Technical Assignments

Devon Lam

Mechanical option

New san Bernardino Courthouse | san Bernardino | CALIFORNIA

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“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 Devon Lam. 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.”

ASHRAE Standard 62.1 & ASHRAE Standard 90.1 Evaluations

* This report contains an evaluation of the New San Bernardino Courthouse minimum ventilation and energy efficiency requirements using ASHRAE Standard 62.1-2007 & ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2007.

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

* ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2007 is the standard providing minimum energy efficiency requirements for the building envelope, HVAC systems, and light and power systems.

Technical Assignment I


Full Technical Assignment I

Executive Summary   

Full Technical Assignment II

Executive Summary   

Full Technical Assignment III

Executive Summary                    

Building & Plant Energy Analysis

* This report contains an energy and emission analysis of the New San Bernardino Courthouse.

* Trane Trace Software was used to perform load and energy analysis.

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

Mechanical Systems Existing Conditions Evaluation

* This report contains a discussion of the Initial Conditions for the Mechanical System.

* The result of the past two technical assignments are analyzed.

* An overall system critique was given in order to potentially  show areas of improvement.

Technical Assignment II


Technical Assignment III