Kipp Academy Elementary School
Air Handling Unit Replacement
DM engineers PLLC was retained by KIPP Academy Elementary School to provide construction documents to replace all air handling units (AHU) serving this 35,000 SF educational facility.
Services for the mechanical design included ventilation verification, heating and cooling load calculations, and selection of required heating elements for AHUs serving the cafeteria, offices, classrooms, and common spaces.
Plumbing design included re-routing natural gas piping in order to comply with the current New York City building code and assisting the architect with providing an appropriate rating for the same. The total cooling capacity replaced in the facility was approximately 100 tons. DM Engineers also worked with the facility during construction execution and the NYC DOB close-out process.