Final Report

The analyses conducted in the following report are a result of data and information collected over the past two semesters. The background information about the building proved to be critically important in the proposed adjustments, modifications, and redesign. The office and lab spaces were investigated and redesigned to accommodate for a variable refrigerant flow mechanical system. Acoustical design and electrical system considerations were made in order to ensure other systems were not adversely affected by this proposed change. These analyses were completed to give the author a more substantial and beneficial understanding of 123 Alpha Drive’s building systems.

Final Report (Executive Summary)

Final Report (Full PDF)



123 Alpha Drive

Pittsburgh, PA











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 Alexander Radkoff. 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.
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1.16.14 Thesis Proposal
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4.25.14 Reflection