Project Portfolio


Central Utility Plant

UC Merced Central Plant / Telecommunications Upgrade

Owner

University of California, Merced

Location

Merced, CA

Architect

Siegfried Engineering

Year Complete

2016

Size

25,914 sf

Contract Type

Design Assist

Mechanical Contractor

Frank M. Booth, Inc.

Project Overview

The Central Plant project includes expanding the existing plant capacity by 2,500-tons and correcting operational deficiencies.

 

Mechanical Highlights

  • Chiller 4 and 5 added to increase cooling capacity and allow for multiple operation options.
  • VFD and compressor upgrades at existing chillers.
  • Upgrades at chilled water chemical treatment system included piping and stored hazardous maerials containment.
  • Add in row cooling for Telecommunication Center served by the CP.
  • Upgrades at campus water, two each RPBFP, 12" underground piping and storage tank bypass system.
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