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Maryland Institue College of Art

  • Baltimore, Maryland
  • Construction Classification: Renovation
  • Size: 100,000 sq. ft.
  • Description: Project consisted of converting the historic Women’s Hospital on Lafayette Street in Baltimore City into a 72 unit, 193 bed student dormitory facility complete with art studios and cafeteria with full commercial grade kitchen. Building is seven (7) stories with a total area of approximately 100,000 square feet. Heating and air conditioning for the building is accomplished through its central plant and a network of piping to individual dual temp vertical fan coil units throughout. Controls for the HVAC system are DDC type. Fire protection for the building consists of a sprinkler system (with fire pump) and voice evacuation type fire alarm system. A new secondary utility power service was installed and originates from a 277/480 volt pad mounted transformer. The NEC’s “Six Disconnect” rule was applied in order to service the network of dry type transformers, feeders and panelboards throughout. A load center was installed in each dormitory unit for servicing its associated branch circuits, wiring devices and lights. The design also included structured wiring for telephone and cable TV throughout. Cafeteria and Kitchen was designed for a capacity of about 285 students. Emergency egress and exit lighting was accomplished through the installation of self-contain battery operated lights and exit signs.

Hampton Inn Suites

  • Baltimore, Maryland
  • Construction Classification: Renovation
  • Size: 105,000 sq. ft.
  • Description: Design of mechanical, plumbing and steam systems for the renovation of a 9 story, 105,000 sq. ft., $8 million historic building. Design included sizing of equipment (i.e. cooling tower, boilers, steam heat exchangers, steam generators) design of mechanical systems, design and sizing of dual temperature, steam piping, sanitary piping, storm water piping, domestic piping and natural gas piping.

16 South Calvert Street

  • Baltimore, Maryland
  • Construction Classification: Renovation
  • Size: 63,000 sq. ft.
  • Description: Design of mechanical, plumbing and steam systems for the renovation of a 11 story, 63,000 sq. ft., $6 million historic building. Design included sizing of equipment (i.e. cooling tower, boilers, steam heat exchangers, steam generators) design of mechanical systems, design and sizing of dual temperature, steam piping, sanitary piping, storm water piping, domestic piping and natural gas piping.

South Baltimore General Hospital

  • Baltimore City, Maryland
  • Construction Classification: Renovation
  • Size: 45,000 sq. ft.
  • Description: Project consisted of transforming the previous 1960’s era South Baltimore General Hospital into a multi-family dwelling condominium building.  For historic preservation reasons, portions of the existing entrance were required to be restored.   Design tasks included building mounted site lighting, interior utility power lighting, emergency egress and exiting lighting, utility power distribution, fire alarm detection and alarm, structured cabling for voice, video and data distribution systems, access control, video surveillance and branch circuit wiring.  Since the building required its electrical service to be upgraded, design tasks also involved coordination with the local Power Company.