Ingham County facilities Evaluation and Energy Study
Matrix Consulting Engineers provided a facilities survey, study and evaluation to determine energy savings. Matrix performed energy modeling for each building to calculate the total energy savings of all recommended solutions and determined payback periods. The following 8 buildings were included in an energy study:
- Hilliard Building
- County Courthouse
- County Jail
- Animal Control
- 55th District Court
- Human Services Building
- Youth Services
- Grady Porter
- Veterans Memorial Courthouse
The total square footage for all buildings is approximately 770,000 square feet. Systems surveyed and analyzed included HVAC, plumbing, lighting, building envelope, controls, power distribution, and life safety systems. Survey data was put into an electronic database to permit annual updates by the Owner.
Parnall Prison-energy Study and Implementation
Project consisted of renovating HVAC systems in 12 buildings totaling 524,000 square feet to save energy. Matrix performed energy calculations to size equipment for the new systems and show energy saving from the project. Each building had a building automation system installed for the mechanical systems. Some mechanical systems consisted of air handling units with energy recovery units, while other systems consisted of radiant hear with boiler reset temperature's on condensing boilers.