New York City, NY (PRWEB) May 17, 2004
This month marks the 45th anniversary of Robert Ettinger Associates, a consulting engineers firm thatÂs almost a landmark in New York City. With the introduction of their new web-site and in keeping with the spirit of advancement and modernization, theyÂre changing the name of the company to Ettinger Engineering Associates. This month marks a true landmark building design achievement for them with the completion of the first energy concious Green Building design on Roosevelt Island.
This is not the first Green Building design endeavor for Ettinger Engineering Associates, however it is the first of itÂs kind on Roosevelt Island. The design of a 555,000 square foot, 500 unit, rental apartment building called the Octagon Park Apartments is a Green Building design that also refurbishes the existing landmark octagon structure. The design maintains the landmark status and aesthetic integrity of the original building. Green Building design is economical and plays a crucial role in energy conservation that ultimately adds to a healthier quality of living.
The developer and design architect for Octagon Park Apartments is Bruce Becker at Becker and Becker; consulting architect is Saky Yakas of SLCE; General Contractor is Gotham Construction.
For additional information about Ettinger Engineering Associates contact:
Eric Ettinger or Patricia Phillips
Ettinger Engineering Associates
Ettinger Engineering Associates is a full service consulting engineering firm providing mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) design as well as application services. They partner with architects, developers, municipal agencies, institutions and other engineers to build-high rise, low- rise and mid-rise residential buildings, hotels, seniors housing, adult homes, hospitals, schools, commercial buildings, corporate interiors, retail spaces, theaters and physical culture establishments throughout the United States.
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