The Facility


Designed by Ashey McGraw Architects; the Koffman Incubator is located in Downtown Binghamton in close proximity to the businesses and government entities in the city, while also allowing for high visibility and access to the public. The building design re-establishes the street edge, allows parking to be hidden behind the building, takes maximum advantage of solar orientation and allows space for future building expansion.


Carefully designed window openings, in combination with sloped ceilings and light shelves allow much of the building to be daylit. Efficiencies employed in the building mechanical systems include geothermal well field and associated heat pump system for the building mechanical system, as well as a preheat wall spanning a large portion of the southern elevation ducted to the building distribution system. All electrical fixtures in the building will be Energy-Star compliant and utilize natural lighting and occupancy sensors to the greatest extent possible to minimize electrical loads.


The Koffman Incubator is proud to have recently received First Place ASHRAE Technology Award in the Other Institutional Buildings — New Category. The ASHRAE Technology Awards program recognizes outstanding achievement in the design and operation of energy efficient buildings. The Koffman incubator will be featured in the March 2019 issue of ASHRAE Journal and receive a plaque for placement in the building.