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New Geothermal Home in Millbrook, NY

Novus recently completed final field inspections for this magnificent private home in the Hudson Valley. Novus designed a closed loop geothermal heat pump system for space conditioning, utilizing a combination of water-to-air and water-to-water heat pumps.

47 Railroad Street – Great Barrington

Novus Engineering is providing engineering design and construction period services for the renovation of two adjacent historic buildings in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. Novus will provide design documents for all HVAC, controls, plumbing, fire protection, power distribution, interior and emergency lighting, and data/phone infrastructure. The new apartments will qualify for U.S. EPA Energy Star® ratings and […]

Schodack Central School District

Novus Engineering was selected to serve as commissioning authority for the Schodack CSD District-Wide Renovation Project. The project includes major architectural renovations and upgrades to HVAC, electrical, plumbing, and telecommunication systems at Maple Hill High School and Castleton Elementary School. Novus will be commissioning nearly all upgraded mechanical and electrical systems. The construction manager for […]

Union College Alumni Gym

Novus Engineering was hired by Union College to provide HVAC, Electrical Power, and Lighting Design for renovations to the Natatorium at the Alumni Gymnasium. The project includes complete lighting replacement and a new HVAC system and associated controls. Energy-efficient features of the project include new LED light fixtures with daylight dimming and DDC controls for […]

State Police Memorial

Novus Engineering was hired by Weston & Sampson (under contract with the New York State Office of General Services) to assist with renovation and expansion of the State Police Memorial located at the Empire State Plaza. Novus will be responsible for designing a completely new lighting system for the memorial wall and surrounding park area. […]

Morrell Science Center

The Morrell Science Center is a three-level, 60,000 ft2 structure that houses science laboratories, classrooms, and offices. The building’s air handling systems deliver 100% outside air, making the Science Center the largest energy user on campus. Novus Engineering was hired to conduct a benchmarking study of the building to identify energy savings opportunities under the […]

Soldier On – Housing for Veterans

Soldier On – Housing for Veterans Soldier On – Women’s Home in Leeds Novus was hired to provide HVAC, electrical and plumbing design services for two buildings that offer permanent housing for formerly homeless veterans. The first project, called the Women’s Home in Leeds, Massachusetts, contains four, four-bedroom suites for female veterans. The building also […]

Bard College – Village Dorm Buildings

Bard College recently completed construction of the 13th and 14th Village Dorm buildings. Novus provided MEP design for this “Green Dorm” project, which commenced in 2000 with the construction of nine dorms on a single geothermal well field. Due to the success of the project and the popularity of the dorms, two additional buildings were […]

Siena College SAInT Center

Siena College asked Novus to take the lead on design of a new lab to house a full suite of state-of-the-art analytical instruments. The lab, located in the existing Morrell Science Center, is known as the Stewart’s Advanced Instrumentation and Technology Center. It’s an interdisciplinary instrumentation lab focusing on teaching and research across multiple departments […]

Union Ice Rink Lighting

Demonstrating its commitment to sustainable operations, Union College has completed a significant lighting upgrade project at the Messa Hockey Rink at the Achilles Center. With the goal of improved energy efficiency and lighting quality for the rink, Union engaged Novus to determine the best available options, to analyze savings, and to prepare the final lighting […]