Woong June Chung

Mechanical Option
Flood Athletic Center
Salisbury, CT

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Building Statistics

Part I
General Building Data
Building Name: Richard T. Flood, Jr. and Sally Elliot Flood Athletic Center

Location and Site: Salisbury, CT

Building Occupant Name: Salisbury School

Occupancy or function types (type of building):
(A-4) Ice rink, squash pavilion, basketball courts, wrestling room, and weight room.
(B) trainers facilities, offices
(S-1, S-2) Equipment Room

Size (total square feet): 106,386 ft2

Number of stories above grade / total levels: 2 stories

Primary project team including owner, general contractor, CM, architects, engineers, etc.:
Owner: Salisbury School
General Contractor: Newfield Construction
Architect: The Office of Michael Rosenfeld
Structural Engineer: Foley Buhl Roberts & Associates
Mechanical, Plumbing, Fire Protection: Cronis, Liston, Nangle, and White, LLP
Electrical Engineer: Thompson Engineering, Inc.
Landscape Consultant: Brown/Sardina
Civil Engineer: WMC Consulting Engineers
Owner’s Rep: Strategic Building Solutions
Commissioning Agent: Strategic Building Solutions

Dates of construction (start – finish):
Start Date:  June 1, 2008
Substantial Completion: October 31, 2009
Final Completion; December 15, 2009

Actual cost information:
$28.5M including all hard and soft costs

Project delivery method (design-bid-build, design-build, etc.):  Design-Bid-Build
Exposed steel structure with exterior veneers
Major national Model Codes:
International Building Code
2003 International Plumbing Code
2003 International Mechanical Code
2003 International Energy Conservation Code
2005 NFPA 70 National Electrical Code
2005 Connecticut Supplement (Sec. 29-252-1d)

Zoning: Non-conforming with special permits including wetlands

Historical requirements of building: N/A

Building Enclosure
Building Facades:
Building facade is formed with Brick, glass and metal panels. Veneer brick wall is formed with face brick, 2” air cavity, 3/4” foil faced rigid insulation, masonry anchors, air barrier, 5/8” gypsum board sheathing, 8” MTL stud framing w/ insulation, vapor retarder, and (2) LYRS 5/8” gypsum board.

Roofing is done with standing seam metal roof. Roof system is formed with prefinished sheet metal roofing butler MR-24 or approved equal, 3/4” thick insulating spacer blocks, cold formed z-purlins w/ insulation, and support bracket with thermal blocks w/ insulation.

Part II
Richard T. Flood, Jr. and Sally Elliot Flood Athletic Center used design-bid-build project delivery method. The construction started on June 1, 2008 and will finish December 15th, 2009.

The building has total number of (12) panel boards. (8) 208Y/120 3 phase 4 wire panel boards at 10,000 amps supports heating coil units, receptacles, exhaust fans, boilers, unit heaters, hot water heating units and fire alarm equipment. (3) 480Y/277 3 phase 4 wire panel boards at 25,000 amps support pumps. (1) 480Y/277 3 phase 4 wire panel board at 14,000 amps supports energy recovery ventilation, and AHU.
Main lighting ballast of the building is T5 fluorescent. Meeting rooms, conference rooms and offices uses pendant fixture.

The athletic center uses (9) Air Handling Units. (2) of the AHUs serve basketball court and other AHUs serve storage space, squash court, wrestling room, locker room, corridor, athletic waiting room, and office spaces. The building has (4) natural gas boiler.
There is an ice rink in the building. Ventilating and dehumidifying had to be done to prevent the growth of mold and condensation on the walls and glasses.(1) ventilating and dehumidifying unit is installed that supplies 10,000CFM.

The Floor used 5” slab on grade on 8” compacted gravel. W10x15 beams bearing on W12x35 girders were used. The roof used versa-dek metal roof deck. The roof truss used top chord W10x33 and bottom chord W10x30. Exterior wall is 8” cold-formed stud wall and used bracing structure to support the wall.

Fire protection
Structural frames, columns, girders, trusses have 2 hours resistance. Bearing walls and floor construction have 2 hours resistance. The sprinklers are equipped throughout the building.
There are 9 stairs and 1 elevator in the building. Stairs used 3’ hand rail.

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