Posts Categorized: Current News

Project Snapshot: Alkermes

Project Name: Alkermes  Architect: Elkus Manfredi Archtects Mechanical Engineer: AHA Consulting Engineers Mechanical Contractor: Hamel & McAlister Equipment: (2) Custom Penthouse AHUs, (2) EAHUs, (1) Konvekta Heat Recovery Skid (6) MK Plastics High Plume Dilution Fans, (2) 450 ton Oil-Free Chillers, (21) Carel HeaterSteam Humidifiers Manufacturer: Konvekta, Cambridgeport, MK Plastics, Smardt, Ingenia Carel Size: 140,000 CFM… Read more »

Project Snapshot: Beverly Middle School | Thermo-Composite DX Units

Project Name: Beverly Middle School  Architect: Ai3 Architects Mechanical Engineer: Griffith and Vary Mechanical Contractor: PJ Kennedy & Sons Equipment: 13 Rooftop Units with DX Manufacturer: Annexair Size: 5,700, 5,100, 6,800, 5,400, 4,500 5,600, 6000, 6,300, 5,750, 4825, 4,700, 6,600, 7,800 CFM DAC Sales Engineer: Pat Will Project Overview: The City of Beverly embarked upon… Read more »

Amherst College Science Center | Pumped Glycol Energy Recovery System

Project Name: Amherst College Science Center  Architect: Payette Associates Inc. Mechanical Engineer: Van Zelm Engineers Mechanical Contractor: Harry Grodsky & Company Equipment: Glycol Energy Recovery System with 20 AHU coils, 16 HRU Coils and Steam Humidifier Manufacturer: Konvekta DAC Sales Engineer: Rich Clarke Project Overview: During the past 15 years, enrollment in STEM classes increased… Read more »

UVM – STEM Complex | Pumped Glycol Energy Recovery System

Project Name: University of Vermont STEM Complex  Architect: Freeman, French & Freeman, Inc. Mechanical Engineer: BR + A Consulting Engineers Mechanical Contractor: VHV Company Equipment: OA Intake and EA Discharge Plenums Manufacturer: Konvenkta, Size: 148,300 CFM DAC Sales Engineer: Brad Carpenter Project Overview: The University of Vermont’s $104 million investment in a new Science Technology… Read more »

University Biology Lab HVAC Upgrade | Pumped Glycol Energy Recovery System

Project Name: University Biology Lab HVAC Upgrade Architect: Perkins & Will Mechanical Engineer: Rist-Frost Shumway Engineering Mechanical Contractor: J.C. Higgins Equipment: Pumped Glycol Energy Recovery System and High Plume Laboratory Dilution Fans Manufacturer: Konvekta, MK Plastics Size: 144,000 CFM DAC Sales Engineer: David Goodman Project Overview: This project replaces the Biolabs’ aged HVAC infrastructure with new… Read more »

Project Snapshot: John Hannigan Elementary School | Thermo-Composite DX Units

  Project Name: John Hannigan Elementary School  Architect: Turowski2 Architecture, Inc. Mechanical Engineer: Griffith and Vary Mechanical Contractor: KMD Mechanical Equipment: 5 Rooftop Units with DX Manufacturer: Annexair Size: 6,050, 7,285, 10,200, 4,000, and 6,100 CFM DAC Sales Engineer: Pat Will Project Overview: The students in the northern part of the South End peninsula are… Read more »

Project Snapshot: Boston University – Theater Center

Project Name: Boston University – Theater Center  Architect: Elkus Manfredi Architects Mechanical Engineer: Vanderweil Mechanical Contractor: TG Gallagher Equipment: Modular Chiller and Boiler Plant – Mechanical Enclosure Manufacturer: Cambridgeport  Size: Two 125 ton chillers, three CW pumps, three CHW pumps, two HW pumps, one FC pump, two boilers, all piping and accessories and a fully… Read more »

SMARDT Chillers win Energy Award at Citizens Bank Data Center, Medford MA

Citizen Bank Data Center, Medford, Massachusetts SMARDT, Danfoss Turbocor & Southern Air Win Association of Energy Engineers Award for Citizens Bank Installation The New England Chapter of the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) recently announced its 2007 Energy Awards Projects. Among the award winners were Southern Air and Citizens Bank for the Citizens Bank data… Read more »

Project Snapshot: Freetown Lakeville Intermediate School | Pool Unit

Project Name: Freetown-Lakeville Intermediate School  Architect: Architectural Resources Cambridge, Inc. Mechanical Engineer: SED Associates Mechanical Contractor: Ambient Temperature, Inc.. Equipment: Pool Dehumidifier Manufacturer: Seresco Size: Seresco NP-18 Pool Dehumidification Unit. DAC Sales Engineer: Craig Ashman Project Overview: In 1994, Rick McGinley from DAC Sales designed an air-to-air dehumidification unit for the George R. Austin Intermediate School… Read more »

ECM Fan Retrofit with Q-PAC

ECM Motors and Fans have provided a practical solution to most AHU fan retrofits.  There are a lot of good reasons to consider them in your HVAC designs.  (7 Reasons to Use ECM Motors).  Watch how simple the process can be. Related Blog Posts:   Custom Air Handling Unit Design | The ECM Fan Array… Read more »