Dirigo BSE offers a Building Services Unit to facility owners and managers seeking sustainable design solutions utilizing the latest research within the building sciences community. Contact us at 207-852-2184 or email us for more information on the following services Dirigo BSE currently is implementing:
Owner's Engineer/Owner's Representative: Comprehensive and complete engineering design services and construction project oversight. Design-build services.
Structural Engineering: Structural engineering design, modeling, and drafting services of commercial, industrial, educational, and residential facilities and other structures.
Facility Condition Assessments: Services ranging from assessment of air temperature, relative humidity, and moisture conditions within the building envelope cavity and its effect on structural capacity and service life of the framing system.
Building Information Modeling (BIM): Full Revit modeling capabilities to create a graphical representation of the building owner's facility. Clash detection services for coordination of mechanical, fire protection, electrical, and plumbing system layout, including subcontractor on-site coordination meetings. Systems analysis of mechanical, electrical, and plumbing.
Facilities Management Assistance: Data collection of facility equipment assets, documentation and recording of maintenance and inspection history, tracking of maintenance and inspection, and scheduling of maintenance and inspection to assist facilities managers. Assistance in integrating with CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System). Revit modeling services from 3D scanning data. Integration of Smart building technologies using low-voltage sensors and controls to automate facilities.
Energy Modeling: Comprehensive building envelope evaluations and analyses. Energy modeling and analyses of theoretical models vs. utility bills data to be used for HVAC system sizing, building envelope modifications, payback rates of return, life cycle cost analysis, and applications for Efficiency Maine and other federal and state programs for energy conservation or renewable energy. Biomass boiler and turbine system preliminary sizing, preparation of Requests for Proposals (RFPs) for equipment purchases. Renewable energy research is ongoing.
Structural Special Inspections: Providing assistance to the Structural Engineer of Record in support of inspection program for out-of-area architecture and engineering firms.
Testing and Inspection Management Services: Management of multiple testing agencies for objective oversight on behalf of the owner, architects, and engineers.
As always, we are able to perform any structural engineering tasks that you may need, whether it be single beam sizing up to designing a complete multi-story framed building.
Fully licensed and insured. Registered Professional Engineer in ME, MA, NH, AR, AL, MS, CO, LA, and GA. Member of NCEES.
Owner Representation during construction, Construction Administration and Special Structural Inspections.