Tower Engineering has been providing innovative mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection solutions and unparalleled client service since 1931. Primary markets of the firm include educational, health care, environments for the aging, and commercial renovations and new construction.
Tower Engineering’s highly-trained staff of project managers, designers, and technical support personnel is capable of providing consulting services for every type of project – from a small, single-family residence to a high tech research facility incorporating redundant mechanical and electrical systems, DDC energy management and thermal storage.
Our engineers utilize state-of-the-art computer software programs for the design of lighting, electrical power and mechanical systems. Lighting analysis includes point-by-point calculations, exterior lighting analysis, and life cycle cost comparisons. Electrical power analysis includes fault current, arc flash and load flow analysis.
Mechanical analysis includes energy economy analysis, thermal storage analysis, heating and cooling load calculations, refrigerant piping design, water piping design, and duct work design. Our professional staff utilizes computer selection of air handling units, coils, pumps, terminal devices, fans, cooling towers, chillers, heat exchangers, kitchen hoods, hydronic and steam specialties, humidification equipment and heat recovery equipment.
HVAC – Plumbing – Fire Protection The design of effective and efficient mechanical systems has become increasingly complex and demanding. With a multitude of systems from which to choose, all with distinct advantages and disadvantages, the challenge of selecting the best possible system can be quite daunting. The design team must carefully consider how system … Continue reading Mechanical
Lighting – Power Distribution – Fire Alarm In building design, life safety and occupant comfort are of primary concern. The impact of proper electrical design on these two criteria is significant from proper lighting for visual comfort and safety, to safe and reliable power distribution, to robust communications and technology systems. All are necessary for … Continue reading Electrical
Technology systems form an important element within any type of facility. Communication via data transfer, voice, audio or video involves complex integration and interconnection of systems to ensure users can work effectively and efficiently. Tower Engineering provides flexible and complete solutions to meet current and future technology needs based on discussion and review with users … Continue reading Technology
Commissioning – Enhanced Construction Administration What is Commissioning? Commissioning in its simplest form is a test drive of systems before you pay contractors in full and take occupancy. Just like you test drive a vehicle before you purchase it, performing a test drive of critical systems in a new building is important to ensure a … Continue reading Commissioning
LEED/Sustainable Design- Building System Analysis- Energy Audit Working together with our clients, Tower Engineering takes great pride in implementing environmentally conscious solutions to building issues. To sustain our environment, we design building systems that use material, energy and water resources efficiently, minimize site impacts and address health issues relating to the indoor environment. In addition … Continue reading Energy Efficiency