“Only by making a commitment to quality, professionalism, and personal involvement can one achieve lasting success in the turbulent atmosphere of the building design and construction industry. At ads ENGINEERS, the partners, principals and associates understand these fundamentals and apply them to each project.”
ads ENGINEERS (Ambrosino, DePinto & Schmieder), established in 1979, offers a full range of consulting engineering services (HVAC, Electrical, Plumbing, Fire Protection , Sustainable Services, and Commissioning). Our focus on innovation, cooperation, and practical solutions has continually resulted in repeat commissions from existing clients.
As a member of the United States Green Building Council, ads ENGINEERS is consistantly working to promote buildings that are environmentally sound, energy efficient, and comfortable places to live and work. Our firm is dedicated to keeping abreast of the latest state-of-the art technology, as well as trends in the real estate markets.
is proud to be a part of this
Award Winning Design, Construction and Project Management Team
for the recently completed NY Edition Hotel
in the Iconic Clock Tower Building
Michael Leone, Principal, and Project Manager of the NY Edition Hotel Project
Accepts Award at the
2015 Greater NY Construction User Council Reception.
The Greater NY Construction User Council
Celebrated Outstanding Work
Throughout NYC on June 30, (2015).
Among those projects celebrated was the recently completed & opened
NY Edition Hotel.
is happy to announce that
Steve Gnapragasam, PE, LEED AP,
has been Promoted Associate
We are excited about Steve’s promotion to Associate and confident that Steve will continue to provide excellent leadership and project management all while working closely with architects, contractors and other project personnel.
Upon Steve’s arrival to ads ENGINEERS , over 9 years ago, he assisted in the electrical power distribution and fire alarm system design for the 1.5 million square foot Asian Cultural Center located in South Korea. Over the years, Steve completed projects such as Joe Papp Theater, NYC; Hudson River Museum Amphitheater, Yonkers; 18 Gramercy Park South, NYC; 410 West 13th Street, NYC; Mondrian Hotel Lobby Renovation, LA and Virgin Atlantic Lounge at JFK and Newark Airports.
Most recently, Steve has completed a 41-story gut renovation of the former NYC Landmark MetLife Clocktower into the NY Edition Hotel, and a 30-story Marriott Courtyard at 133 Greenwich Street, NYC, currently still under construction.
In addition to design, Steve has assisted with the commissioning of various electrical systems. Steve holds a Masters degree from the University of Kentucky and is Licensed Professional Engineer in New York and New Jersey.
October 2014 – Construction Begins on New Lower East Side Hotel & Residential Tower - See article in NY Post
Description: MEP design for a new 26-story hotel and residential tower located at 215 Chrystie Street in Manhattan. The project includes guest room floors, residential condominium floors, back-of-house spaces, amenity space, entrance lobbies for both the hotel and residences, public space including bars, meeting rooms, food prep area/warming kitchen and restaurants.
Project Name: 215 Chrystie Street, New York, New York
Architect: Beyer Blinder Belle Architects & Planners
Client: Ian Scharger Company
Designer: Herzog & De Mueron
Size: 246,000 sq. ft.
Cost: $140 Million
Our New Address Effective June 30, 201445 Broadway, Suite 1220 – 12th Floor New York, NY 10006 Tel: 212-645-6060 Fax: 212-645-6533
The New York City chapter of ASHRAE, one of the largest in the country, has chosen Dominick DePinto, a founding partner at ads Engineers, to receive their 41st Annual Distinguished Service Award. The award is given each year to someone who is recognized as making a lasting contribution to the HVAC profession over their career. The recipient is selected by their peers in a chapter-wide vote. The award was given to Mr. DePinto at the chapter’s Annual Gala and Awards Dinner held at Gotham Hall, a beautifully restored bank building, now used as a social venue. The gala was attended by over 170 people.
Lorey Flick, next year’s ASHRAE’s New York Chapter President and a partner at ads Engineers, presented the award to Mr. DePinto. In presenting the award Ms. Flick spoke of Mr. DePinto’s mentoring over the years and his contribution to the industry. In accepting the award, Mr. DePinto said he was thrilled to be selected by his peers in a city with so many fine HVAC engineers and gave special thanks to his partners and family for their support over the years. He also encouraged the young engineers at the event to increase their understanding of the profession by volunteering their services to non-profit organizations facing construction projects.
The Landmark Clock Tower Building adjacent to Madison Square Park (NYC) is currently slated to be the next Edition Hotel developed in partnership with the Marriott Hotel and Ian Schrager. The project is the renovation of the 45-story, 267,000 sq. ft. Iconic Building. ads ENGINEERS is responsible for the design of HVAC, Electrical, Plumbing and Fire Protection Systems, including the building infrastructure and fit-out design for all guestrooms, public spaces.
Full mechanical, electrical and plumbing fit-out design for a new 10,000 sq. ft. First Class Clubhouse at John F. Kennedy International Airport Virgin Atlantic Terminal.
The design of this $7 Million, First-Class Clubhouse included, wide windows to offer a view of the aircrafts and the former TWA flight center, while sitting at the “Central Park Lounge” Bar. This members only, private clubhouse also includes a formal dining area, a “Quite Lounge” complete with Wi-Fi, use of I-Mac computers (individually screened for privacy) and a concierge team. Entertainment zone including a billiards table. Spa, washroom and shower facilities along with a Bumble & Bumble Hair Salon.
Short Listed for Restaurant Bar & Design Awards 2013
- Virgin Atlantic Newark Clubhouse & Virgin Atlantic JFK Clubhouse
Description of Work: MEP design for a new cocktail bar & lounge at the Hudson Hotel. Renovation of the existing Lobby Bar located on the 2nd floor includes replacement of existing bar equipment, back bar lighting, new breakfast kitchen and replacement of existing under floor lighting.
The new bar was designed with a “homier” feel as evident by the living room design and leather couches. The space was designed for a use as a jazz room and DJ booth.