Walnut West Branch Library

Date: 2004
Cost: $3,000,000

Walnut West Branch Library, Philadelphia, PA –   Mark Ulrick Engineers’ responsibilities include complete mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection design and construction administration for the 12,500 SF historic facility.  The mechanical system design included consideration of geothermal applications, utilization of radiant floor piping systems for heating and a heat recovery wheel for energy conservation.  The plumbing system design includes sewer, water, gas and storm with a grey-water system for flushing water closets.  The grey water system collects storm water run-off of collection tanks, elevated to assume adequate pressure for toilet flushing.