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Edvance Technology Design, Inc. is a Massachusetts based consulting firm specializing in innovative technology projects requiring a high level of design sensitivity, technical expertise and hands-on principal involvement. Edvance designs systems that support its clientsâ€™ goals, meet user needs, and enhance the overall quality of their working, learning, and living spaces. EDVANCE TECHNOLOGY DESIGN, INC. 3 Summer Street Chelmsford, MA 01824 Phone: (978) 256-9900 Fax: (978) 256-9221 WWW. EDVANCETECH.COM
Edvance has been the technology consultant of record on some of the most technically complex and culturally significant projects in New England. The firmâ€™s reputation for design excellence and client satisfaction has made Edvance the partner of choice for designing facility-wide technology solutions on Educational, Institutional, Commercial and Residential projects.
BACKGROUND AND SERVICES
Edvance provides full service design and consulting to Architectural teams and Owners during the design and construction of new and renovated facilities. Needs Assessment and Study Project Budgeting Design and Specification Value Engineering Bid/Proposal Review and Assistance Construction Administration/Project Management Systems Commissioning
Edvance is an independent consulting firm providing unbiased consulting and design services that empower Owners to teach more effectively, work more efficiently and live better, safer lives. Consulting and design services provided by Edvance include: Voice, Data and Video Cabling Local and Wide Area Network Connectivity Fiber Optic Networks Wireless Connectivity Voice, Data and Video Equipment Procurement VoIP Videoconferencing Distance Learning Data, Video and Graphics Presentation Systems Audio-Visual Control Systems Video Production/TV Studio Speech and Sound Reinforcement Public Address CCTV Systems Access Control Systems
RECENT PROJECTS - COMMERCIAL
COX COMMUNICATIONS HEADQUARTERS Warwick, Rhode Island Cox Communications, Inc., a Fortune 500 company and the nation's fourth-largest cable television provider, serves approximately 6.5 million customers in 23 states across the country. Cox Communication’s New England operations are headquartered in West Warwick, RI, a location from which the company serves all of Rhode Island and Connecticut. The company headquarters recently moved into a newly constructed facility in West Warwick. The facility is four stories tall with approximately 85,000 total square feet. Edvance Technology Design, Inc. was the communications systems designer and project manager on this outstanding project. The project, as well as Edvance Technology Design, was showcased in the December, 2004 issue of “Cabling Installation and Management” magazine.
THE BOSTON FOUNDATION Boston, Massachusetts Founded in 1915, the Boston Foundation was one of the first community foundations and today is one of the largest, with assets of almost $650 million. When the Boston Foundation planned its corporate relocation to Arlington Street, Edvance Technology Design, Inc. was retained to provide voice, data and video communication design and consulting services as well as advanced audio-visual systems design for a state-of-the-art boardroom and several meeting areas.
LOGICA/CMG HEADQUARTERS Houston, Texas LogicaCMG, Inc. is a major international presence in IT services and wireless telecoms. LogicaCMG provides management and IT consultancy, systems integration and outsourcing services to clients across diverse markets including telecoms, financial services, energy and utilities, industry, distribution and transport and the public sector. LogicaCMG selected Edvance Technology Design, Inc. to oversee the relocation of its corporate offices in Houston, Texas. Work included the design of data network and telecommunication infrastructure, coordination of wide area network services, systems vendors and service providers.
RECENT PROJECTS - EDUCATIONAL
IPSWICH MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL Ipswich, Massachusetts
Honor Award, K-12 Educational Facilities Design Awards, BSA Provided design and construction administration services for voice, data, video, audio-visual, and theatrical sound systems. LAWRENCE HIGH SCHOOL Lawrence, Massachusetts
Recognized Value Award, Design Share Provided design and construction administration services for voice, data, video, audio-visual, security, and theatrical sound systems.
BIDDEFORD MIDDLE SCHOOLS Biddeford, Maine Provided design and construction administration services for data, video, and audio-visual systems. BARRINGTON HIGH SCHOOL Barrington, Rhode Island Provided design and construction administration services for voice, data, video, and audio-visual systems. MONTESSORI SCHOOL OF MAUI Makawao, Hawaii
Merit Award, Design Share Provided design and construction administration services for voice, data, video, and audio-visual systems. NASHUA NORTH AND SOUTH HIGH SCHOOLS Nashua, New Hampshire Provided design and construction administration services for data, video, and audio-visual systems. MALCOLM S. WHITE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Woburn, Massachusetts
Honor Award, K-12 Educational Facilities Design Awards, BSA Provided design and construction administration services for voice, data, video, and audio-visual systems. Photographs Courtesy of Flansburgh Architects, Inc.
RECENT PROJECTS - INSTITUTIONAL
BOSTON UNIVERSITY HILLEL HOUSE Boston, Massachusetts The new Florence & Chafetz Hillel House opened in the summer of 2005. This beautiful facility is a vastly flexible space with many resources. The facility is rich in technology including advanced audio-visual systems for student and faculty presentations and complete wireless data access for authorized users. The facility is connected to the vast, campus wide voice and data networks of Boston University. Edvance Technology Design, Inc. was responsible for the design and construction administration of all voice, data and video infrastructure and audio-visual systems on this unique educational facility.
UNITED STATES COAST GUARD ACADEMY New London, Connecticut This project included the upgrade and redesign of the main lecture hall. Edvance Technology Design, Inc. was responsible for all audio system and visual presentation design including sound systems for lecture halls and multimedia presentation areas.
ALFRED UNIVERSITY Alfred, New York Edvance provided voice, data and video consulting on several projects within this college campus. Design included structured cabling, wireless solutions as well as audio visual programming.
RECENT PROJECTS - MUNICIPAL AND GOVERNMENT
RHODE ISLAND DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Woonsocket, Rhode Island Voice and Data Infrastructure Design for the newly renovated Woonsocket Train Depot Facility. OTIS AIR FORCE BASE Otis ANGB, Massachusetts Designed, voice, data, video and security systems for the new Fire and Life Safety Complex.
HANSCOMB AIRFORCE BASE Bedford, Massachusetts Designed voice and data distribution systems and community antenna television system for the Fitness Center. Provided evaluation and analysis of existing CATV, Public Address, and Local Audio systems. WESTFORD POLICE HEADQUARTERS Westford, Massachusetts Voice and Data consulting for the newly designed facility. TOWN OF READING Reading, Massachusetts Town wide voice infrastructure study and telephone system design for all town and school facilities.
CITY OF SALEM Salem, Massachusetts Developed city-wide technology plan and designed voice, data and video infrastructure and systems for all school facilities. CITY OF MIDDLETOWN Middletown, Connecticut Designed Audio-Visual Systems for the municipal council chambers at City Hall.
RECENT PROJECTS - RESIDENTIAL
KENDAL CORPORATION Sleepy Hollow, New York The Kendal Corporation is a system of communities and medical services based in Kennett Square, PA. Kendal on the Hudson is a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) including a nursing care center providing short and long term care. Kendal on the Hudson is a $150 million campus consisting of four buildings totaling 450,000 square feet. The buildings range in height from two to five stories and all the buildings are linked by enclosed walkways. After five years of planning, design work, and local and state approvals, Kendal on the Hudson broke ground in May of 2003. Staff successfully moved into the community the first week of April 2005 and opened the doors to the first residents the week of May 9th. Edvance Technology Design, Inc. provided all voice, data and video systems design and consulting services for this new “world class” retirement and nursing care campus.
CAMBRIDGE HOUSING AUTHORITY Cambridge, Massachusetts This project converted a municipal nursing home into a mixed income assisted living facility and a skilled nursing home. The “JFK Renovation” was conducted in consultation with residents, the city of Cambridge and several local agencies. It was also an ambitious revitalization effort, with funding coming from 11 sources in addition to a HOPE VI grant. Now complete, it includes a new assisted living program, including a full complement of supportive services, such as on-site personal care, meals and transportation services. Edvance Technology Design, Inc. was the principal designer of all voice, data and video communication and security systems on this important project.
Published on Jan 16, 2010