Park Century School
Complete refurbishment of 60,000 sq. ft. building and conversion to private school. Installed 127 tons of cooling, including 33 systems. Provided all-custom sheet metal ductwork, ventilation equipment, and digital controls. Work involved up to 8 crews working together over a period of 10 months.
Large-scale industrial ventilation system moving 60,000 cubic feet of air per minute through several hundred feet of custom-fabricated sheet metal ductwork. Included design and construction of structural steel support frame for ductwork. High efficiency media filtration and over 25 ultraviolet lamps included in the installation to protect Bioagri’s biological pharmaceuticals from potential infection with Avian bird flu or Newcastle virus.
Cryovac Cold Storage
Installation of 160 tons of rooftop package cooling equipment for 100,000 square foot refrigerated warehouse. Included custom sheet metal ductwork, digital controls, and all electrical and roof work. Due to the elevated nature of the building, the equipment lift could not be done by crane; all units were set in place by helicopter.
Occidental College: Bioscience
Complete renovation of existing university research labs to improve safety and reduce energy use. Removed all air handlers, exhaust blower motors and interior ductwork, to replace with new equipment and ducts. All blower motors to include variable frequency drives to optimize performance and slash electrical usage. All equipment custom-built to Occidental College’s specifications.
Pasadena Design Showcase
This prestige project involved dozens of high-end specialty contractors renovating an 11,000 square foot private residence for a showcase demonstration for 40,000 viewers. Included installation of 9 variable speed split systems with zoning tied into a central home control system for the property. Design included sound-absorbing ductwork, custom manufactured registers and grills, and a dedicated cooling system for the server room for media, computing and other electronic equipment in the residence.
San Gabriel Mission
The oldest building in the Los Angeles Area, the San Gabriel Mission has been in continuous use since 1776. This historic building presents multiple challenges, requiring that any work done be consistent with the existing architecture and disturb as little as possible the current structure. Air-Tro installed a new high-pressure UNICO cooling and heating system, whose small outlets provided the air flow demanded with the lowest possible visibility and physical footprint. Air-Tro continues to maintain the UNICO system and all other HVAC systems in the mission and the adjoining carriage house (now a museum).