Arlington Convention Center
This 60,000 sq. ft. expansion includes a 30,000 sq. ft. ballroom with the ability to sub-divide into seven individual spaces, a 7,000 sq. ft. kitchen and 23,000 sq. ft. of support space. Linear jet throw diffusers provide an integrated ceiling air distribution system to complement the aesthetics of the main ballroom.
United States Federal Courthouse
Corpus Christi, Texas
This 160,000 sq. ft., 3 floor Federal Courthouse has (2) 300-ton scroll chillers serving (12) air handling units located in the basement and penthouse, respectively. The interior lobbies and courtrooms utilize linear air diffusers for a concealed approach to air distribution. Other features include an indoor weapons firing range, located in the basement, encompassing a one hundred percent outside air ventilation and exhaust cycle separate from the building’s main.
Dallas Convention Center
The 574,000 sq. ft. (1994) expansion includes 225,000 sq. ft. of exhibit space, 40,000 sq. ft. of meeting rooms, and a 150,000 sq. ft. heliport with a 380 ft. rollway.
The 525,000 sq. ft. (2002) expansion includes an additional 200,000 sq. ft. of exhibit space, 40,000 sq. ft. of meeting rooms, plus service/support areas.
Dallas Police Headquarters
This 360,000 sq. ft., 6 floor office building for the City of Dallas contains drug narcotics testing lab, juvenile holding facility, conference rooms and a command and control area. The facility is designed as a “green building” with a Silver Certificate classification from the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design rating system.
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
This 750,000 sq. ft., 15 floor facility is the headquarters for the Federal Reserve – District 11. The building contains a 45,000 sq. ft. access floor data center with a halon fire protection system, a 25,000 sq. ft. cafeteria and executive dining area, 5,000 sq. ft. fitness center, and a 264,000 sq. ft., 775 car, 3 level underground parking facility. The MEP systems consist of (5) 760-ton chillers, (5) 1,500 KW diesel generators and (2) separate banks of UPS systems for operational reliability and redundancy.
Haltom City Library
Haltom City, Texas
This 30,000 sf., single-story public library is served by a pair of 50-ton Trane Intellipak variable-volume air-cooled DX rooftop units. Each rooftop unit serves a medium-pressure duct distribution system supplying parallel flow fan powered boxes with electric heat. The North wall of the main reading room area has a 30’-0” tall storefront window. This perimeter zone is cooled by sidewall diffusers from an adjacent soffit 20’-0” away. The heating is provided by electric baseboard heaters built into an architectural enclosure.
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