Joshua Martz

Mechanical Option



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‐inprogress
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 Joshua Martz. 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


Technical Report 1

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Tech 1 Report contains both an ASHRAE Standard 62.1-2007 and ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2007 analysis of Appell Life Sciences of York College of Pennsylvania.

ASHRAE 62.1-2007 is the standard for providing ventilation for acceptable indoor air quality.

ASHRAE 90.1-2007 is the standard for providing minimum energy efficiency requirements for non low-rise buildings.

Technical Report 2

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Tech 2 Report contains a block load energy model for Appel Life Sciences of York College of Pennsylvania. A source emissions analysis was also performed for the utilities consumed.

The load analysis and energy model were created in Carrier HAP.

The source pollution data was gatherd from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory emission factors.

Technical Report 3

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Tech 3 Report contains a discussion of the mechanical systems used in the building along with system schematics and operations. An overall system critique was written to potentially show areas of improvement.
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