Mark Ulrick Engineers, Inc. as part of a larger design team, performed plumbing and fire protection design for the approximately 200,000 SF three story high school facility. The facility houses approximately 476 students and includes, IT networking academy, law leadership, culinary arts, gymnasium, swimming pool and an automotive training facility. The automotive facility housed three bays with compressed air, hydraulic lifts with below-slab drainage with an oil interceptor system.
Morgan Hall Dormitory
Mark Ulrick Engineers, Inc. provided mechanical, electrical and plumbing engineering/design for various spaces on the Street and Terrace levels. We were part of a larger design team headed by MGA Architects. A $147.4-million residential complex at North Broad Street and Cecil B. Moore Avenues, where the University Services Building previously stood, will provide more than 1,000 student beds, student dining, retail space and a parking facility.
Mark Ulrick Engineers, Inc. performed construction management services for the Comcast Center in Philadelphia which is the largest LEED Gold and tallest building in Pennsylvania. The Building consists of a 58 story floor framing with concrete core office tower with an 80 feet glass cube at top. Our responsibilities included providing Mechanical/Electrical/Plumbing Project Management and Coordination (owner’s representation) for review of shop drawings, quality control review, construction review/inspection, certification of estimates for payment to contractors, change order review and perform assembly/review of as-built drawings.
Montgomery Park Senior Living
Mark Ulrick worked with Kramer + Marks Architects on this project. MUEI is the MEP Engineer responsible for the design of the Passive Building systems for the 50 unit affordable senior housing facility presently under construction.
Harrisburg Housing Authority, Harrisburg, PA: The Sylvester Jackson Tower is a thirteen (13) story, approximately 140,000 square foot housing facility built in the early 1970s. The new design converts family style dwelling units to efficiencies and one bedroom apartments, including ADA units for a total of 159 units. This facility is located next to the Lick Tower at 1301-1315 North Sixth Street. Mark Ulrick Engineers, Inc. provided mechanical, plumbing and fire protection engineering design and construction administration. The systems design concept was a two-pipe fan coil for the apartments and a four-pipe fan coil for the common spaces. The design incorporated the use of energy recovery units for make-up/exhaust air, high efficiency condenser boilers, air cooled scroll chillers and variable speed pumping. All plumbing fixtures were of the low water consumption type. Polyethylene piping systems were used for the fan coil unit and domestic water piping.
Educational 3675 Science Center
Mark Ulrick Engineers, Inc. teamed with Brinjac Engineering and Zimmer Gunsul Frasca Architects. MUEI is the plumbing engineer of record for the 8 story, 250,000 square foot laboratory office building presently under construction at 36th and Market Streets. The plumbing design includes carbon dioxide tanks, a water purification system, and land lab vacuum design. The building is intended to provide flexible wet laboratory space, computational laboratory space, associated research office space, street level retail space and conferencing meeting space.
Blue Bell Inn
In April 2013 after changing ownership, Blue Bell Inn closed its doors and underwent extensive renovation and redesign for over a year. Working with SgRA Architecture, MUEI was the MEP Engineer responsible for the
$100,000.00 redesign of a full service commercial kitchen and dining area. We also performed Mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection design of the new $1.5 million new dining and bar.
2.0 University Place
Philadelphia, PA – Mark Ulrick Engineers, Inc. performed the tenant fitout design for the 100,000 SF five story facility located in West Philadelphia as part of the Green Corridor. The building was awarded LEED Platinum status. The General Service Administration occupies the first three floors. Our responsibilities was to provide Mechanical/ Electrical/ Plumbing included design of a chilled beam system with a rooftop energy recovery ventilating unit, power with system furniture and LED lighting systems.
The Barnes Museum
Philadelphia, PA- The Barnes Foundation’s new Art Education Center will house the institution’s world-renowned art collection in galleries that will replicate the scale, proportion and configuration of the existing galleries. In addition, the center will provide a substantial increase in space for art education programs in the form of classrooms, seminar rooms and an auditorium. The new building will also include facilities for conservation, research and administration; a gallery for special exhibitions; a retail shop and restaurant; and areas for special events and visitor services.
Mark Ulrick Engineers, Inc. worked with AlteriSeborWieber (ASW) to assist with the following tasks for this project: HVAC load calculations, psychometrics, HVAC equipment selection which included air handling units, hydronic radiators, cooling towers, exhaust fans, VAV boxes, fan coil units and active chilled beam induction units. Additionally, MUEI assisted with design production throughout the project phases utilizing AutoCAD software. MUEI also assisted ASW with the construction administration phase of the project.
Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania
Strausburg, PA- The Railroad Museum is an historic building approximately 95,000 SF housing train and rail artifacts. MUEI is responsible for the design of a new HVAC system to provide heating and cooling to the facility. The design included, 2 make-up air handling units, 30 platform mounted water source heat pumps, 125 geothermal wells, 5 geothermal well flushing vaults, variable speed pumping system and building automatic control system. We used computer based programming for well pipe depth requirements and pipe
sizing. The design was in consideration of an occupied building and rare artifacts.