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 User 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 Pavel Likhonin. Changes and discrepancies in no way imply that the original design contained errors of 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.



Final Report

Final Report

Executive Summary


The final reportl contains a discussion of the systems designed for the DMA Building and alternatives considered for further investigation. The analysis was performed on the following alternatives: Combined Heat and Power, Thermal Energy Storage, and System Optimization.

Combined Heat and Power was analyzed to determine the feasiblity of on-site power generation. An analysis was be done to determine the required electricity as well as cooling and heating capacity of the CHP system.

Thermal Energy Storage was evaluated based on peak shaving and cost savings of utilizing the system. Ice storage as well as chilled water storage was compared based on space requirements, initial cost, and efficiency of the system.

System Optimization was discussed in two different parts. DOAS was discussed in part A. Data center optimization was discussed in part B

The two breadths selected for analysis are related to the CHP systems. An electrical analysis was perfromed on the connection the CHP plant. An acoustical analysis was performed to make sure the building will meet building noise criteria.






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