Gallen Engineering LLC

Who We Are

About Us

Gallen Engineering LLC is a multidisciplinary MEPFP (Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, Fire Protection) Engineering Firm founded by Kevin Gallen, PE, LEED AP. Our staff has designed hundreds of projects of all types and sizes (renovation, new construction, design-build, commercial office, retail, restaurant, single & multi-family residential, hotels, apartment buildings, government facilities, etc.) throughout the USA, with the occasional project outside the country. While primarily focusing on the NYC and Philadelphia Metro Areas, we have staff throughout the country ready to provide design and consulting services for your construction and renovation projects. We currently hold engineering licenses in NY, NJ, PA, CT and TX (and can obtain licensure in other jurisdictions as needed).

Engineering Services

  • Mechanical What HVAC system is the right system for your building? New York Engineers prepares custom HVAC system solutions tailored to your needs, maximizing energy efficiency and minimizing construction cost. Learn More
  • Electrical How much power do you need for your space? New York Engineers prepares electrical designs including lighting, receptacles, mechanical power, electrical riser diaphragms, panel board schedules, specifications, and construction details. Learn More
  • Plumbing Every lavatory, sink, toilet, shower, roof drain, dishwasher, pool, spa, gas stove, gas boiler, gas fireplace, or specialty plumbing fixture requires a network of plumbing piping behind the walls to function. We interface with the utility companies and agency to provide new domestic water service, sprinkler water service, natural gas service, & sewer service. Learn More
  • Energy Compliance Buildings equipped with automatic sprinklers begin extinguishing the fire before fire fighters arrive. Fully sprinklered buildings are safer and enjoy lower insurance premiums. Learn More
  • Fire Protection To guard against the building’s biggest enemy - fire - the fire alarm system automatically calls the fire department upon sensing smoke. We design the fire alarm system including the various devices and sensors that feed into the fire alarm control panel. Learn More
  • Peer Review We monitor the construction portion of the project with custom tailored approaches to meet the needs of the client. We are available to continue failed or stalled projects to ensure workmanship quality and proper building department signoffs. Learn More
  • Cost Reduction Do you have construction bids that are too high? Over-engineering a project drives up construction costs without any benefit. New York Engineers cuts through that fluff, offering an unparalleled value engineering service to get your construction project back on budget. Learn More
  • Utility Filings Need a new water, sewer, electric, or gas service? New York Engineers can design and prepare all the filings to the utility company. Learn More
  • Engineering Reports New York Engineers prepares designs in CAD or Revit. We can partner with other MEP firms or contractors and convert CAD or hand sketches into Revit. No need to go through the steep software learning curve and upgrade IT. We offer a low-cost Revit Drafting service with quick turnaround times. Learn More

Leadership

Kevin B. Gallen, PE

Throughout his career, Kevin has been involved with the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineering (ASHRAE), most notably with their New York Chapter. He is currently serving on the Handbook Committee, overseeing 10 chapters of the 2021 ASHRAE Fundamentals Handbook, after completing a 4-year tenure on the Conferences and Exposition Committee. Prior to that, he was a voting member on the Administration Subcommittee for Standing Standard Project Committee 62.1 (Ventilation for Acceptable Indoor Air Quality). On the chapter level, he has previously served as President of the New York Chapter, as well as chair of the chapter's website, newsletter, public relations, and bylaws & guidelines committee. He was a nominee in 2007 for ASHRAE's New Faces in Engineering, and has won several ASHRAE awards on a regional level for his work in the New York Chapter.

Kevin is currently Vice-Chair of the Lower Makefield Township Environmental Advisory Council.

An article ("Updating HVAC Standards") written by Kevin published in the November 2011 issue of Consulting Specifying Engineer.

Kevin started his career with The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company in Allentown, PA. After graduating from Villanova University, he relocated to the NYC area and started his MEP career with Cosentini Associates. From there, he moved on to Fiskaa Engineering, Joseph R. Loring & Associates, Dewberry, and Horizon Engineering Associates, prior to pursuing Gallen Engineering on a full-time basis. Kevin has been licensed to practice engineering since 2005. In 2003, he earned LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Accreditation, further specializing in Building Design & Construction in 2011. He also spent six years as Associate Adjunct Professor at New York University, in the School of Continuing and Professional Studies.

Wing F. Wong, PE, LEED AP

Before starting WW Enigneering PLLC, Wing was the Chief Electrical Engineer and Project Manager for URS Coporation, one of the largest engineering companies with over 50,000 employees in the world.

He has extensive experience designing and managing MEP projects for a variety of facilities, including transportation, commercial, residential, healthcare, educational, data center and mission critical facilities. His expertise includes the design of low to medium Voltage (120V-69kV) power distribution system, uninterruptible power supply (UPS) system, emergency and standby generator power system, DC power system and fire alarm system. He is also an expert in using SKM and EDSA electrical software for short circuit/coordination studies and arc flash analysis.

Alex W. Bejar

Alex W. Bejar is a Senior Fire Protection/Plumbing Engineer with over 15+ years of experience designing Fire Protection/Plumbing systems for a wide range of projects that include , Residential, Commercial, High End Retail, Industrial and Pharmaceutical projects. He is associated with the design and layout of equipment, processes and supporting systems concerned with fire prevention, control, suppression along with sanitary plumbing and drainage systems that provide for regulatory requirements. His additional responsibilities include identifying risks and designs safeguards that aid in preventing, controlling, and mitigating the effects of fires. In addition, he assists architects, building owners and developers in evaluating buildings’ life safety and property protection goals.


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