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What is MacLaughlin Management & Design?

MacLaughlin Management & Design, LLC, of Exeter, NH was founded in 1993. The company provides consulting services to universities, private schools, architects, municipalities, and private investment groups that are planning, designing, building, renovating and/or operating ice skating rinks. Terry MacLaughlin, president of MMD, advises owners and architects on the overall layout of ice rinks, as well as, providing the design, and oversight of the installation of safe, energy efficient dasher board, refrigeration and dehumidification systems. The company’s success is based upon its ability to independently provide owners with ice rink systems design and construction oversight which lowers capital cost and reduces on going energy consumption. MMD protects the owner’s interest by working with the architectural and construction management team during all phases of the ice rink project.

MMD also works with owners to insure that their facilities are managed and operated effectively in order to maximize revenues and control operating expenses. Their management services include feasibility studies, developing realistic operational budgets with ice schedules, staffing, training ice rink personnel, safety engineering, developing and implementing rink management software, and preparing a marketing program for the facility.

MMD Construction Scope of Work Experience Includes:

  • Owners Representative

    Protect owner’s interest relating to ice rink systems quality, energy consumption and pricing during design phase- Protect owner’s interest relating to compliance to specs and quality of installation during construction- Monitors ice rink systems startup pre-opening of facility

  • Consultant to Architect

    Provide engineered drawings and specifications for rink specific equipment systems (refrigeration, dasher boards, dehumidification) for bidding- Review bids for compliance- Provide oversight on installation of rink specific equipment- Monitor startup of rink systems

  • Design Team Leader / Construction Manager

    Provide all engineering and architectural work for ice rink design, bidding, and construction- Manage construction process during new construction or renovation