Projects – Ground-Source Heat Pumps (GSHP)

Michael D. Haughey, P.E., CEM, HBDP, LEED AP, Principal:


Poudre School District – Operations Center, Fort Collins, Colorado – Ground-source Heat pumps, heat recovery, natural ventilation, daylighting, and more

Design of ground-source heat pump system, heat-recovery ventilation, daylighting and occupancy sensors integration with mechanical, and demonstration solar photovoltaic system; Excellent Use of Renewable Energy in Buildings award from the Colorado Renewable Energy Society, 2002; Regional ASHRAE Award in 2003 for New Institutional Buildings category. more…

Sedalia Residence, Sedalia, Colorado – Radiant and ground-coupled heat pump heating and cooling

Mechanical and plumbing design for residence using ground-coupled heat pumps to provide heating and cooling through radiant floors, energy recovery ventilator for fresh air, whole house fans for moderate weather ventilation, and supplemental fan-coils for dehumidification.  Project won a McGraw-Hill Gold Hard Hat award in 2006.

Century Elementary School, Aurora, Colorado – Renovation of HVAC system

Mechanical design for 50,000 sq. ft. elementary school HVAC system renovation and upgrade.  Systems include new high efficiency condensing boilers, chilled water, and replacement of pneumatic controls with digital. Two options, air-cooled chiller and water-to-water Ground Source Heat Pumps were fully designed and bid as alternates.

Palmer Ridge High School – Peer Review and Troubleshooting

Peer review for new high school.  Systems include ground-coupled heat pumps, energy recovery ventilation, and a variety of measures intended to make this school one of the lowest energy use high schools in the State.