Larimer County Justice Center, FORT COLLINS, CO
Mechanical Services, LEED Construction & Design/Build Services
TRAUTMAN & SHREVE VALUE DELIVERED
- Saved owner $400,000
- Met rigorous LEED Green Building Rating System requirements
MECHANICAL SERVICES SCOPE OF WORK
The mechanical services project consisted of 15 courtrooms with separate judge's chambers, 17 holding cells, jury and deliberation rooms, offices, break rooms and public areas. Work included the installation of two 3,500,000 BTU boilers with heat pump systems installed on the roof. These individual units weighed over 27,000 lbs. A total of 26,000 feet of piping was installed along with associated ductwork. 12,000 feet of piping for the snowmelt system was installed in the driveway to the underground parking garage. Trautman & Shreve worked a total of 35,000 man-hours with no reported injuries.
Larimer County is located in north central Colorado. It is the seventh largest county in Colorado based on population.
The Larimer County Justice Center would be built to support the law enforcement efforts and the judicial branches of municipal government for local and regional matters.
LEED CONSTRUCTION & DESIGN SOLUTIONS
Trautman & Shreve, Inc. engineers produced a $400,000 mechanical services cost savings to the owner, due to efficient building design. A size reduction in equipment coupled with lowered electrical loads yielded additional savings after an extensive eight-month design period.
Project was built under the LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) Green Building Rating system which demands strict and rigorous criteria be met to design and build a highly energy efficient building.