project list

The project list below highlights many of the skills and services provided by ACE. A complete list of past projects is available on request.

Unity Temple
Oak Park, IL
Client: Geo feasibility Study: UTRF
Architect: Harboe Architects, PC

  • Geothermal Feasibility Study and Follow-up Construction
  • Full electrical system replacement, fire alarm system replacement, light fixture rewire & lighting control system, and targeted plumbing system replacement.

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Posted by Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple Restoration Foundation on Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Study complete

Restoration is underway

Expected completion late Spring 2017

Naper Settlement
Naperville, IL
Client: Naper Settlement

  • Mechanical system assessment: 27 buildings plus offsite archival storage facility.
  • Long term environmental temperature/humidity study.
  • Recommendation report

On-going

Expected completion Summer 2017

William Butterworth Foundation
Moline, IL - Historic
Architect: Sullivan Preservation

  • Historic Structures Report
  • MEP Assessment
  • Long term environmental temperature/humidity study.
  • Recommendation report

Project Complete

Charnley-Persky House
Chicago, IL - Conservation Management Plan
Architect: Harboe Architects, PC

  • Conservation Management Plan
  • MEP Assessment
  • Long term environmental temperature/humidity study
  • Blower door/infrared photographic survey
  • Recommendation report

On-going

Expected completion Summer 2017

Dana Thomas House
Springfield, IL
Architect: Johnson Lasky Architects

  • Comprehensive Review: Mechanical, Fire and Security Systems
  • Design and Construction Documents
  • Upgraded HVAC, Security, and Fire protection

Project Complete

Union Depot
Keokuk, IA
Client: Restoric, Inc.

  • Historic Structures Report & Systems Assessment
  • MEP Assessment and HVAC feasibility study

HSR complete

Cana Island Lighthouse
Door County, WI
Architect: TKWA

  • Historic Structures Report
  • MEP Assessment and HVAC feasibility study

HSR complete

Charles Gates Dawes House
Evanston, IL
Architect: AltusWorks, Inc.

  • Condition Assessment Report
  • Construction Project Building and System Assessment Study
    • Renovation Design Project: Electric service & distribution system
  • Geothermal based HVAC system

Project complete and operational

2014 City of Evanston Preservation & Design Award – Innovative Solutions

Fabyan Villa
Geneva, IL
Client: Kane County Forest Preserve

  • Condition Assessment Report
  • Building and System Assessment
  • Renovation Design and Construction Project: Geothermal based HVAC system; electrical distribution

Project complete and operational

Glessner House & Coach House
Chicago, IL
Client: Glessner House Museum

  • Condition Assessment Report
  • Geothermal Feasibility Report
  • Construction documents for full HVAC geothermal system installation

Study complete

Construction complete on a portion of the HVAC system

Copshaholm
South Bend, IN
Architect: CTA

  • Capital Needs Assessment Report
  • Long Range Planning Study
  • MEP recommendation

Study complete

Lake Forest Train Station
Lake Forest, IL
Architect: Harboe Architects, PC

  • Historic Structures Report
  • MEP Assessment

HSR complete

Ragdale House
Lake Forest, IL
Architect: Johnson Lasky Architects

  • HSR Report: Master Plan, MEP Feasibility Study
  • Construction Documents

Project complete and operational

2013 AIA Illinois Crombie Taylor Citation of Merit Award

Emil Bach House
Chicago, IL
Architect: Harboe Architects, PC

  • Construction documents for conversion of existing HVAC system to geothermal system

Project complete and operational

River Forest Women's Club
River Forest, IL
Architect: Gilmore Franzen Architects, Inc.

  • Construction documents for full geothermal based HVAC system
  • Integration of vendor designed solar thermal system into HVAC system

Project complete & operational

2008 Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Preservation Project of the Year

Robie House
Chicago, IL
Client: Frank Lloyd Wright Trust

  • Condition Assessment Report
  • Life Cycle Cost Analysis
  • Construction documents to integrate a full new HVAC system, electrical system upgrade and fire sprinkler system into this national historic landmark

Project complete and operational

Follow-up design for system upgrade as part of interior restoration is pending

North Central College
Naperville, IL
Architect: Buchar, Mitchell, Bajt Architects, Inc.

  • Construction documents for full mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire sprinkler design for a new 200,000 SF dormitory and recreation building
  • Design included a geothermal system that provides all heating, cooling and domestic hot water

Project compete and operational

LEED Silver & 2009 ASHRAE Illinois Chapter - Excellence in Engineering Award