VCU Learning Center
Owner: Commonwealth of Virginia
Year Completed: 2013
Area: 102,000 SF
Contract Amount: $6M
ACI was awarded the Design Assist for the Mechanical and Plumbing scopes for this 4-story, 102,000 SF academic building. ACI worked with VCU to maintain budget and guide design choices such as key subcontractors, equipment manufacturers and material specifications. This project consisted of installing a complete wet pipe sprinkler system, 560-Ton chilled water plant, and 1,000 GPM cooling towers.
By using integrated project delivery and team coordination, the mechanical and plumbing systems consisted of a reheat system and natural gas efficient equipment that was coordinated with all trades for the best solution for installation methods that improved project duration.
This project was LEED Gold certified.