Life Sciences Technology Building

Ithaca, NY

Cornell_LSTB1Cornell University
Ithaca, NY
Project Size 260,000 SF

Project Description:
Facility Dynamics Engineering was retained by Cornell University to provide full commissioning services for the new 260,000 sf Life Sciences Technology Building. The facility includes Physical, Biological, Engineering and Computer Science departments and houses teaching and research labs, lecture halls, administrative offices, conference rooms, a distant learning center, a vivarium, and plant controlled environmental facilities. The building was designed and constructed within the USGBCs’ Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) criteria, and it received a LEED Silver certification by the USGBC. LEED features include: water use reduction, site sustainability, energy efficiency and environmental friendly materials.

Systems commissioned include:

 HVAC Systems

  • Air Handling Units (Constant and Variable Volume)
  • Fan Coil Units
  • Radiant Heat Panels
  • Kitchen Ventilation Systems
  • Central Chilled Water System
  • Exhaust Systems
  • Hot Water Systems
  • Fan Coil Units

HVAC Specialty Systems

  • Atrium Smoke Evacuation System
  • Clean Steam System
  • Process Cooling System
  • Vivarium Holding Rooms

Building Automation System

Electrical Systems

  •  Emergency Power Distribution System
  • 1500kW Generator
  • Emergency and General Lighting Systems
  • Vivarium Lighting Package
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