Case Study

City of Beaumont

Beaumont Fire Station #1

Salas O’Brien provided heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), and electrical and plumbing engineering for the City of Beaumont’s Fire Station #1.

The HVAC portion of this project was designed using (2) 32 ton air cooled chillers with integral chilled water pumps. The air side design consisted of single zone constant volume air handling units and variable volume air handling units with terminal boxes. Exhaust fans and gas fired unit heaters were provided in the apparatus bay and a ductless mini-split system was provided in the building’s MDF room.

The fire station’s electrical service was 277/480V, 800 amps served from pole mounted utility company transformers. Natural gas was provided to support a 425kw emergency generator and all interior and exterior lighting is LED.

For the plumbing portion of this project, water, storm, sanitary, vent, and fire suppression systems were designed.

Highlights

Location:
Beaumont, Texas

Construction Cost:
$6,700,000

Project Size:
15,000 Square Feet

Discipline:
HVAC, Electrical and Plumbing Engineering

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