • Saratoga Springs, New York

    Saratoga Springs, New York

Creating a facility that fosters collaboration across diverse disciplines

Skidmore College was looking to create an interdisciplinary space that would embrace the emerging best practices in higher education. They wanted to create a place that would encourage collaboration across academic distinctions, and our team was there to help make that vision a reality.

The initial phase of this project included commissioning all major utilities for the project that were located in a mechanical penthouse, as well as teaching classrooms, research labs, offices, and a full vivarium. Our team provided commissioning services in support of LEED V2009 requirements. Our team assisted with design and submittal review, site progress reports, owner training confirmation, seasonal testing, trend review, and LEED documentation. We also evaluated and documented the progress of installation throughout the construction phase. This project included some unique obstacles as the spaces ultimately needed to meet the needs of diverse stakeholders of various academic backgrounds and needs.

Now complete, the facility serves as a hub that fosters interdisciplinary connections across the sciences, arts, humanities, and social sciences for Skidmore students.

At a Glance

  • Skidmore College
Meet Our Team

Timothy Howe, Mechanical Engineer

There’s nothing that can’t be done—my years of using science and technology to solve complex design problems prove that every day.

Marcus Myers, Principal, Buildings

The goal is to get it right, not just done; this means delivering high quality results to clients that I am proud of and stand behind.

Greg Schworm, Associate, Mechanical Engineer

Nothing is more satisfying than entering a building I commissioned and knowing I played a role in getting it built, tuned, and operating.
Greg Schworm Associate, Mechanical Engineer Read More

Kishore Warrier, Principal

It is gratifying to know that my team and I play a critical role in ensuring cGMP equipment, systems, and facilities are compliant so that the drugs that go to market are safe for consumers.

Timothy Howe

Mechanical Engineer

Marcus Myers

Principal, Buildings

Greg Schworm

Associate, Mechanical Engineer

Kishore Warrier


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