Neudorfer Engineers, Inc

 
Seattle Washington – Olympia Washington – Portland Oregon – Singapore – Guam

Neudorfer Engineers’ team approach provides clients with a complete balancing, testing, and commissioning package that is economical for all types and sizes of buildings. Combination of these services benefits the building manager with increased operational efficiency, lower operating costs, and improved occupant comfort and productivity.

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recent projects
P920 Bachelor Enlisted Quarters; Building Enclosure Testing and LEED Enhanced Commissioning

P920 Bachelor Enlisted Quarters; Building Enclosure Testing and LEED Enhanced Commissioning

Building Enclosure Testing and LEED Enhanced Commissioning of a new 3-story, 75,000 SF military housing within Camp Lemonnier in Djibouti, Africa. P920 bachelor enlisted quarters included 126 residential units.

Whole Building Commissioning (Cx) services included BAS sequences of operations review, submittal reviews, coordination meetings, writing and execution of Pre-Functional and Functional test reports, back check of testing and balancing, and tracking of observed deficiencies into project deficiencies log until closure. Commissioning scope included installation verification and functional performance testing of new HVAC, Building Automation System (BAS), solar voltaic panels, domestic hot water, lighting controls, telecommunications, fire alarm, & security systems. Engineering duties included design and submittal review, value engineering, RFI coordination, budget control, scheduling, witness of Owner training, review of O&M manuals for incorporation into Systems Manual, review of building operations, and LEED 10-Month Review.

Building Enclosure Testing services per ASHRAE 0-2005, & the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) Guideline 3-2012 requirements. BET services included design review, submittal reviews, coordination meetings, writing and execution of test plan, installation verification, blower door testing, & thermal imaging.

Camp Lemmonier BQ - BET, CX
WSDOT I-90 Tunnels Two-Way Transit & HOV Operations Stage 3; Testing, Adjusting, & Balancing and Commissioning

WSDOT I-90 Tunnels Two-Way Transit & HOV Operations Stage 3; Testing, Adjusting, & Balancing and Commissioning

Testing, Adjusting, & Balancing (TAB) and Commissioning (Cx) of site improvements to the existing Inter-state route I-90 eastbound & westbound roadways, bridge, Mercer Island tunnel, and Mount Baker tunnel in Seattle, WA. The two tunnels remained open to traffic with scheduled traffic closures during critical activities, cutovers, and tests. Within this section of interstate I-90, over 150,000 cars travel each day. Existing supervisory control and data acquisition SCADA systems were updated & centralized, including new programmable logic controllers (PLC) and human machine interface (HMI) devices.

Testing, Adjusting, & Balancing (TAB) of emergency egress fans and generator exhaust fans per Washington state energy code (WSEC) requirements and NEBB TAB standards, including design review, submittal reviews, coordination meetings, TAB surveys, TAB agenda submittals, incorporation of TAB activities into project schedule, observation of deficiencies, commissioning coordination and back check, and submission of TAB final reports per building. NEI TAB team coordinated with  maintenance staff and contractors to fast track repairs, sheave changes, belt changes, motor replacements, and system adjustments on existing and renovated systems to maintain project schedule.

Commissioning services included design review, sequences of operations review, submittal reviews, coordination meetings, site visits, witnessing electrical equipment testing, witnessing mechanical equipment startups, writing and execution of Pre-Functional and Functional test reports, back check of testing and balancing, and tracking of observed deficiencies into project deficiencies log until closure. Engineering duties included RFI coordination, budget control, scheduling, witness of Owner training, and review of O&M manuals. Commissioning scope included installation verification and functional performance testing of site improvements to Electrical (Medium Voltage), Roadway Lighting, Roadway Signage, Roadway Fire Suppression & Alarm, Infrared Cameras, & Heat Fiber Cables, Roadway Drainage, Smoke Evacuation Fans (200,000 CFM), & Integration of SCADA, closed circuit television (CCTV), Fire Alarm, & Fire Suppression systems.

Mt Baker Ridge Tunnel
Shell Oil Laboratory; Testing, Adjusting, & Balancing and Commissioning

Shell Oil Laboratory; Testing, Adjusting, & Balancing and Commissioning

Testing, Adjusting, & Balancing (TAB) and Commissioning (Cx) of new 10,000 SF research laboratory building within the existing Shell Oil Puget Sound Refinery campus in Anacortes, WA. The new Shell Oil Laboratory is divided into 2 distinct zones, office and laboratory. The laboratory zone is further divided into 8 lab zones, each with respective Price exhaust & supply airflow valves that maintain pressure differential setpoints between zones when any number of the 40 fume hoods are opened.

TAB services were provided according to Washington state energy code (WSEC), ASHRAE 110 requirements, and NEBB TAB standards. TAB duties included design review, submittal reviews, coordination meetings, TAB agenda submittals, incorporation of TAB activities into project schedule, observation of deficiencies, commissioning coordination and back check, and submission of TAB final report. NEI TAB team coordinated with contractors to make system adjustments to maintain project schedule.

Whole Building Commissioning (Cx) services included installation verification and functional performance testing of new HVAC, Building Automation System (BAS), domestic hot water, & lighting controls systems. Commissioning services included design review, BAS sequences of operations review, submittal reviews, coordination meetings, site visits, witnessing major equipment startup, writing and execution of Pre-Functional and Functional test reports, back check of testing and balancing, and tracking of observed deficiencies into project deficiencies log until closure. Engineering duties included design and submittal review, value engineering, RFI coordination, budget control, scheduling, witness of Owner training, review of O&M manuals, and review of building operations.

Shell Oil Laboratory
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