“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.

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



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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.

See project here.

Page Six announces two ads ENGINEERS MEP designed hotels to open in 2015! Read more here.

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.

Gramercy Park Hotel - Rooftop Terrace Adsce EngineersRe-Opening May 18, 2012: A Unique Indoor/Outdoor space on top of the Gramercy Park Hotel. See write ups below:

University of Chicago, Logan Center, AdsceUniversity of Chicago’s Logan Center, although grand opening not until October 2012, the students are getting a front line chance to help bring the Logan Center to life, as featured in the March 25, 2012 Chicago Tribune.