West End Flats

Multi-family Residential

Location: Baltimore Pike in Media, PA


General Overview: This project consists of a 4-story building, containing 162 luxury apartments serving as Media’s gateway to the west. The apartments consist of one and two bedroom designs, with 9 foot ceilings and large windows to provide naturally bright living spaces. The building features a progressive contemporary design with an outdoor pool, fitness center, social gathering spaces with fireplaces, a game room, and two levels of convenient underground parking.


MEP/FP Special Features: Individual gas fired water heaters provide combination heat and domestic hot water for each apartment to minimize ongoing equipment maintenance. The units include closet mounted air handlers with a dx cooling coil, heating hot water coil and integral pump/timer provide apartment space conditioning. All outdoor equipment is roof mounted allowing the project to maximize the use of the site. High efficiency two stage split systems provide space conditioning for the 1st and 2nd floor amenity spaces. Electricity for each apartment is utility metered, consisting of meter banks located in electrical closets on each floor to eliminate unsightly electric meters on the exterior of the building. Medium gas pressure is distributed from a dedicated meter to each apartment and regulated at the apartment for use by the water heater, and cooking range. The two level parking garage incorporates multiple exhaust fans with VFDs controlled by carbon monoxide sensors.


AEI Services Provided: Mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection design as well as construction administration services.