City of Philadelphia, Division of Aviation – The 190,000 SF facility services for a new 38-gate aircraft regional (commuter) terminal. As part of a large design team, MUEI was responsible for the plumbing design including, sanitary, storm, gas, domestic hot and cold water and small commercial kitchens. Also, included was design of potable water filling stations for aircraft and large 750 GPM storm water pump station.
City of Philadelphia, Division of Aviation – Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing and Fire Protection design for new international terminal facilities connection to existing Terminal ‘A’ building. Project included re-working various spaces to facilitate new Terminal ‘A’ building, tie-ins to existing mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection systems. Relocation of a major electrical switch location and provisions for a new fire alarm was completed. An additional connecting bridge was designed to link terminals A and B. MUEI provided new rooftop air handling equipment, drainage, lighting, fire protection and fire alarm for connecting link.
Philadelphia International Airport: This 1,000,000 SF facility comprised of approximately 400 air handling units, two central utility plants with boilers, chillers and pumps, as sub-consultants to the NORESCO Corporation, MUEI was responsible for energy grade audits that included the following:
1. Chiller Plant Optimization: Surveyed the existing chilled water and condenser water system layout against existing drawings. Documented all associated equipment nameplate data and pipe sizes. Provided electrical measurements, temperatures, pressures and flows of existing chilled water system components; condenser pumps, chilled water pumps, chillers, boilers, etc.
2.Energy Management System (EMS) Upgrades:
a.Took pictures of AHU Direct Digital Controls (DDC) graphics.
b.Recorded the data from graphics.
c.Used thermometers to take temperature readings at RTUs and AHUs.
d.Measured as directed mixed air, return air, and discharge air temperatures.
e.Placed data loggers in AHUs.
f.Performed functional performance testing on AHUs.