SGM was selected as part of the design-build team to act as the MEP Engineer on the new fire station No. 9 for the City of Orlando. The station is an 11,800SF new facility with living and working quarters, and is the prototype for future City of Orlando fire stations. MEP scope of work included:
» Provided power distribution system, LED lighting, branch circuit wiring, wiring devices, grounding, lightning protection, surge protection, generator, switchgear, etc. as required for the intended use of each space and in compliance with the codes and standards.
» Over 270 PV panels on the roof – achieve LEED goals.
» Installation of air-handling system, ductwork, ventilation air provided through the HGR air system.
» HVAC systems included air-handlers and heat pumps with a medium pressure supply air distribution.
» Plumbing systems included domestic cold water, hot water, sanitary DWB piping, and plumbing fixtures.
In addition to the design being in being accordance with Green Globes for compliance with Florida Sustainability Code, the project was designed to attain USGBC LEED certification including building modeling and simulation, energy performance and conservation, ventilation, commissioning, and sustainability. In September 2021, the USGBC approved Fire Station # 9 as LEED Silver Certification for New Construction, LEED v4 BD+C in September 2021.