707 N. Calvert St.† |† Baltimore, MD

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 Stephanie Kunkel. 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.



Stephanie Kunkel†† |†† Mechanical Option

This page was last updated on November 29, 2010 by Stephanie Kunkel and is hosted by the AE Department © 2010.


Technical Assignments

The objective of Technical Report I is to determine the compliance or non-compliance of the Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) Headquartersó707 Systems Renovations with ASHRAE† Standard 62.1-2007, Ventilation for Acceptable Indoor Air Quality, and ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2007, Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low Rise Residential Buildings.

The objective of Technical Report II is to analyze the annual energy consumption and operating costs of the Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) Headquartersó707 Building.† A source emissions analysis was also performed for the utilities consumed.† Trane TRACE 700 Version 6.2 was implemented to model the monthly utility consumption and room/zone load and airflows.†

The objective of Technical Report III is to analyze the existing conditions of the complete heating, ventilating, and air conditioning systems that were installed in the 707 Building.† The usable floor space taken by the mechanical equipment, cost of construction,† and a LEED analysis were all performed.