AO Smith Corporate Technology Center – Menomonee Falls, WI

The HVAC department offers the following services:

  • Full HVAC design for new and remodeled buildings
  • Development of scope documents
  • Assistance with design-build contractors
  • Provide energy modeling and analysis for new and existing buildings
  • Evaluation of existing HVAC systems and recommendations
  • Preparation and submission of LEED documentation
  • Commissioning services
  • Use of Building Information Modeling (BIM) in producing
    3-D documents for project coordination

The Harwood Engineering mechanical department has over 200 combined years of experience in HVAC engineering. We have both the seasoned veterans who bring vast years of engineering experience,  and  young innovative engineers that bring creative and new ideas to any project. All members of the engineering team hold either a Wisconsin professional engineering license or designer license. Three team members are LEED certified.

Our approach to HVAC design is to get actively involved with both the building owner and the architectural design team at the beginning of the building design process. This allows us to determine the best HVAC system to match the end user’s required needs and budget.

We understand that there are many different ways a building can be heated, ventilated, and air conditioned. With our vast experience, Harwood Engineering is able to ask the right questions to help determine the most economical, energy efficient, and maintainable HVAC system for the building. We have developed many tools that we employ every day to provide our customer with a closely coordinated set of documents which minimizes construction delays and aids in building operation.

Harwood Engineering will maintain a close working relationship throughout the project to assist in the required decision making. We pride ourselves in being available for our customer throughout the entire design, construction, and start up process.

Jose Franco, PE

Jose Franco, PE

Principal | Vice President | Senior Electrical Project Manager