University of Georgia Rutherford Hall

Mechanical engineering design services for the demolition of the existing 159-bed residence hall and reconstruction of a new $21-million, 78,000 sq. ft., 260-bed residence hall in the same location as the existing building.

  • Installation of the new Rutherford Hall onto the existing Myers Hall Chiller Plant.
  • New below grade chilled water piping and a new magnetic bearing chiller to provide system redundancy
  • New plate and frame heat exchanger to allow both buildings to operate in water side economizer mode.
  • New VFDs added to all existing pumps, chilled water, and condenser water.
  • New high pressure steam was brought into Rutherford Hall from the campus steam loop to be used for hydronic and domestic water heating purposes.
  • Project produced in REVIT
  • Victaulic copper domestic water mains.
  • Steam to domestic hot water generators.
  • Multiple student laundry locations piped to common lint interceptor.
  • Utilized CPVC piping throughout residential areas.
  • Standpipe/sprinkler risers supplied via neighboring Myers Hall.
  • Conceal sprinkler cover plates painted to match interior paint colors.
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