University Center, MI
The Crystal M. Lange College of Health and Human Services building boasts the necessary components for the instruction and training in the University’s social work, health sciences, occupational therapy, kinesiology and nursing programs.
The College of Health and Human Services building is the second facility on SVSU’s campus for which Peter Basso Associates has designed sustainable building system features in support of the University’s goal of achieving LEED Silver certification.
PBA provided mechanical and electrical engineering services for the new 95,000 square foot facility which houses 13 labs, 12 classrooms, and office space.
The geothermal heating and cooling system, dubbed an ‘Aquathermal’ system, consists of 28 skids of 14 coils (1 ton cooling per coil), for a total pond tonnage of 392 tons. The system is installed interconnecting to the Regional Education Center building pipes so that on lighter loads the geothermal can serve both systems with better energy efficiencies. The pond water loop system is on a variable flow and can range from 300 GPM to 1200 GMP based on heating and cooling demands of the building.
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