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Leading Edge Consulting Engineers

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6650 Flanders Drive
San Diego, CA 92121
Phone: (858) 450-0205
Fax: (858) 450-3376

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CASINO


smanuelcasino2.jpgSan Manuel Indian Bingo and Casino
Highland, CA

Mechanical Design:
Central Plant calculations for 160,000 sf casino projections. Design of HVAC system, distribution and specifications to provide design/build bidder. Review of design/build work. Title 24 calculations. Submittal review and construction on-sites.
Electrical Design: Loads and requirements for casino projections and generator. Design of electrical system, distribution and specifications. Electrical lighting plan. Power plan. Video power plan. Low voltage plan. Panel board schedules and risers. Electrical schedules. Electrical details. Electrical EMS. Submittal review and on-sites.
Plumbing Design: Plumbing floor plan and details. Roof drainage plan and schedules. Isometrics and schedules. Submittal review and on-sites.
Structural Design: Review pre-engineered calculations and drawings. Coordinate to comply with CA codes. Review loads for mechanical design. Provide foundation plan and details for 42,000 sq. ft. building.


HOTELS


qualitysuites.jpg Quality Suites Hotel
San Diego, CA

LECE completed the mechanical and plumbing design for the four-story hotel as well as completing the power and lighting distribution design, to include parking and outside lighting.

Quiet and energy efficient package terminal units were selected per room. We used the split system for the lobby, meeting areas and hallways. Two high efficiency boilers were used: one on each side of the building, with re-circulating pumps to maintain the energy efficient hot water at all times.

Southern Hotel
San Diego, CA

Renovation of heating system for 5-story downtown hotel. Conversion from old hydraulic system to high efficiency electric.

Holiday Inn Hotel
Merced, CA

240-unit hotel with high-rise tower, 20,000 sq. ft. convention facility and restaurant.


OFFICES


ilts.jpg ITLS Office Building
Tenant Improvement
Carlsbad, CA

Mechanical Design: Redesigned existing HVAC equipment and ductwork layout to accommodate two separate tenant spaces. We completed coordination and layout for design of new ductwork, supply air diffusers and return air grills. Provided the layout of new thermostat and applicable zones, exhaust for conference rooms, kitchens and restrooms. Ductwork and piping risers as needed. Layout of new air conditioning zones as needed and coordination with architectural and structural consultants to establish preliminary duct sizes and available duct sizes and available scaled diagrammatic routes for ducts. Provided a registered engineer's stamp and signature on all mechanical drawings.
Electrical Design: Modified the existing building service to separate meters for two tenants. Revised the existing space to accommodate separation. Performed Title-24 calculations. Provided panel diagrams, single line diagram and coordinated with mechanical systems to provide power and/or conduit diagrams. Provided power for relocated computer room. Coordinated all work with other related consultants as required, made all necessary plan check corrections to electrical drawings and energy code compliance documentation and provided a registered engineer's stamp and signature on all electrical drawings.

sun.jpg Sunrise Jewelry Manufacturing Company
Chula Vista, CA

Design of central plant 4 pipe HVAC system for 42,000 sq. ft. jewelry manufacturing company. Scope of design services included central HVAC system to utilize chillers, boilers, cooling towers, chilled & hot water supply and return layouts, fan coils, exhaust-fans, fume hoods and dust collection design. This facility had office spaces, manufacturing and processing spaces, lunchroom, laundry room, security room, etc.


sax.jpg Saxony Road Office Building
San Diego, CA

Provided drawings showing mechanical equipment size and location and equipment schedule that has been installed for the above project. Provided a registered engineer's stamp and signature. Provided Title 24 energy calculations. Coordinated all work with architects and the other related consultants as required. Made all necessary plan check corrections to the mechanical drawings and energy code compliance documentation.

calinstitute.jpg California Institute for Human Sciences
Encinitas, CA

Completed mechanical design services including heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and plumbing for 20,000 sq. ft. of office space, classrooms, and conference rooms. We also provided the electrical design, including lighting design and power distribution for entire building and site lighting. Designed the split system air conditioning for classrooms and conference rooms with individual thermostat in order to have better temperature control and a higher comfort level. Duct liners were used in supply and return plenum to minimize any sound from fan coil units. We placed the heat pumps on the roof in a hidden area. Large package units were used for high ceiling entrance areas. Our Title-24 Energy Calculation confirms the compliance with building codes and the California Energy Commission.

Grantville AHU replacement
San Diego, CA

Performed load calculations per HVAC zone. Designed computer room to have it's own independent air conditioning. We combined small zones such as lunchrooms into one larger zone per owner request & went on one site visit.

Loma Linda Facilities Medical Offices
Loma Linda, CA

Designed power and lighting for the remodeling of the pathology, neurology and orthopedic offices and labs.

Palomar National Corporate Offices
Carlsbad, CA

50,000 sq. ft. new building including light manufacturing and warehouse.

herschell_cad_icon.gifherschell.jpg Herschell Ave. Offices
La Jolla, CA

Mechanical & plumbing design of 20,000 sq. ft. office space to include ventilation for parking garage.

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RETAIL


lowes.jpgLowe's Home Improvement Center
Orcutt, CA

Mechanical Design: Heating, ventilation and air conditioning load calculations. Layout of thermostat and applicable zones. Exhaust for break room and restrooms as needed. Layout of air conditioning systems and refrigeration piping design as needed. Equipment schedule coordination with architectural and structural to establish duct sizes, supply, and return opening duct sizes and available scaled diagrammatic routes for ducts in office area.
Plumbing Design: Design of sanitary sewer and domestic water to five feet outside of the building. Design will be in coordination with the site civil design. The civil engineer will extend these utilities to "point of connection" at existing mains. Water, waste, vent and natural gas calculations as required by building department plan check requirement. Design of floor plans for domestic hot and cold water, waste vent and natural gas. Sizing of condensate drains and design layout. Design sanitary sewer, waste and vent riser diagrams. Equipment schedules, fixture list and plumbing design details. Cut sheets of fixtures.
Electrical Non-Residential Title 24 Energy Calculation: Title 24 building standards set up by the state energy commission will be in effect on this project, Title 24 forms and calculations.
Electrical Design: Appropriate electrical and mechanical equipment and optional sales area, office and toilets lighting plan. Conduit and raceway plan. Grounding and bonding details. Lighting fixture schedule, panel, equipment schedules, single line diagram and details. Coordination with mechanical systems to provide power and or conduit diagrams. Computer and telephone locations per owner's requests.

margaret.jpg Margaret Retail Project
San Diego, CA

LECE provided drawings of the HVAC, plumbing and electrical design to be installed for Margaret's Cleaners projects. The drawings are in Autocad format R14. We provided a registered engineer's stamp and signature on all HVAC plumbing and electrical drawings. We also wet stamped and signed up to six print sets required for plan check and permits. LECE coordinated all work with Architects and other related consultants as required. Made all necessary plan check corrections to the HVAC plumbing and electrical drawings generated by Leading Edge consulting engineers.


RECREATION/SPORTS FACILITIES


fitnessnow_cad_icon.gif fitnessnow_icon.jpg Fitness Now
Oceanside, CA

Conversion of 40,000 sq foot Payless Drugstore to state-of-the-art fitness center to include offices, weight room, aerobic room, physical therapy, kids clubroom.

primoinside_icon.jpg primo.jpg Primo Salon & Day Spa
Chula Vista, CA

We converted the plumbing design for 10,000 sqare feet of the hair salon to include sinks, tubs, massage room, etc.


RESTAURANTS


attop.jpg atfrnt.jpg Margarita Rocks
Restaurant and Nightclub
Oceanside, CA

Mechanical Design: Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning load calculations. Coordination and layout for design of ductwork, supply air diffusers and return air grills. Layout of controls, thermostat and applicable zones. Exhaust and make-up air for kitchen, hood and restrooms as required. Ductwork and piping risers as needed. Layout of air conditioning systems and refrigeration piping design as needed. Equipment schedule and mechanical design details. Coordination with architectural and structural to establish preliminary duct sizes and available duct sizes and available scaled diagrammatic routes for ducts.
Plumbing Design: Site visit to verify existing conditions. Design of sanitary sewer and domestic water to five feet outside of the building or points of connection to existing. Water, waste, vent and natural gas sizing calculations as required by building department plan check requirement. Design of floor plans for domestic hot and cold water, waste, vent and natural gas. Sizing of condensate drains and design layout. Design of sanitary sewer, waste, and vent riser diagrams. Equipment schedules, fixture list and plumbing design details. Cut sheets of fixtures.
Electrical Design: Electrical load calculations. Lighting consultation to establish building lighting parameters, and controls required. Panel, equipment schedules, single line diagram. Coordination with architectural and mechanical systems to provide power and/or conduit diagrams.

Pacifica in the Desert
Palm Desert, CA

Mechanical Design: Review existing equipment system and verify if they are adequate for new use. Design and specify new system if necessary. Heating ventilation and air conditioning load calculations for shell building. Exhaust for restrooms as required. Provide a registered engineer's stamp and signature on all mechanical drawings.

Neighborhood House Kitchen
San Diego, CA

Mechanical Design: Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning load calculations. Coordination and layout for design of ductwork, supply air diffusers and return air grills. Layout of controls, thermostat and applicable zones. Exhaust and make-up air for kitchen, hood and restrooms as required. Ductwork and piping risers as needed. Layout of air conditioning systems and refrigeration piping design as needed. Equipment schedule and mechanical design details. Coordination with architectural and structural to establish preliminary duct sizes and available duct sizes and available scaled diagrammatic routes for ducts.
Plumbing Design: Site visit to verify existing conditions. Design of sanitary swere and domestic water to five feet outside of the building or points of connection to existing. Water, waste, vent and natural gas sizing calculations as required by building department plan check requirement. Design of floor plans for domestic hot and cold water, waste, vent and natural gas. Sizing of condensate drains and design layout. Design of sanitary sewer, waste, and vent riser diagrams. Equipment schedules, fixture list and plumbing design details. Cut sheets of fixtures.
Electrical Design: Electrical load calculations. Lighting consultation to establish building lighting parameters, and controls required. Panel, equipment schedules, single line diagram. Coordination with architectural and mechanical systems to provide power and/or conduit diagrams.

bostonmarket_cad_icon.gif bostonmarket_icon.jpg Boston Markets Restaurants
LECE performed Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing design for new Boston Markets in Southern California.


santarosapizzahut_cad_icon.gif santarosapizzahut_icon.jpg Pizza Hut
Santa Rosa & Woodland, CA

3,000 to 4,000 sq. ft. remodels of existing buildings to Pizza Hut Restaurants; Power & lighting distribution design.


RELIGIOUS BUILDINGS


dunstan_icon.jpg Saint Dunstan's Church
El Cajon, CA

Mechanical Design: Heating, ventilation and air conditioning load calculations. Coordination and layout for design of ductwork, supply air diffusers and return air grills. Layout of controls, thermostat and applicable zones. Exhaust for conference rooms kitchens and rest rooms as required. Ductwork and piping risers as needed. Layout of air conditioning systems and refrigeration piping design as needed. Equipment schedule and mechanical design details. Coordination with architectural and structural to establish preliminary duct sizes and available duct sizes and available scaled diagrammatic routes for ducts. Review and adjust documents if required based on cost prepared by contractors on design development documents. Incorporated comments by Acoustical engineer's review as applicable. Provide out sheet of exposed grills, registers, louvers, etc.
Plumbing Design: Site visit to verify existing conditions within five feet outside of the proposed building. (Civil survey and engineering is not part of this proposal) Design of sanitary sewer and domestic water to five feet outside of the building. Design will be in coordination with the site civil design. The civil engineer shall extend these utilities to "point of existing connection" at existing mains.
Electrical Non-Title 24 Energy Calculations: Title 24 building standards set up by the state energy commission will be in effect on this project. Title 24 forms and calculations.
Electrical Design: Utility coordination with governing supply agencies and owner provided existing record documents. Lighting consultation to establish building lighting parameters budget and controls required. Fixture, panel, equipment schedules, single line diagram and product literature cut sheets as required. Review and adjust documents for cost prepared by contractors based on design development documents. Coordination with architectural and mechanical systems to provide power and/or conduit diagrams. Computer and telephone locations per owner's requests. Conduit requirements as required for owner's security or sound system (Owner to furnish locations of required conduit).

Sunrise Community Baptist Church Conversion
El Cajon, CA



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Certifications

  • PE - Registered Professional Mechanical Engineers
  • PE - Registered Professional Electrical Engineers
  • CEM - Certified Energy Managers
  • LEED AP - LEED Accredited Professional (in progress)

Professional Affiliations

  • The Association of Energy Engineers (AEE)
  • The American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air
  • Conditioning (ASHRAE)
  • U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)

Our Services

Leading Edge Consulting Engineers is a full service engineering organization. We provide Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing design for architectural and governmental projects.

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