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TWR Engineers is a stable firm comprised of engineers and consultants offering a broad range of engineering services.

A FULL-SERVICE MEP ENGINEERING FIRM

TWR Engineers brings together a team of principals and an experienced staff with the experience and commitment that few South Florida firms can match. We are a service oriented firm that is dedicated to serving the architecture and construction industry with sound, efficient engineering solutions. The principals oversee each project, so you can rest assured your project is getting the attention of experts.

Our design team works with every client, from large corporate companies and municipalities to real estate developers, to determine their goals for the building’s infrastructure. We are committed to designing projects that maximize the value our clients receive from their investment. TWR’s partners are involved in every project from inception to completion. As a whole we devote our talents and resources to completing projects on schedule and within our clients’ budgetary constraints.

Our staff of engineers have proven experience in effective and cost conscious design, construction administration and building commissioning for projects ranging from multi-story high rise hotels, office buildings and condominiums to small retail tenant improvements. The design of each project is executed with the full resources, expertise and experience regardless of project size.

LEEDing the way…

All of the firms principals are LEED® accredited professionals and Bui Wei is a Certified Commissioning Authority (CxA). This allows TWR to use its extensive knowledge to bring a project from the initial schematic design through construction and LEED Certification, while allowing us to commission the energy efficiency and accuracy throughout the project.

TWR Engineers is a minority-owned firm certified with several local and federal clients to provide professional engineering services. Among these include, Miami-Dade County Public Schools, School Board Broward County, Miami-Dade and Broward Counties and the South Florida Water Management District. Because TWR is a boutique MEP firm, we are nimble and efficient with no corporate layers of bureaucracy. We realize it’s all about personal attention.

STRONG LEADERSHIP

All principals of the firm maintain client and project involvement throughout the life of the project.

The principals of TWR Engineers remains strong and have created a firm that offers unparalleled design services for a wide range national and international clients. The core team serves as knowledge resources and after decades of working together resolves challenging issues rather efficiently. Our success is the direct result of our partners’ core belief in providing value-driven solutions for every client.

Bui Wei, P.E., LEED AP, CxA, has more than 20 years of experience in HVAC, plumbing, fire protection and smoke control systems design and commissioning. He specializes in residential, commercial, institutional and industrial projects located in Florida and throughout the Caribbean and South America. His most recent ventures include undertakings in hotels, hospitals, schools, office buildings, shopping centers, high-rise condominiums, factories/warehouses, single-family homes, restaurants, assisted living facilities and various parking structures. His areas of expertise also include Energy Code Compliance Calculations, Building Energy Performance Studies, Residential Building Energy Ratings, Building System Commissioning and Building Mechanical System Cost Estimates. Bui possess a strong background in all phases of engineering work including: design, construction documents and administration of construction services.

Eduardo Ramos, P.E., LEED AP, has more than 30 years experience related to project engineering design and construction administration related to: commercial, institutional and industrial projects. Most recent ventures include undertakings in hotels, hospitals, schools, office buildings, shopping centers, multi-story condominiums, factories/warehouses, single-family homes, restaurants and high-rise condominiums. Areas of expertise include HVAC, plumbing, fire alarm and fire protection systems design, including sanitary, domestic water, storm, process piping, etc.

Gregory Jensen, P.E., LEED AP, has more than 15 years of diversified engineering experience in electrical and fire alarm design and inspection related to residential and commercial projects. Most recent ventures include undertakings in educational facilities, hotels, office buildings, shopping centers, multi-story condominiums, factories/warehouses, single-family homes, restaurants, high-rise condominiums and various parking structures. Areas of expertise include the design of electrical and fire alarm systems.

MARKETS

By Design, We Build Long Lasting Relationships

TWR Engineers has successfully completed projects of nearly all building types. Our integrated approach connects local expertise, bringing together the right disciplines and resources. We work across many diverse markets in both the public and private sectors.

SERVICES

TWR Engineers is a full-service engineering consulting firm that places emphasis on the client and quality. By utilizing emerging technologies and old-fashioned “know-how”, the firm develops solutions that achieve our clients’ goals. We differentiate ourselves from the competition by paying close attention to the impact our services have on the buildings we help construct or rehabilitate. Below is an overview of our basic services.

Mechanical Engineering

TWR designs mechanical systems that provide controlled environments for a wide variety of specific demands. Specializing in tropical climate systems, the firm is able to design buildings that keep humidity under control and mold out.

The firm optimizes energy efficiency while minimizing impact on the natural environment, from steam, chilled water and co-generation systems to congested urban distribution to the systems and equipment that create the exact intended temperature, humidity and ventilation required.

Our mechanical engineering services include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Building HVAC
  • Energy retrofit and mechanical system audits
  • Smoke control systems
  • Indoor air quality
  • Building automation
  • Chiller and boiler plants
  • System commissioning
  • Critical mission systems

Electrical Engineering

TWR designs facilities built for high performance well into the future with engineered electrical systems that provide efficient, reliable, and high-quality power distribution. TWR specializes in the design of control systems to manage fire alarm, lighting, HVAC and building management systems for energy efficient delivery. With these state-of-the-art control systems, TWR is able to yield tremendous energy savings with its designs and reduce lighting and cooling loads.

Our electrical engineering services include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Electrical systems design
  • Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS)
  • Fire alarm systems
  • Energy retrofit and building audits
  • Lighting
  • Communication and security systems
  • Emergency power

Plumbing Engineering

TWR’s expertise in the planning and design of plumbing for the efficient transport of liquids and gases covers facility types in all our markets of practice. The firm is proficient in the design of potable, storm and waste water systems. Our piping and plumbing designs promote water conservation while assuring each system includes safe waste transfer and venting. TWR incorporates many water-saving techniques including low-flow or no-flow fixtures, rainwater harvesting and collection and condensate water collection.

TWR’s specialty design systems respond to programmatic need relating to the following specific systems:

  • Cold and hot water systems
  • Waste and vent systems
  • Hot water heating systems
  • Natural gas piping systems
  • Roof drain and piping systems
  • Lab and medical gas systems
  • Compressed air systems
  • Vacuum systems
  • Grease interceptors
  • Fuel oil systems
  • Grey water systems
  • Rain water collection systems

Fire Protection/Life Safety Engineering

Fundamental to every building project are fire protection measures that will provide the opportunity to reduce fire damage with automatic and manual fire extinguishing systems.

TWR offers comprehensive fire protection designs in:

  • Wet and dry sprinkler systems
  • Fire alarm systems
  • Analysis of existing systems
  • Inspections
  • Critical mission systems
  • Commissioning

Sustainability and Commissioning

TWR is committed to designing buildings that are environmentally responsive and promote an improved quality of life by finding sustainable solutions which best meet our client’s objectives. As a firm employing highly qualified LEED Accredited Professionals, TWR is committed to practices that promote the well-being of the planet and user alike.

TWR also provides commissioning services, which is a prerequisite in acquiring a building’s LEED Certification. TWR is responsible for planning, organizing, and facilitating the completion of the commissioning process on behalf of the owner.

An overview of the firm’s “green” services include energy reduction analysis, performance modeling, cogeneration, heat recovery concepts, natural ventilation concepts, commissioning, daylight-based lighting design, thermal Comfort analysis, ventilation/indoor air quality, underfloor air distribution and ice storage.

The firm offers comprehensive sustainability design in:

  • LEED consulting
  • Energy modeling
  • Building commissioning
  • Energy audits
  • Indoor air quality testing

Forensic Consulting

TWR has extensive experience investigating a wide range of incidents and failures to buildings that are central to litigation and insurance claims. TWR has investigated numerous losses, ranging from cases requiring a single expert and site inspection to a very complex and extensive forensic effort involving multiple experts. Our unbiased investigative approach allows us to objectively determine the proximate cause of a loss.

TWR’s forensic engineering experience includes but is not limited to:

  • Air infiltration and humidity investigation
  • Mildew and moisture damage investigation
  • Document reviews
  • Litigation/expert witness
  • Forensic reports
  • Technical consultations
  • Gas odor investigation

CONTACT

If you should have any questions regarding the markets we serve or services we provide, please contact us, we’d love to design your next project.


TWR Engineers, Inc.
12915 SW 132nd St., Suite 1
Miami, Florida 33186
Phone 305-670-0820
info@twrengineers.com