Facade +
Building Envelope

Consultation, Design + Inspection
Jeremy
Billig, PE

President

LaGuardia Airport’s new Terminal B earned LEED v4 Gold certification from the USGBC, making it the first airline terminal in the world to achieve recognition for the more stringent standards.

McLaren’s efforts helped facilitate and expedite the production and approval of the various elements of the terminal’s unique custom wall system.

Facade
Engineering

McLaren’s facade engineering services put focus on the entire building envelope – the largest, most important factor in the technical performance and overall aesthetic of any structure.

Built on a foundation of construction engineering knowledge and structural expertise, our firm uniquely understands the interdependence of building envelope elements throughout the project life-cycle. This custom approach helps our facade engineering team to best improve constructability, maximize energy efficiency, strengthen security and enhance architectural vision.

From building envelope consulting to facade design and final punch-list inspection, our industry leading engineers provide client-focused solutions for projects of every size, scope, material and complexity.

California Engineering, NJ Engineering Firm
Jeremy
Billig, PE
President

EXPLORE OUR

Facade + Building Envelope Services

Building Envelope Consulting

With a diverse portfolio of projects and knowledge of various material types, McLaren’s building envelope engineers provide consultation services with accurate and creative solutions. Our team of experts take into consideration the complexities associated with building movements, installation requirements, thermal and condensation performance, and installation sequencing to support superior building envelope functionality, constructability, and resiliency.

Delegated Design + Specialty Glass Facade Engineering

The ability to solve complex challenges from all angles helps our team provide high-quality design and installation solutions. Through specialty analysis, state-of-the-art material research, design aesthetics, constructability, and client specifications our team has engineered curtain walls, feature walls, canopies, and specialty glass structures around the world.

Taking into account erection methods, durability, and maintenance, our facade engineers work collaboratively with our clients to provide innovative systems that last and meet all project goals.

Glass +
Glazing

Our facade engineering team has the capability to recognize and respond to design and installation challenges with a unique staff of expert architects and engineers. Having worked on hundreds of projects including curtain walls, canopies and glass structures, we work collaboratively with clients to provide systems that last, deliver on all of the project’s goals, and take into account erection methods, durability, and maintenance.

Metal Panels + Specialty Structures

The structural design possibilities of metal are endless, and when done correctly, can result in a beautiful aesthetic which is highly durable and low maintenance. From light gage metal framing, to intricate metal facades, to custom specialty structures, McLaren’s facade specialists understand the capabilities and challenges of working with various metal mediums and can provide a variety of services to complement any project.

Facade Inspection, Investigation + Remediation

By analyzing project-specific design details and performance requirements, our team performs building envelope inspection, investigation, and remediation services. With a unique knowledge of structural and construction engineering principles, along with the resources of a talented in-house surveying group, McLaren provides comprehensive support throughout the project lifecycle. We are also a Class I certified special inspection group for curtain wall and facade systems in New York City.

Featured Facade Engineering
Projects + News

PANYNJ LaGuardia Airport Renovation – Terminal B 
Media + Press

Terminal B Redevelopment, LaGuardia Airport

Queens, NY
"McLaren Engineering Group, a civil engineering services firm based in the US, was appointed to design the facade system, which included laser-fusion welded steel mullions…

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News

Retail Geolam Extrusion System at Target

Winter Garden, FL
Retail Geolam Extrusion System at Target Flamingo Crossing, the new mixed-use commercial district currently in development just outside Disney World's gateway entrance, has officially added…

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5th St Station Glass Structural Design Review
Project

5th St Station Glass Design Review

Philadelphia, PA
SEPTA’s (Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority) historic 5th Street Independence Hall train station in Philadelphia, PA has undergone a rehabilitative transformation into a modern, multi-modal…

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National Purple Heart Hall of Honor Facade Upgrade
News

Hall of Honor Facade Upgrade

New Windsor, NY
Hall of Honor Facade Upgrade National Purple Heart Hall of Honor, the museum and national purple heart military registry located at the New Windsor, NY…

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New Retail Facade - Ashley Furniture Homestore
News

New Retail Facade - Ashley Furniture

Jacksonville, FL
New Retail Facade Ashley Furniture Ashley Furniture Homestore’s new location in St. Johns Town Center, the heart of shopping and dining in Jacksonville, Florida …

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News

Custom Corrugated Composite Metal Panels at 15 Hudson Yards Skytop

New York, NY
Outdoor Terrace, image credit Field Construction Custom Corrugated Composite Metal Panels at 15 Hudson Yards Skytop Check out 15 Hudson Yards, NYC’s 88-story residential tower that…

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Project

Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA
Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia is a 2 million square foot, world-class entertainment concept like no other located in the middle of the city’s Stadium…

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Specialty Care & Surgery Center - CHOP
Project

Specialty Care & Surgery Center Facade System

King of Prussia, PA
Community healthcare needs are directing Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's (CHOP) expansion across the region, providing more than 50 local neighborhoods with accessible facilities in Pennsylvania, New…

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Arlington Elementary Historic Facade Condition Assessment
Project

Arlington Elementary Historic Facade Condition Assessment

Baltimore, MD
To support the renovation of Arlington Elementary School, one of Baltimore City Public School’s primary facilities in Northwest Baltimore, McLaren Engineering Group performed a…

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Moynihan Train Hall
Project

Moynihan Train Hall

New York, NY
The adaptive reuse and historic restoration of Moynihan Train Hall has transformed NYC’s Farley Building, a former post office originally opened in 1914, into an…

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