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Ahern’s Milwaukee team provides a full line of mechanical and fire protection services, along with prefabrication expertise. This facility is the hub for our fire extinguisher business, and also a showcase of Ahern’s sustainable construction practices with a LEED Gold Certificated facility. We invite you to tour our facility to learn how Ahern can improve your energy efficiency.
FIRE PROTECTION SERVICES
Ahern provides complete fire protection offerings to the Milwaukee area. From basic design to installation, servicing, and repair, our experts will ensure your systems are fully operational and your facility is protected. Ahern’s Milwaukee team provides a vast range of fire protection solutions including fire sprinkler and special hazard systems, fire equipment, life safety and fire alarm services.
Ahern provides a variety of mechanical services to the Milwaukee area. Whether it pertains to an existing building or a new construction, we have the resources and experience to complete your project. As an established contractor in Milwaukee, Ahern specializes in HVAC, plumbing, building controls, building commissioning and energy solutions. You can count on our team to efficiently and effectively design, install, maintain and repair your facilities systems.
PIPE FABRICATION SERVICES
Ahern has yet to find a job too difficult for our pipe fabrication team to complete. Serving industries like power generation, oil and gas, pulp and paper, automotive, chemical, and many more, we can fabricate pipes ranging from 1/2-inch to 144-inch diameters, and wall thicknesses up to four inches. Our team has the know-how and a state-of-the-art facility for accurate, efficient and effective solutions.
Ahern Milwaukee Office
Energy-Efficient HVAC, Fire Protection & Plumbing for Office Buildings in the Milwaukee Area
Ahern is reaping the benefits of “going green” in their 52,000 square-foot Milwaukee office. The solar hot water and green water systems have allowed the building to cut its domestic water consumption by more than 85%. The building has been named the Association of Facility Engineers Project of the Year and The Business Journal Commercial Project of the Year, as well as earning a Mayor’s Design Award and an AGC Build Wisconsin Award.
Pabst Brewery (Building 23)
Fire Protection, HVAC & Plumbing Services for Breweries in the Milwaukee Area
Building 29 in Milwaukee
Plumbing & Fire Protection Services for Converted Buildings in the Milwaukee Area
City of Milwaukee – CNG Fueling
Pipe Fabrication & Industrial Process Services for Municipalities in the Milwaukee Area
Milwaukee County Parks Administration Building
HVAC Retrofit Installations & Commissioning For Historic Buildings in the Milwaukee Area
Southepointe Medical Office Building
Building Controls Retrofitting Services for Hospitals in the Milwaukee Area
Ahern's building controls expertise was showcased during a retrofit project in the Southpointe Medical Office Building in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The project included the retrofit of 2 Roof Top Units (RTU's), a surgery smoke control system, and 53 Variable Air Volume (VAV) controllers. The entire building was occupied, so all work had to be performed around existing tenants or on off-hours where possible. All equipment had to keep running for surgery rooms on the lower level.
MMSD Landfill Gas Pipeline
Pipe Fabrication Services for Municipalities in the Milwaukee Area
Ahern delivered its prefabricated piping five days ahead of schedule for the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District’s (MMSD) landfill gas pipeline. This allowed the prime contractor to better coordinate its field work and improve the overall project timing.
Fire Protection, HVAC & Plumbing Services for Office Buildings in the Milwaukee Area
Ahern prefabricated and installed a system that included 50 sprinkler heads for Eppstein Uhen Architects (EUA) located in Milwaukee, WI. Fire protection, HVAC, and plumbing were all involved in the construction of the rooftop terrace located atop the existing 5 story EUA building. Weekly planning with the general contractor and the capability to coordinate the scheduling of installation between all three trades allowed Ahern to complete this project safely and on time.
Fire Protection Retrofit Installations for Historic Buildings in the Milwaukee Area
The Pfister Hotel
HVAC & Pipe Fabrication Services For Hotels in the Milwaukee Area
Ahern met the three-month schedule for its HVAC work on Milwaukee’s historic Pfister Hotel. The project presented many logistical challenges to replace two chillers, a cooling tower, and control system while the hotel remained open for business. Utilizing its shops and knowledgeable team, prefabricated material was delivered to the site as needed. Our team also put a plan in place to overcome space constraints that involved disassembly of the chiller and reassembly during installation.
MMSD 59th & State Street
Commercial HVAC & Fabrication Services for Municipal Wastewater Departments in the Milwaukee Area
This 5,000 square-foot wastewater project in Milwaukee, Wisconsin utilized Ahern’s HVAC, pipe fabrication, sheet metal fabrication, and water/wastewater specialties. The multi-trade project involved the construction of a pump station and the installation of six 36” pumps with piping. Each pump weighed 19,000 pounds and were 10’ tall, and was installed at the bottom of the pump station 40 feet below grade. This project was finished ahead of schedule in April 2012.
United Natural Foods Incorporated
Fire Protection & Quell System Installation Services for Warehouses in the Milwaukee Area
Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital
HVAC, Plumbing & Fire Protection Services for Hospitals in the Milwaukee Area
Columbia St. Mary’s in Milwaukee, Wisconsin embodies a 750,000 square-foot hospital along with multiple clinics, office, and parking structures across the 22-acre campus, and the combined HVAC, plumbing, and fire protection installations made this Ahern’s largest project to date. Ahern had exceeded expectations on the completion of the Water Tower Medical Commons building on campus in 2007, which helped them earn the award of this multi-million dollar expansion project.
HVAC, Plumbing & Fire Protection Services for Industrial Buildings in the Milwaukee Area
ABB, a global leader in power and automation technologies, has operated regional offices in the Milwaukee area for years. In addition to a nearly 200,000 square-foot motor drive and controls production facility in New Berlin, ABB recently opened a 95,000-square-foot, three-story office in Wauwatosa that houses about 350 employees, including over 100 scientists and engineers who focus mainly on research and development.