Central Plant/Telecommunications Reliability Upgrade - CM at Risk Best Value Bid
Providing necessary campus Central Utility Plant upgrades to provide increased utility capacities, increased reliabilities to ensure continued utility supplies to the campus. The Project scope of work includes three major components:
1. Increase the Central Plant Cooling Capacity: Provide and install chillers, cooling towers, pumps, piping and electrical switchgear to provide a minimum of 2,500 tons of cooling capacity to meet critical short-term cooling needs.
2. Correct Existing Telecommunications Facility Deficiencies: This project will provide a new rack system with in-row cooling units served by an independent, closed-loop cooling system connected to the existing chilled water service with heat exchangers and pumps.
3. Provide Increased Emergency Back-up Power: Provide and install an emergency power system capable of providing one megawatt of power to support critical campus research and telecom infrastructure.