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Alexander Hamilton Custom House
One Bowling Green, New York City


Scope of Work:
  • Engineering Services
  • Energy Analysis
  • HVAC Design

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Job Description:

 

The Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House is a 7 story, 517,939 square feet building designed by Cass Gilbert, constructed in 1907 and is presently on the National     Historic Landmark Register. Floors 1, 2, and 4 house the National Museum of the American Indian, George  Gustav Heye Center, while Floors 5, 6, and 7 house the U.S. Bankruptcy Court. Numerous other government agencies make up the remainder of the tenants. There are approximately 1,000 occupants. RO Engineering was hired by the EEM implementation contractor to design the necessary measures for the client. Part of the scope was to provide conditions   assessment and a report addressing  the ductwork and air distribution devices throughout the building. Based on this report, the GSA will address additional system wide improvements. For this phase, RO Engineering   designed the necessary VFD’s, motors and live safety improvements that were the scope of this contract.

 

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