Riverside Hall of Justice BAS/VFD Upgrade

2018-10-03T18:32:19+00:00

Athena Engineering, Inc. won this project on a best value design-build Request for Proposal in conjunction with the Judicial Council of California and Jacobs Engineering. Athena Engineering, Inc. provided a design-build solution for the entire facility’s HVAC building automation system. The system designed and provided, included: Schneider Electric StruxureWare utilizing LonWorks protocol network and [...]

Torrance Airport Atrium Building Energy Upgrades & Controls Integration

2018-02-15T21:09:07+00:00

The Airport Atrium building in Torrance, CA is a multi-story 97,000 square-foot Class A office building. This beautiful building includes a 4-story glass atrium with a feature fountain and large office spaces for tenant use. In 2015, Athena Engineering was contracted by the new owners of the building to perform on-site surveys for existing [...]

Sally Ride Elementary School: A SMArT Academy

2018-02-16T01:03:35+00:00

This new school is 52,500 SF serving approximately 650 students on two levels and resides on a dense site of 2.7 acres. The academy, which serves kindergarten through fifth grades, includes 27 classrooms, administrative offices, a joint use multi-purpose space, food services and library. The sustainable campus reached 50 Collaborative for High Performance Schools [...]

Casa Colina Surgery Center

2018-10-03T18:27:22+00:00

Casa Colina is a non-profit, community-driven facility for medical-surgical services and rehabilitation located in Pomona, CA. In 2011, this OSHPD facility added a surgery center to the existing acute care hospital. The project included specialty surgery rooms, pre-op and post-op recovery spaces, and a GI laboratory that served as a compliment to the existing suite of services [...]

Beverly Hospital

2018-10-03T18:30:06+00:00

Beverly Hospital is a general medical and surgical hospital in Montebello, CA, with 102 beds. In 2016, over 15,000 patients visited the hospital's emergency room. The hospital had a total of 7,180 admissions. Its physicians performed 1,204 inpatient and 2,952 outpatient surgeries. Athena Engineering, Inc. was engaged by the mechanical engineer, Ted Jacobs Engineering, [...]

Division 13 Metro Bus Maintenance & Operations Facility

2018-07-10T16:40:05+00:00

The Bus Maintenance & Operations Facility was designed to optimize Los Angeles County Metro's bus transit service throughout the Central Los Angeles region. The new sustainable facility accommodates a fleet of 200 CNG (compressed natural gas) buses. The project entailed construction of a cast-in-place concrete parking structure housing the Metro [...]

Santiago Community College Science Building

2017-10-20T22:00:46+00:00

In 2002, voters approved Measure E, a $337 million general obligation bond to renovate existing campus buildings, construct new classrooms to alleviate overcrowding and expand the educational and training programs at Santiago Canyon College, Santa Ana College, the regional education centers and the District Operations Center of the Rancho Santiago Community College District (RSCCD). Santiago Community [...]

Clara Shortridge Criminal Courts Pneumatic Replacement

2017-10-20T20:00:42+00:00

The Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center is the county courthouse in downtown Los Angeles, California. Originally known as the Criminal Courts Building, in 2002 it was renamed the Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center, after Clara S. Foltz, the first female lawyer on the west coast of the United States (and also the first person to propose the creation [...]

Southwest Justice – Juvenile Courts Relocation

2017-09-28T23:30:00+00:00

In 2014, the County of Riverside Economic Development Agency approved the construction of a new 14,400 juvenile hall court building with associated facilities at the Southwest Justice Center in Riverside, CA, managed by the Judicial Council of California. The mechanical equipment on this project included a free standing mechanical yard and rooftop units. Athena Engineering, Inc. [...]

Grifols Biological Bloodborne Pathogen Lab

2017-11-20T04:23:53+00:00

Grifols Biological (formerly Alpha Therapeutic) hired Athena Engineering, Inc. as a design-build HVAC contractor, directly with the owner, to provide the HVAC system for the Alpha 1 Production Area. The Alpha 1 Area houses the production of blood coagulant pharmaceuticals for the treatment of Hemophilia. The area presented a unique challenge as a single [...]

Griffith Observatory Rehabilitation & Remodel

2017-09-06T22:15:50+00:00

Griffith Observatory is one of Los Angeles’ most visible and beloved landmarks, hosting over 70 million visitors since opening its doors in 1935. However, after decades of heavy use, the building was badly in need of repairs and upgrades – to both the physical building and the exhibits. The 2002 $93 million renovation project involved [...]

LACCD Los Angeles City College BAS Retrofit

2017-09-04T23:59:53+00:00

Athena Engineering, Inc. won this project with Schneider Electric as an Energy Services Contract (ESCO) design-build. The system designed and provided for the LACCD LA City College included renovation and additions to the entire campus infrastructure. All construction and retrofit was performed while the campus was fully occupied and the facility was operational. Other pieces [...]

Riverside Juvenile Court BAS Integration

2017-09-04T23:15:12+00:00

Athena Engineering, Inc. provided a design-build solution for the entire facility’s HVAC controls system. The system designed and provided, included: Schneider Electric utilizing SmartStruxure including Lon protocol network and controllers Provided Ethernet IP routing and fiber optics backbone for maximum throughput Provided after hours installation and sequencing in an operational facility

Los Angeles County Public Health Lab & Vivarium

2017-09-04T22:51:23+00:00

The Public Health Laboratory (PHL) is a biohazard laboratory that is commissioned to work on counter-terrorism research. The new 60,000 square foot location required a complete internal renovation to fit the required laboratories and office space.  The systems had to be redesigned and adapted to meet the CDC Biohazard Level 3 requirements immediately before the [...]

Los Angeles County Coroners Coroner-Medical Examiner Building

2017-09-04T22:29:02+00:00

Athena Engineering, Inc. won this project on a design, bid, build basis with the Los Angeles County of Public Works. The system designed and installed, included: Fully operational coroners exam facility Retrofit of a double duct pneumatic system to a DDC system Provision of full pressurization control Schneider Electric / TAC Vista utilizing LonWorks protocol [...]

LACCD Southwest College – School of Career & Technical Education

2017-09-04T18:29:26+00:00

The Los Angeles Community College District - Southwest College School of Career and Technical Education (SOCTE) provides practical, hands-on training to diverse, multi-generational user groups in a safe and inviting campus facility. Large expanses of glass and open-air corridors, lobbies, and courtyards exhibit the professional training and instruction taking place on the inside. Athena [...]

Piper Spirit Office Complex

2017-09-04T17:45:22+00:00

The Piper Spirit Office Complex project required Athena Engineering, Inc. to design and build two state of the art office buildings from the ground up. Both buildings are located on a 75,000 square foot lot (1.7 acres), and construction involved the coordination of several dozen trades. Athena Engineering served as the general contractor, mechanical HVAC, [...]

San Manuel Indian Casino

2017-09-06T00:26:38+00:00

San Manuel Indian Casino is a 24/7-operational facility. The client required a functional Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning system controlled through a Building Automation System (BAS) to ensure the comfort of their customers. The detailed plan we created outlined the commissioning process, including establishing specific responsibilities and lines of communication. The intent of the plan [...]

Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte Elementary School

2017-09-06T00:35:36+00:00

The two-story, steel-framed buildings is home to 650 students and occupies a 3.96-acre site. In addition to 26 classrooms, the 58,000-sq-ft school has administrative offices, play fields, a library, multi-purpose room, food service facility, lunch shelter and surface parking. This project is Certified LADWP Savings by Design & Certified High Performance Schools Verified. Athena [...]

Kaiser Fontana Medical Center Chemical Dependency Recovery Program HVAC

2018-05-10T01:39:37+00:00

This design-build project with Kaiser Permanente included the mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and structural engineering for the removal and replacement of the HVAC at a chemical dependency recovery program (CDRP) in Fontana, CA. The Kaiser CDRP provides inpatient and outpatient substance abuse treatment services, detoxification, partial hospitalization and counseling. Following the engineering portion of the project, [...]

Van Nuys Registrar-Recorder Building Automation Retrofit

2017-11-12T20:12:21+00:00

The Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder's Office is responsible for the registration of voters, maintenance of voter files, conduct of federal, state, local and special elections and the verification of initiative, referendum and recall petitions for the 4.8 million registered voters in Los Angeles County. The Recorder's Office is responsible for recording legal documents that determine [...]

Santee High School Proposition 39 HVAC & Controls Retrofit

2018-05-10T01:34:11+00:00

Athena Engineering, Inc. was selected by McKinstry Essention as the HVAC and building automation design-build partner for this retrofit project at the LAUSD Santee Education Complex. This project was funded by California's Proposition 39, a bond measure providing an estimated $2.75 billion over five years — to support energy efficiency and clean energy projects in K-12 schools and [...]

Larry D. Smith Correctional Facility Expansion

2017-09-06T00:30:51+00:00

Athena Engineering, Inc. completed an addition of a new 294-cell housing building (173,000 square feet) with adjacent support functions for transport holding, administrative offices and other workspaces. A separate central plant building containing mechanical equipment to serve the housing building was also included. Our team was responsible for creating information modeling using leading-edge software. [...]

Maryvale Education & Family Resource Center

2017-09-04T15:42:34+00:00

Athena Engineering, Inc. was responsible for the mechanical HVAC scope of work and building automation security, access and mechanical controls at this 35,600 square foot, ground-up Catholic educational facility located in Duarte, CA. The project included a multi-story new building with subterranean parking, a 40-classroom building, kitchen, playground and office space. Following completion of [...]

Augustus Hawkins High School

2017-09-04T15:44:37+00:00

This brand new 62,000 square foot high school for the Los Angeles Unified School District (formerly South Los Angeles High School #3) included a ground up, multi-story high school campus comprised of a gym, classrooms and administration buildings.  Athena Engineering, Inc. was responsible for the entire mechanical scope of work, including the HVAC and [...]

Ramon C. Corines School of Visual and Performing Arts

2018-06-30T22:14:27+00:00

This project involved the new construction of a visual and performing arts high school in Los Angeles. The campus is within the Los Angeles Unified School District and consists of nine buildings and a central plant. Athena Engineering, Inc. was responsible for the installation of an Energy Management System consisting of Variable Air Volume [...]

LACCD Southwest College Central Plant

2017-09-04T15:45:30+00:00

This design-build building automation project consisted of the construction of a new central plant for the main cooling and heating media of the LACCD Southwest College campus. The project was a design/build that utilized thermal storage or ice tanks for cooling. The chilled water side of the project includes two air-cooled chillers that are primarily used [...]