State of Minnesota recognizes two LEO A DALY projects with Best of B3 Awards
Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office and the Historic Fort Snelling Revitalization Plank Museum & Visitors Center receive Best of B3 Recognitions from the State of Minnesota.
LEO A DALY selected to design new Omaha Police and Fire Headquarters
The City of Omaha has selected LEO A DALY for planning and design of future modern public safety facility combining Police and Fire Department Headquarters in downtown Omaha.
Rauzia Ally Featured in Washington Business Journal Special Edition
The Managing Principal of the Washington, D.C. studio is featured in the Women’s History Month edition of WBJ’s People on the Move.
LEO A DALY promotes Christy Coleman to lead luxury hospitality design
LEO A DALY promotes Christy Coleman to Design Director – Interiors to lead luxury, lifestyle and boutique hospitality design.
AIA Minnesota awards design of Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s facility
The Minnesota Chapter of the AIA has awarded LEO A DALY’s design of the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office with a Framework for Design Excellence Commendation, one of six commendation awards culled from 46 entries.
LEO A DALY invests in early energy modeling capabilities
Paul Henderson spoke with BD+C about a new initiative to provide clients with life-cycle and energy cost analysis early in design
The following is excerpted from the BD+C article by John Caulfield.
Paul Henderson joined LEO A DALY as its Senior High Performance Engineer last October. A veteran of the Weidt Group, Henderson, PE, BEMP, LEED AP, GGP, says he was attracted to his new empoyer for the multiple disciplines it has under one roof. But one thing was missing from its integrated design process: early energy modeling.
At his previous jobs, Henderson had done energy modeling for at least a dozen years, and had applied it
to over 200 projects. In his new position, he has not only launched an energy modeling initiative, but has been pushing the firm to include it in its proposal phase, which at the moment is rare for most AEC firms, he says.
“We actually put in real analysis numbers showing that the design would meet or achieve” code and certifica-tion standards, says Henderson. To do this, his group within the company works with the project’s mechanical engineer to conduct HVAC systems comparisons that incorporate a Life Cycle Analysis, to determine which system would perform best for that particular building.
A proposal that includes this kind of energy modeling corroborates compliance with re-quired codes. “It shows that we’ve done our due diligence concerning a client’s needs, and that we’ve done studies about these systems. It shows we have an interest in this.”
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