Applied provided mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection design engineering services for the new 77,000 SF SRE building. The building was designed to store the airport’s snow removal equipment and included two maintenance bays with maintenance pits.
Mechanical systems included heating and ventilation via gas-fired rooftop units. The building was also equipped with a solar heating system. Because part of the building is used for vehicle maintenance, a dedicated vehicle exhaust system was specified for the maintenance pits. Plumbing systems included cold water, waste, and storm systems specified to 5 feet outside the building. Plumbing fixtures, an emergency eye wash station, and associated cold water, hot water, waste, and vent piping systems were specified. Trench drains were provided throughout the building. An oil interceptor was provided for the floor drains. Roof drains and associated storm drain systems were designed and specified.
Natural gas service entrance and meter location were coordinated with the gas company. Gas piping was designed and specified for the gas-fired equipment and appliances.
For the maintenance bay, cold water, a compressed air system, and various lube systems were incorporated into the design. The lube systems were oil, anti-freeze, 2 types of hydraulic fluid, and a waste lube system. These lube systems consisted of storage tanks, pumps, piping, hoses, and hose reels.
A fire protection system was specified to serve the building. The final design was by the chosen fire protection contractor.
The electrical service was coordinated with the power company and specified. Interior lighting and control were coordinated with the architect, and exterior lighting and control included building-mounted wall packs. Power for equipment and receptacles was specified and included powered overhead doors, floor-mounted cranes, and portable hoists.
Emergency power was provided from an existing generator and a new feeder was designed from the generator to the new building. A fire alarm system was designed and specified, along with door access, CCTV camera (security), data, and telephone conduit and box rough-ins.