Central Utility Plants / Cogen
Encore Boston Harbor Resort/Casino – Construction Documents – Wynn Resorts
Prior to starting EDI, Mark was the Project Manager & Mechanical Engineer of Record responsible for leading the MEP/FP/T team from the start of the project through construction. Central plant includes 46 mmbtu heating and 5,900 tons of cooling. Mark was the Lead Mechanical engineer for sizing, selection, and detailed design of the (2) 1.5 MW gas fired cogen engines including heat recovery for domestic hot water, heating hot water, and an absorption chiller. The facility also includes 4MW of Emergency Generators, 4 MW of batteries, and 688 kW-AC solar PV all integrated into the switchgear to provide the facility with exceptional redundancy and peak shaving capabilities. Two data centers at 650kw and 125kw utilize Liebert DSE systems using free cooling.
Wood Chip Boiler Plant – Construction Documents – Smith & Sons
Elevated Design’s first project, Mark provided construction documents for a new garage, office, and warehouse with two buildings totaling 21,000SF. The facility included two 500 mbtu wood chip boilers where Mark acted as the MassCEC certified ‘Primary Designer’ to secure a $100,000 grant. Based on the wood chip boiler characteristics, the project utilized an unconventional high deltaT heating-hot-water system creating an ultra efficient distribution approach.
Confidential Boston 10.3 MW CHP – 10% Design and 100% Specs – Next Grid Markets
Energy model, feasibility study, 10% design and 100% specs to support cost modeling and bidding to a Design/Build Contractor. Project also includes 2.4 MW batteries, 5 MW backup diesels, 4,000 Ton Steam Turbine Chillers, and 45,000 gallons of backup diesel fuel.
Confidential 4.6 MW Cogen – Feasibility Study & Owner’s Engineer – Next Grid Markets
Created energy model for analyzing the feasibility of adding 1.3 MW solar, 4 MWhr batteries, and 4.6 MW turbine with 145 psig steam output to improve efficiency at this manufacturing plant. Acted as owner’s engineer during construction.
The Charles Hotel – Construction Documents – Co-Energy America
Construction documents for the addition of a 250 kW cogen. Hotel’s use of electric heating and condenser water loop cooling created unique challenges. Space constraints were a major concern, but EDI was able to evaluate multiple locations to provide the best available solution for the facility.
The Charles Hotel – Feasibility Study – Co-Energy America
Completed a feasibility study to determine required infrastructure upgrades and technical feasibility of adding a 250 kW cogen to this hotel. Hotel’s use of electric heating and condenser water loop cooling created unique challenges.
Harrison Ave Boiler Replacement – Design/Build CD’s – Premier Mechanical
Design and equipment selections for a new dual fuel steam boiler. Scope included boiler, flue, blowdown system, feed tank, pumps, and chemical treatment. Building is transitioning to VRF allowing downsizing of the boiler.
Manufacturing Facility 2.6 MW Cogen – Feasibility Study & Owner’s Engineer – Next Grid Markets
Created energy model for analyzing the feasibility of adding 2.6 MW reciprocating engine, 1.5 MWhr batteries, and microgrid controls at this confidential manufacturing facility. Acted as owner’s engineer during construction.
Multifamily / Mixed
Harvard – Mechanical & Plumbing CD’s – Grad Student PHIUS Housing
Provided mechanical and Plumbing engineering services for full gut renovations of two residential style buildings with 12 units to provide grad student housing. These building are the first PHIUS and Living Building Challenge buildings ever completed by Harvard. Buildings used Minotair ventilation units for maximum efficiency.
39 Unit Multifamily + 10 Townhouses – Construction Documents – DMS design llc
Construction documents including underground parking garage, all electric HVAC systems, and ventilation with ERV’s. Property includes a backup generator and amenities including gym, club room and ‘work from home’ spaces.
Balance Architects – Construction Documents – 121 Prospect Street
Provided MEP/FP engineering services for new construction 32 units PHIUS Passive House. 34,000 SF including parking garage below and common roof deck plus solar PV.