Lynchburg, VA

City of Lynchburg Municipal Building Renovations

Scope of Services
Pre-Commissioning
Retro-Commissioning
Energy Audits
Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing (MEP) Engineering
 

2RW was selected by the City of Lynchburg to conduct energy audits and pre-commissioning services for its City Hall, Human Services building, and main public library building. These projects were financed through an Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) the city received from the U.S. Department of Energy.

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Services

2RW identified a variety of energy and water conservation measures (ECMs) including HVAC and automation control retro-commissioning; constant-volume to variable-volume systems conversion; lighting fixture upgrades; HVAC system replacements; and water conserving fixture upgrades.

2RW was then retained to provide a variety of MEP design and assessment services, including:

  • Circuit Court and City Armory: Boiler replacements
  • City Hall: Controls replacement and commissioning, and multi-zone air handling units (AHUs) to variable air volume (VAV) conversion
  • City Museum: Temperature and humidity conditions assessment and commissioning
  • Human Services Building: Boiler and water heater replacement
  • Main Public Library: Lighting replacement in preservation stacks, HVAC and motor control center replacement and commissioning
  • Monument Terrace: Chiller, boiler, controls, and air handling unit replacement and commissioning
Results

The recommended improvements create a more comfortable environment for building occupants and results in cost and energy savings.

Scope of Services
Pre-Commissioning
Retro-Commissioning
Energy Audits
Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing (MEP) Engineering
 

OWNER: City of Lynchburg

TIMEFRAME: 2011 – 2018

SIZE: Varies

COST: Varies

ESTIMATED ENERGY SAVINGS: $100,000 in energy costs, with a seven-year return on investment expected