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The process of designing an optimal HVAC system and controls for a given space or set of spaces can sometimes be straightforward for spaces with modest dimensions and simple requirements. More often the process is complex and organic, evolving with the developing programming and schematic designs provided by the occupants and/or architect. At AEP we work closely with our clients to ensure this process is as seamless as possible. For a mechanical engineer, a deep experience base is a key factor in the early design phase as that knowledge can be drawn upon to provide quick and accurate design approaches that suit a specific project.


  • HVAC Systems Design

  • Central Plant Design - Chillers, Boilers

  • Site Assessment Surveys and Due Diligence Reports

  • Heating and cooling load calculations and reports per ANSI/ ASHRAE/ ACCA Std. 183

  • Minimum ventilation requirement calculations per ASHRAE Std. 62.1 and 62.2

  • HVAC equipment sizing, selection, performance specification and scheduling

  • Diffuser, register and grille layout. Air Terminal Devices - VAV and Fan-Powered Boxes

  • Ductwork layout and sizing design




Hydronic (Hot Water) Heating Systems Design

Modulating, Condensing Boilers -Sealed Combustion

Perimeter Radiation System Design


Air-Cooled Chiller Plant Design

Constant and  Variable Air Volume Air Handling Units

Mini-Split-Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF)

Packaged  Rooftop Units (RTU) 

Self Contained Air Condition and Ventilation (SCAV)

Traditional Split Systems


Commercial Kitchen Exhaust and Makeup Air (MUA)

Dedicated Outdoor Air Systems (DOAS)

Energy Recovery Ventilators (ERV)

Heat Recovery Ventilators (HRV)


Condenser Water Systems

Cooling Tower Design

Water Cooled Heat Pump Systems

Water-Cooled Chiller Plant Design

System Types


System Design and Layout:

We specialize in designing HVAC systems that provide effective heating, cooling, and ventilation for your spaces. Our experts conduct a thorough analysis of your project requirements, considering factors such as building size, occupancy, thermal loads, and local climate conditions. Based on this analysis, we develop customized HVAC design plans, including equipment selection, ductwork layout, and zoning strategies.


Energy Efficiency:

We are committed to promoting energy-efficient solutions in HVAC design. Our team employs industry best practices and the latest technologies to optimize energy performance. We consider factors such as equipment efficiency, insulation, air sealing, and control systems to minimize energy consumption and reduce operational costs.


Indoor Air Quality:

Creating a healthy and comfortable indoor environment is a top priority in our HVAC designs. We incorporate air filtration systems, proper ventilation rates, and humidity control measures to ensure good indoor air quality. Our designs aim to eliminate contaminants, reduce allergens, and maintain optimal humidity levels, resulting in improved occupant health and well-being.


Load Calculations:

Accurate load calculations are essential for designing HVAC systems that can efficiently meet the heating and cooling demands of your space. Our team utilizes advanced software tools and industry standards to calculate precise thermal loads, considering factors such as building envelope, occupancy, lighting, and equipment heat gains. This enables us to design HVAC systems that are properly sized and capable of delivering optimal comfort.


Equipment Selection:

We have expertise in selecting the right HVAC equipment for your project. Our team considers factors such as efficiency ratings, capacity, noise levels, and maintenance requirements to recommend equipment that best fits your needs. We work with trusted manufacturers and suppliers to ensure the reliability and performance of the selected HVAC components.


Compliance and Code Adherence:

Our HVAC designs adhere to relevant industry standards, building codes, and regulations. We stay up-to-date with the latest codes and guidelines to ensure that our designs meet all necessary compliance requirements. Our team works closely with local authorities to secure necessary permits and approvals for your HVAC systems.


Collaboration and Consultation:

We believe in effective communication and collaboration with our clients. Our team actively engages in discussions, seeks your input, and provides expert advice throughout the design process. We value your vision and strive to incorporate your preferences while ensuring the HVAC design aligns with your project goals.

At AEP Engineering, we are dedicated to delivering HVAC designs that provide optimal comfort, energy efficiency, and indoor air quality. Our goal is to create HVAC systems that enhance the performance and sustainability of your spaces.


Contact us today to discuss your Mechanical HVAC design needs and discover how our expertise can contribute to the success of your project.

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