Waihonua at Kewalo


InSynergy Engineering, Inc provided the mechanical, electrical, and fire protection engineering design work for plumbing, ventilation, air conditioning, fire protection, power and lighting for a new 40 story, 335 unit high rise residential condominium that included 600 structured parking stalls, 3,500 sf of recreation space, move theatre, resident storage areas, and other support areas.  We provided the mechanical design services for the air conditioning systems utilizing a central condenser water heat pump system, elevator support, drainage and ventilation for the parking decks; support for the pool equipment and recreation deck; mechanical design for individual living units; stairwell pressurization and central restroom exhaust system and laundry exhaust system. The electrical scope included providing power to the tower and coordination of infrastructure requirements with utility companies (HECO, Oceanic, Hawaiian Telcom); lighting throughout the parking structure; emergency power for the elevator systems; electrical design for individual living units; and power to the pool equipment. Fire protection scope included providing a design for the fire sprinkler protection throughout the entire complex; wet stand pipe systems throughout each stairwell; assisting in the life safety evaluation of the building; fire alarm protection throughout the building, and providing special inspection during construction for fire suppression and fire stopping in accordance with all applicable codes and ordinances.