Technical Capabilities

Areas of Expertise

Buffalo Engineering specializes in the analysis, design and construction of building systems including:

Mechanical

  • Heating
  • Ventilating
  • Air Conditioning
  • Air Filtration and Exhaust
  • Laboratory Fume Hoods
  • Pollution Control
  • Pressure Control
  • Energy Recovery
  • Central Plants
  • Temperature Controls
  • Energy Management Systems
  • Facility Management Systems

Plumbing

  • Domestic Water
  • Natural Gas Distribution
  • Backflow Prevention
  • Medical Gas Systems
  • Water Treatment/Conditioning
  • Metering

Fire Protection

  • Wet/Dry Sprinklers
  • Standpipe Systems
  • Chemical Fire Suppression
  • Hydraulic Calculation
  • Booster Pumps

Power Distribution

  • Primary Power Distribution
  • Secondary Power Distribution
  • Grounding
  • Switchgear
  • Transformers
  • Emergency Power
  • Conditioned Power
  • Uninterruptable Power

Lighting

  • Interior and Exterior
  • Controls
  • Emergency Lighting
  • Specialized/Feature Lighting
  • Energy Retrofits

Technology/Systems

  • Voice 
  • Video
  • Data Networks
  • Fiber Optic/Electronics
  • Security
  • Fire Alarm
  • Paging
  • Nurse and Emergency Call

Green Design/Sustainability

  • Energy Modeling
  • Life Cycle Cost Analysis
  • Green Building Design
  • Renewable Energy Systems
  • HVAC System Retrofits
  • LEED Facilitation and Support
  • Commissioning
  • Retrocommissioning
  • Energy Audits 
  • Grant/Incentive Procurement

Professional Services

We offer a full range of professional services starting with the planning stages for a project and continuing through design, construction, start up, close out, and post construction operations and maintenance. We are prepared to assist at any point in the process and on a variety of levels. 

Planning

Technical Studies

  • Energy Conservation Studies
  • Feasibility Analysis
  • Life Cycle Cost Analysis

Site Surveys
Cost Estimating

Design

Engineering Design

  • Schematic Design
  • Design Development
  • Construction Documents

Cost Analysis

  • Cost Estimating
  • Value Engineering
  • System Comparisons
  • Life Cycle Cost Analysis

Construction

Bidding Assistance

  • Contractor Identification
  • Contractor Notification
  • Advertisement
  • Bid Analysis
  • Contract Preparation

Construction Administration

  • Client Representation
  • Site Observation
  • Submittal Review

Start Up

Testing and Balancing Review
Systems Acceptance
Systems Commissioning
O&M Assistance

  • Operator Training
  • Documentation

Systems Analyses

  • Performance Confirmation
  • Operational Improvements

Software

AutoCAD
Autodesk REVIT/BIM
eQUEST
ftp on line document access.