Pathfinder Welcomes New Staff

January 3, 2017 | 11:13am

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Nicholas Pegoli and Brian Smith have joined Pathfinder Engineers & Architects as Mechanical Engineers.

Smith, a recent graduate of Virginia Tech, has a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering. He is Lean Manufacturing Green Belt Certified.

Pegoli is a recent graduate of the University of Rochester, with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. In April, he was the recipient of the University's Helmut Waymann Prize in recognition if his insight, integrity and skill in engineering experimentation.

 

 

 

Check Out Our YouTube Channel

August 29, 2016 | 9:19am

We've added three new videos to our YouTube channel. The videos were created to share our higher education projects, from engineering to architecture to energy modeling and laser scanning.

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Nancy Jendryaszek Serves on A/E/C Panel

July 13, 2016 | 8:38am

Pathfinder's Managing Partner Nancy Jendryaszek, AIA, LEED AP, is participating on the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce industry-specific roundtable for the A/E/C industry. The members-only event is July 21, from 7:30 -9:00 a.m., at the Five Star Bank at City Gate.

Pathfinder's Latest Zero Net Energy Project

June 29, 2016 | 11:10am

leaf_house_1.gifPathfinder is providing energy services for a new Zero Net Energy residence to be constructed in Stephentown, NY. Pathfinder's energy modeling will inform early design decisions by evaluating impacts and optimizing energy consumption associated with design considerations, including:

  • Site conditions, floor plan options, massing and orientation
  • Building envelope options including insulation and glazing
  • Passive solar energy strategies
  • Heating and cooling systems
  • Ventilation and human comfort

The home will be sited and designed with accommodation for a solar PV system to generate as much energy as is used annually in the home.

Project Earns 100/100 Energy Star Rating

April 14, 2016 | 2:09pm

HUCC_composit.jpgThe official Energy Star certification from Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has been received and the window decals are on the front and west entrance door windows at Henrietta United Church of Christ (HUCC). The church building, which underwent extensive renovations, received a perfect score of 100/100 for the EPA's Energy Start program.

Pathfinder provided design and project management for this $1 million major facility renovation, which increased the size of the building by 33% to a total of 15,000 sq. ft. The construction included two additions and renovations throughout the building. The project includes new windows and better insulation, high-efficiency gas boilers for heating and domestic … Read More.