VCU Learning Center
Engineer: H C Yu & Associates
Owner: Virginia Commonwealth University
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.
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.
ACI worked with the designers and VCU to maintain budget and guide design choices such as key-subcontractors, equipment manufacturers, and material specifications.
- Mechanical & Plumbing Scopes
- 560-ton Chilled Water Plant
- 1000 GPM Cooling Tower
- Custom Air- handling Unites – 70,000 CFM
- 3000 MBH hot water reheat system
- Domestic Plumbing & Natural Gas
- LEED Silver Certification