Buildings Solutions

Borton-Lawson’s Buildings group approaches projects with an eye toward building life cycle, energy efficiency and future maintenance, operation and growth.

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Planning

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Planning

Our architects and engineers provide advanced planning for space usage, building systems and upgrades to assist owners with regulatory compliance, deficiency mitigation and capital budgeting.

  • Site Optimization
    • Environmental Impact Review
    • Land Use Analyses
    • Stormwater Impact Strategies
    • Traffic, Parking and Circulation Studies
    • Utility Master Planning
  • Space Planning & Programming
    • Existing Space Analysis
    • 3D Building Scanning
    • Medical Planning
    • Helipad Planning
    • User Group Meetings
    • Execution of PA Dept. of Education PlanCon Process
    • ANSI/BOMA Calculations
    • Campus Planning
  • Energy Alternatives
    • Combined Heat and Power (CHP)
    • Energy Auditing and Forecasting
    • Grant Writing Assistance
    • Preliminary Energy Modeling
    • Sustainable Infrastructure

Building Design

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Building Design

The Borton-Lawson design process, developed with long-term facility operation in mind, stresses building performance, objective data-driven decision making and owner-professional communication.

  • Engineering
    • Structural
    • Mechanical/HVAC
    • Plumbing
    • Fire Protection
    • Electrical
    • Data/Security
  • Architecture
    • Building Information Modeling (BIM)
    • Code Compliance and Analysis
    • Department of Health Consulting
    • Hazardous Materials Assessment
  • Sustainable Design
    • LEED Expertise
    • Enhanced Commissioning (Cx)

Construction

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Construction

Our construction support services include traditional construction administration services to monitor compliance with design documents and owner project requirements (OPR).  Additionally, our team offers third-party, peer review and constructability services.

  • Change Order Mitigation
  • Commissioning
  • Constructability/Review
  • Value Engineering
  • Design-Build Teaming

Operations & Maintenance

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Operations & Maintenance

Engineering and design solutions to support institutional and campus facility missions.  With a focus on operational continuity, our team includes facility managers, controls professionals and licensed electricians.

  • Operations
    • Emergency Power Solutions
    • Energy Usage Analyses/Savings
    • Facility Needs Assessment
    • Life Cycle Costing
    • MEP Building Infrastructure Cataloging
    • MEP ROI Payback Analysis
    • Retro-commissioning
  • Maintenance
    • Arc Flash Analysis
    • Deferred Maintenance Planning
    • Overcurrent Protective Device Coordination
    • Predictive Maintenance (Thermography)
    • Short Circuit Analysis

3D Scanning & Modeling

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3D Scanning & Modeling

Through the use of 3D scanning, our team utilizes the latest technologies to make a usable 3D model allows for accurate and detailed mapping in the field in an expedited, real-time environment. To learn more visit our sister company, Precise Visual Technologies.

  • Asset Documentation
  • Planning
  • Design
  • Construction
  • Safety
  • Operations & Maintenance