Working Tirelessly to Improve your Buildings by providing state-of-the-art MEP design to reduce energy consumption and carbon footprints. Assisting buildings owners to meet LL84, LL87, & LL97 requirements under NYC’s Climate Mobilization Act

Profile

VGCOM is a multi-disciplined engineering firm dedicated to providing exceptional MEP design services, as well as detailed energy analysis, sustainable design, and commissioning services. At VGCOM, we collaborate with prominent architectural firms on a wide array of regional and nationally recognized project assignments. Our projects include skyscraper hotels, multi-family residential buildings, prestigious universities, state-of-the-art educational and healthcare facilities, luxury residences, and premier recreation establishments. Moreover, we have the privilege of providing our engineering services for landmark sites and historically significant buildings.

Founded in 2013, the firm led by the partners representing nearly 25 years of combined industry experience. VGCOM is proud of its extensive expertise and innovative approach in the field of sustainable design and is a member of the US Green Building Council (USGBC). Our engineers are licensed professional engineer in NY, NJ, PA, & CT, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professionals (LEED AP), Certified Energy Manager (CEM) and Certified Building Commissioning Professional (CBCP). The firm is a certified Small Business Entity (SBE) and Minority Business Enterprise (MBE).

VGCOM is an approved Technical Consultant providing valuable assistance to clients interested in reducing energy use and accessing incentives in New York. In New York, we are approved NYSERDA’s energy consultant under Multifamily Building Solutions Network (MBSN) program and also serve as an Independent FlexTech Consultant. Under MBSN program, our engineers provide technical support in the form of energy modeling, building assessment, electricity readiness, and commissioning to assess and identify appropriate energy efficiency opportunities for existing buildings and new construction. Additionally, VGCOM have been assisting building owners to meet Local Law 84, Local Law 87, Local Law 88, and Local Law 97. VGCOM provides a holistic solution to minimize energy consumption in your buildings by providing energy and water management services. Experts at VGCOM offer wide variety of services which includes ASHRAE Level I, II, & III Energy Audit, Commissioning, MEP design, and Construction Management services for all commercial and residential buildings.

Philosophy

Vision

VGCOM to be the leading MEP and energy consultant who provide innovative design solutions to meet clients requirement and provide energy solutions that are technically, economically and environmentally sustainable.

Mission

Our mission is to support your objectives while being the most trusted mechanical/electrical/plumbing engineering design and energy consulting firm in New York and other tri-state area. Utilizing sound engineering judgement, we are committed to providing exceptional service throughout the life of our projects. We guide our clients through an uncertain energy future using our continually expanding experience with the latest technologies and business strategies.

Goals

At VGCOM, “Engineering excellence and client satisfaction” is our goal. With the conviction that a completely new energy system based on green technologies is imperative, we have been advocating for sustainable design and energy solutions that create the future – not destroy it. We are committed to this future: well-founded, far-sighted, and quality-oriented. The firm strives to not only meet, but exceed client expectations. We have a successful history of providing innovative, reliable, energy-efficient engineering and design services, combined with unsurpassed client service. By examining each project from the client’s point of view via effective communication, we assist our clients in making informed project decisions. The result is a portfolio of successful projects and numerous long-term client relationships.

Energy Modeling
LEED energy optimization credits
Building life cycle energy & cost analysis
Design for Energy Star compliance
Energy code compliance
Daylighting simulation
Measurement and verification (M&V)
System feasibility assessments
Local Ordinance Compliance
NYC Local Law 84
NYC Local Law 87
NYC Local Law 95
NYC Local Law 97
NYC Local Law 113
Washington DC Building Energy Performance Standards (BEPS)
City of Boston Building Emissions Reduction and Disclosure Ordinance (BERDO 2.0)
Commissioning
LEED fundamental and enhanced commissioning
NYC Energy Code compliance commissioning
DC Green Construction Code commissioning
Commissioning
Retro-commissioning
Monitoring-based commissioning
HVAC design review and system troubleshooting
LEED® and Sustainability Consultation
New construction and existing building operation and maintenance
Feasibility analysis
LEED charrette facilitation
Comprehensive LEED program administration
Credit documentation and review
Credit calculations and analysis
Sustainability assessments
Energy Auditing
Fundamental, comprehensive, and investment grade audits (ASHRAE Levels I, II, III)
Real time energy monitoring and continuous energy auditing
Residential energy audits (single-and multi-family)
Energy Star benchmarking and certifications
Renewable energy evaluation
Greenhouse gas inventory and reduction audits
Energy efficiency awareness and training presentations

Residential

Residential multifamily properties, especially affordable housing, are a substantial share of the housing stock in New York and also represent a significant opportunity to capture energy efficiency savings through cost-effective retrofit measures. Check our residential projects here.

Commercial

Comprehensive retrofits of commercial buildings can reduce their energy use by up to 40% but are not happening anywhere near the scale needed to meet climate goals. Contact us to help you to help the environment.

Let’s build energy efficient buildings