Renovation of an historic residence to create a new visitor center and office at this National Wildlife Refuge.
Assessment of HVAC systems serving this four story structure to ensure they were capable of maintaining the appropriate conditions for artifact preservation while reducing energy consumption. The facility houses many of the state’s historical documents and art dating from the 1600s.
In 2016, the Swan House was recognized as one of the Atlanta Better Buildings Challenge’s 2015 top performers as a direct result of the RCx effort performed by Griffith Engineering. Energy was reduced by 30% due to smarter scheduling and HVAC modifications that allowed temperature and humidity levels to drift seasonally, and careful use of power by staff and security utilizing the building.