Athena Engineering, Inc., a design-build Mechanical HVAC and building automation contractor located in Los Angeles, CA combined forces with DMG Corporation and M. Weber & Associates on a transformational project for the historic Wilshire Ebell Theatre. The project utilized a best in class LG VRF system combined with the Schneider EcoStruxure platform, to maximize efficiency and cooling for the 1,238 seat theatre. In August of 2019, the project was featured by LG in a video white paper and will be featured at the 2020 AHR Expo in Orlando, FL next week. It is the largest LG Air Handler project done in North America.

For more information about the project and to watch the video, click here.

About Athena Engineering, Inc.

Athena Engineering, Inc. is a building systems contractor that helps commercial, industrial, and institutional clients find comfort in their environments and gives them the tools to maintain it. Our in-house Mechanical HVAC construction and Building Automation divisions specialize in notoriously complicated environments like hospitals, laboratories, infrastructure, utility, and operational facilities. Founded in 1984 by Richard and Jannie Chiera, our family of team members now numbers over 40 people. Learn more about us.

About the Ebell of Los Angeles

Inspired by scholar Dr. Adrian Ebell, the Ebell of Los Angeles was founded by women, for women in 1894. The non-profit organization remains dedicated to its original mission “to interest women in the study of all branches of literature, art and science and the advancement of women in every branch of culture.” The organization’s philanthropic endeavors include awarding scholarships to students and providing grants to charities that help at-risk women and children in the Los Angeles community.

The club also hosts social and cultural events that inspire and empower. It is a gathering place to connect with artists, educators, authors, entertainers, speakers and politicians. The Ebell has been honored to host diverse and outstanding women such as Amelia Earhart, the last Queen of Romania and Michelle Obama.

About LG Electronics USA Air Conditioning Technologies 

The LG Electronics USA Air Conditioning Technologies business is based in Alpharetta, Ga. LG is a lead-ing player in the global air conditioning market, manufacturing both commercial and residential air condi-tioners and providing total sustainability and building management solutions. From consumer and individ-ual units to industrial and specialized air conditioning systems, LG provides a wide range of products for heating, ventilating and air conditioning. The company’s industry-leading variable refrigerant flow (VRF) technology minimizes efficiency losses, provides sustainable energy savings and offers some of the lowest life cycle cost of any system on the market today. LG is a 2019 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year-Sustained Excellence. LG Electronics USA, based in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., is the North American sub-sidiary of LG Electronics Inc., a $54 billion global force and technology leader in consumer electronics, mobile communications, home appliances and air solutions. For more information, please visit