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University of Pittsburgh: Benedum Hall

  • MEP upgrades to 15-story, ‎‎400,000 SF high-rise Swanson School of Engineering containing classroom, research, ‎wet lab, dry lab, computer lab, and faculty offices
  • Upgrades included:
    • Two 50,000 cfm energy recovery units
    • Chilled water bridge and pumps which distribute cooling water from the university’s central chilled water ‎system ‎
    • Dry lab air-handling units ‎
    • ‎4160V electrical distribution equipment to serve this building as well as two other adjacent buildings.‎
    • Electrical busway risers located at opposite corners of the building that provide power to the floor panelboards ‎and flexibility for future power needs.‎
    • New 600 KW standby generator ‎
    • New vacuum pump and laboratory air compressors ‎
    • New stacked telecommunication closets with racks and cooling equipment ‎
  • Addition to 42,000 SF Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation