Project Description

Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI)

This project involved the full campus renovation of an existing five building complex totaling 160,000 square feet. The buildings range from one to two stories. A campus energy model was built to justify the renovation to building owners, by demonstrating the project’s positive energy impact and potential utility cost reduction.

  • $18 million total project cost..
  • Full MEP and Fire Protection Engineering Design including the addition of two new mechanical rooms..
  • Construction administration services..
  • Extensive Fire Protection and Fire Alarm systems modifications.
  • New backflow preventers for Buildings 1 & 5.
  • Development of demolition drawings, controls drawings.
  • Re-design Medium Voltage Electrical distribution system including replacement of medium voltage transformers serving each building.
  • New life safety generator design.
  • New lighting design throughout.
  • New air handlers throughout.
  • New air distribution systems.
  • New unit heaters in Building 2.
  • New ductwork required to accommodate new systems.
  • New DDC controls system design.
  • New domestic water main piping within the tunnel interconnecting buildings 1,2,3 & 4.
  • Instantaneous water heating solutions for building 2,3&4.