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Bob Hedman Earns His WELL AP

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We are pleased to announce that Robert V. Hedman, PE, LEED AP BD+C, Principal at Kohler Ronan Consulting Engineers, has earned his WELL AP credential. This new certification denotes expertise in the WELL Building Standard, and a commitment to advancing human health and wellness in buildings and communities. Congratulations Bob!

CTGBC Awards Go to Two of Kohler Ronan’s Projects: UConn Hartford and The Thompson Exhibition Building

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The Connecticut Green Building Council has awarded UConn Hartford with this year’s Award of Excellence and the Thompson Exhibition Building at Mystic Seaport the Public/Institutional Award of Merit. Kohler Ronan is honored to have respectively collaborated on these projects with Robert A.M. Stern Architects and Centerbrook Architects.

Our Engineers provided MEP/FP design and services, as well as technology, LEED, and sustainable design for UConn Hartford. Comprehensive MEP/FP and technology design and services were provided for the Thompson Exhibition Building.

You can find out more about these award-winning projects here: UConn Hartford, The Thompson Exhibition Building.

For more information on the CT Green Building Council, visit https://ctgbc.org.

Kohler Ronan – Now a NYSERDA Approved Provider

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We’re excited to announce that Kohler Ronan is an approved Technical Consultant for the New York State Energy Research & Development Authority’s (NYSERDA) Commercial New Construction Program. Under this program, Kohler Ronan will provide technical support to help design teams assess and determine appropriate energy efficiency opportunities for New Construction as well as Substantial Renovation Projects. Upon approval, NYSERDA may provide financial support for the installation of energy efficiency measures or to incorporate other energy performance features in qualified building projects.

There are various levels of available support ranging from project reviews and energy modeling, to technical and financial support for Zero Net Energy Projects and Smart Buildings. Depending on the level of support required, technical support may be free of charge, or costs may be shared with NYSERDA.

For guidance on your next project, contact Madhav Munshi, LEED AP BD+C, BEMP at mmunshi@kohlerronan.com.

For additional information about NYSERDA’s programs, click here.

Arch Daily Names Thompson Exhibition Building Best 100 Wood Projects in US

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Arch Daily has named the Thompson Exhibition Building at Mystic Seaport Museum among the Best 100 Wood Projects in the US. Kohler Ronan is honored to have collaborated with Centerbrook Architects and Planners to create what is arguably most prominent structure on the museum’s campus.

Kohler Ronan provided the Thompson Exhibition Building with mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection, and technology systems along with many sustainable system features.

You can find out more about this distinctive project, and what Kohler Ronan contributed by reading our project page here: Thompson Exhibition Building

NYBG Edible Academy Wins ENR New York’s Best Green Project

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ENR New York’s Best Projects contest has awarded New York Botanical Garden’s Edible Academy with Best Green Project. Kohler Ronan collaborated with Cooper Robertson to create this innovative, cultural and educational facility.

We are thrilled to have contributed MEP/FP systems design for this building which feature two high-tech classrooms, geothermal heating and cooling, green roof, composting restrooms, a demonstration kitchen, and an interconnected teaching greenhouse.

To find out more about this project, read our project page here: NYBG

To see the full list of awards, follow this link: read more

 

Rockwell Visual Communication Center Unveiled

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The American School for the Deaf (West Hartford, CT) recently unveiled its state-of-the-art Rockwell Visual Communication Center.  Having transformed what was previously and old gymnasium, the project team for this facility has created a venue equipped to accommodate performances, dances, webinars, classes, and graduations for the deaf and hard of hearing.

KR enjoyed collaborating with the School and our colleagues at Clohessy Harris & Kaiser, LLC on this exciting, new interactive space. Read more via the links below.

Hartford Courant News Article.

We-Ha.com Article

American School for the Deaf Guide Through New Space

UConn Hartford Wins 2018 Charter Award

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The Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU) has awarded UConn Hartford with a 2018 Charter Award.

Kohler Ronan was thrilled to have provided MEP/FP systems design for this building, designed by Robert A.M. Stern Architects, which integrates the historic Hartford Times façade with a new academic facility and retail spaces that revitalize the downtown area.

The full list of award recipients can be found here.

Principal Talya Santillan Named One of WBC’s 2018 Outstanding Women

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Talya Santillan, PE, LEED AP has been selected as one of the Women Builders Council‘s (WBC) 2018 Outstanding Women. We are proud of her commitment to increasing diversity and expanding the role of women in the architecture, engineering and construction industry, as well as her constant demonstration of leadership within the field of engineering. Talya is a member of the New York Chapter of Professional Women in Construction (PWC) and the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE). Congratulations Tayla!

The Tenement Museum Receives MASTerworks Award for Best Restoration

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The Tenement Museum has won a 2018 MASterworks Award for Best Restoration from The Municipal Art Society of New York. Located on Manhattan’s Lower East Side, the museum preserves the history of immigration and depicts immigrant life through the lens of families who once resided in this iconic neighborhood.

Click the link to learn more about all the MASterworks awards: https://www.mas.org/awards/masterworks/

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