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Restoration & Upgrade Office Building – Depew, NY

Southeast Works Headquarters Building
Depew, NY

New Facade and Energy Efficiency Retrofit of Southeast Works Building

This 50,000 s.f. building originally served as the Depew High School. Decades later, it was acquired by Southeast Works, a not-for-profit agency that provides employment, vocational training and residential rehabilitation for developmentally disabled adults. For years the agency operated without significant upgrades to this building. In 2010, a major transformation began.

We designed new façades with energy efficient windows & frames, and insulated wall panels. Sleek, metal canopies will provide protection from the elements at two, high-traffic entrances to the building. The façade now communicates the professional office that it is rather than a deteriorating institution. Interior renovations include new office layouts, new floor, ceiling and wall finishes, energy efficient lighting, as well as new high-efficiency heating and air conditioning.