Mechanical Option
McKinstry Oregon HQ
Portland, OR



Final Report

The final report addresses existing conditions as well as the DOAS redesign. A lighting redesign and cost analysis with payback is also discussed.

Full Report Download (PDF) 4.28MB
(Revised 4/27)

Section Downloads (PDF):

Introduction (Cover Page, Abstract, TOC, Acknowledgements)
Executive Summary
Building and Mechanical System Overview
Design Objective and Requirements
Mechanical System Schematic Design
Design Conditions and Ventilation Requirements
DOAS Overview
Piping, AHU, and Ductwork
Radiant Panels
Chillers and Central Plant
Energy Analysis
Cost Analysis and Construction Breadth(Revised 4/27)
Lighting Breadth
Payback With Lighting and Conclusion (Revised 4/27)
Lighting Cutsheets




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This page was last updated on April 27th by Alex Wyczalkowski and is hosted by the AE Department Copyright 2009

note: while great efforts have been taken to provide accurate and complete information on the pages of cpep, please be aware that the information contained herewith is considered a work-in-progress for this thesis project. modifications and changes related to the original building designs and construction methodologies for this senior thesis project are solely the interpretation of Alex Wyczalkowski. changes and discrepancies in no way imply that the original design contained errors or was flawed. differing assumptions, code references, requirements, and methodologies have been incorporated into this thesis project; therefore, investigation results may vary from the original design.