Posts Categorized: Project Snapshots

Project Snapshot: Amalie Arena – Home to the Tampa Bay Lightning

Project Name:   Amalie Arena Tower Air Handling Unit Replacement Location:   Tampa Bay, Florida Project type, building type:   Sports Complex Equipment:  Wrap Around dehumidification heat Pipes Manufacturer:  Heat Pipe Technology Engineering challenges Before Heat Pipe Technology’s involvement, the arena’s ice quality was ranked near the bottom among NHL arenas. This was largely due to the Tampa… Read more »

Project Snapshot: BU Photonics | Strobic Lab Exhaust Fan – Upgrade

Project Overview: The Boston University Photonics Center is a building and research center owned by Boston University. The 10-floor 235,000 sq ft (21,800 m2) building opened in June 1997, finished at a cost of $78.4 million. The center specializes in developing and commercializing new products for the photonics industry, spanning the fields of biomedical engineering,… Read more »

Indoor Pool Design: Reducing Refrigerant Charge by 85%

NP Series Dehumidifiers – The Future of Dehumidification Git rid of refrigerant and get a better system. Ingenious Innovation: Seresco’s revolutionary NP or Protocol series, the biggest industry innovation in 20 years, is the future of dehumidification. In large pools, traditional dehumidifiers require a large refrigerant charge that is not just expensive, but also leads… Read more »

Project Snapshot: Subaru of New England | Thermo-composite AHU’s

Project Name: Subaru of New England Owner: Boch Enterprises Architect: Gorman Richardson Lewis Architects, Inc. (GRLA) Mechanical Engineer: WSP – Boston Mechanical Contractor: North Mechanical Services, Inc. Equipment: 2 Outdoor Air Handling Units Manufacturer: Annexair Size: 15,000 CFM Each DAC Sales Engineer: Pat Will Project Overview: Architect GRLA and Engineer WSP teamed together to design this 165,000… Read more »

Project Snapshot: 1030 Mass Ave | Lab Exhaust Fan – Energy Recovery Units

Project Overview: 1030 Massachusetts Avenue is located in Harvard Square and within walking distance to Central Square.   The building is a former office building developed in the mid-1980’s.  It was acquired by Longfellow Real Estate Partners and its partner in November 2009. After acquisition, Longfellow vacated all of the office tenants in the building… Read more »

Project Snapshot: Plymouth State – Langdon Woods | LEED Gold Project

Project Name: Plymouth State – Langdon Woods Residence Hall Owner: Plymouth State University Architect: Cannon Design – Boston Mechanical Engineer: Rist-Frost-Shumway Engineering General Contractor: Engelberth Construction, Inc. Equipment: Thermally Powered VAV Diffusers Manufacturer: Acutherm DAC Sales Engineer: Rick McGinley   Plymouth State University’s LEED® Gold-certified Langdon Woods Residence Hall Project scope:   Plymouth State University’s… Read more »

Project Snapshot: Mass. Fisheries & Wildlife Headquarters

Project Name: Division of Fisheries & Wildlife – Field Headquarters Building Owner: Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance (DCAMM) Architect: Architerra, Inc Mechanical Engineer: vanZelm Engineers General Contractor: Columbia Construction Company Mechanical Contractor: KMD Mechanical Corp. Equipment: Energy Recovery Air Handling Unit Manufacturer: Cambridgeport – Canton MA Size: 7,000 CFM DAC Sales Engineer: David… Read more »

Project Snapshot | Brick Hospital – Handling Diesel Generator Exhaust

Project Name: Brick Hospital, Brick, NJ Owner: Ocean Medical Center, Brick, NJ Project Application: Emergency Diesel Generator Re-entrainment Remediation Equipment: “Tri-Stack” High Plume Dilution Fan Manufacturer: Strobic Air   Background: Emergency diesel generators are necessary evils at all hospitals. No one likes to have them around, but they must be available to provide immediate backup electrical power in… Read more »

Project Snapshot: 27 Melcher St. | Thermo-composite AHU’s

Project Name: 27 Melcher St. – HVAC Upgrade Owner: Synergy Investments Mechanical Engineer: Allied Consulting Engineering Mechanical Contractor: Associated Mechanical Services Equipment: 10 Outdoor Air Handling Units Manufacturer: Annexair Size: 61,200 CFM Total DAC Sales Engineer: Rick McGinley Project Overview: Synergy Investments is a Boston-based real estate investment and development firm focused on the acquisition… Read more »

Project Snapshot: MIT Media Lab | Server Cooling Units

Project Name: MIT Media – Server Cooling Units Owner: MIT Mechanical Engineer: Allen Consulting L.L.C. Mechanical Contractor: Austin Services Equipment: 5 – Custom Vertical Fan Coil Units Manufacturer: Cambridgeport – Canton MA Size: 5000 cfm – ECM Fans DAC Sales Engineer: David Goodman   The MIT Media Lab applies an unorthodox research approach to envision… Read more »