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680 Eye St and Riverside Baptist Church Posted by Noel SusskindJune 2018

Oakcrest School, Vienna, VA Posted by Noel SusskindNovember 2017

Oakcrest School, Vienna, VA

As Phase 1 of a multi-phase project, the new school is designed as a three-story Manor House with flanking classroom wings. With over 70,000 SF, the new campus includes athletic fields, a chapel, science labs and music rooms among other state of the art facilities.  CPM Scheduling conducted commissioning for this under the direction of APM. Completed in September 2017.

The Wharf, Washington FishMarket Posted by Noel SusskindNovember 2017

The Wharf, Washington FishMarket

Mixed-use commercial campus on the Washington, DC waterfront. 17,000 sf in two buildings is in our commissioning scope of work. The project was designed to achieve LEED Core+Shell Green building certification. Hoffman-Madison Waterfront is the developer, Studio MB is the architect and Balfour Beatty is the general contractor. Completion expected in spring 2018.

District of Columbia Public Library Palisades Branch Posted by Noel SusskindDecember 2017

District of Columbia Public Library Palisades Branch

Complete interior gut and rehabilitation of existing city library. Approximately 18,000 sf including book stacks, reading rooms, offices, conference rooms, computer work areas and support space. Jair Lynch was the project manager with CS+G architects and Setty International Engineers. Completion expected end of 2017

Vinson Hall Independent Living Homes Posted by Noel SusskindNovember 2017

Vinson Hall

Vinson Hall Retirement Community is located on 20 acres in McLean, VA.  VHRC is undergoing a multiple phase expansion program and adding a New 5-story Independent Living Apartment building.

The building will have a green roof for both its environmental features as well as providing a more aesthetic view from the Existing Independent Living Apartments that rises a story above it.

The New Apartments will feature nine-foot ceilings in all living and bedroom areas, 14-foot vaulted ceilings in top floor living rooms, crown molding in foyer, great room and dining rooms, screened porches and balconies/patios in most residences, hardwood flooring in foyer and great room, and optional gas fireplaces.

Goodwin House Alexandria Center Posted by Craig ImlahNovember 2017

Goodwin House Alexandria Center

Goodwin House Alexandria Center of Excellence “Small House” Care Center (seniors) facility.  86,000 square feet. LEED silver. The first floor includes a 10-bed “homes” where residents with Alzheimers or dementia can feel confident, secure, and comfortable.  The second through fifth floors have two 10-bed assisted living houses. This new facility has 40 underground parking spaces and an extensive green roof.

Advanced Project Management was the program and project manager.

EZ Storage Facilities Posted by Noel SusskindNovember 2016

EZ Storage Facilities

EZ Storage facilities are state of the art, cost efficient and strict energy efficient designs. They are using a multi-story protoype which minimizes impact on developed areas and visually blend with the surrounding areas . HVAC and lighting are designed and operated to be the most energy efficient.

EZ Storage is prepared to serve more customers in three new locations under way as of November 2016, where CPM Scheduling is the commissioning agent: Columbia, MD, Burtonsville, MD and Alexandria, VA.

2235 Shannon Place SE, Washington, DC Posted by Noel SusskindNovember 2016

2235 Shannon Place SE, Washington, DC

2235 Shannon Place SE is a 5 story , 82,000 square foot office building built to suit for several District of Columbia agencies, such as deputy mayors office, taxi licensing bureau, municipal courts and the DC Lottery. Designed by PGN Architects, and engineering by Mechanical Design Group. Four Points, LLC operates the building for Curtis Investments, owner. LEED–CS and LEED-CI Commercial Interior Gold certifications are anticipated.  CPM Scheduling is the Commissioning Agent for both CS and CI.

This project was occupied in fall 2015.

Paul Public Charter School, Washington, DC Posted by Noel SusskindOctober 2016

Paul Public Charter School, Washington, DC

Paul Public Charter School is a renovation of 100,000 square feet in an existing school with a 30,000 square foot addition. Turner Construction was the general contractor for this project. Designed by Shinberg-Levinas Architects and Setty Associates , MEP engineers and featured in Architect magazine.

This project was completed in October 2015.

Friendship Technology Prep Academy, Washington, DC Posted by Noel SusskindJune 2016

Friendship Technology Prep Academy

Friendship Technology Prep Academy is a public charter school in the District of Columbia. This building includes 3 floors and a garage that total over 80,000 square feet. The project includes the following types of spaces: Cafeteria, Labs, Offices Classrooms and Conference Rooms. LEED for Schools 2007, Gold certification. CPM Scheduling did LEED Enhanced Commissioning on behalf of the owners, Friendship Charter School. Architecture Inc. was the architect and Turner Construction executed the work.

This project was completed in August 2014

Maya Angelou Public Charter School Washington, DC Posted by Noel SusskindMay 2016

Maya Angelou Public Charter School Washington, DC

Maya Angelou Public Charter School is a renovation and addition to the existing school at 5600 Capital St NE. The project encompasses about 115,000 square feet. MEP systems tested included HVAC systems, associated building controls, lighting occupancy controls, and hot water systems. The project meets LEED for Schools 2009 certification levels. This was a design-build project with tight time and space constraints. Building Owner /Operations will be by “See Forever Foundation”. Program Managers Jair-Lynch, Architects Studio 27 Architecture, Consulting Engineers Metropolitan Consulting Engineers , and contractor Forrester Construction.

This project was completed in August 2015

Georgetown University Dormitory, Washington, DC Posted by Noel SusskindJanuary 2016

Northeast Triangle Dormitory, Georgetown University

Northeast Triangle Dormitory, Georgetown University in Washington, DC is an innovative 8 story building, 64,000 square feet, designed to meet LEED Gold or Platinum. It includes residential rooms, common areas and dining. Building is connected to campus steam and Chilled water. Systems being commissioned include Dedicated Outside Air Units with exhaust heat recovery, steam to hot water converters and pumping, fan powered terminal boxes, the building automation system, hot water, lighting, and emergency power transfer.

Completed January 2016.

VA Medical Center, Washington, DC Posted by Noel SusskindJanuary 2016

V A Medical Center, Washington, DC

Veterans Administration Medical Center, OIF/OEF Welcome Center Addition was designed by Ewing Cole, and constructed by Summit Construction, is a renovation /expansion of the existing main lobby to the medical center. MEP systems to be tested include air handling units, fan powered VAV zone terminals, steam to hot water heat exchange, heating hot water piping, dedicated outside air handling units with exhaust energy heat recovery, domestic hot water heaters, and lighting controls. CPM Scheduling also provided consulting on infection control and plans.

Completion scheduled for July 2016.

Richmond Hall, Loomis Chafee School, Windsor, Connecticut Posted by Noel SusskindJanuary 2016

Loomis Chafee School Windsor, Connecticut

This building, designed by Tecton Architects, includes a health clinic, overnight infirmary, and a counseling center, and residences with common rooms, dorm rooms and apartments. Campus district steam, is used to make heating hot water. A dedicated outside air (DOAS) handling unit, with exhaust air heat recovery wheel, provides ventilation. A zoned VRV (variable refrigerant volume) heating and cooling system connects to individually zoned fan coils unit throughout the building.

This project of about 36,000 sf was completed in fall 2014

3500 South Clark St, Alexandria, Virginia Posted by Noel SusskindJanuary 2016

3500 South Clark St, Alexandria, Virginia

3500 South Clark St, Alexandria, Virginia is a 210,000 sf office fitout of a core and shell. Little/Diversified Architecture handled both architectural and engineering design, while MGP Retail consulting retained CPM scheduling to conduct fundamental and enhanced commissioning. This will assure systems control and function according to design, and help to achieve LEED certification. (Certification Level TBD)

Completed January 2016.

Unity Healthcare Center in Brentwood, Washington, DC Posted by Noel SusskindOctober 2015

Unity Healthcare Center in Brentwood, Washington, DC

The Unity Healthcare Center in Brentwood, Washington, DC was developed and built by Harvey-Cleary, designed by Perkins and Will Architects and Integral Group, Engineers. Commissioned on behalf of Capital Project Management Firm, a 55,000 sf community health center encompasses three floors of a new core and shell.

Completed in July 2015.

New Carrollton, Maryland Office Building Posted by Noel SusskindOctober 2015

New Carrollton, Maryland Office Building

New Carrollton, Maryland Office Building, designed by MGMA Architects. GHT Engineers designed the mechanical and electrical systems. This 110,000 sf core and shell fitout for tenant Maryland state Department of Housing and Community Development . The owner/operator is Berman Enterprises.

Completed in February 2015, LEED Silver certification is expected.

Hampton Inn/Homewood Suites, Washington, DC Posted by Noel SusskindOctober 2015

Hampton Inn/Homewood Suites

501 New York Avenue NE , Washington DC, to be completed in fall 2015, by BBG-BBGM Architects and Vanderweil Engineers, owner is Baywood Hotels. Full service hotel with all the amenities, including underground parking. LEED Silver certification is being targeted.

Commissioning by Noel Susskind and Fred Matarazzo

Native Foods Cafe, Nationwide, USA Posted by Dan GrahnJanuary 2015

Native Foods Cafe, Nationwide, USA

Native Foods Cafe is a fast, casual vegan eatery now opening in major cities nationwide. CPM has completed the commissioning on several Native Foods Cafe stores across the country, incuding Washington, DC, Chicago, IL and Los Angeles, CA.

Native Foods is known for artisan, plant-based foods served in bowls, burgers, wraps, tacos, and specialty salads.

Commissioning was completed by Dan Grahn.

Eagle Academy Public Charter School Posted by Dean OriendAugust 2014

Eagle Academy Public Charter School

Shinberg.Levinas has been awarded the AWARD OF EXCELLENCE, the highest AIA Nova's award designation, for its project "Eagle Academy Public Charter School". The 2014 Design Awards Celebration took place on Thursday, June 12, 2014 in Washington, DC.

Eagle Academy PCS at McGogney is a full renovation and addition to a former DCPS school. The 92,000 sf project accommodates 900 students. The new building exterior is composed primarily of polycarbonate multiwall sheets, creating a lantern effect and neighborhood icon. The addition houses a new gym and pool, while the renovation of the existing structure included the installation of new exterior glazing and interior transformation. CPM did the commissioning on this project.

Parkside Health Center, Washington, DC Posted by Dean OriendAugust 2014

Parkside Health Center

Parkside Health Center for Unity Health Systems in Washington DC is complete as of March 2014, and we expect LEED Silver certification.

This 3 story, 40,000 sf outpatient health clinic was commissioned by Fred Matarazzo, Noel Susskind and Dean Oriend.

Arlington Partnership(APAH), Arlington, VA Posted by Fred MatarazzoAugust 2014

Arlington Partnership(APAH)

CPM Scheduling wrapped up the commissioning on this project recently, for Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing (APAH) in Arlington.

Commissioning was completed by Noel Susskind and Fred Matarazzo.

YMCA Anthony Bowen Facility Posted by Jim McQuadeFebruary 2015

YMCA Anthony Bowen Facility

The YMCA is involved heavily in the U Street Corridor revitalization and has embarked on a full city block redevelopment. Included in this project is a 44,000 square foot fitness facility and community center consisting of a swimming pool, exercise studios, and a two story indoor climbing wall. The community center portion will include meeting rooms, daycare facilities, demonstration kitchen and rooftop terrace.

CPM as a subcontractor to Advanced Project Management, Inc. performed quality assurance services for the Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing portions of the project.

USDA New Supervisors Office, Yreka, CA Posted by Dan GrahnFebruary 2013

USDA New Supervisors Office, Yreka, CA

The USDA's New Supervisor’s Office in the Klamath National Forest is a 65,000 sf single-story office building in Yreka, CA, along the California /Oregon border. The building boasts several energy saving systems, including motion detector and daylight harvesting lighting controls, Multi-zone Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) system (25 indoor fan coils connected to a pair of outdoor heat pump units), and a dedicated outdoor air supply unit with energy recovery unit.

A Building Management System (BMS) provides a graphical user interface that ties the HVAC systems together to allow energy saving strategies like scheduling and temperature reset as well as maintenance options. Individual wall mounted thermostats control the heat pumps. These units serve both individual offices and common areas. A single refrigerant system connects all of the FCU’s and HP’s together and has the ability to heat and cool different zones simultaneously.

New child care facility for the Naval Academy Posted by Noel SusskindMarch 2012

Navel Academy Child Care

The new child care facility for the Naval Academy just completed December 2011, LEED –NC v2.2 Silver applied for. This is steel and masonry design includes geothermal heat pumps, a two pipe loop, boiler, dedicated outside air system with air to air heat recovery, radiant floors, kitchen hood, emergency power, occupancy sensor controls and state of the art surveillance.

Foulger-Pratt and Hascon were prime contractors on this design-build project.

Iberville East Math Science & Arts Academy Posted by Noel SusskindFebruary 2012

Iberville East Math Science & Arts Academy

Iberville East Math Science and Arts Academy, St Gabriel, LA has a new 53,000 sf K-12 school intended to meet the highest international levels of design, materials, and execution. CPM provided energy modeling and commissioning to help achieve LEED-NC Silver certification. A 30% energy reduction below ASHRAE 90.1-2007 standards is expected. This was the first LEED project for the team and it went smoothly, thanks to the professionalism of those at Guy Hopkins Construction and The Energy Group.

This project was completed in 2011.

German School has a New Science Building Posted by Noel SusskindJanuary 16, 2012

German School Science Bldg

A new science building on campus with expanded science labs will serve middle and high school students. Approximately 15,000 sf including labs, prep rooms and support space. This serves as an example of the German School’s commitment to good design and energy efficient building, with a key objective to achieve LEED Silver Certification, under the LEED for Schools rating system. In doing so, it will also meet recently enacted Green Building requirements of Montgomery County, MD.

This new building will serve as a prototype for future upgrades to MEP systems around the Potomac, MD school campus.