Grand Rapids, Michigan
Peter Basso Associates commissioned the 14-story, 464,000 square foot Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital to meet requirements of LEED v2.2 EA Prerequisite 1 Fundamental Commissioning and EA Credit 3 Enhanced Commissioning for purposes of achieving LEED certification.
The services PBA provided for commissioning the 441,000 square foot facility included:
Systems commissioned included: Chilled Water; Condenser Water; Free Cooling; Air Handling; Hydronic Heating; Snow Melt; Steam and Steam Condensate; Energy Recovery; Computer Room Air Conditioning; Temperature Control; Domestic Hot Water Heater; Sanitary Sump Pumps; Packaged Cold Water Booster Pump Package; Water Softener; Normal Power (400 amp and higher); Variable Speed Drive; Lighting Control; Uninterruptible Power Supply; Emergency Generator/Transfer Switch; Fire Alarm; and Smoke Management.
The project also encompassed the connector tunnel between the hospital and the Lemmen-Holton Cancer Pavilion, which included commissioning the HVAC system and all integral equipment controls, normal power distribution, emergency power distribution, uninterruptible power systems, lighting systems, and fire alarm systems.
The project achieved LEED® Gold Certification.
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