by Laura Franco and Abdiel Mata Under Owen’s Master Contract with the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works (County), the County has issued several pharmacy projects as Task Orders to Owen. Five of the projects are pharmacies located at each of the five County hospitals and five of the other pharmacy projects include five satellite pharmacies. The five County Continue Reading
by Laura Franco and Abdiel Mata Facility Condition Assessments (FCA) are a core service area—not a sideline service. Facility Condition Assessments (FCA) are a core service area and has become a premier area of technical expertise for our firm for over 30 years. Owen has performed FCA, recommendations for maintenance and repair, life cycle costs analysis, cost estimates, and associated Continue Reading
by Laura Franco and Abdiel Mata Owen’s hallmark is energy-efficient, sustainable, and workable designs. Through our MEP and sustainable design division, Henrikson Owen, we are commissioned by the State of California for the study and implementation of numerous energy efficiency projects. Henrikson Owen has also conducted hundreds of energy audits over the last 25 years. During the course of many Continue Reading
by Laura Franco and Abdiel Mata As a long-term client, Owen’s structural and seismic division, BFL Owen, is providing AB300 Evaluations and Reports to achieve DSA approval and project close out. AB300, required by the Division of the State Architect (DSA) to inventory the seismic safety of concrete tilt-up and other non-wood public school buildings. Those buildings fell into two Continue Reading
by Laura Franco and Abdiel Mata The judicial branch of California, formerly referred to as the Administrative Office of the Court (AOC), is part of California state government, independent from the executive and legislative branches, and includes the Superior and Appellate Courts of California, including the Supreme Court. A part of the judicial branch is the Judicial Council, chaired by Continue Reading
by Mark Griffith, NCARB, AIA, LEED AP BD+C Complying with all the current compounding regulations can seem like a steep hill to climb for health facilities professionals. In an effort to increase patient safety, the U.S. Pharmacopeia has implemented USP 797 to control the compounding and administration of pharmaceutical products in the United States. The regulations comprising USP 797 are Continue Reading
Currently, Henrikson Owen & Associates has several ongoing commissioning projects. Through our On-Call Commissioning Agent Contract with the Los Angeles Unified School District, Henrikson Owen is commissioning multiple high schools, middle schools, and elementary schools. Under Henrikson Owen’s Whole Building Commissioning Contract with the Los Angeles Community College District, Henrikson Owen is performing commissioning services for at multiple campuses. Another Continue Reading
One of Owen’s primary areas of technical service is providing ADA transition plan and accessibility evaluations and designs of public and private structures, buildings, parks and recreation areas, water treatment plants, City yards and maintenance areas, and all areas of the public right of way, including sidewalks, streets and signals, access ways, and transportation centers, bus stops, and other infrastructure. Continue Reading
Henrikson Owen is providing engineering and retro-commissioning services for the Proposition 39 projects at four high Schools in the Los Angeles Unified School District. The highs schools include Garfield HS, Southeast HS, South Gate HS, and Washington Prep. Prop 39 Energy Efficiency Measures report that you sent us. This is a design/build, Proposition 39 funded, project that entails a variety Continue Reading
Henrikson Owen and Owen are providing architectural and engineering services for the design and assistance during construction for the Los Cerritos Middle School and Thousand Oaks High School HVAC modernization projects. The Energy Efficiency Measures are funded by Proposition 39. Henrikson Owen has already completed the engineering basis of design and conceptual design under Phase 1. Henrikson Owen’s current role Continue Reading
Henrikson Owen provided MEP engineering services for the Design-Build Energy Efficiency and Proposition 39 Project (HVAC Project) for the Conejo Valley Unified School District (District). The project was funded by Proposition 39 and entailed the replacements of HVAC units and DCV retrofits at five schools. The project required the demolition of all units and the MEP engineering design for their Continue Reading
The University of California, Riverside (UCR) is located on nearly 1,200 acres close to downtown Riverside. At the heart of the Inland Empire, UCR serves as one of the most educational and cultural resources for the area. The campus will see significant growth over the next few years and beyond. UCR is renowned for its research and development programs. Henrikson Continue Reading
LAUSD is embarking on a ambitious program for the removal of ADA barriers at multiple campuses throughout the District. Owen previously performed ADA accessibility site assessments, constructability reviews, and civil surveys and design services for a bundle of sevent-seven (77) schools. This experience. coupled with the fact that ADA accessibility compliance is a core service area of Owen, LAUSD has Continue Reading
The Titan Student Union (TSU) serves as a primary gathering place for California State University, Fullerton’s (CSUF) students, faculty, staff, alumni, and campus visitors. As on of the largest campuses in the California State University (CSU) system, CSUF has responded to the current and anticipated growth in student and staff population to not only expand the TSU, but to implement Continue Reading
UCSD embarked on a goal to become one of the nation’s greenest college campuses! The ECUP is on track to become the world’s largest, most diversified portfolio of Thermal Energy Storage and Electric Energy Storage systems. As a part of this sustainable goal, UCSD approved the ECUP Expansion Project and design commenced in 2011 with its completion of a fully Continue Reading
Henrikson Owen is serving as the Mechanical Designer of Record for the mechanical design and Title 24 services for the HVAC replacement on the roof of the building located at 680 L Street, National City, CA. The project comprises the replacement of seven (7) rooftop gas/electrical packaged units (RTU) with new units. Henrikson Owen served as the Architect and Engineer Continue Reading
Henrikson Owen was retained by Rachlin Partners to provide MEP engineering design services for the modernization of nine (9) schools in the Norwalk-La Mirada USD. Modernization projects range from the replacement of HVAC units to replacement of plumbing piping systems at kitchens on school sites. The scope entails architectural and MEP engineering.
Working with General Contractor McKinstry, Henrikson Owen proved full MEP engineering design for the HVAC unit replacements and associated controls at five (5) schools: Aspen Elementary School, Newbury High School, Sequoia Middle School, Westlake High School, and Wildwood Elementary School.
BFL Owen is serving as the Structural Engineer of Record (SEOR) for various projects located throughout the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD). Under BFL Owen’s Structural Engineering Master Contract with LAUSD, the following tasks have been recently completed or are underway: Leland Elementary School Arcade Repair: Construction administration services and review of construction documents (drawings, specifications, structural calculations, etc.), Continue Reading
Owen was recently awarded a Master Contract for Civil Engineering Services to be issued on a task order basis. With a long history of supporting A&E projects for LACCD throughout its nine campuses, Owen will be responsible for providing the following services: Master planning; Full engineering services through the design and construction phases of specific projects; Survey mapping; Conducting site Continue Reading
Owen teamed with David Evans & Associates in providing Design Review as part of Construction Management services for the World Trade Center Transportation Hub in New York City. Owen provided mechanical, electrical, and plumbing engineering design reviews. The reopening and reinvention of the Oculus Mall at the World Trade Center is now complete and shows how much has changed since 9/11. The Oculus Continue Reading
Owen Group was contracted by KTGY Architects to provide full structural engineering for the Sunroad Centrum Apartments Project (phases 4 & 5) located at Spectrum Center Boulevard in the City of San Diego, California. The Sunroad Centrum, is a mixed-use project which includes subterranean parking, retail spaces, townhouses, apartments, leasing offices, and related amenities. The project includes a total of 506,210 sq. feet Continue Reading
Engineering evaluation and assessment of the twelve story building systems; including elevators, electrical, mechanical, data and telecommunications, plumbing, lighting and emergency power. Owen will identify condition and capacity of the building systems and provide recommendations for upgrade or repair that should occur in the next five, ten and fifteen year periods for continued reliable operation and preventative maintenance.
Engineering evaluation and assessment of the building systems for the 500,000 square foot complex; including structural, electrical, mechanical, data and telecommunications, plumbing, lighting and emergency power. Owen will identify condition and capacity of the building systems and provide recommendations for upgrade or repair that should occur in the next five, ten and fifteen year periods for continued reliable operation and Continue Reading
For six data centers located throughout the State of California (Marysville, Sacramento, Oakland, San Diego, and San Bernardino), with some locations having more than one data center, Owen’s mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) division is performing system capacity analyses of the mechanical systems and electrical load at each data center to determine total energy usage and demand. Included in Owen’s Continue Reading
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is an executive department within the State of California. Caltrans manages the state highway system and is actively involved with public transportation. Under Owen’s Master Contract for Statewide Architectural and Engineering Services, Owen provides A&E services for Caltrans owned and operated buildings and supporting systems.
Owen Group is the Structural Engineer for this mixed-use project with 340 multi-apartment units and 6,377 sq. feet of leasable retail floor area on 9.1 net acres. The project includes five structures, consisting of four structures that are four stories, and one three level parking structure (total of 664 parking spaces proposed). The parking structure is treated on all sides facing the apartments Continue Reading
Owen Group was retained by Miller architect to provide full structural engineering services for the Loma Linda Korean Church Seventh Day Baptist Church. This project consists of the construction of two Sanctuaries, a fellowship hall, and a free standing tower. The main Sanctuary is 19,000 square feet; The second Sanctuary is 14,000 square feet and a 12,000 square feet Fellowship Continue Reading
Owen is providing civil engineering for the master development of Perris Marketplace, a commercial development with a Walmart Store as one of the primary anchor retail stores. The project includes six outparcels along Perris Boulevard. For three northern parcels totaling approximately 2.5 acres, Owen is providing civil designs for mass graded pads with all utilities including fire, sewer, storm drain, phone, and electric. Fencing Continue Reading
Owen is the civil engineer consultant for the redevelopment of the existing Citrus Crossing Shopping Center located in the City of Azusa. The shopping center is an ongoing 17-acre retail redevelopment project. Owen is responsible for all civil design, including demolition phasing, on-site grading, parking lots, site lighting, landscaping, off-site improvements, underground utilities, on-site fire loop, SWPPP/SUSMP, and water quality management. Also included are Continue Reading
The City of Azusa was incorporated in 1898. As of the 2010 Census, its population was approximately 46,361 people, with 27,565 registered voters. Azusa is located in Los Angeles County, and is approximately 25 miles east of Los Angeles. Since its incorporation, the City has acquired and constructed various buildings throughout the City. Owen is providing the City of Azusa Continue Reading
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The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is an executive department within the State of California. Caltrans manages the state highway system and is actively involved with public transportation. Under Owen's Master Contract for Statewide Architectural and Engineering Services, Owen provides A&E services for Caltrans owned and operated buildings and supporting systems. Recently, Owen has been assigned two Task Orders. For Continue Reading
Architectural Engineering Retainer Services, Southern California Southern California Veterans Cemetery Concept Plan Feasibility Study, Orange County, CA Owen is providing DGS with a concept plan for the Southern California Veterans in the City of Irvine's Great Park in Orange County As a task order under Owen's State of California, Department of General Services (DGS), Architectural Retainer Services Master Contract for Southern California, Continue Reading
Owen Group is providing a Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Self-Evaluation Plan and Transition Plan for the City of South Gate. Owen's work involves conducting ADA evaluations of all public facilities, public right-of-ways, sidewalks, programs, services, and activities, as well as develop a Transition Plan for assisting the City in maintaining compliance Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines (ADAAG), Title Continue Reading
Owen Group is providing a Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Self-Evaluation Plan and Transition Plan for the City of Commerce. Owen's work involves conducting ADA evaluations of all public facilities, public right-of-ways, programs, services, and activities, as well as develop a Transition Plan for assisting the City in maintaining compliance Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines (ADAAG), Title 24 of Continue Reading
Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro), Union Station Gateway (USG) Building Engineering Services Management In association with Vanir Construction Management and under Owen’s Engineering Management Services contract, Owen is providing engineering design services for the Chiller Plant Replacement and Energy Management System (EMS) Upgrade at Metro’s USG building, as well as supporting architectural design and structural engineering. Owen’s scope Continue Reading
Owen provided mechanical, electrical, and plumbing engineering design for the new cooling tower at the City of Rancho Cucamonga’s City Hall. The MEP scope involved project management, development of plan check and final construction documents, commissioning of the cooling tower, and assistance during construction. Owen also provided structural engineering services for the cooling tower replacement. Structural engineering services include anchorage Continue Reading
As the mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) engineer in association with Bauer Architects, Owen is providing MEP engineering services for the Concordia University (CU) Southern Quad Facilities project. This includes the Music, Worship, and Theology Building; and Center for Worship and the Performing Arts Center addition and renovation. The Music, Worship, and Theology Building will be the first building built Continue Reading
Project Description: Culinary Classroom. The Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) is converting an existing classroom into a culinary classroom at Muir Hugh School. Owen will be providing architectural and mechanical, electrical, and plumbing engineering design and construction assistance for this project. The project will involve the installation of multiple gas-fired cooking stove/ranges with kitchen hoods. The teacher will have a Continue Reading
Owen has been selected by the Los Angeles Unified School District to provide architectural and engineering services for a range of modernization projects. Owen has held this contract for multiple years.
As a Subconsultant to PWC, Inc., Owen is providing mechanical and electrical engineering services for the replacement of the HVAC system at Point Mugu Navy Base in Ventura County. This project will involve the replacement of the following systems: Two 50-ton chillers with two 60-ton chillers Two boilers with the same size and type boilers Two air handlers with the Continue Reading
Under the Master Contract for Whole Building Commissioning (WBCx) Services, Owen was awarded the Task Order for the West Los Angeles College Bundle Commissioning project. The bundle project includes the Technology and Learning Center, Watson Center 2, Science and Math A modifications for Allied Health Program, Science Center modifications for a College Support Facility, Fine Arts Building renovation of Omni-Acoustic Continue Reading
Owen Group was selected to provide “On-Call Architectural Services” for Orange County Public Works. Owen will serve as the lead of a design team and provide both the planning and the design components for the basis of building construction, building repairs, and building physical makeup that meet aesthetic, functional, structural, and safety factors for the construction or repair of any Continue Reading
Owen Group was selected to provide conduct an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Self-valuation Plan and ADA transition plan for the City of Commerce. Owen’s work involves conducting ADA evaluations of all public facilities, public right-of-ways, programs, services, and activities, as well as develop a Transition Plan for assisting the City in maintaining compliance Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines Continue Reading
Owen Group was selected by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority to provide an independent Engineering & Financial Audit for the Westside Purple Line Extension, Section 2. The Metro Westside Purple Line Extension will extend westward from the current terminus at Wilshire / Western for approximately nine miles with seven new stations.
The 811 Wilshire Property Management team has worked around the clock to re-open the building after massive LADWP transformer blow-out under the building that left many buildings including Staple Center without power.
Owen Group, Inc. (Owen) has been selected by the City of Oceanside, Development Services Department, to provide a facility condition assessment for the Civic Center/Emergency Operations Center and to prepare construction documents for the seismic retrofitting of Fire Station 1.
Henrikson Owen & Associates, Inc. (Henrikson Owen), has been selected by the Los Angeles Unified School District to provide mechanical engineering services for a range of modernization projects. Henrikson Owen has held this contract for multiple years.
Henrikson Owen & Associates, Inc., as a subconsultant to Mckinstry is working with the Conejo Valley Unified School District and providing mechanical, electrical, and plumbing engineering services for the design-build energy efficiency and Proposition 39 project. BFL Owen & Associates, Inc. will be providing structural engineering design services. The project involves HVAC unit replacements and DCV retrofits at five schools Continue Reading
Henrikson Owen & Associates, Inc. has been selected by the City of Cypress to conduct an evaluation of the HVAC systems at the City Hall and Senior Center and to provide evaluation and design services for the replacement of HVAC equipment at the Council Chambers.
Owen Group, Inc. has been selected by the City of Oceanside to provide the preparation of construction documents for Fire Station No. 1 seismic retrofitting and the preparation of an facility condition assessment report for Civic Center / Emergency Operations Center.
Owen Group, Inc. (Owen), has been selected by the Los Angeles Unified School District to provide civil engineering services for a range of modernization projects. Owen has held this contract for multiple years.
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Design/Build team of Amoroso-Owen was contracted by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) for the Metro Blue Line project involving refurbishments of the entire group of 21 Metro Blue Line stations. Owen Group, as a design partner to Amoroso, provided full architectural and engineering design and ADA accessibility/compliance for all the 21 Blue Line stations and rail platforms. Continue Reading
As a single firm selected for a six (6) year contract with FTA funded projects, Owen Group, Inc. (Owen) was recently awarded a statewide contract by Caltrans to provide Full Design Services for the development and construction of proposed Caltrans transportation facilities. Owen’s scope of work involves architectural design, civil engineering, structural engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, plumbing design and Continue Reading
New Façade at the gateway to the Village (Video) As one of the Festival of Arts primary attractions, and the City of Laguna Beach’s crowning jewel, the Pageant of the Master’s is world-renowned in the artistry and theatrical illusion of living pictures. In additional to the pageant, the City’s Festival of Arts supports various art shows, exhibits and collections, and a Continue Reading
The Bauer Architects team has completed the Conceptual Design and the Schematic Design of the Concordia University Irvine Southern Quad Facilities Project. The project is now moving from Schematic Design into Design Development. To that end, we are providing this proposal for MEP Design Development (DD), Construction Documents (CDs), and Construction Administration (CA) services.
Henrikson Owen & Associates providing mechanical, electrical, and plumbing engineering services for a Chiller Plant Replacement project at Elliot Middle School for the Pasadena Unified School District. The goal is make the entire CHW system, including the chiller plant replacement, the CHW-connected fan coils, their control valves, the controls, and the operating sequences all operate compatibly together as a comprehensive, Continue Reading
Mr. Nader Namdar, SE, PE, has joined BFL Owen as Principal Structural Engineer NADER NAMDAR, SE, PE Contact Nader Namdar, SE, PE BFL OWEN, PRINCIPAL STRUCTURAL ENGINEER Nader Namdar, SE, PEPrincipal Structural Engineer of BFL Owen
Richard Henrikson, PE, LEED AP, Henrikson Owen's Principal and President, serves as the Campus Mechanical Engineer at CSUF. In this capacity, and on our many projects on campus, Henrikson Owen and its staff have been assisting CSUF to systematically implement improvements and commissioning to its physical plant and buildings for 20 years. Henrikson Owen's roles as Campus Mechanical Engineer at Continue Reading
Owen was recently awarded a three-year contract with Kaiser Permanente to provide a full range of mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and structural (MEPS) engineering design services. Kaiser projects will range from small remodels and maintenance to campus master plans requiring major remodels of existing buildings, site improvements, and infrastructure upgrades. All projects will involve a mix of OSHPD and local City Continue Reading
Owen has been selected by the State of California, Department of General Services, to provide professional architectural- engineering and supporting services for various state owned facilities throughout California. Owen's professional architects and engineers will provide conceptual designs, budget packages, ADA accessibility compliance, OSHPD compliance, LEED consulting, field and site investigations, preparation of reports, preliminary plans, working drawings, specifications, studies, construction Continue Reading
CalOptima is a public agency serving approximately 468,000 members. CalOptima is the sole Medi-Cal managed care authority for Orange County. As a county organized health system (COHS), CalOptima is responsible for providing medical services to members in the majority of aid categories or codes in Orange County. CalOptima owns a 10-story commercial office building located in the City of Orange, Continue Reading
Owen is providing the City of Irwindale (City) with professional services for an ADA Self-Evaluation and a Transition Plan to ensure public facilities and right-of-way are in compliance to ADA regulations Title 24, ADAAG, PROWAG, MUTCD, and other applicable codes. Owen is performing compliance audits relating to site and program accessibility. The results of the audits will provide the basis Continue Reading
Owen is providing professional architectural and engineering services to assessment and analysis the existing architectural, structural, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, communications, security, and data center operations at the Caltrans District 7 Building located at 100 Main Street, Los Angeles, CA. Areas of analysis include the building facility management and maintenance processes, procedures, staffing, vendor service outsourcing, training of staffing, and implementation Continue Reading
In November 2012, California voters approved Proposition 39, which raised funds to support energy efficiency and clean energy products in K-12 schools, community colleges, county offices of education, and state special schools. These funds start with the fiscal year 2013-14 and span five years at an estimated $550 million annually. The approval of Proposition 39 provides a unique opportunity for Continue Reading
As the Collaborative High Performance School (CHPS) Commissioning Agent, Henrikson Owen’s contract involves seven (7) schools, ranging from remodeling 1950’s vintage school buildings to the design and construction of a new school
Henrikson Owen performed energy audits for the San Marino Unified School District to identify and recommend potential energy conservation measures (ECMs). The intent is to use these energy audits as a basis of procuring grant funds through the Proposition 39 Implementation Program in which $428 million is available in grant funding to Local Educational Agencies (LEAs) [89% of that figure Continue Reading
LAUSD is embarking on a substantial wireless local area network (WLAN) Modernization Program on approximately 250 school sites throughout the district. Henrikson Owen, initially awarded three (3) contracts, has been awarded several additional contracts (Phases IV & V) to provide electrical engineering services for supporting WLAN modernization program for various school campuses. Our as-needed scope of work will also include Continue Reading
Henrikson Owen & Associates, Inc. (Henrikson Owen), in association with AECOM, Inc. (AECOM), was awarded a Commissioning Agent Contract by LAUSD. With commissioning as one of Henrikson Owen’s core services areas, our firm will assist LAUSD in commissioning their facilities to systematically optimize the building and ancillary systems to ensure these systems and associated equipment operate efficiently and effectively in Continue Reading
Henrikson Owen is contracted by the City of Santa Monica, Architecture Services / Facilities Services (City) to provide mechanical engineering services, primarily heating, ventilation, and air conditioning, and pluming, for various building and facility renovation / upgrade projects. Typical projects will include the design of new HVAC equipment and control systems, designs for renovations of facility plumbing and area drainage Continue Reading
Bauer Architects, contracted by the City of Laguna Beach to provide the architectural design for upgrades to the Festival of Arts Façade and Grounds, retained Henrikson Owen to provide electrical engineering and lighting design services, including concepts and design through the identification of how the existing electrical infrastructure can be improved to accommodate the new lighting and power anticipated for Continue Reading
The SJ Amoroso-Owen Group team was selected by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) for this design-build project involving the refurbishments of 21 Metro Blue Line stations.
BFL Owen & Associates (BFL Owen) was contracted by KTGY Architects to provide full structural engineering for the Sunroad Centrum Apartments – Phases 4 & 5 project located at Spectrum Center Boulevard in the City of San Diego, California.
Under Owen Group’s existing As-Needed Architectural Design and/or Design Review Services with the County of Los Angeles Department of Public Works (County), Owen Group was selected to provide architectural design; structural, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing engineering and design; and ADA accessibility/compliance services, as well as fire and life safety systems and construction administration for this exciting project.