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Steve Lembo, P.E., LEED AP BD+C is a 2015 40 Under 40 Award Winner

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Please join Kohler Ronan in congratuatling Steve Lembo on his inclusion in The NEWS’ 40 Under 40 list for 2015. This list of forty HVAC professionals highlights younger individuals who are leading the industry into the future.

To read more about The NEWS’ 40 Under 40 program, and to see the other honorees, please click on the link below. Congratulations Steve!

The NEWS’ 40 Under 40

Talya Santillan, PE, LEED AP BD+C is a 2015 40 Under 40 Award Winner

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Consulting-Specifying Engineer, May 14, 2015

Kohler Ronan is pleased to announce that Talya Santillan has been named among this year’s Consulting Specifying Engineer’s 40 under 40. This list of forty accomplished engineers highlights young professionals under forty years of age who demonstrate incomparable dedication, leadership, and desire to improve their industry and their communities.

Talya is an exceptional engineer and an exceptional individual—a true stand-out, both in and out of the office. She is an effective communicator, a role model to her co-workers and colleagues, and a mentor to young students pursuing careers in mathematics, science and engineering. Please join us in congratulating Talya on her well-deserved award.

To read more about the 40 Under 40 program, and to read Talya’s complete profile, please follow the links below. Congratulations Talya!

Consulting Specifying Engineer’s 40 Under 40
Talya’s Profile on CSE’s 40 Under 40 Site
CSE’s 40 Under 40 Press Release


Mayor de Blasio Announces Winners of the 32nd Annual Awards for Excellence in Design

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Alley Pond Environmental Center (Queens, NY)

A project of the Department of Parks & Recreation
Situated at the edge of Alley Pond Park in Queens, NY, the newly redesigned Alley Pond Environmental Center will serve approximately 50,000 school children annually. With double the space of the current facility, the new center will allow staff to better instruct additional students and demonstrate sustainable building practices using the building itself as a teaching tool.

New York Botanical Garden’s East Gate Entrance, Edible Academy, and Family Garden (Bronx, NY)

A project of the Department of Cultural Affairs, Department of Parks & Recreation and the New York Botanical Garden
The redesign of the east entrance to the New York Botanical Garden serves to reconnect the community to the beautiful collections within the garden. Crossing a hardwood pedestrian bridge will lead the visitor to the state-of-the-art Edible Academy and Family Garden. Highlighted in the design of this project are numerous sustainable features, including a greenroof system, geothermal heating and cooling, and solar panels.

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Milford/Orange YMCA Earns Innovative Architecture & Design Award

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Recreation Management, May/June 2006

It had become an annual ritual at the Milford/Orange YMCA in Milford, Conn. Each year as the weather grew colder, a group of volunteers would inflate a bubble over the pool so it could stay open during the winter. The dome, however, seemed archaic, and the air-handling system had grown outdated. YMCA officials knew there had to be a better way and began searching for one. In the end, they found a solution that provided year-round recreation without losing the sense of being outdoors.

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