Projects – Government Buildings
Michael D. Haughey, P.E., CEM, HBDP, LEED AP, Principal:
City of Denver Recreation Centers and Police Stations
Peer review for Rude, Montclair, and Ashland Recreation Centers and Police Stations #2 and #3
National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, David Skaggs Research Center Mechanical Evaluation, Boulder, Colorado
Field investigation and design for water condenser bypass loop and investigation including opinions of probable cost for use of flat-plate heat exchanger
National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration Building Energy Upgrades, Colorado
Mechanical consulting services for energy improvements for the new NOAA building (evaluation of chiller and cooling tower alternatives as well as addenda documents for a high-efficiency chiller; control sequence to accommodate VAV box temperature offset during unoccupied periods) as part of Public Service Company of Colorado EPACT program
Fort Logan Mental Health Center Controls and Energy Retrofit, Denver, Colorado
Troubleshooting and redesign for correction of existing controls problems, addition of heat recovery system, and control modifications to conserve energy
U.S. Mint, Customized Industrial Process Efficiency Solutions Program (CIPES) Audit
Colorado State Hospital, Building 20 Energy Study and Controls/EMCS Retrofit, Pueblo, Colorado
Project Engineer for energy study and retrofit design. The project included controls and EMCS retrofit and the addition of a hydronic economizer to a chilled water system. Control schemes included zone temperature set back, fan control and make-up air unit reset controls.
Fort Logan Mental Health Center, Chiller Upgrade & Energy Retrofit, Denver, Colorado
Project Engineer for evaluation of alternatives and design for replacement of a chiller serving the main building complex and energy retrofit project. The project included the life cycle evaluation of alternatives and design for replacement of two absorption chillers. Evaluation included free cooling, indirect-direct conversion, air and water cooled chillers and centrifugal, reciprocating and rotary screw types. The selected design was a rotary screw chiller and the project included asbestos removal.
Fort Logan Mental Health Center; Steam Line Break Evaluation
Project Manager for the evaluation of replacement alternatives for a broken underground high-pressure steam main. The project included an evaluation of corrosion problems related to the break.
Fort Logan Mental Health Center; Childrens Cottages Heating System Replacement; Denver, Colorado
Project Engineer as prime consultant for the evaluation of alternatives and design of replacement for a failed underfloor radiant heating system. The new system design was for a hot water radiant ceiling system and included asbestos removal for four buildings.
Fort Logan Mental Health Center; MS-G Building Retrofit; Denver, Colorado
Project Engineer as prime consultant for controls and energy retrofit design. The project included troubleshooting and redesign for correction of existing control problems, the addition of a heat recovery system and control modifications to save energy.
Fort Logan Mental Health Center; Childrens Treatment Center; Underground Piping Evaluation
Project Manager for the evaluation of failures of underground heating and domestic water piping systems. The project included review of contract documents and coordination of exploratory excavation. Determination was made that problems resulted primarily from galvanic corrosion at copper joints with improper solder and corrosion of poorly protected steel piping.
Lowry Air Force Base, Steam Distribution and Central Boiler Plant Master Plan, Aurora, Colorado
Project Manager for energy study, field survey and preparation of steam distribution record drawings and master plan report. The project included evaluation and alternatives analysis for tunnel systems and central boiler systems. Systems included high temperature hot water, high and low pressure steam and coal, gas and oil fired boilers. The analysis included expansion of the existing facility and relocation to a new site. Field survey included making record drawings of valving and piping in hazardous vaults requiring cooled suits for entry. Report included an evaluation of safety equipment for entering the hot vaults and the purchase and use of the equipment for our survey work.
Old County Hospital Building Remodel (15,000 sf), Boulder, Colorado
Replacement of existing steam heating with hot water heating utilizing new boilers, as well as design of HVAC, DDC temperature control, plumbing, and fire protection for office remodel
Colorado Bureau of Investigation, Laboratory Upgrade, Denver, Colorado
Project Engineer for a troubleshooting and upgrade design project. Improvements included upgrade of ventilation, hood exhaust and filtration, retrofit of unit ventilator and interlocked exhaust system controls and ventilation and particulate control at the indoor shooting range.
Denver Art Museum Chiller Upgrade, Colorado
Study and design to add two 600-ton chillers
Denver Police Administration Building Chilled Water System Upgrade, Colorado
Study and design to add two 250-ton chillers and replace three rooftop cooling towers
Denver Communications Center HVAC Systems, Colorado
Study and design: backup cooling system for 911/fire/police center
Denver Coliseum Complex Heating System Upgrade, Colorado
Replacement of steam boiler, addition of new hot water heater, replacement of gas-fired heating sections with steam coil section, and replacement of numerous gas-fired heating units (on-call services contract)
American Association of Railroads, Pueblo, Colorado
Project Engineer for evaluation of mechanical equipment condition and life safety survey and report for large multibuilding campus. The project included providing coordination assistance for the discharge test of a large carbon dioxide fire suppression system serving a hydraulic test equipment building.
Western Farm Bureau Building Renovation, Denver, Colorado
Evaluation leading to maintenance and repair of mechanical equipment including two chillers, and replacement of rooftop cooling towers for nine-story, 90,000 sf office building
Fitzsimons Redevelopment, Steam and Chilled Water Study, Aurora, Colorado
Life cycle study of steam plant, chilled water plant, and distribution alternatives for redevelopment of the Army Medical Center including 5,000,000 sf of relocated and new University of Colorado Health Sciences Center facilities
Fort Carson; Vehicle Maintenance Facility Upgrade; Colorado Springs, Colorado
Project Manager and Prime Consultant for HVAC, Plumbing, Fire Protection and Electrical design, coordination of Architectural, Soils and Structural Consultants and Project HVAC Engineer. The project included an addition and a paint booth to accommodate large military vehicles and battery room ventilation. Mechanical systems included the paint booth with make-up air, exhaust and filtration systems and ancillary room conditioning.
Vail Post Office; Vail, Colorado
Project Manager for HVAC, Plumbing and Fire Protection design of a two story post office built into a steep site. Systems included constant volume air handling units with modular gas heat and VAV distribution for control in selected zones.
Breckenridge Post Office; Breckenridge Colorado
Project Manager for HVAC, Plumbing and Fire Protection design of new postal facility.
Lakewood Post Office; Lakewood, Colorado
Project Manager for HVAC, Plumbing and Fire Protection design of new 42,000 square foot postal facility. The design included fuel storage and dispensing.
UEPH Housing; Peterson Field, Colorado
Project Manager for HVAC and Plumbing design for new Air Force dormitory including controls and interface for EMCS System.
Air Force Academy; Hospital Master Plan Update; Colorado Springs, Colorado
Project Engineer for HVAC, Plumbing and Fire Protection evaluation and report for the update of the facility master plan.
State Of Colorado; Energy Audits
Project Engineer for numerous energy audits following State of Colorado guidelines including Juchem Elementary School, Lawrence Elementary School, Lakewood Senior High School, Columbine Senior High School, Fremont Elementary School, Sierra Elementary School, Green Mountain Elementary School, and Adams State College Science And Industrial Arts Buiding and Richardson Hall.
Buckley Air National Guard Base; Master Plan; Denver, Colorado
Project Manager for master plan report of existing mechanical systems including central steam equipment and campus natural gas distribution piping.
Castlewood Fire Station; Arapahoe County
Project Manager for HVAC, Plumbing and Fire Protection design. This project included a vehicle maintenance bay, CO sensing and ventilation, hose drying tower and fuel storage and dispensing equipment.
Federal Correctional Institute; Englewood Plant And Office Building
Project Manager for HVAC, Plumbing and Fire Protection design of 30,000 square foot light manufacturing facility which uses inmate workers.
Federal Detention Center; Englewood, Colorado
Project Engineer for the mechanical systems design of a 44,200 square foot, 72 bed pre-trial detention center. The project included counseling and administrative services and a kitchen facility.
E470 Administration Building; Arapahoe County, Colorado
Project Manager for HVAC, Plumbing and Fire Protection design of the Administration Building, Toll Booths and underground access tunnel. The project included tunnel ventilation to mitigate fume migration and a DDC control system.
RTD; Term Contract; 1987 to 1989; Denver, Colorado
Project Manager for mechanical projects including heat recovery ventilation for bus garage ventilation systems, bus vault unloading area ventilation, decorative fountain troubleshooting and redesign, computer facility cooling, office HVAC system troubleshooting and redesign and tenant finish design.
Sullivan Post Office; Sullivan, Colorado
Project Manager for HVAC, Plumbing and Fire Protection design of new postal facility.
Columbine Hills Post Office; Littleton, Colorado
Project Manager for HVAC, Plumbing and Fire Protection design of new 20,000 square foot post office annex.
Castle Rock Post Office; Castle Rock, Colorado
Project Manager for HVAC, Plumbing and Fire Protection design of new 16,300 square foot postal facility annex. Engineering services included life cycle analysis of system alternatives. Mechanical systems included split system air handling units, high efficiency compact boilers and hot water baseboard radiation.
Morrison Post Office; Morrison, Colorado
Project Manager for HVAC, Plumbing and Fire Protection design of new 12,000 square foot post office annex.
Delta Post Office; Heating System Evaluation; Delta, Colorado
Project Manager of study to evaluate heating system replacement alternatives. The project included supervision of service company boiler inspection and life cycle analysis of repair and replacement alternatives with various types of boilers and systems.
Delta Post Office; Boiler Replacement; Delta, Colorado
Project Manager of project to replace a steam boiler with a hot water boiler. Construction cost: $97,500.
La Junta, Rocky Ford And Las Animas Post Offices, Colorado
Project Manager of boiler condition evaluation survey and report including life cycle comparison of repair and replacement.
Government General Computer Center; Energy Conservation Study; Denver, Colorado
Project Engineer for a study to analyze alternatives for reducing energy consumption at the Government General Computer Center. Alternatives evaluated included the addition of dry coolers and cooling towers coupled with pre-cooling coils.