Project Portfolio


Government

Santa Clara Family Justice Center

Owner

State of California, Administrative Office of the Courts

Location

San Jose, CA

Architect

Zimmer Gunsul Frasca Architects LLP

Mechanical Engineer

WSP Flack + Kurtz

Year Complete

2016

Size

234,000 sf

Contract Type

Design Bid Build

Mechanical Contractor

Frank M. Booth, Inc.

Project Overview

New state-of-the-art, 234,000 sf, eight-story courthouse that consolidated six existing court facilities in Santa Clara County.  The project includes 20 courtrooms, a penthouse level and a basement for secure parking and detention holding.

Mechanical Highlights

  • Four duplex SA/EA Air Handling Unit Systems
  • Three 275-ton Chillers with Emergency SCBA
  • Two Cell, 730-ton Total Capacity, Cooling Tower
  • Two 3,000 MBH Boilers
  • 566 Chilled Beams
  • Eight Radiant Floor Heating & Cooling Systems
  • Variable Refrigerant Volume System with 39 Fan Coil Units & Six Condensing Unit Sets
  • Security Bars/Diffusers and Detention Plumbing Fixtures
  • Ground Level Plumbing Pump Room with Booster Pump & Atmospheric Break Tank
  • Eight Duplex Pump Systems, servicing Condenser Water, Chilled Water, Heating Hot Water and Heat Recovery Systems.
  • Fuel oil & Emergency General Systems
  • Chiller Plant Optimization Control
  • Measurement & Verification System

LEED Silver Certification