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Two Projects Win AIA Education Facility Design Awards for 2024

We are thrilled to hear that two of our projects won AIA Education Facility Design Awards for 2024. Dartmouth College, Anonymous Hall, in Hanover, NH was designed by Leers Weinzapfel Associates. This 32,955 square-foot project reuses and adds to a vacant 1960s library to create a new administrative and social center for the Graduate School...

Dartmouth College Class of 1982 Center Wins USGBC NH “Building of the Year” Award

We are happy to announce that the Dartmouth College Class of 1982 Engineering & Computer Science Center won the 2023 “Building of the Year” Award! Designed for LEED Platinum Certification, the $200 million, 160,000 SF energy-efficient project with its 340-space parking garage underneath the facility, was the largest construction project in Dartmouth’s history. Congrats to...

VP Vibes…Celebrating Our Newest Leaders!

van Zelm Engineers, a leader providing mechanical and electrical engineering services, announces senior leadership promotions in the wake of continued growth and success.  We are proud to recognize these individuals, each an expert and proven leader with success in mentoring and leading high-performing teams.  Eric Fontaine, PE, LEED AP, Vice President and Senior Team Leader,...

Promotions Announcement

We are thrilled to announce the well-deserved promotions of some of the outstanding members of our team! Their hard work, dedication and exceptional talents have truly set them apart. Adam J. Ducki, Associate William J. Donald, CBCP, Associate Craig R. Boman, Associate Scott A. Martin, PE, LEED AP, Team Leader – NC Office These individuals...

Lawrenceville School Gruss Center for Art and Design wins Merit Award

We are thrilled to learn that the Lawrenceville School Gruss Center for Art and Design (GCAD) won a Merit Award in Educational Category in AIA Connecticut’s 2023 New England Architecture Awards. GCAD is Lawrenceville’s creative design center and makerspace, a hub for innovation, collaboration, and creativity. The building features a print room, as well as...

Harvard University Science and Engineering Complex Wins I2SL 2023 Award

We are thrilled to announce that Harvard’s new Science and Engineering Complex (SEC) won the I2SL 2023 Lab Buildings and Projects Award for New Construction. The awards ceremony was held during the I2SL Conference and Technology Fair in Anaheim, CA in October. It is the world’s leading international conference focused on energy efficiency, decarbonization, and...

Harvard University Science and Engineering Complex Wins 2023 COTE Top Ten Award

The American Institute of Architects’ COTE Top Ten Awards is the industry’s best-known awards program for sustainable design excellence. The Harvard University Science and Engineering Complex was one of the ten, having already earned LEED Platinum and Living Building Challenge Materials, Beauty and Equity Petals certifications as well as the SEFA “Lab of the Year”...

Three Decarbonization Plans in Massachusetts

Earth Day is an annual celebration on April 22 that honors the achievements of the environmental movement and raises awareness of the need to protect the earth’s natural resources for future generations.  van Zelm is proud to be working on three decarbonization plans and/or their implementation for Massachusetts Maritime Academy, Salem State University and Quinsigamond...

Tradeline Article – New Dartmouth College Building Designed as Global Benchmark for Sustainability

We are delighted to share with you an article in Tradeline on one of our recent projects at the Dartmouth College campus. The Arthur L. Irving Institute for Energy and Society in Hanover, NH is a beacon for sustainability at Dartmouth College. It was designed for groundbreaking performance and efficiency, with an expectation of achieving...

Bowdoin College Schiller Coastal Studies Center Wins Honorable Mention

The Bowdoin College Schiller Coastal Studies Center’s Living and Learning Center (LLC) won honorable mention in the Commercial/Institutional category in the annual PHIUS Passive Projects Design Competition 2022. PHIUS (Passive House Institute US) is a non-profit organization delivering the industry standard for high-performance zero-energy building. Read More…

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