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Loring wins IFMA New York City Chapter 2023 Award for Design & Construction of a New Facility (Above 100,000 sq. ft.)
June 2024
We are thrilled to announce that Loring has received the IFMA New York City Chapter 2023 Award for Design & Construction of a New Facility (Above 100,000 sq. ft.) for our work on Roku 5 Times Square. We're honored by this recognition and proud of our team's dedication and innovation!...
Connecticut Gaylord Hospital’s Milne/Jackson Ground Innovation Center for Education, Research & Innovation Wins CBC Award
June 2024
The Connecticut Building Congress (CBC) has recognized Connecticut Gaylord Hospital – Milne / Jackson Ground Integrative Center For Education, Research & Innovation project for 1st Place – Healthcare, as demonstrating extraordinary collaboration with a remarkable, top-quality result. Architect: Pomarico Design Studio Architecture Construction Manager: Wohlsen Construction
Energy Master Planning: Shaping a Sustainable Future
June 2024
In an era where environmental sustainability is paramount, energy master planning is essential for organizations aiming to reduce energy consumption and decarbonize their facilities. Loring’s Energy Services Group is dedicated to guiding clients through this crucial process, offering comprehensive planning and design solutions that align with both current and future...
30th Anniversary luncheon of ACE Mentor Program of Greater New York
May 2024
Last week, Loring’s Michael DesRochers, Steve Kenah and Andrew Franceschina attended the 30th Anniversary luncheon of ACE Mentor Program of Greater New York, where scholarships were given to talented High School Students interested in future careers in the AEC industry. Loring, one of the original member firms at the inception of the...
Investing in Future Engineers: Loring’s 2024 ACEC NY Scholarship
May 2024
Loring is pleased to support the next generation of engineers by providing a $5,000 annual award through ACEC NY’s scholarship program. This year’s deserving recipient of the Loring Consulting Engineers Scholarship is James Aravena, a rising senior at The Cooper Union majoring in Chemical Engineering, with an interest in energy...
May is Mental Health Awareness Month
May 2024
May is Mental Health Awareness Month and, while promoting mental health is important all year, this special month of recognition raises the much-needed awareness surrounding mental illness, its prevalence in society, and how it affects people of all ages and backgrounds without discrimination. Most important is educating the public about...
Loring Consulting Engineers, Inc. welcomes Joseph Fricchione as Vice President – Business Development Manager. 
May 2024
Loring Consulting Engineers, Inc. is pleased to welcome Joseph Fricchione as Vice President – Business Development Manager.  With over 17 years of sales and business development experience in both design and construction, Joe brings his passion for fostering sincere, trusted relationships and his expertise in developing strategic business growth initiatives...
AMFP Greater NY – Association of Medical Facility Professionals: Piloting Healthcare’s Road to Recovery
May 2024
Last week, Loring’s Rahul Tikekar, PE,MS,MBA served as a panel moderator for 9th AMFP Greater NY - AMFP discussion on Integrating Behavioral Health and Medical Facilities. His expertise on the subject kept the conversation flowing and sparked engaging conversation. Kudos to Rahul for his instrumental role in shaping the future of...
Wired or Wireless? Single-Mode vs Multi-Mode? Premise vs the Cloud?
April 2024
Keeping up with technology can be a challenge, but determining which IT solutions to include in your technology upgrade or new build-out doesn't have to be. Loring’s Technology Services Group provides the advice, planning, and design capabilities needed to develop infrastructure and engineering solutions to meet your needs. Wired or Wireless?...
Loring Wins Two ACEC NY Awards
April 2024
Loring is proud to be the recipient of two ACEC NY Awards. We received a Platinum Award for the “Clean Energy Master Plan for SUNY Downstate” and a Silver Award for “Rockefeller University, Detlev W. Bronk Laboratory Fire Alarm/Sprinkler Infrastructure Upgrades” at Rockefeller University. Both awards were recognized at the...
Loring’s Chairman,
Michael DesRochers,
elected President of Design Professional Risk Control Group (DPRCG)
April 2024
Loring’s Chairman, Michael DesRochers, was recently elected President of Design Professional Risk Control Group (DPRCG), an organization committed to Risk Management in the AEC Industry.  Mike has served on DPRCG’s Board of Directors since 2020 and was most recently its past Vice President/Secretary. Congratulations Mike!
2024 Commercial Observer Spring Healthcare Construction Forum
March 2024
We are thrilled to shine a spotlight on Senior Vice President, Rahul Tikekar’s contribution as a panel member at last week’s Commercial Observer Spring Healthcare Construction Forum. As a panelist, Rahul brought insightful perspectives, industry expertise, and a passion for innovation to the discussion. His contributions truly elevated the event...
Balancing Heritage and Modernization:
System Modernization Strategies for Heritage Structures
February 2024
Historic properties offer physical means of engaging with the past. By safeguarding them, we continue to preserve and cherish each building’s history. Those entrusted with modernizing historic structures must employ appropriate strategies of improving them without compromising their historic fabric, all while following a set of guidelines established by The...
Loring’s 2023 Environmental, Social and Governance Report
February 2024
ESG 2023 Report
LORING ANNOUNCES 2024 PROMOTIONS
February 2024
We are pleased to announce... Ivan Zgombic, PE, LEED AP has been promoted to Principal Ivan leads Loring’s Facilities Design Group, which specializes in the Science & Technology / Life Sciences market sector. With over 16 years of experience, he provides clients with fundamentally sound engineering designs, supporting research facilities for...
2023 Loring ​Recognition Awards
February 2024
This award recognizes an individual’s outstanding contribution to their group/Loring over the last 12 months. The incumbent embodies what it means to be “Loring Proud.” They have contributed to the improvement of the workforce culture, improvement of a system or process, they are solution oriented, a problem solver, and helpful to staff and external...
LORING CONSULTING ENGINEERS PROMOTES ONEIL GAYLE TO CEO
December 2023
Loring Consulting Engineers, Inc. has promoted Oneil Gayle, PE, CEA, CEM, CBCP, LEED AP, to Chief Executive Officer. Michael DesRochers will retain the title of Chairman. Oneil, Michael, and Steve Kenah will continue in their roles as Loring’s Executive Committee, responsible for the overall management and strategic direction of the...
Loring’s Michigan State Capitol Project Honored with National ACEC Engineering Excellence Award
July 2023
We are thrilled to announce that after earning an ACEC Metropolitan Washington Chapter Honor Award for Engineering Excellence, Loring’s Michigan State Capitol project was advanced to the ACEC national competition, where it received a prestigious ACEC Engineering Excellence National Recognition Award. This award recognizes engineering firms for work that showcases...
Don’t Forget the BECx! Five Reasons You Should Plan for Building Envelope Commissioning
June 2023
Imagine your company just bought a five-year-old office building in the heart of the city. Starting the new year off right, you move your staff in on January 1st, only to start receiving complaints of cold drafts and inconsistent temperatures in different spaces, despite running the heating system. Some rooms...
What Are Real-World Applications of Computational Fluid Dynamics?
May 2023
Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) is a highly advanced technique used to simulate fluid flows, and its importance is hard to overstate in modern industry. By using CFD, engineers can accurately predict fluid dynamics, such as pressure, temperature, velocity, and turbulence in complex systems or processes that would be impossible to...
Adaptive Reuse – Transforming Unconventional Buildings into Healthcare Spaces
March 2023
As the healthcare industry continues to evolve, so too must the facilities that provide care. With new technology and innovative approaches to patient care, healthcare providers are looking for ways to adapt their existing spaces to better meet the needs of their patients. One way that healthcare providers are doing...
5 Steps to Net-Zero Emissions. How Building Electrification Can Lead Canadian Organizations Towards Sustainability
March 2023
The journey towards achieving a net-zero emissions building can seem daunting and fraught with obstacles. Existing building constraints, as well as resource and time limitations, can impede progress towards optimistic goals of becoming a net-zero organization by 2050, a commitment many entities have made. Consequently, it may be tempting to...
Loring Announces 2023 Promotions
January 2023
Continuing in the Loring tradition of recognizing and rewarding talent, Loring Consulting Engineers, Inc. is pleased to announce our 2023 promotions, including three new Principal-level promotions and group-level leadership changes. Oleksa P. Breslawec, PE, Miguel Gaspar, PE, LEED AP, and Kalpak Karule, PE, CEM, CBCP, LEED AP have been promoted...
Union Theological Seminary Project Wins ACEC NY Platinum Award
October 2022
Loring is excited to announce that our Union Theological Seminary project has received a 2022-2023 Platinum ACEC New York Engineering Excellence Award (EEA) in the Building/Technology Systems category. The Union Theological Seminary is the oldest independent seminary in the United States. Its New York City campus consists of 12 buildings...
Michigan State Capitol Project Wins ACEC/MW Honor Award
October 2022
The American Council of Engineering Companies of Metropolitan Washington (ACEC/MW) Chapter has selected the Michigan State Capitol Infrastructure Upgrades and Below-Grade Heritage Hall project as an Honor Award Winner in the 2022-2023 ACEC/MW Engineering Excellence Awards Competition. ACEC/MW will honor the EEA Award recipients at the EEA Awards Gala on...
Oneil Gayle, PE Inducted into ACEC NY Board of Directors
August 2022
Congratulations to Oneil Gayle, PE, CEA, CEM, CBCP, LEED AP, Principal and Chief Operating Officer at Loring Consulting Engineers for his induction into the American Council of Engineering Companies of New York (ACEC NY) Chapter Board of Directors. ACEC NY inducted a new slate of officers and directors at the...
Commercial Observer’s National Healthcare Forum
June 2022
At the Commercial Observer’s National Healthcare Forum held on June 16, 2022, Rahul Tikekar, PE, MS, MBA had the pleasure of participating in a one-on-one conversation with David Kontra, MBA, Senior Director of Real Estate at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. The discussion included a variety of topics such as how the healthcare industry...
Stony Brook University Project Receives ACEC NY EEA Award
April 2022
On April 19th, Loring was the recipient of a Platinum Award for the SUNY Stony Brook Research and Development Park Innovation and Discovery Center project at the 2022 ACEC New York Engineering Excellence Awards Gala in the Building/Technology Systems category. As the name implies, the mission of the facility is...
Loring Celebrates 65 Years of Dedicated Service
December 2021
This year, we celebrated our 65th anniversary of providing engineering services. Since our founding in 1956, we have prided ourselves on delivering comprehensive building and infrastructure systems design services for every building type while creating lasting relationships with our clients and partners. We look forward to working with our clients...
Loring Expands Mid-Atlantic Presence
September 2021
Loring Consulting Engineers, Inc., a leading building systems design and energy consulting firm, announces the opening of two offices in Philadelphia, PA, and Gaithersburg, MD. The new locations expand Loring’s geographic reach through seven offices along the East Coast and in Toronto, Canada, giving the firm a strong local presence...
Modular Buildings
July 2021
Loring has extensive experience designing mechanical, electrical, and low-voltage systems for prefabricated modular buildings. Modular buildings have the potential to significantly reduce disruption to sites by shortening active construction timelines. We have worked with multiple fabricators to seamlessly coordinate services with utility and site conditions, as well as the integration...
Revitalization of the Historic CORE
May 2021
The Smithsonian Institution Building (the Castle) and the Arts and Industries Building (AIB) have welcomed multitudes of visitors for more than 150 years. These buildings have embraced artifacts, curiosities, science laboratories, lecture halls, libraries, art galleries, and so much more. Over their lifetimes, both buildings have experienced numerous changes —...
Wyoming State Capitol wins ACEC NY Platinum Award
May 2021
Loring is excited to announce our Wyoming Capitol Square project has received a 2021 Platinum ACEC New York Engineering Excellence Award in addition to previously receiving a Gold Building Design + Construction 2020 Reconstruction Award. Loring provided mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and telecommunications engineering design and construction administration services for this...
Large-Scale Energy-Efficient Building Retrofits
October 2020
Introduction The Canadian federal government announced a plan to spend $2 billion on large-scale energy-efficient building retrofits. Loring Consulting Engineers and WZMH Architects have a long history and wealth of knowledge focused on improving building efficiency through deep energy retrofit projects across several market sectors. Services • Sustainable design •...
Engineering for Modular Prefabricated Architecture
February 2020
In today’s fast-paced global world, smart engineering is a game-changer in modular design for buildings: enclosures, shelters, industrial, institutional, commercial, and residential applications. With an assembly system, modular construction is more than just a puzzle. It’s a solution that builders, architects, and consultants can utilize with faster deployment, precision quality...
Innovative Engineering Solutions for Data Centers
August 2019
In a data-driven world, the processing and storage of data accounts for three percent of the world’s energy consumption today, and is exponentially growing as we continue to explore the possibilities of technology and information. Data has become an essential aspect of every industry. Moreover, advancements such as cryptocurrencies, artificial...
Engineering for Fit-Up Construction
July 2019
Fit-up projects are challenging. Whether for commercial or institutional purposes, they require a 'value analyzed' approach while delicately balancing the needs and objectives of the project with realistic time frames and budgets. Moreover, a thorough understanding of building code requirements and zoning characteristics are essential for the successful coordination of...
Technology Infrastructure with a Future
October 2017
Keeping pace with technology is the challenge of our times, but having the capacity to do so shouldn’t be. What’s required, according to Loring’s Technology Services Vice President David Stumer, is a flexible approach to infrastructure design that supports the widest range of technologies and anticipates next-generation audio/visual, data, and...
Loring Announces Multiple Promotions
May 2017
Loring Consulting Engineers is pleased to announce the promotion of several key executives and staff in the Washington, DC, New York City, and Princeton, NJ offices. Vice President Hallah Abodaff, PE, LEED AP, has been named Director of Operations for Loring’s DC office, assuming the role of “Supporter-in-Chief.” A Professional...
Loring Announces Executive Promotions
November 2016
Continuing in the Loring tradition of recognizing and rewarding its homegrown talent, Loring Consulting Engineers is pleased to announce four executive-level promotions from within the current management team. The announcement comes during the 60th anniversary year of the firm, which was founded in 1956. Barry Maltz, who began his career...
Achieving Excellence in Higher Education
October 2016
Loring is pleased to announce that the Adler Center for Nursing Excellence and G-Wing Renovation at Ramapo College of New Jersey has earned ENR’s 2016 Best Project award in Higher Education/Research for the New York metropolitan region. Loring provided MEP engineering services for the project, teaming with Mitchell Giurgola Architects;...
Loring Opens Toronto Office
September 2016
Loring Consulting Engineers is pleased to announce the opening of our newest office in Toronto, headed up by professional Mechanical Engineer Nigel Bastiampillai. Located at 55 St. Clair Avenue West, Loring’s Toronto branch will provide comprehensive mechanical and electrical consulting engineering services for a variety of project types, including commercial,...
Loring Helps Create Inspired Spaces
August 2016
What makes a performance moving? A trip to the museum memorable? A library enlightening? It’s the imperceptibles that enhance the experience, allowing visitors to feel comfortable and to see and hear without obstacle. Working behind the scenes with renowned architects, distinguished curators, exhibit designers, and specialty consultants, Loring’s building systems...
Introducing New Loring Vice President Oleksa Breslawec
July 2016
Loring Consulting Engineers is delighted to announce that Oleksa Breslawec, PE, has joined the leadership of our growing Washington, DC office. A Mechanical Engineer with more than 28 years of experience, Oleksa’s background augments the firm’s depth and expertise in higher education, institutional facilities, utility infrastructure, and commercial sectors. His...
The Art and Science of Renovating and Restoring Historic Structures
June 2016
Entrusted with the Nation's Heritage: The Great Dome Projects Engineering takes on a new level of complexity in the extraordinary dome buildings that symbolize our government and continue to function as operational workspaces. Bringing these structures up to today’s life safety, comfort, technology, and redundancy standards while working within their...
The Willow School Attains Net Zero Goals
April 2016
The Willow School Attains Net Zero Goals Loring continues its long tradition of groundbreaking building systems design with the completion of a new 22,000-square foot Health, Wellness and Nutrition Center at The Willow School. The center is expected to obtain LEED Platinum status as well as certification from the Living...
Loring Celebrates 60 Years
March 2016
It's 2016 and Loring Consulting Engineers is celebrating 60 years in business. To mark the occasion we welcome you to this e-messaging series, in which we will bring you highlights of our long history of designing state-of-the-art systems for many of the great public and private building projects of the day....