One of Gemini’s focuses is system design opportunities under New York City’s Local Law 26, which requires buildings higher than 100 feet to install a sprinkler system by July 2019.

Gemini Nazareno has more than 25 years of experience in mechanical engineering, specializing in the investigation, design and engineering of plumbing and fire protection systems of new structures and the retrofitting of existing systems. He has led major MEP design projects for a wide variety of building types, ranging from pharmaceutical and laboratory facilities to commercial and residential buildings and data centers, hotels and sports facilities.

Plumbing and Fire Protection Expertise
Gemini’s areas of expertise include sanitary and storm drainage; potable and non-potable water; natural and medical gas; medical air and vacuum systems; fire standpipe, sprinkler and suppression gas systems; and hydraulic calculations. His broad range of project engineering experience includes forensic work related to building performance issues and property loss claims, as well as system design.

Outside of Work
A native of Manila, Philippines, Gemini moved to the United States in the late 1980s. In his spare time he and his wife – recent empty nesters – enjoy exploring new restaurants, especially those that specialize in international cuisine. He also loves to play table tennis and watch James Bond movies.

Expertise
• Contract document preparation
• Forensic investigation
• Plumbing and fire protection systems
• Expert witness