Ari Golden

Since 1998, Ari Golden’s HVAC design experience includes projects ranging from museums to educational buildings for new and existing facilities. Mr. Golden’s broad range of experience has exposed him to a complete cross-section of systems, building types and clients.

Mr. Golden has recently completed work on various expansion and renovation projects as well as design for new facilities. He was responsible for the design of a new addition and the renovation of the Museum of the Moving Image in Long Island City, NY, which includes HVAC design in multiple phases with museum quality environmental control for film and equipment. Most recently, Mr. Golden is the project manager and responsible for the design of the HVAC systems for The Logan Art Center, a 135,000 SF new visual and performing Arts Center at University of Chicago.

Ari Golden is licensed Professional Engineer, LEED accredited and is certified by ASHRAE as a Commissioning Process Management Professional (CPMP) and as a High-Performance Building Design Professional (HBDP). He is the Partner in charge of the firm’s Commissioning Program and is actively involved in the firm’s ongoing program as a Technical Assistance provider for the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority. As the Commissioning Agent, he has led and performed numerous Commissioning projects including the new WNYC Radio offices and The New York Public Library, Library Service Center. These studies have included the development of project specifications and commissioning plans, creating Prefunctional and Function tests for various types of building HVAC systems and verifying system performance. Some of the systems that have been commissioned include, Cooling Towers, Chillers, Water and Air-Cooled AC units, Boilers, Radiant Heating Systems and Day Lighting Controls.


BS in Mechanical Engineering

University at Buffalo, SUNY, Buffalo, NY


Professional Engineer Registrations:

New York,  Nevada,  Florida, Hawaii

LEED™ Accredited Professional (LEED AP)

ASHRAE High-Performance Building Design Professional (HBDP)

ASHRAE Commissioning Process Management Professional (CPMP)

Professional Affiliations

American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

Building Commissioning Association (BCA)

United States Green Building Council (USGBC)

Urban Green Council