Project Earns 100/100 Energy Star Rating

April 14, 2016 | 2:09pm

HUCC_composit.jpgThe official Energy Star certification from Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has been received and the window decals are on the front and west entrance door windows at Henrietta United Church of Christ (HUCC). The church building, which underwent extensive renovations, received a perfect score of 100/100 for the EPA's Energy Start program.

Pathfinder provided design and project management for this $1 million major facility renovation, which increased the size of the building by 33% to a total of 15,000 sq. ft. The construction included two additions and renovations throughout the building. The project includes new windows and better insulation, high-efficiency gas boilers for heating and domestic … Read More.

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Pathfinder Receives Engineering Award

February 23, 2016 | 12:34pm

Pathfinder has received a Platinum Level Engineering Excellence Award for its energy modeling and NYSERDA Technical Assistance provided to the Binghamton City School District's MacArthur Elementary School. The award was presented by ACEC-NY. To learn more about this project, visit /portfolio/k-12-schools/macarthur-elementary-school/.

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Boiler Decentralization Achieving High Efficiency

February 15, 2016 | 10:21am

Our boiler design for SUNY Binghamton's East Campus Housing is achieving 90-95% efficiency. 

Pathfinder provided mechanical, electrical, plumbing and architectural design for decentralization from the campus boiler plant for the complex (Newing and Dickinson communities), which includes eight dormitory buildings and the Chenango Champlain Collegiate Center. The dormitories total 740,000 sq. ft. and the Collegiate Center is 200,000. ft. The project includes installation of new modular, gas-fired, hot water boiler plants with the capacity to serve the two existing central distribution heating systems for the two communities. This allows the University the capability to heat East Campus Housing with … Read More.

Laser Scanning Video

January 22, 2016 | 8:52am

SCAN_7_MODEL.pngCheck out our latest video about laser scanning. Pathfinder provided scanning of a mechanical room and penthouse at Niagara County Community College prior to design of renovations. Pathfinder also provided post-processing to create a Revit model.

NYSERDA Names Pathfinder as a Energy Modeling Partner

November 25, 2015 | 8:18am

Pathfinder has been designated as a NYSERDA Energy Modeling Partner to provide Technical Assistance for both Basic and Zero Net/Deep Energy Savings projects. This is for the New Construction Program that supports new facilities and major renovations.

Through the New Construction program, NYSERDA offers objective technical support and financial incentives to building owners to effect permanent transformation in the ways buildings are designed and constructed in New York State. Funds are available to conduct technical assessments of energy efficiency improvements in building designs and to offset a portion of the incremental capital costs to purchase and install energy-efficient equipment in these … Read More.