Master of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering, Manhattan College
Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering, Manhattan College

Primary Disciplines

Mechanical Engineering

Building Specialties

Academic, Commercial, Municipal, and Residential

Years of Experience

Practicing Since 2008

Licensed Professional Engineer

Registered in the State of New York


American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)

Francisco Duraes, PE

Senior Associate

Frank has extensive education in mechanical engineering. He approaches each project with enthusiasm, pragmatism, and a sense of creativity. He has designed mechanical systems for a diverse group of market segments over the last several years, including residences, both public and private education, universities, arts facilities, and corporate offices.

Frank’s main function within the firm is mechanical engineering. As senior mechanical engineer, he focuses his attention on coordination between disciplines, system integration with architectural and structural design components, and mechanical equipment selection.

Project Experience

Albertus Magnus College Hubert Campus Center

Hubert Campus Center

National Purple Heart Hall of Honor

Renovation and Expansion

New Lebanon School

New Construction

Statue of Liberty Museum

New Museum Space

450 Columbus Boulevard

Consolidated Government Offices

Western Connecticut State University Visual and Performing Arts Center

Visual & Performing Arts Center (VPAC)

Guilford High School

Far Brook School

Science & Environmental Studies and Music & Arts Buildings

SCSU Hilton C. Buley Library

Southern Connecticut State University

Ridgefield Library

Historic Public Library Renovations