Portfolio

 

Current Projects in Design

Seward Museum, Auburn, NY

Rehabilitation of the Seward Museum Barn and Carriage House, the building were built in 1860. Work is to include new electrical service to the buildings, including new lighting, new heating and air conditioning to better maintain space conditions and allow for storage of collectables, and adding in a new ADA bathroom. My role is the mechanical, electrical and plumbing engineer for this project. 

Onondaga Community College, Syracuse, NY

Renovation of Coulter Library into Innovative Learning Space. My role was the Mechanical, Plumbing and Electrical engineer for this project. Work included providing infrastructure for cameras, microphones, and monitors. HVAC systems and lighting needed modifications to match the new layout.  

Remodel of classrooms F281, F283, F284 and F286 to provide a workroom and a large active learning classroom for 20 students for the Health Information Technology program and a classroom/lab for the Medical Assistant program. My role was the Mechanical, Plumbing and Electrical Engineer for this project. 

Elmira Correctional Facility, Elmira, NY

Great Meadow Correctional Facility – School Building, Comstock, NY 

Great Meadow Correctional Facility – Court House, Comstock, NY

Thomas Cole National Historic Site, Catskill, NY

SUNY Upstate University Hospital Cancer Brachtherapy Room, Syracuse, NY

Parkside View Vale Neighborhood, Schenectady, NY

 

Current Projects in Construction

Creedmoor Psychiatric Center, Queens Village, NY

Rehabilitation of patient operated bathrooms in Building 40 on floors 2 through 12. All rooms have showers – no tubs. Work to include gut rehabilitation of the bathrooms. The total number of bathrooms involved in the project is 64.  There are two wards per floor-each ward has four bathrooms or eight bathrooms per floor. My role was the Mechanical, Plumbing and Electrical engineer for this project.  

Gouverneur Correctional Facility, Gouverneur, NY

Lead Engineer, for the mechanical and plumbing design of the basement classrooms and rework of the sanitary lines for the cells above in building 28. The new HVAC system has an air handling unit in the attic with energy recovery and dehumidification and is ducted to the basement for ventilation, there is base board radiation in each room in the basement to maintain space temperature. The existing sanitary mains needed to be removed and raised to allow for the code required head room. Also, in this project we added electronic water control to all the cells and showers. 

Upstate Correctional Facility, Malone, NY

Lead Engineer, for the mechanical and plumbing design of the basement classrooms and rework of the sanitary lines for the cells above. The new HVAC system has an air handling unit in the attic with energy recovery and dehumidification and is ducted to the basement for ventilation, there is base board radiation in each room in the basement to maintain space temperature. The existing sanitary mains needed to be removed and raised to allow for the code required head room. Also, in this project we added electronic water control to all the cells and showers. This scope of work was provided in three different buildings at this facility, building 8, 10 and 11. 

Bedford Hills Correctional Facility, Bedford Hills, NY

Lead Engineer, for the mechanical and plumbing design of the classroom addition. The new HVAC system consisted of an energy recovery roof top unit to supply the ventilation to the spaces and baseboard heat in all rooms to maintain the space temperature. There was also a mini split system installed in the AV closet to maintain the space temperature requirements for the AV equipment. An existing steam to hot water heat exchanger in the building next door needed to be replaced to allow for the heating load increase due to the new addition. The plumbing scope consisted of providing a new water main to the building and tying it into the existing building and taping off the existing hot water line to provide domestic hot water to the new bathrooms. It also included new roof drains and secondary drains.  

Nathan Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research,  Orangeburg, NY

Establish a sleep research laboratory in the Nathan Kline Research Institute. The sleep lab shall consist of two sound insulated sleep rooms, observation station, prep station, private research participant bathroom, changing area with private shower, linen/supply closet, as well as clean and dirty utility rooms. Plumbing systems shall include a sink in the dirty utility room. The heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems shall provide individual comfort control in each of the spaces.  Special attention shall be given to assure the HVAC systems serving the sleep rooms are quiet so as not to disturb the participants sleep. New lighting will be provided with dimmable switches. Infrared cameras will be provided to allow remote monitoring of research participants during darkness. The existing fire protection sprinkler system shall be modified to accommodate the new floor plan.  My role was the Mechanical, Plumbing and Electrical engineer for this project.  

Riverview Correctional Facility, Ogdensburg, NY

Lead Engineer, for the design of the plumbing and electrical systems associated with the quarry tile floor replacement. The electrical scope was to provide temporary power so that all the kitchen equipment needed could be on one side of the kitchen at a time. The plumbing scope was to replace the floor drains and sinks as the floor was being replaced. 

Rockland Psychiatric Center, Orangeburg, NY

Oneonta Dot, Oneonta, NY

Lil Joe’s Repair Garage, Watkins Glen, NY

101 Eleventh St., Watkins Glen, NY

Ithaca Central Schools – Dewitt Middle School, Ithaca, NY

Ithaca Central Schools – Boynton Middle School, Ithaca, NY

Roscoe Rest Area, Livingston Manor, NY

SUNY Upstate University Hospital, Fluoroscopy Room, Syracuse, NY

SUNY Upstate University Hospital, UCC CT Simulator Room, Syracuse, NY

Link Movement Studio, Elmira, NY

Alcohol and Drug Council, Lansing, NY

 

Below is a list of projects our President, Howard Cabezas, PE, has worked on while employed at:

R. G. Vanderweil Engineers, LLP in Boston, MA,

Tetra Tech Architects and Engineers in Ithaca, NY,

Hunt Engineers, Architects & Surveyors in Horseheads, NY, and

BCA Architects & Engineers in Ithaca, NY

 

New York State Office Of General Services:

Attica Correctional Facility, Attica, NY

Auburn Correctional Facility, Auburn, NY

Bedford Hills Correctional Facility, Bedford Hills, NY

Cortland DOT, Cortland, NY

Creedmoor Psychiatric Center Bldg. 40, Queens, NY

Creedmoor Psychiatric Center Bldg. 73, Queens, NY

Creedmoor Psychiatric Center Bldg. 102, Queens, NY

Dulles State Office Building, Watertown, NY

Elizabethtown DOT, Elizabethtown, NY

Glenmore Road State Armory, Troy, NY

Garden City DOT, Garden City, NY

Gouverneur Correctional Facility, Gouverneur, NY

Harrisville DOT, Harrisville, NY

Highland Residential Center, Highland, NY

MacCormick Residential Center, Brooktondale, NY

Nathan Kline Research Institute, Orangeburg, NY

New York City Children’s Center, Queens, NY

New York State Police Oneida, Oneida, NY

Ogdensburg Correctional Facility, Ogdensburg, NY

Ogdensburg DOT, Ogdensburg, NY

Oneonta DOT, Oneonta, NY

Onondaga County DOT, Syracuse, NY

Rochester Army Aviation Support Facility, Rochester, NY

Rockland Psychiatric Center Bldg. 819, Poughkeepsie, NY

Steuben County DOT, Painted Post, NY

Sullivan Correctional Facility, Fallsburg, NY

Upstate Correctional Facility, Malone, NY

Hotels:

New Jersey Marriot Hotel, Deptford Township, NJ

Sheraton, Boston, MA

Venetian Resort Hotel Casino, Las Vegas, NV

Venetian Resort Hotel Garage, Las Vegas, NV

Venetian Resort Hotel Meeting Rooms, Las Vegas, NV

Virginia Marriot Hotel, Charlottesville, VA

K-12 School Districts:

Alfred Almond Central School, Almond, NY

Fonda Fultonville Central School District, Fonda, NY

GST Boces, Elmira, NY

Hampton Borough School District, Hampton, NY

Horseheads Central School District, Horseheads, NY

Ithaca Central School District, Ithaca, NY

McGraw School District, McGraw, NY

Morris Central School District, Morris, NY

Odessa Montour Central School District, Odessa, NY

ONC Boces, Milford, NY

Skaneateles Central School District, Skaneateles, NY

Troy City School District, Troy, NY

Waterford Half Moon, Waterford, NY

Webster Central School District, Webster, NY

Whitesboro Central School District, Yorkville, NY

William Floyd Union Free School District, Mastic Beach, NY

Valley Central School District, Montgomery, NY

Higher Education:

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Quinnipiac University, Hamden, CT

Commercial:

Corning Inc, Canton, NY

Leprino Foods Company, Sayre, PA

Lucent Technologies, Allentown, PA

Putnam Investment, Boston, MA

Schuyler County Shared Service Garage, Montour Falls, NY

Schuyler County Humane Society, Montour Falls, NY

Solutia Inc, Springfield, MA

Town of Candor DPW Garage, Candor, NY

Museum:

Tubman African American Museum, Macon, GA

Federal:

A-E Services for US Army Corps of Engineers – East End Housing Barracks, Iraq

A-E Services for US Army Corps of Engineers – Theater Vehicle Maintenance, Afghanistan

A-E Services for USAID – District Center, Afghanistan

A-E Services for USAID – Training Center, Afghanistan

Bagram Troop Housing, Afghanistan